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April 11, 2021

Changing of the Guard
On Monday, March 22, Chief James Webster took off his badge and pinned it onto the uniform of his former lieutenant, Keith Messer. Officer Messer was officially announced as the new chief of the North Vernon Police Department and was sworn in at the city council meeting Monday evening alongside his wife, Natalie, and sons, Wyatt, 18, and Saban, 10.
Friday, March 26, 2021

No injuries after garage catches fire on Jennings St.
A detached garage belonging to David and Karen Jo Shaw at 214 South Jennings Street caught fire around 10 a.m. Thursday morning in North Vernon.
Friday, March 26, 2021

Donuts on wheels!
Donut Central, a local donut shop based in Columbus, has announced the launch of the 'Mobile Command' unit, a donut food truck. 'Mobile Command' serves the same premier donuts and excellent coffee that Donut Central has become known for and operates in a multiple county area, including Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings and Johnson counties.
Monday, February 15, 2021

Downtown North Vernon under snow
Stellar Park, located across from the Park Theatre, on Tuesday afternoon was still covered in a blanket of snow from Monday's storm. Jennings County received from 5 to 6 inches. (Staff photos by Kylan Higgs)
Thursday, February 11, 2021

New Libertarian Party has declaration for mayor
Just over a month after officially organizing, the new Jennings County Libertarian Party's promise to "attack the next elections hard" is already underway with candidate, Kayla Coleman, declaring for Vernon mayor on Feb. 4.
Thursday, February 11, 2021

City Council approves JCEDC for $250K grant application
In the midst of a snow storm, the City Council persevered and held its meeting Monday, Feb. 8. It did help that they provided a Zoom link to people who wished to watch safely from home.
Thursday, February 11, 2021

A New Chapter
Starting today, the Plain Dealer & Sun will be published and owned by the Paxton Media Group out of Paducah, Kentucky. The King family, who moved to North Vernon in 1954 to operate the two local newspapers, have sold the company to privately held Paxton who owns numerous daily and weekly papers across Kentucky, Indiana and the southern U.S.

Barbara King, youngest daughter of Burlin and Viola King, has led the papers since she moved back to her hometown in 1982. She followed her father and then her mother as publisher and has served as editor two different times.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Greathouse Hardware nails it!
It made the front page of The North Vernon Sun on July 5, 1934.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

North Vernon City Council-Parking accommodation doesn't sit well with Uptown merchants
You have to give them credit for trying.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

NVCC has own ideas on animal control
County Commissioner Jeff Barger traveled to the City Council meeting Monday night, Sept. 10 hoping to tie up an issue that has been stressing him for months-the animal control issue.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

TIF board votes to help fund parking aprons at airport
The North Vernon Redevelopment or TIF (Tax Increment Financing) Board has approved providing up to $110,000 in matching funds for the next FAA grant the North Vernon Municipal Airport hopes to obtain.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

North Vernon City Council-Park Theatre joins opposition to Short St. plans
Plans by the Stellar Committee to create a downtown public space for activities and gatherings by closing one-block-long Short Street received another bashing at the North Vernon City Council Monday night.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

No collection on Labor Day
Because of the Labor Day holiday, there will be no garbage pick up in the City of North Vernon on Monday, Sept. 3.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Demand for assistance fuels new building plans
An organization described by Mayor Harold Campbell as being "on the front line for the people who have the greatest need" has begun a fund drive to greatly expand its services by constructing a new $1.5 million facility.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

NV Utility Service Board special meeting
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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