Budget concerns KCESC board

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MOUNT VERNON — State budget woes and pending legislation were two of the topics discussed at Wednesday's meeting of the governing board of the Knox County Educational Service Center.

Garage fire

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A fire of undetermined cause damaged a garage and auto at 405 N. West St., just north of the Rolls-Royce plant, Wednesday afternoon.

Winter weather advisory for freezing rain and sleet

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The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a winter weather advisory for freezing rain and sleet which is in effect until 7 am Thursday. A period of light freezing rain and sleet will occur overnight…some snow could mix in near Lake Erie. Untreated roads and sidewalks will be slippery and people will have to… Read more »

House explodes sending huge fireball into the air

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HOMER — An unoccupied house at 6626 Granville Road burned Tuesday night. Homer Fire Chief Randy King said the department is not sure of the cause of the fire and called in the Ohio State Fire Marshal today to investigate. King said his department received the call about 7 p.m. and when firefighters arrived on… Read more »

Young women enjoy time with children

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MOUNT VERNON – Knox County Head Start pupils and staff at the New Hope Early Education Center were thrilled by a visit from some of Ohio's Distinguished Young Women, and the feeling was mutual.

Young women enjoy time with children

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MOUNT VERNON –– Knox County Head Start pupils and staff at the New Hope Early Education Center were thrilled by a visit from some of Ohio's Distinguished Young Women, and the feeling was mutual.

Senate Bill 5 stirs mixed emotions

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MOUNT VERNON – The Ohio Senate is currently in the process of considering approving Senate Bill 5, known as the "Collective Bargaining Bill." This proposed bill has been the topic of much controversy as the opinions of opponents and proponents have been strongly voiced.

Senate Bill 5 stirs mixed emotions

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MOUNT VERNON –– The Ohio Senate is currently in the process of considering approving Senate Bill 5, known as the "Collective Bargaining Bill." This proposed bill has been the topic of much controversy as the opinions of opponents and proponents have been strongly voiced.

Gibbs: Cuts a step in right direction

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MOUNT VERNON – Less than two months into his efforts to bring common sense back to the federal government, 18th District Congressman Bob Gibbs feels that Saturday's approval of major spending cuts is a step in the right direction.

Gibbs: Cuts a step in right direction

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MOUNT VERNON –– Less than two months into his efforts to bring common sense back to the federal government, 18th District Congressman Bob Gibbs feels that Saturday's approval of major spending cuts is a step in the right direction.