Archive for December, 2010
MOUNT VERNON — As 2010 comes to an end, the final pages of a painful year have turned. When flipping back through the chapters of the year, many shocking events have transpired that have touched the lives and hearts of all of Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Commissioners heard from Allen Fore, director of community relations for Kinder Morgan Cochin regarding the progress of the Marcellus Lateral Pipeline which will go through Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — Drunk driving is a year-round problem but it is even more so during the year-end holidays. The results of drinking and driving can be disastrous.
MOUNT VERNON — Time Warner Cable said Thursday night its customers would not go without network programming even if Sinclair Broadcast Group pulls the plug on FOX and ABC signals tonight when the contract between the two media groups expire at 11:59 p.m.
MOUNT VERNON — The Rev. Carl Hankins is amazed at how quickly 84 years has gone by.
MOUNT VERNON — Trevor Tieche, owner and founder of Bodi N Balance, has announced the fitness center would not be rebuilding in Mount Vernon after a fire destroyed the former Kresge building that housed the fitness center.
MOUNT VERNON — The year 2010 was a busy one for the Knox County Commissioners as they saw a number of important issues cross their desk.
MOUNT VERNON — All the public school districts in the area wrestled with budget issues in 2010, trying to cope successfully with declining revenues along with increasing expenses.
MOUNT VERNON — Although the economy is still in the doldrums there was a relatively active business climate in Knox County in 2010.
MOUNT VERNON — Although it started in 2008 with the suspension of Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater, the drama — legal wrangling, court actions and Freshwater's contract termination hearing — continued through 2010.
MOUNT VERNON — The villages and the city rolled out a plethora of finished projects in 2010, although the year entailed several happenings for future growth.
MOUNT VERNON — It was another roller-coaster ride to remember in 2010 for sports fans throughout Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — Career and technical instruction is a major focus of 21st century education, and the Knox County Career Center prepares both high school and adult students for the work force.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox Educational Service Center is one of 56 Educational Service Centers that form a base of support for Ohio's schools and school districts.
MOUNT VERNON — As the calendar year winds down, it is a time of contemplation for many.
MOUNT VERNON — In addition to teaching reading, writing and arithmetic, schools today offer students many, and varied, opportunities to expand their knowledge and put what they learn to practical use.
HOWARD — Sometimes, it takes a little more than talent to win. Sometimes, it takes heart.
HOWARD — Even though school was not in session, the East Knox girls basketball team knew it was going to face one of its toughest tests when Highland came to town Thursday.
CENTERBURG — For the second straight night, the Centerburg Trojans girls basketball team faced a Division II powerhouse.
Every day Sandy Rogers takes her dogs for a walk along Sychar Road. Sunshine and temperatures in the upper 30s on Wednesday was the recipe for an enjoyable afternoon for Lady, Katie and Boomer.