Archive for June, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — With ever-changing technology, new information on the human body and new ways of constructing buildings, it's imperative for firefighters and EMTs to keep up with new ways to do their jobs.
MOUNT VERNON — The judging of 4-H food & nutrition and miscellaneous projects took place Wednesday at the Mount Vernon High School.
MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man is in the Knox County Jail after being charged with aggravated robbery on Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — The bill to ban Spice/K2 has been approved by the Senate and is now on its way to Ohio Gov. John Kasich's desk, along with revisions that will also ban the synthetic substances in bath salts.
FREDERICKTOWN — Some of the best birthday presents are the ones you give yourself.
UTICA — Fire heavily damaged a home at 19671 Clutter Road in Morgan Township about 2 miles east of Utica, Tuesday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — As a cost savings measure, both the East Knox and Mount Vernon school boards have voted to eliminate high school busing, effective the 2011-12 school year.
MOUNT VERNON — Members of the Clinton Township Water District met Tuesday night to discuss options the district has to remain solvent and provide cheaper services for the residents of Clinton Township.
MOUNT VERNON — Pitching, defense and timely hitting.
MOUNT VERNON — As the old saying goes, defense wins championships. COF demonstrated some great defense.
MOUNT VERNON — It may not be the prettiest win of the year, but it may be one of the biggest.
MOUNT VERNON — The vacation of Bruce Street, a 300-foot stretch of undeveloped lane which runs between Burgess Drive and Proper Road, just east of Ohio 3, was approved Monday by the Knox County Board of Commissioners.
HOWARD — The decision to pursue a tax levy for the Nov. 8 ballot was made by the East Knox Board of Education when it met in regular session Monday evening at East Knox Middle School.
UTICA — The North Fork Board of Education on Monday took the initial step needed to place an emergency levy on the November ballot.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon school employees ratified contract agreements which freeze salaries and step increases and include a 5 percent increase in the employee share of insurance premiums.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council set out for the first of three legislative meetings this week on Monday night to give first readings to 12 resolutions and one ordinance.
MOUNT VERNON — Bids were opened on different construction projects Monday morning at the Knox County Commissioners office.
MOUNT VERNON — Gary Chapman has been appointed the new superintendent of the Jonathan Alder Local School district in Madison County.
MOUNT VERNON — Not even two rain delays in the first inning could keep the Knox County Royals from finally getting a crack at one of the best teams in the state — a team they missed playing last weekend because of a rainout in the championship round of the Cincinnati tournament.