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Deficit budgets and belt tightening

By Susan Reeves

When our family moved to Franklin County seven years ago, we were faced with a major reduction in our income. We had to reduce our expenses accordingly, because creditors don’t like it when you operate your household on a deficit budget.

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The loss of two great men

By Susan Reeves

Mount Vernon lost two great men this week. One was quiet and unassuming, and the other was known around the world.

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Doing the right thing

By Susan Reeves

The Mount Vernon City Council did the right thing during the regular meeting on Tuesday, July 13. Council member Jasper Scott presented a proposal to return the verbiage on building permit fees back to what they were prior to changes made last month.

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