Erick Starkey/News Fredericktown’s Ty Hatfield (23) works to dribble around the defense of Highland’s Branton Howard, middle, and Ian Taylor in a 56-54 Scot win.

Highland withstands Fredericktown charge

In a game that looked like it was all but over after Highland scored the first 16 points of the night, Fredericktown rallied to take a lead into the fourth, before Andrew Wheeler had 14 in the period to close the door and give the Scots a 56-54 win over the Freddies.

comments | Sports | January 30, 2019, 11:44 am |



Larry Di Giovanni/News Following his presentation Monday about the decline of newspapers nationwide and the corresponding rise of social media-spawned “fake news,” Mike Curtin — a former Columbus Dispatch journalist for 38 years — took questions from a Kenyon College audience. With him inside the Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater is Nancy Powers, the college’s assistant director at the Center for the Study of American Democracy.

Former newspaper exec discusses rise of ‘fake news’

During his presentation Monday of just over one hour in Kenyon College’s Gund Gallery Community Foundation Theater, long-time Columbus Dispatch reporter, editor and chief operating officer Mike Curtin discussed what has caused so much distrust of the American media.

comments | News | January 30, 2019, 11:28 am |



Joshua Morrison/News The house at 204 E. Sugar St., remains boarded up after being labeled a public nuisance in 2017.

Son cleaning up Sugar Street property

The son of the owner of a Mount Vernon house that was used for drug activity was given an extension on a nuisance abatement order in a status conference hearing in Mount Vernon Common Pleas Court Monday.

comments | News | January 29, 2019, 7:00 pm |