Wednesday evening, May 22, Mount Vernon High School staff, community members and the Knox County Foundation came together to honor students with presentations of awards of recognition and announcements of the scholarships they have received.
Collin Beltz, a first grader at East Knox Elementary, read 676,873 words this school year, far surpassing the required 150,000 words required to secure his place in Kevia Calkins’ 1st Grade Reading Hall of Fame.
J.D. Orr got the call Tuesday every baseball player dreams of.
Orr’s call came from the Miami Marlins, who drafted the Mount Vernon graduate and Wright State baseball player in the 10th round of the Major League Baseball draft.
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.
should include the signature, address and telephone number of the source. Announcements
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 Michael Rich 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