Controlled Goose Hunt Notice

The City of Mount Vernon is accepting applications

for participation in a controlled goose hunt at Ariel-Foundation Park.

Hunt dates will be

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019


Friday, September 13th, 2019

  Hunters hours will be from sunrise to 1:00 PM

Applications are available at the City of Mount Vernon Parks Department Office

located at 307 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon.… Read full story

Youth Philanthropy Initiative Looking for Sophomores and Juniors

Teens! We’re looking for 1-2 sophomores or juniors from Centerburg High School, Danville High School, Fredericktown High School, and East Knox High School to join our Youth Philanthropy Initiative this year. YPI provides a unique opportunity for high school students in Knox County to recommend grants (designate dollars) from a special fund that’s been established by the Knox County Foundation.… Read full story

Brown Urges FDA Action to Prevent Big Tobacco from Using E-Cigs to Avoid New Warnings

Senator Says Graphic Health Warnings Are Long Overdue, Calls on FDA to Finalize Quickly and Do More on E-Cigarettes, Flavors, and Vaping

CLEVELAND, OH – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today commended the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for proposing a long-overdue rule to require graphic health warnings on cigarette packages and in advertisements to promote greater public understanding of the negative health consequences of smoking.… Read full story

Tyson Foods, Inc. Recalls Weaver Brand Ready-To-Eat Chicken Patty Products due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2019 – Tyson Foods Inc., a Pine Bluff, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of Weaver brand frozen chicken patty product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.… Read full story