Archive for January, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — A Monday morning fire was caused by electrical heating tape overheating and igniting nearby insulation.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council approved an additional $30.7 million for the 2011 city budget during Monday night's City Council meeting.
UTICA — The North Fork School Board of Education on Monday spent an extended amount of time in executive session to discuss contract negotitiaons and other personnel matters related to a fiscal recovery plan required by the Ohio Department of Education.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners met Monday morning with Knox County Common Pleas Court Clerk Mary Jo Hawkins to hear her year-end report for 2010.
MOUNT VERNON — According to Assistant Knox County Prosecutor Chip McConville, Brian Benick, former environmental health director for the Knox Count Health Department, is appealing his termination and has not filed a lawsuit against the health department.
MOUNT VERNON — Meeting in special session on Monday, the Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education unanimously voted to place a five-year 4.7-mills emergency operating levy on the May ballot.
MOUNT VERNON — Carrie Ward remains hospitalized but has recently been released from the intensive care unit, according to staff members at Mount Carmel West Hospital in Columbus.
MOUNT VERNON — A tractor-trailer on Sunday afternoon got stuck in the city while attempting to turn right on to Edgewood Road from New Gambier Road.
MOUNT VERNON — The supply of type O-negative blood at the local American Red Cross has dropped to critical levels.
MOUNT VERNON — Nathan Paff, a veteran in the mortgage business, is now affiliated with Union National Mortgage Co.
The Danville school spelling bee was held Tuesday, Jan. 18, with an audience of parents and students.
A tractor-trailer was involved in an accident Sunday afternoon after getting lost in the city.
MOUNT VERNON — The results of the 2010 census show Ohio grew slightly in population, but did not keep pace with several other states whose populations grew at a great pace.
Sunday afternoon provided a wonderful opportunity to play in the snow with the brilliant sun and 18 degree temperature.
MOUNT VERNON — During a special meeting Friday, the Knox County Board of Health adopted a resolution to waive the client-attorney privilege between the board of health and Assistant Prosecutor Jennifer Springer.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Board of Education met for a work session on Wednesday to discuss the district's finances.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Mason Boyce measured off the distance this car slid on icy Waterford Road on Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
More than 750 Community Concert members braved frigid temperatures Saturday evening and were rewarded with a virtuoso performance in the Memorial Theater by Quartetto Gelato of Toronto, Ontario.