News launches circulation drive

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MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon News delivery personnel will be stopping at five new homes each week through Dec. 9, with complimentary copies of Knox County's only local content driven newspaper.

Store will open at Woodward

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MOUNT VERNON — The Woodward Development Corp., the downtown arts development organization managing the restoration of the Woodward Opera House, has announced plans to open the Shoppe@TheWoodward.

Scots fall to Hartley

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HILLIARD — It was a bittersweet Saturday for the Highland Scots girls volleyball team, whose magical ride was finally ended by powerful Bishop Hartley, 25-17, 25-21, 25-9, in the OHSAA Division II Central District Championship at Hilliard Bradley High School.

Six hospitalized after meth lab discovered

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MOUNT VERNON — Six people, including three members of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, were sent to the hospital following the discovery of an active meth lab in Apple Valley. According to Sheriff David Barber, 37-year-old Russell C. Friend of 604 Lakeview Heights Drive, Howard, was arrested Thursday and is in the Knox County Jail… Read more »

Two Columbus men arrested for break-in at Elks

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MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Police arrested two men this morning after they were observed breaking into the Elks Lodge at 32 Public Square. While on foot patrol at about 3:30 a.m., Sgt. Troy Glazier observed two suspects enter the rear of the Elks building. A few minutes later, he observed suspects, Roy Reynolds, 63,… Read more »