Archive for August, 2010
MOUNT VERNON — Although scheduled for a jury trial, J-Ro Sharp pleaded guilty earlier this week to charges of receiving stolen property and complicity in the commission of felonious assault in the Knox County Common Pleas Court.
MOUNT VERNON — Leadership from the Community Mental Health and Recovery Board of Licking and Knox Counties did not describe an encouraging future for mental health services in Knox County for the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday morning.
CENTERBURG — Thanks to community support, the Centerburg marching band has new uniforms this year — 100 of them.
MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Eastern Star Home held its premiere art gallery opening on Thursday, featuring 22 resident artist's work for family, friends and guests.
MOUNT VERNON — Beginning Sept. 1, educators in Knox County will be able to meet and pray together.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon boys and girls cross country teams are gearing up for their big meet this Saturday — the 6th annual Mount Vernon Kiwanis Cross Country Invitational.
A man suspected in 18 attacks in three states, including five fatal stabbings, was ordered held without bond Thursday in one of the cases after being extradited to Michigan.
The lethargic economy wore on this week with the news that three key indicators have hit record lows, some falling to levels not seen in decades. Sales of previously owned homes and new homes dropped sharply in July from last month which mean fewer jobs in the construction industry. Mortgage rates fell, fueling borrowers to refinance their home loans.
MOUNT VERNON — The doors will be closing soon on a longtime greenhouse business in Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Health named Julia Miller as the new health commissioner at its monthly meeting Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON — The board of directors of The Station Break of Mount Vernon recently offered a pay raise to executive director Kelly Lybarger-Dewitt, who then turned down the board's offer.
MOUNT VERNON — "We the people, in order to form a more perfect union," begins the preamble of the United States Constitution.
MOUNT VERNON — Part 4 of the Constitution Lecture Series was presented on Wednesday by Mark Zanghi, attorney at law.
SPARTA — School starts this week and the first big exam of the year is Friday. The area's two top football teams in 2009 will clash in an annual gridiron backyard grudge match that will go a long way toward answering many lingering questions.
MOUNT VERNON — The preseason practices and scrimmages are over. It's time to strap on the football helmet and get down to the business of the real season.
The Centerburg-Cardington game will match two young teams with new coaches ready to take it to the next level.
The suffragists who 90 years ago won voting rights for women would likely shake their heads in wonder at this election season, with its intriguing array of “mama grizzly” candidates and high-stakes woman-vs.-woman showdowns.
Former President Jimmy Carter and wife, Rosalynn, flew into the North Korean capital of Pyongyang Wednesday amid hopes of a breakthrough in US-Korean relations as symbolized by the person who greeted them at the airport. Carter agreed to go, apparently with the approval of the White House, after North Korean authorities made clear that Gomes would not be freed unless a high-level American came to Pyongyang to bring him back.
Three weeks after the floods Pakistan relief groups face massive problems.