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Spaghetti Benefit Supper June 16

“Let Brotherly Love Continue” is the theme of the Spaghetti benefit supper which Lonnie Richardson’s neighbors in the Bladensburg area, together with the Bladensburg Church of Christ and the Bladensburg Church of God, are hosting to help Richardson with his medical expenses due to an accident on Easter Sunday.

comments | Events | June 13, 2018, 1:03 pm |



Chelsea Olms/News From left, Craig Reed, Lisa Brag, Amber Mactaggert, Hayley Gray, Kristin Burgy, Andie Leffingwell and Sara Beatson spoke in a panel Tuesday morning at MVNU’s Jetter Hall about the employer’s role in recovery and creating a drug free workplace.

Employers can play role in recovery

As Ohio continues to see increases in overdose deaths — about 14 people a day die in the state, employers are being encouraged to take a proactive approach with employees in an effort toward recovery rather than termination.

comments | Top Story | June 13, 2018, 12:40 pm |



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Badger pleads for art teacher

In an otherwise standard board of education meeting Monday evening, the Mount Vernon City Schools board heard from MVHS art teacher Deanna Badger and community members regarding a need for an additional full-time art teacher.

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Joanne M. Flinn

Joanne M. Flinn, 86, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Country Club Retirement Campus surrounded by her family.

comments | Obituary | June 12, 2018, 4:00 pm |



Joshua Morrison/News The lakes at Ariel-Foundation Park may be calm this morning but they will be full of seniors and veterans Wednesday for a fishing derby, which will take place between 10 a.m and 2 p.m. Knox County Fish & Game added $1,400 worth of fish to the lakes today.

Lakes stocked for derby

Knox County Fish & Game added $1,400 worth of fish into Ariel-Foundation Park lakes in preparation of the upcoming Veterans and Seniors Fishing Derby on Wednesday.

comments | Events | News | June 12, 2018, 2:00 pm |