Patty Ann Fry, 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Whispering Hills Care Center.
John David Graves, deceased Nov. 28, 2016, due to Agent Orange induced lung cancer, will be interred Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 1 p.m., at the National Veterans Cemetery near Bushnell, Fla., during a military memorial service.
Mount Vernon’s Col. Stephen Rhoades stands in front of a new Sikorsky utility helicopter that has been assigned to Ohio’s 73rd Troop Command at Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base.
Kenyon College welcomes SoloDuo, a musical group featuring Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli, for a free concert Tuesday, at 8 p.m., in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive, Gambier.
Students today face more and more state educational standards, more and more high stakes tests, and more and more pressure to be academically successful, but when do they actually get to be “just kids?”
The sinkhole that opened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of East Street and Ohio Avenue was caused by a broken storm sewer tile, Street Superintendent Tom Hinkle reported.
The scoreboard read that the score was tied. But, by the way the Mount Vernon bench and the student section were reacting, you’d think the Yellow Jackets had already won.
City water and sewer customers are looking at a monthly minimum rate increase of $10.83 if City Council goes along with the Water and Wastewater Commission.
New Hope has been awarded $500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year.
“We play and we work and we learn.” That is the motto in the Knox County Educational Service Center’s preschool classes at Danville, and the News recently visited one class to see the pupils in action.