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Joshua Morrison/News Members of The Hive sort and fold items donated for victims of Hurricane Harvey in southern Texas. The Hive is accepting donations this week, with the first load heading to Texas today.

Helping the victims of Harvey

The first truckload of supplies from The Hive, heading to Texas to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, will pull out of Mount Vernon this afternoon.

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Joshua Morrison/News The old St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church building on Old Mansfield Avenue, beside the Mount Calvary Cemetery, will soon be a thing of the past. The building is being demolished.

Old church being demolished

The old St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church building on Old Mansfield Avenue, beside the Mount Calvary Cemetery, will soon be a thing of the past.

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Joshua Morrison/News Noah and Ian Meed added a little extra pizzaz to their eclipse viewing glasses in the form of super-hero masks. They were two of many at Ariel-Foundation Park to view the solar eclipse on Monday afternoon.

A celestial viewing party

Although the clouds made viewing Monday’s solar eclipse difficult from time to time, there was still a large crowd that turned up at Ariel-Foundation Park for the event.

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Ebenezer UMC celebrates 175 years

Ebenezer United Methodist Church will celebrate its 175-year anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 20. There will be a 10 a.m. church service, followed by a meal and anniversary party.
Although there is no record of the exact day, Ebenezer UMC was established in 1842, said Pastor Susan Stevens

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Dashing away with delivery

With so many delicious restaurants located in and around Mount Vernon, it is always tempting to skip cooking in favor of eating out for lunch or dinner.

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New digs for United Way

United Way of Knox County has recently moved to a new location on 305 E. High St. The move from their previous address at 110 E. High St. “has been a life-changer,” said Kelly Brenneman

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