James W. Bricker

James W. Bricker, 82, a beloved father and grandfather, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017. He was born May 9, 1935, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to the late Lawrence and Edith (Shearer) Bricker.

comments | Obituary | July 25, 2017, 4:07 pm |



Paul R. Curmode

FREDERICKTOWN — Paul R. Curmode, 75, of Fredericktown, passed away July 23, 2017, at the Knox Community Hospital. He was born March 28, 1942, in Columbus, to Harry and Mae Etta (Mallot) Curmode. Paul was a United States Army Veteran. He owned and operated AAA Anytime Moving and Storage for 40 years. He is survived… Read more »

comments | Obituary | July 25, 2017, 4:06 pm |



Chase Nichols

Chase Nichols, 32, of Centerburg, died unexpectedly, Saturday afternoon, July 22, 2017, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville from injuries sustained in a work accident. If you knew, Chase, you know he wouldn’t have wanted it any other way…dying doing what he loved, working in the family business, in his uniform.

comments | Obituary | July 25, 2017, 4:03 pm |



Charles M. Posey

Charles M. Posey, 65, of Mount Vernon, went to be with God on Sunday, July 23, 2017.
Charles is survived by Josh Posey, Shawna Posey, Chucky Posey, Carolyn Posey Haywood, Ron Posey and family, Joe (Elaine) Posey and Jeff Posey and family

comments | Obituary | July 25, 2017, 4:01 pm |



Bonnie Thomas

Bonnie Thomas, 90, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon. She was born March 26, 1927, in Winding Fork, to the late Walter H. and Lillie O. (Harris) McKee.

comments | Obituary | July 25, 2017, 4:00 pm |



North Fork schools end fiscal year on good note

The North Fork school board on Monday learned that the district ended the fiscal year on a very positive note.
Treasurer Tonya Mickley told the News on Friday the general fund ended up with revenues exceeded expenditures by $800,000.

comments | News | July 24, 2017, 5:30 pm |



COTC to stay on course

One of the provisions in the recently passed state budget bill would permit community colleges to apply to offer four-year baccalaureate degrees. The institution would have to demonstrate that the proposed program is necessary to serve a workforce training need.

comments | News | July 24, 2017, 5:15 pm |



Larry Houck

Larry Houck, 70, of Mount Vernon, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.

comments | Obituary | July 24, 2017, 4:08 pm |