The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas – a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.
Mechanic Street, between East High Street and Vine Street, will be closed on the following days between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.: Wednesday, Oct. 1; Thursday, Oct. 2; Friday, Oct. 3; Monday, Oct. 6; Tuesday, Oct. 7; and Wednesday, Oct. 8
Terry Postle, right, assistant foreman for the Mount Vernon Parks Department, and Russ Adams, check the positioning of the new fence surrounding the Civil War monument on Public Square, Monday. The old fence was damaged by a car in the spring.
Local author Loranne Marsh Temple has recently published her first children’s book, “Simone Comes Home,” which is based on the birth of her granddaughter, Simone, who was born with Prader-Willi Syndrome.
While safety lessons can sometimes be a little on the dull side, if giggles and applause give any indication, Danville Elementary students in kindergarten through grade two thoroughly enjoyed the Firefighter Phil program held Monday at the school.
Report of babies born at hospitals other than Knox Community Hospital must
be submitted in writing. Include parents’ names, address, age, baby’s sex, and
date and place of birth. If either parent is under the age of 18, the signature
of a parent or guardian is necessary for each of the baby’s underage parents.
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may be dropped off at 18 E. Vine St., or mailed to Mount Vernon News, P.O. Box
791, Mount Vernon 43050-0791.
Contact sports editor Bill Davis at 740-397-5333, ext. 247, E-mail or the sports desk at 740-397-5333, ext. 260.
If you would like to submit a game result or statistics, E-mail or fax it to 740-397-1321; or call the numbers above. The sports desk is staffed Sunday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m.
Fax: (740) 397-1321