Rabies confirmed in city skunk, dogs confined

A dead skunk was found in the back yard of a home in the 400 block of E. Main St. in Mount Vernon and has been confirmed to have had rabies.

The two family pets have been confined for observation, said Colin Clasby,  animal control officer for the City of Mount Vernon. For the rest of this story, see the February 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.