Top Story
Callan Pugh/News Jami Ingledue speaks at the 69th annual NAMI “making a difference” celebration dinner, Thursday at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre about her experience raising a child with mental illness.

Ingledue: Support makes a difference

For many parents, speaking with other parents revolves around their children’s achievements, but for parents of children who struggle with mental illness it can be difficult to find a source of support that will understand the achievements their child makes each day in dealing with their illnesses.

from

November 16, 2018

Read more

 


 

Sports, Top Story
Joshua Morrison/News Dave Bevington smiles before he participates in Sports Roundtable for WMVO radio Friday. Bevington is retiring from radio after 47 years behind the microphone. Working with him is Tyler Mathias, left.

Bevington steps away from the mic

The first time that WMVO listeners heard the voice of Dave Bevington, he was spinning a hit recording by Carole King entitled, “It’s Too Late.” The year was 1971. After nearly half a century, the time has come for Mount Vernon’s well-known radio personality to turn the page. Bevington’s retirement as a radio announcer will be an adjustment for Knox County residents, few of whom can recall a time when Bevington’s friendly voice wasn’t rolling across the local airwaves.

from

November 10, 2018

Read more

 


 

Election 2018, Top Story
Callan Pugh/News Kim Horn, director of the Board of Elections points out the different aspects of the DS850 tabulation machine used at the Board of Elections to scan ballots from absentee and early voters as well as curbside ballots on election night. The BOE ran early voting and absentee ballots through the machine early without tabulating results in order to ensure that the ballots were correctly marked and in tact for a smooth election night reporting process. Callan Pugh/News Kim Horn, director of the Board of Elections points out the different aspects of the DS850 tabulation machine used at the Board of Elections to scan ballots from absentee and early voters as well as curbside ballots on election night. The BOE ran early voting and absentee ballots through the machine early without tabulating results in order to ensure that the ballots were correctly marked and in tact for a smooth election night reporting process.

Board of Elections: Behind the scenes with your ballot

For most, the election season consists of watching some ads, doing a little research on the candidates and issues and spending a short time at the polls, but for people behind the scenes, poll workers or “judges” and the board of elections and its employees, election “day” is a process that spans the weeks before and after the Tuesday of elections.

from

November 7, 2018

Read more

 


 

Top Story
Joshua Morrison/News The first voters in today’s general election were lining up before 6:30 a.m., at the Station Break, 160 Howard Street, Mount Vernon. Poll workers nimbly checked voters identifications and kept the line moving. Polls remain open today until 7:30 p.m.

Election 2018

Of 42,292 registered voters, 22,430 ballots were cast with a voter turnout of 53% as Mount Vernon Proposed City Charter proposal was rejected by voters. State Issue 1 was soundly rejected.

from

November 6, 2018

Read more