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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Hunter averaged 29.0 points-per-game in EKU's two road victories over Murray State and Tennessee Tech last weekend. The Mt.


  2. Bigony watercolors exhibited at Frame UpRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    An exhibit of work by award winning artist Ron Bigony is now on display at the Frame Up Fine Arts Gallery at 204 W. Main St. in Mount Vernon.


  3. Blind man from Michigan teaches others how to hunt, fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daily Herald

    ... God speak. I knew I could teach other kids to do this. The camp is on 900 acres near Interstate 75 close to Mount Vernon, Kentucky - where the highway begins its long climb up from Berea. A brochure says it serves 600 blind or disabled children ...


  4. An end to exile: Hemp's bright American futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | SFGate

    Farmer and military veteran Mike Lewis processes hemp stalks on an old- fashioned wood brake in Mount Vernon, Ky. The Farm Bill pilot program, an agricultural education curriculum for vets, was sponsored by Growing Warriors.


  5. Whose Health is It, Anyway? Learning About Behavior Change Through CSRRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Triple Pundit

    If you look at the numbers, Kentucky is a place where people smoke more, weigh more and die sooner than almost anywhere in America. The New York Times Magazine recently concluded that eastern Kentucky in particular, "just might be the hardest place to live in the United States."


  6. Dolly WagersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Palladium-Item

    Mount Vernon, Kentucky; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends, including Dessie and Paul Fox of North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, James Gray, Ernest Gray, and Daniel Gray. Visitation for Dolly Wagers will be from 5 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 16, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Wagers officiating. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to: Faith Baptist Church Missionary Fund, 1525 West Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at


  7. Exhibits, demonstrations planned at artisan centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Middlesboro Daily News

    ... will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Janet Northern, of Mount Vernon, will create baskets using honeysuckle vines and hickory bark, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 31 The Kentucky Artisan ...


  8. Folk art painting demonstrated at artisan centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    On Jan. 10, Janice Harding Owens, of Mount Vernon, will demonstrate folk art painting from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. A native of Rockcastle County, Owens comes from a family of creative quilters and painters.


  9. Injury Accident in Rockcastle CountyRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    On Tuesday December 30th 2014 around 4:45 A.M. Officer Dennis Jackson with the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement responded to a two vehicle injury crash located on I-75 near the 63 mile marker in Mount Vernon Kentucky. Upon arrival and through investigation officers found 42 year Jeffrey Shempert from Parrish Alabama north on I-75 operating a 2015 Freightliner when he struck the rear-end of a 1996 Freightliner being operated by 51 year old Hussein O. Dadd from Arlington Texas.


  10. Elva LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Palladium-Item


  11. Louisville's Hammond named to Naismith trophy watch listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    University of Louisville women's basketball forward Sara Hammond has been selected to the prestigious 2014-15 Naismith Trophy preseason watch list, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced late Wednesday. The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for the 2014-2015 college basketball season.


  12. Start family research at genealogy meetingRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... e society meets the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at their office located at 110 E. Main St. in downtown Mount Vernon. The public is invited to attend this informative presentation.


  13. Betty Jo Simpson: Kentucky grandmother whose inspiring messages about ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Independent

    ... red-tongue symbol. Betty Jo Simpson was born in Missouri during the Great Depression and was brought up in Mount Vernon, Kentucky. On one of her last postings, she described herself as "a cancer fighter and follower of Jesus". On "her" very last ...


  14. Blood drive Saturday, November 1Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Carter BloodCare will conduct a blood drive at the Church of Christ from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 1. The organization's mobile donor coach will be in the parking lot of the church, located at 708 W. Main St. in Mount Vernon.


  15. Bears hope to stay aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... a season with a losing record since his Rockcastle County Rockets finished 4-6 in 1985, his first season in Mount Vernon. "I'm having a rough time, too. It's hard on me as a coach," said Larkey. "I guess all good things must come to an end, but I ...


  16. Drug Testing to Give Kids a Reason to Say NoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | WKJK-AM Louisville

    MT. VERNON, Ky -- A pilot program will put drug testing kits in the hands of parents to give kids a reason to say no to drugs. "Give Me a Reason" gets its start in Rockcastle County in southeast Kentucky.


  17. LEX 18 Investigates: Former Cop Interviewed By Police In 2011 HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... statement is a stark contrast to the allegations he's facing now. Doan, a former police officer in Berea and Mount Vernon, is currently in the Pulaski County Jail on charges including assault and neglect. In September, Somerset police said he beat ...


  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Somerset police say Brian Doan, 34, was working as a caretaker at a home for mentally and physically challenged adults when he assaulted two patients, one of them critically. According the arrest report, Doan a former police officer in Berea and Mt.


  19. Gale H. Jones-Ross, 71, Former Mt. Kisco ResidentRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Mt Kisco Daily Voice

    Jones-Ross was born April 9, 1943, in Mt. Vernon, to Dorothy and R. Bruce Jones.


  20. Council not ready to OK trucking company permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | This Week Community News

    ... Sales, said, "There is a misconception on the type of trucks we are selling." The company's main facility is in Mount Vernon. It converts used freight truck chassis to dump-truck size and creates specialized trucks for businesses, Robertson said. ...