Alan Bell has been a resident of Mount Vernon Ohio since 2001, living with his wife, step-son, and cat. He enjoys writing, in both the literary and musical sense, and spending time with family and friends.
While investigating several residential burglaries that had occurred in the eastern portion of Knox County, deputies were able to generate a vehicle description from information provided by witnesses. A vehicle matching the description was observed by Deputies Ryan Burgess and Zac Miller in the area of Newcastle Road and Billman Road.… Read full story
Come out and see what kinds of different critters are living in our rivers. The different animals that live in the river can tell us the quality of the water. Learn how you can do this on your own and become a volunteer.… Read full story
Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill opens for the season each year at the beginning of May. Come help Velvet Ice Cream celebrate it’s 104th year of making Velvet Ice Cream.
• Ice Cream Parlor
• Gift shop
• Ice Cream Museum
• Park & Nature Trail
• Visitors Center
• Viewing Gallery
• FREE Factory Tours
McDonald’s on Coshocton Avenue has one feature that stands out above any other fast food restaurant merely because of the indoor play place they provide. This play place allows for parents to let there kids safely play without having to worry about them getting covered with dirt.… Read full story
Having never been to a Tim Horton’s before, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by the wide variety of pastries and cakes offered, in addition to the expected variety of beverages.
For the time of day, it was only to be expected that things were to be pretty quiet, with only 5 or 6 other customers partaking of a casual drink and chat with a friend.
R & M’s Southside Diner has been a favorite place of mine for the last 12 years, since moving to Mount Vernon. The atmosphere is very retro, 50’s style, with memorabilia from the era decorating the walls. From old 45’s to license plates, children’s toys to photographs of celebrities, most of whom are sadly no longer with us.
With a cozy, comfortable atmosphere, Spearmans is the perfect place to stop on your travels for an impromptu meal. Having an extensive menu of good quality, home-style cooked meals of generous portions, you will leave not only content and full, but more than likely with enough left over to take home for your next meal!… Read full story
Whether looking for an informative or entertaining read, a good movie, or audio book, The Public Library of Mt. Vernon and Knox County has something for everyone. With free WIFI access and comfortable meeting rooms, It may also prove to be an ideal place for a club or business meeting.… Read full story