Archive for October, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Greg Vickers, a former foreman for the Mount Vernon City Water/Wastewater Department, has been charged with petty theft.
War is a distinctly unfunny business, but soldiers seem to maintain their sense of humor at the worst of times and satire has always been a great tool for political commentary.
MOUNT VERNON — They aren't the stars of the Fredericktown boys cross country team. But they are the backbone. Without them, the Freddies wouldn't be in the regional tournament this Saturday.
MOUNT VERNON — As Mount Vernon residents over the years have been able to admire the beauty of Arch Avenue Park, the service of three local servants was admired Monday afternoon in a special ceremony.
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MOUNT VERNON — The scores from the civil service fire chief test are back.
MOUNT VERNON — Plans are moving ahead with paving the Heart of Ohio Trail in southwest Knox County and getting the trail connected with the Kokosing Gap Trail at Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — Because many donors believe it is important to invest in their community and its not-for-profit community hospital, the Foundation for Knox Community Hospital is just $4,800 shy of its 2011 fund-raising goal of $335,000.
MOUNT VERNON — What happens if disaster strikes Knox County and county operations have to suddenly move to another location?
MOUNT VERNON — The possibility of electric aggregation in the city of Mount Vernon was a hot topic at Monday's City Council meeting.
MOUNT VERNON — “Massage — It does a body good.” That is the slogan informally adopted by Diane Fisher, coordinator of the Knox County Career Center School of Massage Therapy.
UTICA — One tiny seed of kindness planted in 2009, by then-sixth-grader Leah Ammond, has grown into a project — The Leah Project — that has benefited 11 schools this year alone, including Utica Junior High School and Mount Vernon's Dan Emmett Elementary School.
MANSFIELD — A permit to pump wastewater used in hydraulic fracking into two wells has been applied for and granted to Preferred Fluid Management by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
MOUNT VERNON — Acting on information provided by Knox County Career Center students, administrators at the career center on Thursday searched two specific vehicles on the grounds and apparently discovered a loaded rifle and marijuana in one student's vehicle.