Monthly Archives:: August 2011
MOUNT VERNON — The 2011 high school cross country season kicked off with a sea of competitors in two races on Saturday.
MOUNT VERNON — The criminal saga of John and Cami Stidham came to a close on Friday when Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced Cami Stidham to prison on grand theft charges.
MOUNT VERNON — Progress on the crossover road on the east side of Mount Vernon is moving along well, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis said.
MOUNT VERNON — Traffic flow in Plum Alley between Ohio Avenue and Gambier Street, behind the Buchwald Center and Hunter Hall, will see a change beginning Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — After being on paid administrative leave for nearly three months as an investigation into his paramedic credentials was completed, Shawn Christy submitted a letter of resignation as fire chief for the city of Mount Vernon.
FREDERICKTOWN — The Highland football team tried to give away their game against Fredericktown early; decided they weren't in the giving mood; then watched as the Freddies snatched the game back away from them in the end.
MOUNT VERNON — In a game full of big plays, it was a big play in the end that cost Mount Vernon a shot at a huge upset.
CENTERBURG — The host Centerburg Trojans came out strong and finished strong with a solid performance throughout. They put together four solid quarters of football and wore down the Cardington Pirates, 22-8, to open the interleague season on Friday evening.
By FRED MAINNews City Editor MOUNT VERNON — After being on paid administrative leave for nearly three months as an investigation into his paramedic credentials was completed, Shawn Christy submitted a letter of resignation as fire chief for the city of Mount Vernon. related Mount Vernon Fire Chief investigation Christy and city administration signed a… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Fire Chief Shawn Christy has resigned. related Mount Vernon Fire Chief investigation According to Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis, Christy handed in his resignation last Friday, Aug. 19, and it has been accepted by city administration effective immediately. The News will continue to report on Christy’s resignation and the details… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — It's party time in the 'burg as the Centerburg school district seriously celebrates following Wednesday's official release of the 2010-11 school district report cards.
MOUNT VERNON — U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-18, toured the Rolls-Royce plant Thursday as part of a series of stops he is making through the district before Congress reconvenes in September.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County deputies are still looking for leads in the burglary of a Mount Vernon police officer's home a week ago.
MOUNT VERNON — Residents in southwestern Knox County will soon have more paved surface of bike path to ride or walk on.
MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio State Highway Patrol and MedFlight responded to a one-vehicle accident at 10881 Pipesville Road just north of Caves Road on Thursday morning.
HOWARD — In its fourth year of existence, the East Knox Bulldogs are starting to turn a few heads on the soccer field.