Archive for March, 2011
UTICA — Last year, Velvet Ice Cream and the Ohio Farm Bureau launched a contest to create a new flavor of ice cream, featuring Ohio products.
MOUNT VERNON — Words of praise and hope were shared at a fundraising dinner for the New Directions Domestic Abuse Shelter on Thursday evening at the Knox County Career Center.
MOUNT VERNON — Two skill game parlors in Knox County have been shut down by a joint effort by the Knox County Sheriff's Office and the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
MOUNT VERNON — A two-phase planning process to address disaster recovery was brought to the Knox County elected officials when they met Thursday morning at the Knox County Service Center.
MOUNT VERNON — Kay Culbertson, publisher of the Mount Vernon News has announced the addition of Chuck Martin to the editorial department as a staff reporter.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School girls track team continues to grow in size and depth as they take aim at an OCC title in the 2011 track season.
MOUNT VERNON — Severe weather rolled through Knox County on Wednesday afternoon, bringing high winds, dropping temperatures and hail, primarily in the northern half of the county.
MOUNT VERNON — The city of Mount Vernon is reaching out to residents of the city's west side in order to receive input on possible grant projects for the area.
MOUNT VERNON — An early morning armed robbery on Harcourt Road on Wednesday is under investigation by the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
The East Knox Chapter of the National Honor Society held an induction ceremony for 22 new members Thursday evening.
FREDERICKTOWN — There are plenty of medals, plaques and other awards to measure what Denny Stevens has done in 30 years as the cross country coach at Fredericktown.
Do you have a superstition that you perform before or during an Ohio State University basketball game?Thursday, March 24th, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — An early morning armed robbery on Harcourt Road on Wednesday is under investigation by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
According to Knox County Sheriff David Barber, a lone gunman entered Hot Rods convenience store and gas station at 700 Harcourt Road shortly after 3 a.m. on Wednesday demanding money. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Although the suspect displayed a handgun, no one was injured during the incident.
The suspect is described as a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, medium build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information concerning this robbery is encouraged to contact Detective Sgt. Roger Brown at the sheriff’s office detective division at 740-393-6800.
FREDERICKTOWN — Biology, chemistry, environmental science and physics were all topics explored Tuesday during Knox County Girls in Science Day.
An Ohio Department of Transportation crew made good progress in replacing the rusted out culvert pipe under Ohio 95. By Tuesday morning, the old pipe was out and this new 60-by-6-foot pipe was going in place. Ohio 95 will re-open Thursday morning.
DANVILLE — Presentations by students highlighted Monday's meeting of the Danville Board of Education.
MOUNT VERNON — Local artwork will be on display for public viewing at a special art show Friday at Creative Foundations, 127 S. Main St.