Street lights on Upper Fredericktown Road will stay on, even as the village adds four new lights.
After gas line work at the intersection of Wooster Road and Curtis Street on Monday, this crew was busy rebuilding the street by pouring a new divider and replacing the bricks.
The annual Food for the Hungry Drive got off to a great start with the collection of 14 pallets of food at elementary schools in Mount Vernon, both city schools and St. Vincent’s.
Mount Vernon City Law Director Rob Broeren was questioned about the exclusion of an officer when he spoke to officials with the village of Danville on Monday.
The availability of local recycling services may continue in Mount Vernon in 2017 if Ross Bros. Salvage Inc. and Rumpke Waste & Recycling can reach a mutually beneficial agreement.
Water with a purple tint is safe to drink, but Fredericktown residents might want to hold off washing whites until the color dissipates, the village administrator told the News this morning.
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.
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.