Donald M. Baker

A funeral service for Donald M. Baker, 79, of Mount Vernon, will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the Utica Church of Christ, 115 N. Central, Utica, with Alan Pratt officiating.

comments | Obituary | November 21, 2016, 4:04 pm |

 

 


James K. Blubaugh

James K. Blubaugh, 66, of Utica, died Friday morning, Nov. 18, 2016, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1950, in Mount Vernon, to the late Robert S. and Phyllis Maxine (Hardesty) Blubaugh.

comments | Obituary | November 21, 2016, 4:02 pm |

 

 


Virgil Shipley/News Several area churches gathered at the Centerburg United Methodist Church on Sunday evening for a Community Thanksgiving service. The boys bell choir from the Lock Federated Church was one of several groups that presented music before the worship service.

Ringing in thanks

Several area churches gathered at the Centerburg United Methodist Church on Sunday evening for a Community Thanksgiving service.

comments | Photo | November 21, 2016, 12:08 pm |

 

 


Virgil Shipley/News Top winners in Saturday’s Knox County Distinguished Young Women scholarship program are, from left, Sophia Oster, 2017 Knox County Distinguished Young Woman, first runner-up Lindsey Conant and second runner-up Holly McClay. Visit mountvernonnews.com to purchase pictures from the week’s events.

Oster Knox County’s 2017 DYW

Sophia Oster, the daughter of Michael and Valerie Oster, couldn’t believe it when she was named the 2017 Distinguished Young Woman of Knox County in addition to winning a fitness award, but felt honored and thankful.

comments | Top Story | November 21, 2016, 12:06 pm |

 

 


Bill Davis/News Highland senior Zach Baker, shown during a game this season against East Knox, was named All-Area Defensive Player of the Year by the Mount Vernon News.

Barnett, Baker tops in All-Area football

Where Jonah Barnett ended up, in the backfield, was only a physical step or two back from where he started his football career, on the offensive line, but it was a giant leap forward in his athletic fortunes.

comments | Sports | November 19, 2016, 8:30 pm |