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These are a few of the letters Mount Vernon little sibs wrote to their big sibs upon the completion of the 2018-19 school year (courtesy of Ben Sanders, Mount Vernon Middle School guidance counselor and Big Sibs advisor). 

Photos from the NASCAR Xfinity Series B&L Transport 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on Saturday. Columbus native Austin Cindric, 20, whose grandfather, Jim Trueman, once owned the permanent road course, earned the checkered flag and captured his second straight NASCAR win.

Community members of all ages participated in the first annual "Ice Cream Eating Championship of Mount Vernon" at the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival on Friday afternoon. The contest was broken up into five age divisions, and it was capped off by a 'Local Celebrity' competition. The eve…

Gerry Rensel was given the Dan Emmett Unsung Hero Award on Thursday night at the 2019 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival. Rensel, a former Mount Vernon resident, helped start the local Chautauqua program 13 years ago alongside Mike and Chris Petee. He also served as a longtime Dan Emmett F…

As of August 5, 2019: The steel framework for Community Field House has been installed (footers and foundation are in place). Excavation for the bus maintenance garage, sitting directly behind the field house, began this week. Work has also begun on the land across the street from Mount Vern…