Archive for March, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School track team continues to grow in size and depth as they take aim at an OCC title in the 2011 track season.
DANVILLE — A young Danville Blue Devils softball team learned just how costly a couple of mistakes can be as they let their season opener get away from them, losing 6-2 to the River View Black Bears.
Students from five Knox County high schools and their parents gathered with Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County officers and school administrators to launch the foundation's first-ever youth advisory council.
MOUNT VERNON — Early voting for the May election begins on Tuesday, and Knox County residents will be deciding on nine requests for money.
GAMBIER — Will the perception of a narrowly averted nuclear disaster in Japan affect the future of nuclear power in the United States?
MOUNT VERNON — With the exception of Danville, school employees in the Knox County area are represented by professional organizations which negotiate master contracts with their respective school boards.
MOUNT VERNON — There will be a Kinder Morgan Cochin Pipeline information meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Theater on East High Street, Mount Vernon.
DANVILLE — Helen Kaylor has seen her share of Girl Scout activities over the past 58 years.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon softball team has a huge hole to fill in the middle of the diamond.
HOWARD — Nearly 200 people were on hand for the annual banquet and auction of the Kokosing Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation in Apple Valley on Saturday night.
HOWARD — An electrical fire damaged a home in a 40-by-10-foot semi trailer at the Donald Cooper home in eastern Knox County on Lepley Road, Friday morning.
MOUNT VERNON — Road conditions were the big topic when city officials met with residents of the west end recently.
MOUNT VERNON — Two men were sentenced to prison by Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster on Friday.
MOUNT VERNON — For the first time ever, the Ohio Department of Education has allowed the attendance of high school students in approved professional development seminars.
DANVILLE — A 62-year-old man suffered a head injury while cutting wood on property at 20050 Shadley Valley Road, east of Jelloway, about 4:30 p.m. Friday.
MOUNT VERNON — The second Walk Through the Garden Spring Gardening Workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 2, at the Knox County Career Center on Martinsburg Road.
MOUNT VERNON — The Arrow of Light, the highest award in Cub Scouting, was presented Feb. 28 to Seth Lawhon, Max Chandler, Ryan Tarr and Marcus Brokaw. The Scouts are members of Pack 339, Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — It's no secret that Mount Vernon is baseball-crazy, especially for its Yellow Jackets.