Archive for July, 2010
HOWARD — Tuesday is the date of a special election which may affect the financial future of the East Knox School District.
UTICA — The victim of a tractor accident which occurred Thursday on Pleasant Valley Road has died.
MOUNT VERNON — As fair week comes to a close, Mayor Richard Mavis was glad to note that the Hiawatha Water Park held a large flow of traffic with its half-price entrance fee, guests from the Camp Sychar, and the hot weather making the pool a perfect place to stay cool. In past years, the attendance to the water park usually plummeted due to fair events.
MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, the Knox County Career Center Board of Education enjoyed a guided tour of the new adult training facility on Yauger Road.
MOUNT VERNON — With the advent of the The 21st Century, Pacemakers Dragway Park made the decision to go high-tec.
Anthony Shaffer of Fredericktown made it two wins in a row at the Knox County Fair. Shaffer, competing in the long bus division of the Figure 8 School Bus races, wowed the crowd and the competition to win the event for the second straight year.
MOUNT VERNON — Auctioneer John "Red" Shaw presided over the 2010 Knox County Junior Fair Sale of Champions.
MOUNT VERNON — Dairy cattle are not sold in the annual junior fair sale of champions.
COLUMBUS — No decision was rendered Thursday at the evidentiary hearing related to the Doe family lawsuit against John Freshwater.
UTICA — A man in Licking County on Pleasant Valley Road was run over by his tractor in an accident Thursday.
MOUNT VERNON — David Greer has a very pragmatic attitude toward the award named after him.
MOUNT VERNON — Starting Saturday, a two-week pilot program will test the waters for a proposed Mount Vernon Makers' Market to operate in conjunction with the Mount Vernon Farmers Market.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Fairgoers were treated to some high-flying action Wednesday night as the Rough Truck Competition took over the grandstand. Eighty-two drivers competed for the top spot, including many local competitors.
MOUNT VERNON — Visitors to the Knox County Fair on Wednesday evening had the chance to see the skill of the top junior fair showmen for 2010 in action.
MOUNT VERNON — Despite reports by other media outlets, there has not been a settlement in the Doe family versus John Freshwater civil lawsuit.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Board of Education on Wednesday passed the final resolution needed to place an operating levy on the November ballot.
MOUNT VERNON — Prison time for a Mount Vernon man jumped an additional five years after being sentence in the Knox County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON — The solid waste nuisance at Armentrout Road has finally been cleaned up. Interim Health Commissioner Pat Tuttle reported an inspection by the Knox County Board of Health found all solid waste had been removed from the property.
MOUNT VERNON — For Kathryn Preston Reynolds, writing her first novel, "Out of Shadows," has been an inspiring journey.