Mount Vernon News
The joyous sound of jazz and funk will raise the roof at the historic Quarry Chapel in a free concert by Fat Tuesday on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 3 p.m.
The Knox County Dog Shelter, 285 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, will be part of Saturday’s nationwide Clear the Shelters event, intended to find forever homes for adoptable animals.
Presented by Jacki Mann RN, Founder of In the Circle of Life, a local nonprofit, this end-of-life education & awareness program will resume with its 2019-2020 series on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6:30 p.m. and continues through May 2020.
Local organizers are pleased to announce that the annual Go Pink for a Cure event raised $27,000 for patients who receive treatment with Breast Health Services at Knox Community Hospital. Now in its 21st year, the event is more successful than ever.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, announced today that OVI checkpoints will be held from 8pm to 1am tonight on SR13/South Main Street and US36/Coshocton Avenue, in Knox County.