Monthly Archives:: October 2010
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon fire and police departments are partnering with the Division of State Fire Marshal and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobaco, Firearms and Explosives to investigate the the cause of the fire that gutted a downtown building on Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — Downtown business owners wanting to know if they should open their doors today in the wake of Monday's tragic fire received a briefing Tuesday morning from Mount Vernon Fire Department Assistant Chief Chris Menapace.
MOUNT VERNON — Although the fire department naturally assumes the lead when a conflagration strikes a city, other service agencies, such as the police, have a strong supporting role.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council's Budget and Finance Committee discussed the renewal of the city's contract with the Knox County Jail which expires at the end of the year.
MOUNT VERNON — Members of the Heritage Centre Association and the Greater Downtown Management Council presented a plea to Mount Vernon City Council on Monday night to continue a renewal of the bed tax funds allocated to the HCA and the Mount Vernon Parking Co.
FREDERICKTOWN — Hot coals dumped from a grill started a fire in corn stubble Monday, according to Fredericktown firefighters.
MOUNT VERNON — Maximizing his own potential while helping others, 22-year-old James Knox, confined to a wheelchair due to spina bifida, decided to focus on his abilities and not his disabilities.
MOUNT VERNON — A fire that started in the basement of downtown Mount Vernon building will soon result in an empty corner at Main and Gambier streets.
MOUNT VERNON — A basement fire early this morning at 201 S. Main St. spread throughout the building as firefighters from Knox County fought the blaze.
MOUNT VERNON — The fall administration of the Ohio Graduation Tests starts today, and while Ohio students have been preparing for the tests for years, guest students from foreign countries have not.
COLUMBUS — The third time was finally a charm for Mount Vernon's Charlie Phillips.
MOUNT VERNON — It wasn't supposed to end this way. The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets boys soccer team fell, and fell hard, Saturday night at home to Reynoldsburg, 2-0, in the Sectional Final.
COLUMBUS — The East Knox Bulldogs soccer team ended its best season ever on a note of hope, despite dropping the second round OHSAA Division III tournament match to top-seeded and undefeated Grandview Heights, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.
PATASKALA — Both the Fredericktown boys and girls cross country teams, as well as the Centerburg girls, advanced to regional competition after strong days at the districts Saturday.
PATASKALA — For the Mount Vernon girls cross country team, Saturday was a day to celebrate history. For the boys, it was a learning experience with a fun reward for one runner's hard work.
Discussion closed, new blog entry posted MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Fire Department is currently responding to a basement fire at 201 S. Main St. The MVFD was dispatched at approximately 6:45 this morning to a call of a basement fire. Bodi N Balance is located on the first floor of the building. South Main… Read more »
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An interactive world map comparing U.S. infrastructure projects with overseas construction has been posted. Has the nation that built the Hoover Dam, brought electricity to the rural South and engineered the interstate highway system lost its appetite for big public works projects? At a time when other countries are pouring money into steel and concrete,… Read more »