Save Fletch: A timeline

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A week ago, the efforts of volunteers to save a dog named Fletch began. The Mount Vernon News has created a timeline of events, incorporating photos and Mount Vernon News videos.

Six sentenced in court

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Anthony P. Bayog, 39, Centerburg, was convicted of aggravated possession of drugs, carrying a concealed weapon, and having a weapon under a legal disability.  According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, State Trooper Joshua Stryker found a loaded .45 caliber handgun in the center console of Bayog’s car during a traffic stop on September 15,… Read more »

HopeNow receives grant

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HopeNow Furniture Bank of Knox County, a local charitable organization, recently received a grant award of $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County.

Duo Orfeo to perform for MVNU’s Lecture/Artist Series

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Jamie Balmer and Joseph Ricker as Duo Orfeo, will be performing “Soli Deo Gloria — Sacred Vocal Music Arranged for Two Electric Guitars” as part of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University 2013-14 Lecture/Artist series Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m.. in the R. R. Hodges Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

Swetland named All-Ohio

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Jett Swetland, a junior at Highland High School, was named Third Team All-Ohio in Division II basketball by a panel of sports writers from around the state.