Archive for July, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council agreed to delay enforcement of overnight parking restrictions in the municipal parking lot until city administration can determine the financial ramification if it were to rent spaces and lose its tax exempt status on the parking levels.
UTICA — Meeting in special session Friday afternoon, the North Fork Board of Education accepted an offer from Exact Marketing Formula LLC to purchase the Spring Street and Mill Street buildings and related properties.
KEARNEY, Neb. — News of improvement has been heard from the Pete Smith family as they continue to recover at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb.
MOUNT VERNON — The new director of the Knox County Career Center — Robert Kirk — is no stranger to the halls of the school.
MOUNT VERNON — It came right down to a classic head-to-head duel. It couldn't have been better scripted if it had taken place in Hollywood. The 2011 Knox County Fair Demolition Derby feature round came down to a duel between father and son.
MOUNT VERNON — The 2011 Knox County Fair opened officially on Sunday with Ashley Burke singing the national anthem as the flag was raised over the race track infield.
Now everyone can relax just off the midway at the Knox County Fair in a pavilion dedicated to the late Denny Irwin.
Harley Davis sets up her pony for showmanship judging for judge Mike Stickler on Sunday at the Knox County Fair.
MOUNT VERNON — As the Knox County Fair kicked off Sunday, steaming temperatures created some extra concerns for exhibitors who have animals at the fair.
MOUNT VERNON — When Phil Samuell talked to the Knox County commissioners about the possibility of buying the old Pennsylvania railroad line right of way in the county and turning it into a bicycle trail, the officials were hesitant.
Hardworking Amish carpenters framed a building Saturday for the new Sanctuary Community Action in Danville.
MOUNT VERNON — Although the most important thing may be that the Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County continues to provide needed services during what is termed a transition period, information about the reasons for, and details of, that transition remain sketchy.
MOUNT VERNON — A pair of local teams competed in the final stages of Sunday's draft horse pull competition.
MOUNT VERNON — It may have already been a hot day, but Ammon Hershberger managed to set the racetrack on fire.
Grinding began Friday morning to make way for paving on Venture Drive near the Knox Village Square shopping center.
High winds blew this tree limb onto a mobile home at 25 Southwest St. in Martinsburg at 6 p.m. Friday.
MOUNT VERNON — According to Mount Vernon Safety-Service Director Dave Glass, city administration is hoping to meet with Fire Chief Shawn Christy on Wednesday to discuss the allegations against him that resulted in his placement on paid administrative leave on June 2.