Benson continues to help in Haiti

Nearly 900 people were killed, and a handful of villages were wiped out in a devastating hurricane that ravaged the Caribbean country of Haiti prior to the storm skirting its way up the eastern coast of the United States in early October.

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Amish furniture store adds bakery

Knox County shoppers now have more reason to venture just east of Danville to Weaver’s Farm and Furniture.

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Women At Risk International brings hope to victims

Jewelry and other beautiful hand-crafted items filled tables for shoppers at Faith Baptist Church. Each piece represented the story of one woman or one child with a terrible story to tell.

comments | News | November 4, 2016, 10:17 am



County employees see insurance hike

Medical insurance premiums for Knox County employees will be seeing a slight increase in January 2017. Knox County Commissioner Teresa Bemiller announced the necessary increase when the Knox County elected officials met Thursday morning at the Knox County Service Center.

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Chief: Dailey crossed line

Mount Vernon Police Chief Roger Monroe told the News this summer he had suspicions about then detective Matthew Dailey early on in his tenure as chief, and spoke to Dailey about them.

comments | News | November 4, 2016, 10:15 am



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.

comments | News | November 4, 2016, 10:14 am



Board of Zoning Appeals votes no on garage enlargement

The city’s Board of Zoning Appeals Wednesday rejected the application from the owner of 6 Beech St. to build an 8-by-16foot addition to his garage because the addition would be an enlargement of a non-conforming structure.

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Wise charged with cruelty to animals

A Mount Vernon woman is charged in Mount Vernon Municipal Court for housing more than two dozen pets in a residence filled with feces.

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