Joshua Morrison/News Shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday, the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to fire alarm at Gault’s Laundromat, 855 Coshocton Ave. Firefighters arrived on scene to find the laundromat full of smoke. The cause of the smoke was this cart full of towels that had caught fire in a dryer. The fire didn’t spread and was quickly extinguished.

Hot towels

Shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday, the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to fire alarm at Gault’s Laundromat, 855 Coshocton Ave.

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Joshua Morrison/News With a flip of the wrist, this door would become secured during any lockdown event at the Mount Vernon High School. The Rapid Barricade, a temporary locking device developed locally, is in place at the high school and middle school and will soon be available to the rest of the district schools.

MVHS/MVMS equipped with safety devices

Following school safety measures passed at the March Mount Vernon City Schools board of education meeting, brand new safety devices have been installed on all of the doors in the high school and middle school.

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Coach-Pitch

Chad Brady, 7, of Seavolt’s Studio, watches his double during Saturday’s Coach-Pitch game at Phillips Park in Mount Vernon.

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Chelsea Olms/News Knox County Girl Scouts slept outside of the Waterford United Methodist Church in Fredericktown to raise awareness for homelessness in Knox County. Pictured are, front row, from left, Anna Miller, Neveah Serio, Nula Hansen, Ruth Walsh and Ella Sheriff; and back row, Emily Holdren, Emma Lewis, Riley Jones and Deborah Sponseller.

Girl Scouts camp out for awareness

Last night, the girls from Fredericktown’s Girl Scout Troop 1691 slept in tents outside of the Waterford United Methodist Church in Fredericktown to raise awareness for homelessness in Knox County, as part of the troop’s community service project for The Homeless Families Foundation.

comments | News | April 21, 2018, 2:00 pm |