“The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women,” written by Kate Moore, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street.… Read full story
“The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History,” by Josh Dean, will be featured at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
The horror classic “Misery” will be featured at the Stephen King Book Club on Wednesday, December 5, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
Bestselling novelist Paul Sheldon thinks he is finally free of Misery Chastain.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Nov 26, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
Jon P Mickley, of Danville, was arrested for menacing and domestic violence on November 21st, 2018.
A complainant, of the 15000 block of Millersburg Road in Danville, reported that a bullet had gone through the second floor siding of his house, through the wall, through his dresser breaking a mirror and lodging into another wall.… Read full story
Mention “The Untouchables” in conversation and many will think back to black and white 1950’s television episodes of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack) and his men chasing down Al Capone’s gang in the back alleys of 1930’s Chicago. But where did all the stories filled with gunfights, illegal hooch, the Mafia and civic duty originate and are the tales fact or myth?… Read full story
To help celebrate National French Week (La Semaine du Français) starting Thursday, November 1st, the upper-level high school French students will be doing French Storytime at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County (210 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon).
Daniel Mark Epstein, author, poet, and Kenyon alumni, will lead the Knox Reads! Adult Book Discussion on “Collected Poem: 1974-2004,” by Rita Dove, on Tuesday, October 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
Knox County fifth graders interested in competing in the 2019 Knox County Battle of the Books are invited to attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
The Danville Public Library will take another look at one of the most shocking Native American murder mysteries in the past century. Adult Book Discussion hosts Rose Sebouhian and Sean Smith will lead a discussion on the New York Times best-seller, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI,” on Monday, October 22, 6:30 p.m., in the Danville city council room, 512 South Market Street.… Read full story
The new Stephen King Book Club will discuss “Pet Sematary” at its kickoff discussion on Wednesday, October 3, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
Sometimes dead is better…When the Creeds move into a beautiful old house in rural Maine, it all seems too good to be true: physician father, beautiful wife, charming little daughter, adorable infant son– and now an idyllic home.… Read full story