Beltz, Wheeler win sectional

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UTICA — East Knox's Josh Beltz and Utica's Dylan Wheeler head the list of area wrestlers who will be moving on to next weekend's district tournament after each finished first in Saturday's Division III Sectionals at Utica High School.

Is nuclear the answer for energy needs?

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MOUNT VERNON — 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… Read more »

Retire/rehire an option for faculty, schools

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MOUNT VERNON — Maintaining effective educational programs and instructional support services in tough economic times is a challenge for school districts. School officials must juggle balancing the budget, while retaining experienced and highly qualified faculty and staff.

Changes coming in gas bill

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MOUNT VERNON — Beginning with Columbia Gas' April bills, some consumers may notice a small change. What is called the Gas Cost Recovery adjustment will be replaced by something called the Standard Service Offer.

Eyster sentences 6

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MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced three men and three women for various crimes and violations of community control supervision, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.