Mount Vernon News
The 1950 Academy Award nominated classic film “Sunset Boulevard” will be featured at the Silver Screeners Classic Movie Matinee on Sunday, at 2 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry St., Mount Vernon.
In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, New Directions is hosting its third annual community picnic on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 1-3 p.m., at The Barn, 8480 Columbus Road.
This is an appreciation and informational event for anyone who has worked with or supported New Directions or wants to learn more about the organization.
The Knox County Infirmary went by various names throughout history, including the Knox County Poorhouse, Poor Farm, Poor Asylum, and County Home. But through all of the name changes, its function remained the same for over a century: To serve as a place of refuge for the less fortunate citizens of Knox County.
What constitutes hate speech, and should it be banned? Is political correctness stifling speech? What role does free speech play in a civil society?
Kenyon College announced Friday that it has received the largest gift in its nearly 200-year history — $75 million from an anonymous donor.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Choral Union is beginning preparation for the 50th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m.
The sounds of Christmas are already filling the air as the Knox County Cantata Choir begins rehearsals for their upcoming Christmas concert, “Season of Wonders.”
This Friday at the Knox County Memorial Building Theater MTVarts will once again hoist the Jolly Roger and sail off to adventure with “How I Became a Pirate,” the musical the entire family will enjoy.
Recently, Prevention Action Alliance out of Columbus awarded $114,000 in grants to improve youth-led prevention development throughout the state of Ohio with support from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Ohio University Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.