On a night when Mount Vernon City Council was told it will be inevitable that the city will have to “borrow” money from itself to cover expenditures in 2017, six members of Mount Vernon City Council cut off a possible revenue stream that could have helped both the city and the county financially.
The dance floor at Ariel-Foundation Park’s Schnormeier Event Center wasn’t big enough for those wanting to dance as Motown Sounds of Touch took the capacity crowd on a musical journey dating back to the late 1950s.
A total of three medical marijuana dispensaries are up for grabs in the district comprised of Knox, Morrow, Delaware and Licking counties, and a Mount Vernon pharmacist wants to be holding one of those licenses when the dust clears.
riday marks the first night of Friday night football in Knox County. The only thing more anticipated than opening kickoff is Saturday morning’s game coverage in the Mount Vernon News. To make that happen, the News must adjust press and delivery time.
Centerburg Village Council continues to discuss North Ewing Street parking after resident Greg Sands raised concerns regarding bottlenecks and possible hazards during the July meeting.
John Jackson, left, is sworn in as the newest member of Centerburg Village Council by Mayor David Beck. Jackson earned the seat vacated by longtime councilwoman Susie Oswalt following interviews during a special meeting of village council Monday evening.
Parking took center stage during Monday’s Centerburg Village Council meeting as resident Greg Sands spoke with council regarding ongoing problems on North Ewing Street that pose dangers and bottlenecks in the area.
Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis was hoping his City Finance Study Group would give a recommendation to City Council to request a 1/2 percent income tax increase on the November ballot. What he got from Monday’s meeting was an unexpected option.