MOUNT VERNON -- Ivan D. Busenburg, 92, of Gambier Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the Autumn Health Care Center in Mount Vernon.
ROSCOMMON, Mich. -- Grace Evelyn North Carter was born 94 years ago near Mount Vernon, Ohio.
MANSFIELD -- Ashlei N. Ernsberger, 24, of Mansfield, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Nicolas M. Gaumer, 16, of Fredericktown, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
MANSFIELD -- Dolphis McKinley Keen, 82, of Mansfield died Dec. 16, 2011, in MedCentral Hospital.
MOUNT VERNON -- As God's obedient servant, Dr. Donald Thomas Martin invested his time and energy as an educator.
MOUNT VERNON -- Ethelreda Overmeyer, 88, of East High Street, Mount Vernon, passed away today, Dec. 19, 2011, at her home.
GALENA -- Ronald G. "Shaky"Severance, 76, of Galena died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011.
MOUNT VERNON -- James M. Shaw, 64, of Mount Vernon, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Dec. 17, 2011, at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer.
MOUNT VERNON -- Nancy L. Sheffer, 74, of Fairway Court, Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- J.L. Tallent Jr., 68, of Charlotte, N.C., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 14, 2011, at his residence.
DUBLIN -- Christopher "Chris"Tanner, 49, of Dublin, formerly of Mount Vernon, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at the Kobacker House Hospice in Columbus.
© Copyright 2013 Progressive Communications. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed, without the expressed permission of Progressive Communications. 740-397-5333 1-800-772-5333 Facebook YouTube Twitter Google Currents
The Mount Vernon News welcomes your views on subjects of public interest.
Letters submitted for publication must be legible and bear the writer’s signature, address and daytime telephone number for verification.
Letters must deal with issues and will be edited to 400 words. Thank-you letters will not be accepted. Neither will letters from declared candidates.
No letters will be accepted concerning pending court cases.
Letter writers are limited to one letter every 30 days.
Letters may be sent to:
Letters to the Editor
Mount Vernon News
P.O. Box 791
Mount Vernon 43050
Fax: (740) 397-1321 E-mail:
Please do not send as attachments.
If your paper is missing, please call our Service Department, at extension 233, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to Noon.
Published daily except Sunday and Christmas at P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-0791
Report of babies born at hospitals other than Knox Community Hospital must be submitted in writing. Include parents’ names, address, age, baby’s sex, and date and place of birth. If either parent is under the age of 18, the signature of a parent or guardian is necessary for each of the baby’s underage parents.
Announcements should include the signature, address and telephone number of the source. Announcements may be dropped off at 18 E. Vine St., or mailed to Mount Vernon News, P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon 43050-0791.
Obituary and death notices can be e-mail or faxed into the Mount Vernon
Fax: (740) 397-1321
Have an idea for a story or a question about one?Contact sports editor Bill Davis at 740-397-5333, ext. 247, E-mail or the sports desk at 740-397-5333, ext. 260. If you would like to submit a game result or statistics, E-mail or fax it to 740-397-1321; or call the numbers above. The sports desk is staffed Sunday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. Fax: (740) 397-1321