Delaney Kerstetter

Tune into Summer: Summer Front Porch Concert Series

With summer in full swing, the Summer Front Porch Concert Series is as well. The July event is taking place this Friday, July 19th. Junes series was a huge success and July will not be short of that. A great line up is waiting for this Friday from song writers like Court ‘n’ Jester to performers from the community like …

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Lighting up the Fourth: Celebrating Independence at Ariel Foundation Park

As Americans favorite time of the year rolls around, the City of Mount Vernon is hard at work putting together their annual Fourth of July celebration. For firework setup and preparation, they will be closing the road through The Woods at 2pm. The fireworks will be set off manually this year instead of electronically to avoid any difficulties. Other roads …

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Jamming in Mount Vernon: This Summers Front Porch Concert Series

This summer, Nellie Six Productions is hosting their annual Front Porch Concert Series, the first on being this Friday, June 21. Local artist will be lining East High St. from 6-9 pm, the street will closed to traffic so the public can safely enjoy the event. Along with these amazing artist, there will be local vendors and delicious food trucks …

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Knox County Updates: From the Board of Commissioners

There are many developments across Knox County that deserve the spot light. First the Land Bank received a 2.46 million for residential development. With this grant, the Land Bank will build 12 new house within Knox County for local residents. As more residents come into Knox County looking for homes, they begin the County Comprehension Plan. The County Comprehension Plan …

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Food for the Hungry: Using Excess Funds to Nourish the Community

Food for the Hungry within Knox County received a generous amount of donations and sponsors during their 2023 FFTH Drive and decided to put that extra money to use. The program offers winter grants to support local businesses and programs working to get food for those in need. They decided to extend the grants into the summer to prioritize nutritional …

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First Friday Mount Vernon: A Night of Entertainment

The First Friday event for June kicks off tomorrow and here is everything you need to know. Junes First Friday is sponsored by Sara Mankins and for this one, we are going back in time to 1980. It is encouraged to break out the leg warmers and big hair as you head to downtown this Friday, some shops will even …

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The Latest Infrastructure Projects Shaping Mount Vernon

Starting tomorrow, a few of Mount Vernon’s streets will be closed for repairs. Harnewell St, Howard St., and Huckleberry Alley will be closed for sanitary sewer repairs. Harrison Ave, Roosevelt Ave, Pattison Ave, Cleveland Ave, and Ohio Ave will all be close for road resurfacings. Catherine St is still closed with no new updates but is on schedule. In other …

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Knox County Veteran Services: What’s New in June

Knox County Veteran Services is located at 105 East Chestnut St and is a local program offered to connect local veterans to services and resources they might not know about as well as benefits them and their families can be entitled to. On Monday May 20, they had their fourth annual open house where they offered free ice cream, t-shirts, …

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Mental Health and Recovery for Licking and Knox County

As summer rolls arounds, kids spend more time at the house and less time out and about, especially on their phones, tablets, and video games. Of course electronics can be beneficial for keeping kids connected with their friends during the summer, but it shouldn’t prevent them from going out and connecting with kids in their neighborhood or other local area. …

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Exciting Library Events to Look Forward to This June

The month of June is a busy one for the Knox County Public Library system. For adults there are many events, tomorrow is the Adult Craft and Conversation from 6-7:30 pm. Then on Friday, the summer reading program for all ages begins and will go until July 12. On Monday June 3, the Young Adult Craft registration begins for the …

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