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Joshua Morrison/News On Friday afternoon, law enforcement from Nashville, Tennessee, and across Ohio gathered at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Mount Vernon to give a final salute to Nashville Police Officer Eric Mumaw. Mumaw died in the line of duty. He drown while trying to save a suicidal woman on Feb. 2, in Nashville, Tennessee.

A final salute

On Friday afternoon, law enforcement from Nashville, Tennessee, and across Ohio gathered at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Mount Vernon to give a final salute to Nashville Police Officer Eric Mumaw.

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February 11, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The Newport Aquarium at Newport, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, brought an African penguin to the Danville Elementary school Friday for an outreach program. Students were allowed to pet the penguin using only two fingers over its feathers.

A new friend

The Newport Aquarium at Newport, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, brought an African penguin to the Danville Elementary school Friday for an outreach program.

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February 11, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News It wasn’t much, just a fire in a trash can at 10:07 a.m. Friday, where dirty laundry is stored at the rear of the Bob Evans Restaurant on Coshocton Avenue. The fireman is holding up what looks like an apron after a few squirts of water doused the fire. The department is investigating the cause.

Small fire

It wasn’t much, just a fire in a trash can at 10:07 a.m. Friday, where dirty laundry is stored at the rear of the Bob Evans Restaurant on Coshocton Avenue.

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February 4, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of a Jeep, Olivia Kight, 20, Mount Vernon, pulled from Laymon Road, at Ohio 229, and hit the car in the foreground driven by Jennifer Orr, 44, Gambier. Orr was taken to Knox Community Hospital by the College Township Fire Department for a checkup. Kight was charged with failure to yield.

Collision

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of a Jeep, Olivia Kight, 20, Mount Vernon, pulled from Laymon Road, at Ohio 229, and hit the car in the foreground driven by Jennifer Orr, 44, Gambier.

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February 3, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News John Zweering, 85, Mount Vernon, was cited with a stop sign violation after failing to stop at the intersection of South Edgewood Road and East High Street, Tuesday morning. Mount Vernon Police said his car, at right, was struck by a vehicle driven by Tony Baker, 55, Mount Vernon.

One cited in accident

John Zweering, 85, Mount Vernon, was cited with a stop sign violation after failing to stop at the intersection of South Edgewood Road and East High Street, Tuesday morning.

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February 1, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co. Thursday morning work was started removing the roof beams by workers in the lift 20 feet above the ground.

Piece by piece

The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co.

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January 27, 2017

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