A backhoe operator pulled down this house in a cloud of dust without damaging the house on the right only a few feet away.
A bit of Mount Vernon business history will be able to be viewed 50 years from now, thanks to the efforts of members of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce.
A meeting between the Knox County Board of Commissioners and Knox County Assistant Prosecutor Vince Villio on Thursday morning resulted in the commissioners authorizing the removal of signs placed along a county road right-of-way.
Members of Habitat for Humanity gathered at the Mount Vernon Fire Department Thursday with a check for $1,200 for the department’s Toys for Tots collection.
November and December 1916, was a time of change in some leadership positions in World War I. The death of Franz Joseph I, emperor of Austria, topped the list, but the British and French had some significant changes as well.
Join Trinity Worship Center, 1051 Beech St., Mount Vernon, as Brothers McClurg performs Sunday, Dec. 11 for worship service at 10 a.m. and then hosts a free concert at 6 p.m. with the theme “Goin’ back to Bethlehem.”
Darby Kathleen Ray, the Harward Professor of Civic Engagement at Bates College, visits Kenyon College on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Wednesday, Dec. 7, for a series of events about community-engaged learning.