Archive for February, 2010
It’s no secret energy use in the United States has risen, with Americans having a seemingly unending appetite for the cars, gadgets and appliances that help them get through their day. The increasing cost, environmentally and financially, of supplying this energy using fossil fuels is bringing the discussion of alternative energy sources to the forefront. Alternatives include wind, solar and nuclear.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon senior Ian Richardson made the most of his opportunities at the Division I State Swimming Championships on Friday morning.
WORTHINGTON — Friday night’s Division I Sectional Final was more about advancing for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets than it was about beating their opponment.
GAHANNA — Goal No. 2 is now accomplished for the Centerburg boys basketball team.
WORTHINGTON — It was a great effort by the Utica Redskins that came unraveled all at once.
MOUNT VERNON — With the dedication of over 100 volunteers from churches around Knox County and many students from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and Kenyon College, the Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter has become a safe haven for homeless men.
MOUNT VERNON — Many customers await the great taste of Girl Scout Cookies each year, and the opportunity to help support troopers and quench the tastebuds is a delicious delight.
MOUNT VERNON — City officials are beginning to look toward spring activities, including the Memorial Day Parade and beautifying the city’s parks.
MOUNT VERNON — Through their promotion and dedication, downtown businesses infuse vitality into the district, said Lynne Ricard, downtown manager and director of the Heritage Centre Association.
Mount Vernon senior Ian Richardson made the most of his opportunities at the Division I State Swimming Championships on Friday morning.
MOUNT VERNON — Each year the Heritage Centre Association honors local businesses and members for their time and service to the downtown area.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Convention & Visitors Bureau was able to roll with the punches in last year's rough economy, director Pat Crow said in his report Thursday to the board of commissioners.
FREDERICKTOWN — Lance Cpl. Jeremy C. Howerton of Fredericktown has been deployed to Afghanistan.
MOUNT VERNON — Officials from a number of Knox County communities and organizations met with the Knox County Board of Commissioners and consultant Amy Schocken to express interest in funding opportunities from standard grants provided annually to the county.
FREDERICKTOWN — One of the most festive holidays in the Jewish faith, Purim is a celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people from obliteration.
CANTON — Today and Saturday, Mount Vernon swimmer Ian Richardson has a chance to prove that he is the fastest high school swimmer in the Buckeye State. He will take on Ohio's top prep swimmers at the 2010 OHSAA State Swimming and Diving Championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium.
GAHANNA — The Centerburg Trojans finally learned a lesson coach Jim Simpson has been trying to teach them all season long — how to put a team away.
CENTERBURG — Kyle Walton seized his opportunity and he hit pay dirt for the Utica Redskins.
MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon school board member since January, Paula Barone recused herself from Wednesday's executive session, which was held to discuss the civil suit filed by John Freshwater against the school board and others.