MV Black racks up 16 runs in tourney win

Mount Vernon Black, a 10-and-under Little League All-star team, piled up 16 runs, including seven runs in the sixth inning, to sneak by Guernsey County Green Wednesday, 16-12, and advance in the District 5 Tournament.

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Dolores J. Hecht

Dolores J. Hecht, 87, passed away Saturday morning, July 14, 2018, in Mount Vernon in her own home, being cared for by her family.

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Erick Starkey/News While on second base, Mount Vernon’s Broden Hughes squeezes his glove tight to make sure he holds onto the catch Wednesday during the All-stars’ practice.

All-stars eyeing breakout at state

The Mount Vernon 12-and-under All-stars Little League baseball team has a tall task starting Saturday, where the team will look to come out on top in a bracket with the 11-best teams in Ohio.

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Joshua Morrison/News A Knox County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting was held at The Makery, 1 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, Wednesday. From left, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carol Grubaugh; Janice Gum, Makery instructor; Taryn Brubaker, Makery founder; Kimberly Gum, Makery instructor; Susan Crill and Danny Gum. The Makery offers lessons and supplies in crochet, painting, string art, embroidery and more.

Making the cut

A Knox County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting was held at The Makery, 1 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, Wednesday.

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Graphic courtesy Mount Vernon City Schools Mount Vernon City Schools has finalized plans of the field house, Figure B-1, and maintenance building and bus garage area, Figure B-2, which will be constructed in the practice field area on Yellow Jacket Drive. Bids are currently out for the project, which does not have an expected completion date at this time.

Changes made to MVCSD construction plans

The Mount Vernon City School district board of education meeting Monday evening included updates to the previously discussed plans for the new field house, as well as the bus garage and maintenance facility, which will all be constructed on the Mount Vernon High School campus area on Yellow Jacket Drive.

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