Events

Free movie at theater for Summer Reading Program

A special free showing of the animated film “Monster Trucks” (PG) will be held on Thursday, at 10 a.m., at Premier Theaters UEC, 11535 Upper Gilchrist Road, for children who have participated in the “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program hosted by the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

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Fredericktown BOE applauds staff

The Fredericktown school board on Monday gave special recognition to retirees Joni Rhoads, Carol Boone, Terri Moore, Tom Hall and Barbara Hawkins and issued service awards honoring 5-year milestones of service.

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Chuck Martin/News Ray Cooksey, left, of Newark, and Dick Bowman of Thornport, fish a channel at Lieb’s Island on Buckeye Lake during a recent Tuesday evening tournament. The visible weeds are the result of four years of low water at the lake.

Buckeye Lake on rebound

With more water in Buckeye Lake, boaters, anglers and tourists are returning to the Central Ohio resort area that’s been an escape for city dwellers for more than a century.

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Landlords upset with metro

What was planned as an attempt to explain to landlords the processes involved in being part of the Metropolitan Housing Authority’s housing voucher program, and maybe to encourage more participation in the program, never got to that point.

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Virgil Shipley/News Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher, right, recognized The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, the City of Mount Vernon and Ariel Foundation for their assistance purchasing an X-ray machine and metal detector for a security checkpoint on the third floor. The equipment cost approximately $27,000. Arranging the checkpoint required modifications to the lobby and installation of security cameras. Pictured with Thatcher are, from left, Sam Barone, with the Community Foundation; Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis; and court security officer Tom Brown.

Court security upgrades

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher, right, recognized The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, the City of Mount Vernon and Ariel Foundation for their assistance purchasing an X-ray machine and metal detector for a security checkpoint on the third floor.

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