Archive for April, 2010
MOUNT VERNON — The termination hearing of Mount Vernon middle school science teacher John Freshwater will continue on Thursday as an open hearing.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Health terminated the employment of Brian Benick, environmental health director at the health department. The action was taken at the board's meeting Monday night.
MOUNT VERNON — New developments in the John Freshwater case could leave Freshwater without administration-funded representation a month before a civil suit is scheduled for trial.
MOUNT VERNON — Although Phil Earlywine has worked for almost a decade delivering the Mount Vernon News, his roots run deeper than his routes. His father, John Earlywine, served as circulation manager for the paper from the mid-1950s until about 1970, before moving on to another position.
COLUMBUS — Three-year-old Elizabeth Pursley, who was critically injured in an accident Sunday evening, died Monday in Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is seeking a Mount Vernon fugitive who recently has been writing numerous checks on a closed account.
MOUNT VERNON — There's a hidden gem within the city limits of Mount Vernon.
It's an old quarry that is nearly hidden, just south of the Kokosing River off of Madison Street. It's Foundation Park.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Farmers Market will have a new twist this year. Each month it will feature a vegetable of the month; the vegetable or other variety of produce will be in season during that particular month.
UTICA — Utica Redskins pitcher Tamra Londot (4-10, 1.76 ERA) struck out 10 batters and got plenty of run support as her team cruised to a 9-3 victory over visiting Fredericktown in Mid-Buckeye Conference softball on Tuesday afternoon.
DANVILLE — A strong outing from Morgan Lauderbaugh and some timely hits were all the Danville Blue Devils needed to defeat the Centerburg Trojans, 5-1, in Mid-Buckeye Conference softball action on Tuesday.
A New York state lawmaker wants his state to be the first in the nation to adopt laws that would presume people want to become organ donors when they die unless they say otherwise.
MOUNT VERNON — Officials from Central Ohio Technical College revealed what Ariel Hall may look like after its renovation is complete.
MOUNT LIBERTY — It was raining Saturday night as 18-year-old Trevor Clark drove to Mount Vernon from Centerburg to play guitar with his band, Fermium.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Granges presented its Grangers of the Year Award to Don and Ruth Morrison of Pleasant Grange 677 at the annual Farm-City Dinner held at the Mount Vernon High School on Monday night.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon police are searching for information regarding a Mount Vernon teen who was last seen on April 6, walking toward McDonald's on Coshocton Avenue from the Children's Resource Center.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners will be joining in a count and identification of trees in Mount Vernon's parks and public areas.
MOUNT VERNON — By a 4-to-3 vote, City Council members committed funds over the next three years for restoration of the bridge at Foundation Park.
MOUNT VERNON — Paul Swanson, who recently wrapped up his 26th year as the women's volleyball coach at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, has been selected to serve as the school's athletic director effective at the conclusion of the current school year.
FREDERICKTOWN — Long before the invention of the motorized truck and farm tractor, the Percheron draft horse provided the power to build and feed the nation. This was your grandfather’s tractor.