After her husband, Jim, died in April at the age of 67, Kathryn Daniels decided to carry on his legacy by creating a 4-H Camp scholarship fund, and asked friends and family to donate toy tractors to a worthy cause.
The First Friday season officially kicked off Friday night with the theme of “Summer Celebration,” as people filled downtown Mount Vernon despite the threat of rain earlier in the afternoon.
After visiting cemeteries around the area to pay tribute to veterans, the American Legion Post 92 gathered at the Utica Wall of Honor along with other attendees for a Memorial Day service followed by a luncheon at the Legion Hall.
Nikki Frazier has been assisting the Fredericktown Legion with putting flags on veterans’ graves at the Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown for three years now, helping to celebrate and recognize around 560 veterans in the cemetery for Memorial Day.
The village of Gambier has been kept busy over the last few weeks, with construction projects, an Arbor Day event, and the planning for upcoming summer events occurring within the village.
Dick Maxwell, 71-year-old Butler resident, has worked for Weekley Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Butler for just over 50 years, and he doesn’t have plans of retiring any time soon.
Peppys Pizza and Subs is coming to Mount Vernon, with the purchase of Dominic’s Drive Thru, located at 908 S. Main St. Peppy’s announced the acquisition Tuesday on its Facebook page.
In its 190th Commencement ceremony, Kenyon College celebrated its 404 students receiving degrees Saturday morning, among which there were two from Knox County — Melissa Layton from Centerburg and Catalina Odio from Gambier.
A commitment to serve the community was celebrated Thursday with the presentation of the Bladensburg Sertoma Service to Mankind and Sertoman of the Year Awards at Bladensburg’s annual Community Awards Dinner.