Money flows at parade auction

The Christmas spirit arrived early in Mount Vernon as local businesses and individuals raised their hands and signed their names to generate money for the annual Heritage Centre Association’s Christmas Walk and Parade.

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Broeren shares ideas with Gambier

Mount Vernon Law Director Rob Broeren took his plan for signing agreements with villages for his office’s service in prosecuting misdemeanors to Gambier Village Council Monday.

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City law director’s authority questioned

As Mount Vernon City Law Director Rob Broeren continues his crusade to capture legal clarity regarding who is responsible for prosecuting misdemeanor cases in the villages, questions remain as to whether or not he has the authority to do so.

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News sponsors political debates

In an effort to help educate the public on the upcoming general election, the Mount Vernon News will sponsor debates on Tuesday, Oct. 4, between candidates for the Knox County Commissioner’s race and the 68th District State Representative race.

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City: Water contaminant not concern

A study released earlier this week by the Environmental Working Group explores the levels of hexavalent chromium (chromium-6) in tap water and has been raising concerns about the safety of drinking water across the country. For Mount Vernon residents, the level of “contamination” in city water is “minuscule” according to city officials.

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Ohiolina style

Samantha Scoles/News The Hackensaw Boys had toes tapping right along to the beat of fresh bluegrass music Sunday afternoon to close out the two-day Ohiolina Music Festival at Ariel-Foundation Park. The event featured 15 acts including Willie Watson, The Howlin’ Brothers and local favorites such as Noah Shull and Six Miles to Nellie.

The Hackensaw Boys had toes tapping right along to the beat of fresh bluegrass music Sunday afternoon to close out the two-day Ohiolina Music Festival at Ariel-Foundation Park.

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