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City considers joining lawsuit

A committee meeting will be held at the Oct. 23 City Council meeting to discuss whether the city wants to join the lawsuit against the plan by the state to collect net-profit income taxes from businesses, then distribute the revenue to the municipality.

comments | Top Story | October 14, 2017, 10:00 am |



Police: Mount Vernon man sitting in road

A Mount Vernon man charged with falsely accusing police of almost running him over sat on his bike in the middle of the road as three cruisers went by on their way to a burglary in progress, according to police reports released to the News Thursday afternoon.

comments | News | October 14, 2017, 9:00 am |



Knox Reads! book topic of discussion

The 2017 Knox Reads! novel “Brooklyn” by best-selling author Colm Toibin, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry St., Mount Vernon.

comments | Events | October 14, 2017, 12:52 am |



Photo courtesy of Colby Clippinger Knox County Career Center student Austin Clippinger created this metal fish sculpture.

Clippinger fabricates metal art

Austin Clippinger, a senior in the welding/metal fabrication program at the Knox County Career Center, has discovered that metal working is more than just a trade — it is an art form.

comments | News | October 14, 2017, 12:45 am |



COJFD holds open house

An open house and pancake supper will be held Oct. 28, from 4-7 p.m., at the Central Ohio Joint Fire District, 5138 Columbus Road, Centerburg.

comments | Events | October 14, 2017, 12:40 am |



Locals support co-ed Scouts

The Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday it will admit girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year, and the News talked with some area individuals about their reaction to the announcement.

comments | News | October 13, 2017, 5:00 pm |



Donald T. Blizzard

Donald T. Blizzard, 80, of Mount Vernon, died Oct. 10, 2017, in Hilliard, Ohio. He was born Aug. 18, 1937, in Mansfield, Ohio, the son of Thomas and Virginia (Buck) Blizzard.

comments | Obituary | October 13, 2017, 4:08 pm |



Judy L. Jewell

Judy L. Jewell, 70, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the Newark Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Newark.

comments | Obituary | October 13, 2017, 4:04 pm |