Archive for January, 2010
FREDERICKTOWN — Fire in a home in Fredericktown on Wednesday morning caused moderate damage to an upstairs closet and the attic, according to Fredericktown Fire Chief Scott Mast.
FREDERICKTOWN — Many Fredericktown village homeowners recently received an official-looking document regarding water line, but not sewer line, service coverage.
MOUNT VERNON — The ongoing saga of the solid waste nuisance at 11337 Armentrout Road in Berlin Township has come closer to resolution, according to Knox County Board of Health Commissioner Dennis Murray.
MOUNT VERNON — Economics can be a complicated course of study, with concepts such as scarcity, marketing, competition and economic risk thrown into the mix.
BLADENSBURG — Prevention is key to personal safety, FBI agent Harry Trombitas told residents who gathered at East Knox Elementary School on Monday for a crime awareness seminar. Being alert and responding quickly are also key elements in deterring or minimizing crime.
MOUNT VERNON — With the investigation into last year’s only homicide in Knox County having entered its second month without a break in the case, detectives and the friends and family of the victim are hoping someone will come forward with information which will bring Jean Davis’ killer, or killers, to justice.
BLADENSBURG — It was standing room only as residents packed the Bladensburg Elementary School cafeteria, hoping to learn more about the spate of burglaries that have occurred in the area, the status of the investigation into the death of Jean Davis, and what they can do to help prevent future occurrences such as these.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Commissioners had a fairly light day of business Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — Two items in the downtown area were discussed at Monday’s Mount Vernon City Council meeting.
MOUNT VERNON — Potential car buyers on the east side of Mount Vernon will soon have a larger choice of vehicles from which to choose.
MOUNT VERNON — The Utica Redskins got off to a great start and didn’t look back against the visiting Danville Blue Devils on Monday night. Utica scored the first 12 points of the game, and led 24-4 early in the second quarter en route to a 61-43 Mid-Buckeye Conference victory.
SPARTA — Highland had Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference foe Elgin on the ropes Saturday night.
UTICA — The Utica Redskins, placing a top-three finisher in 12 weight classes, easily won the 33rd Annual Utica Wrestling Invitational on Saturday.
CENTERBURG — In a ceremony full of memories, laughter and tears, the Centerburg community rededicated the high school/middle school library on Sunday, naming it the Jacqueline McCalla Cordle Learning Center in honor of a woman who has given much to the school and to the community at large.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County saw a dramatic jump in OVI arrests last year — the fourth-highest increase in the state, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
MOUNT VERNON — When the weather is bad and road conditions may be hazardous, school districts may cancel for the day or call for a late start. Recently, schools in the area have experienced two-hour delays, which get mixed reactions from those affected.
MORROW COUNTY — By the time fire crews were called to a barn fire on Township Road 23 in Morrow County on Sunday afternoon, smoke and flames had already taken the lives of the 24 horses that lived in the 100-by-106-foot steel building.