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Racial tensions emerge at MVNU

Posters circulated by the Mount Vernon Nazarene University office of Student Life promoting meetings and discussions regarding racial justice have been torn down on the campus, while additional posters have been circulating the campus, touting the phrase “it is OK to be white.”

comments | News | December 1, 2018, 9:00 pm |



Dean Gerhart

Dean Gerhart, 61, of Fredericktown, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Knox Community Hospital.

comments | Obituary | December 1, 2018, 4:06 pm |



Roxy L. Meeks

Roxy L. Meeks, 73, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

comments | Obituary | December 1, 2018, 4:02 pm |



Erick Starkey/News Mount Vernon’s Spencer Bills (2) rises up to shoot between the defense of Highland’s Ty Stiffler (42) and Mack Anglin, right. Bills finished the night with 13 points for the Jackets in a 39-35 win.

Jackets persevere over Scots in opener

A 3-pointer by Mount Vernon’s Trey Grohe with 22.2 seconds left on the clock proved to be the difference in a 39-35 Yellow Jacket win on the road Friday against the Highland Scots in both teams’ season opener.

comments | Sports | December 1, 2018, 8:00 am |



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Foodstock features Tom Petty

The 7th annual Foodstock concert, organized by Elixir Presents, benefits the Food for the Hungry drive and will be held at the Knox County Memorial Theater on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m.

comments | Events | December 1, 2018, 2:36 am |