Archive for September, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County has a brand new township — Gann Township — which encompasses the same boundaries as the village of Brinkhaven/Gann.
SPARTA — The Highland volleyball team has found success this year when its back row plays well.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets girls volleyball team came out on the winning end of another thriller.
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MOUNT VERNON — Advanced technology, such as media connections and social networking, has made it easier for bullies to attack their victims, and the number of bullying cases is on the rise.
MOUNT VERNON — Charges were filed against a Mount Vernon Nazarene University student Sept. 17 after Mount Vernon Police officers responded to a call to his campus apartment only to discover the caller had made a false report.
MOUNT VERNON — Constitution Week is an observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution.
DANVILLE — The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District responded to a fire at 25701 Neil Road, Danville, early Tuesday morning. According to EKCJFD Chief Larry Stimpert the call came in at 1:49 a.m.
FREDERICKTOWN — The Danville and Fredericktown football game usually has a lot riding on it. Conference supremacy, playoffs and just plain old, neighbor bragging rights.
MOUNT VERNON — When it comes to rivals, Mount Vernon's biggest comes from Delaware.
Centerburg (3-1, 0-1) tried a season-high 40 passes in a Week 4 loss to Johnstown, gaining 202 yards.
MOUNT VERNON — Rodney Snyder, 37, Mount Vernon, was arrested Wednesday after the Mount Vernon Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit and MVPD detectives executed a search warrant on a Mount Vernon residence.
According to Mount Vernon Police Chief Michael Merrilees, a search of 111 E. Lamartine St., resulted in the discovery of a meth lab in the basement of the residence.
Snyder was arrested without incident and charged with assembly or possession of chemicals used to manufacture controlled substance with intent to manufacture a controlled substance. Additional charges are possible.
An unnamed woman was at the residence at the time of the search. No charges have been filed against her.
Members of the Meth Task Force, a unit that is training and maintained by METRICH were present to extract the components and chemicals of the lab. METRICH is a 10-county multi-jurisdictional drug enforcement unit that includes MVPD.
An outside company was utilized to dispose of the lab components and chemicals because of the volatile and toxic nature of the materials. The cost of the cleanup will be paid out of funds that are replenished with fines collected from violators of drug laws, Merrilees said.
MOUNT VERNON — Bullying is harmful and can have some very serious repercussions.
MOUNT VERNON — Although some people do not want to admit it, bullying is a big problem which has long-term effects.
MOUNT VERNON — A Frazeysburg man, who allegedly shot at an Ohio Department of Wildlife officer, has been indicted by a Knox County grand jury on three charges, including a felony drug charge.
ST. LOUISVILLE — Meeting in Newton Elementary School, the North Fork school board on Monday formally commended Utica third-grade teacher Julie Hill, who recently received the DOW Professional Excellence in Education award.
MOUNT VERNON — The two Ohio Capital Conference rivals that battled it out on the volleyball court at Mount Vernon on Tuesday refused to lose.
JOHNSTOWN — With only two players back from last year's Mid-Buckeye Conference champion, the Centerburg golf team wasn't expected to be in the hunt for the league title.
MOUNT VERNON — Growing pains. The Mount Vernon High School girls soccer team has endured their share.
CROTON (AP) — The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double shooting believed to be a murder/suicide in a home at 89 S. High St., Croton.
Few details are being released by the LCSO, however, it has been confirmed a man and a woman were involved in the incident although no identifies have been released.
According to the Newark Advocate, a neighbor said the woman who was killed lived in the home with her two sons, her boyfriend and her mother.
The sheriff’s office and the Hartford Volunteer Fire Department were called at 8:25 p.m. The Licking County coroner’s office arrived later.
A spokesperson for the LCSO said this morning the investigation was on-going and that no details were being released.
The Licking County Coroner’s Office declined to comment.