November 2016

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Kent State University welcomes newly enrolled Class of 2020

KENT, OH — Kent State continues strong university enrollment by welcoming a record-setting freshman class, in terms of size, diversity, and quality based on GPA. These academically motivated freshmen have an average GPA of 3.4 and an average ACT score of above 23. Kent State…

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Fredericktown Christmas Walk Saturday, Dec. 3

Fredericktown will be hosting its annual Christmas Walk on a new day and time, Saturday, December 3rd from 3pm – 7pm. Come experience the spirit of what Christmas is all about! The Walk Committee invites everyone to attend and mark the beginning of the Christmas…


Fredericktown Police Report

November 12 to November 18 Issued for the week: Citations 5, Criminal Charges 2, Warnings 13, Parking Tickets 1 11-12 Suspicious person on Columbus Rd. Residential fire report on South Main St. Civil issue on W. Mound St. Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Montgomery Rd….

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Friends of the Library Cookbook Silent Auction

Looking for a great holiday gift? Whether your special someone likes to cook or simply likes to eat, come find a treat at the Friends of the Library Cookbook Silent Auction at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street….

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Second Fredericktown Quilt to be raffled at Christmas Walk

By Judy Divelbiss Chairman, Fredericktown Tourism Committee Why did it take 40 years to make a second Fredericktown Quilt? The first quilt was made in 1976 when Fredericktown resident, Linda Eshelman initiated the idea of a Fredericktown-themed quilt that would include current and historic views…

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Village Council meets

By ZAK GRIMM The Fredericktown Village Council met for a brief regular meeting on Monday, November 21, 2016. Mayor Jerry Day and Councilman Jim Tharp were absent, allowing Council President Pro Tempore Dean Grogg to lead the meeting’s business. Pastor Dennis Turner of the New…

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Readings in Latino Poetry

A Living Literature Presentation, “Readings in Latino Poetry” will be presented by Mount Vernon High School and Kenyon College on Thursday, December, 1, 4:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Mount Vernon High School and Kenyon…


The Works offering Coding Introduction for All Ages

NEWARK, Ohio — The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology will host the Hour of Code, an international event that enables all ages to take part in and learn about creating code. The Works will host two Hour of Code sessions on Saturday,…


Neighborhood Watch program meets

By ZAK GRIMM “October was a busy month for us,” said Fredericktown Police Lieutenant Kyle Johnson. “We did also see a slight uptick in car break-ins, so we’d like to remind residents to please secure your vehicles.” Johnson helped lead the monthly meeting of the…

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Caputo in Honors College Freshman Class at Kent State University

KENT, OH — Rachel Caputo has joined the newly enrolled Honors College freshmen class of over 500 at Kent State. The Honors College is proud to welcome Rachel into one of its highest achieving freshman classes ever and continues its strong collegiate enrollment. These academically…