'The face of the Mount Vernon News': Longtime photographer Virgil Shipley dies


Virgil Shipley, a longtime photographer and reporter for the Mount Vernon (Ohio) News, has died.

According to Country Court Skilled Nursing Home in Mount Vernon, Shipley, 95, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, after an undisclosed illness.

Shipley had worked for the News since 1956, according to former colleague Corby Wise, the paper's former advertising director.

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