Archive for January, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Driving in and around Knox County can cause one to occasionally come across an Amish buggy in the road.
MOUNT VERNON — A proposal for the possible use of solar collector plate panels at the Knox County Health Department and the New Hope Early Education Center was presented Thursday afternoon by the Knox County Commissioners.
MOUNT VERNON — On Senior Night for the Mount Vernon wrestling team, it was the seniors who, appropriately enough, led the way to victory.
FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown girls basketball coach Wes Elifritz has preached all season about being selfless — doing what it takes as an individual to make the team better.
The temporary signs in the crosswalks on East Chestnut and East High streets indicate to motorists that they must stop for pedestrians.
UTICA — The North Fork Board of Education has announced the details of the financial recovery plan approved at Monday's special board meeting.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Health took up a number of issues at its January meeting Wednesday night.
MOUNT VERNON — The fluoridation of drinking water in the United States began in the late 1940s in an attempt to reduce cavities in both children and adults.
David Davidson and his four kids made this punk rock snowman Tuesday. It is at the intersection of Sychar Road and East Burgess Street.
MOUNT VERNON — January is Mentoring Month, and everyone involved with the mentoring programs through Children's Connections agrees it is a win-win situation for both mentees and mentors.
SPARTA — The Highland Scots (7-8) fought off a last quarter challenge by the visiting Northridge Vikings on Wednesday evening to win their interleague defensive struggle, 43-36.
The annual Mohican Winter Fest of ice sculptures in Loudonville has 28 ice creations around the fountain on the square and throughout the downtown.
MOUNT VERNON — Expansion is on the horizon for PACS Industries of Mount Vernon after the purchase of a new facility was completed on Jan. 18.
MOUNT VERNON — With the completion of the 2010 census, the city anticipates a slight population increase from its 2000 population status of 14,375.
HOWARD — Meeting in special session on Tuesday, the East Knox Board of Education voted to proceed with placing an emergency tax levy on the May ballot.
MOUNT VERNON — Cellist Willa Kerkhoff, a sophomore at Mount Vernon High School, is proud to have been selected by the Ohio Music Educators Association to perform on Friday with the 2011 All-State Orchestra.
MOUNT VERNON — "Where do we go from here" was the theme of the eighth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration breakfast held Jan. 17 at Kenyon College.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for much of north central Ohio until 3 pm this afternoon for areas of freezing drizzle.
Patches of freezing drizzle and fog and snow flurries were occurring across north central Ohio.
High temperatures this afternoon will hold in the upper 20s.
The precipitation should taper off during the mid and late afternoon.
Untreated surfaces exposed to freezing drizzle will become icy. Roads and sidewalks that appear to be wet may have black ice…especially bridges and those surfaces that remain shaded all day. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and other radio and tv stations for further details or updates.