A PowerPoint presentation by City Council member Matt Starr shed some interesting light on the problems of truck traffic moving through Mount Vernon. Starr took the pictures from the cab of a truck traveling on state routes through town.
The 27-inch sanitary sewer line that was washed out by high water in Delano Run this week has been reattached and reburied, but emergency measures are still in place to prevent the line from popping up again if there is more high water.
A demolition permit was issued by the City Engineer’s office Thursday afternoon for the demolition of The Office at 22 E. Ohio St., Engineer Brian Ball reported at the mayor’s weekly press briefing.
In October 2017, the owners of the old Mount Vernon Middle School gave a city a timeline for the redevelopment of the property. Phase one was to have been completed by June 30 of this year.
Bob Evans, a trustee for Clay Township, will be the new president of the Knox County Trustees and Clerks Association, taking the place of Brian Durbin of Brown Township, who is stepping down with the end of his term.
The headline in the Daily Banner Nov. 11, 1918, screamed: “ARMISTICE SIGNED” and beneath it in smaller type: “Fighting ceases at 6 o‘clock Washington Time, 11 Paris time.”
Held for the second year at the Knox County Memorial Building, the Food For the Hungry drive Saturday was racking up good fundraising totals and collecting lots of food donations.
The old side pillars at City Hall have been removed and the footers were poured Thursday for the new pillars, reported Jason Epley, assistant to the city engineer, at the mayor’s weekly press briefing Friday.