Archive for January, 2010
MOUNT VERNON — The contract termination hearing for Mount Vernon Middle School teacher John Freshwater has been going on intermittently for more than a year. That, apparently, is not an unusual situation.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County property owners will now have until Friday, Feb. 19, to pay 2009 property taxes.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis and the staff at the water/wastewater office are looking for ways to help residents make their payments and keep their water turned on.
MOUNT VERNON — Figures released Wednesday by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles show that 329,000 people have been hit with a new late fee since it became effective in October.
OLIVE GREEN — They used whatever they had: A broom, a fast food bag, a plastic cup or their bare hands.
MOUNT VERNON — "The Hive" at Mount Vernon High School was buzzing on Friday night like it hadn't in quite a while, and the Yellow Jacket boys basketball team didn’t disappoint with their performance.
FREDERICKTOWN — Thomas Hinkle scored 13 points and freshman Ryan Logan dropped in another 10 to lift the Fredericktown Freddies to a 53-43 win over the visiting Northridge Vikings in Mid-Buckeye Conference action on Friday.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets wrestlers scored three falls as they went on to pummel the visiting Ohio Capital Conference rival Delaware Pacers, 63-6, on Thursday evening.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg girls basketball team set the tone for Thursday's game with Fredericktown on the opening tip.
MOUNT VERNON — By now, most people have heard that the Asian carp are coming. The true reality is that they are already here — in the United States that is — and they are causing havoc.
MOUNT VERNON — The seven-member Ohio Elections Commission ruled Thursday former candidate for Mount Vernon School Board Robert Kirk was in violation of Ohio election laws when he accepted corporate campaign contributions.
MOUNT VERNON — County officials reviewed pending water and wastewater issues Thursday in a pair of meetings.
MOUNT VERNON — County Treasurer Sandra Mizer announced that county first half real estate assessments, which were planned to have been in the mail by now, have been delayed.
MOUNT VERNON — Following the recent assault of a woman in Delaware County by a man allegedly posing as a police officer, local law enforcement officials are reminding people what cautions to take if they fear they are being targeted by a police impersonator.
HOWARD — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on U.S. 36, about a half-mile east of U.S. 62, Thursday evening.
HOWARD — The Centerburg Trojans picked up a pair of Mid-Buckeye Conference wrestling wins at the East Knox duals on Wednesday, defeating the host Bulldogs and the Northridge Vikings.