DeCosky GM recently donated this check for $500 and various pieces of baseball equipment, including batting tees, catchers gear, pitching screens, shirts and practice balls, to the Mount Vernon Baseball Association.
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.
Burning plastic bags filled with fiberglass caused this mess at the Owens-Corning fiberglass plant 350 Pittsburgh Ave., Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were hosing down the pile to put out the fires. Mount Vernon Fire Chief Chad Christopher said the cause is still under investigation.
A helmet is essential when riding a bike and Centerburg elementary school second-grader Jake Hayden, right, was fitted with one Wednesday morning during a fitness walk/bike to school event.