Archive for December, 2011
Windy conditions will develop Sunday after a cold frontal passage
A strong cold front will cross the area Sunday morning and afternoon. Winds will gust to at least 50 mph behind the front with sustained winds around 30 mph. Gusts may even be a little stronger at some locations over Northwest Ohio and along the Lake Erie shoreline.
The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a wind advisory…which is in effect from 9 am to 9 pm Sunday.
Will be southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.
- The strongest winds will be several hours after the cold frontal passage.
Loose objects will be blown around and some limbs and even a few power lines could be knocked down.
A wind advisory is issued when sustained winds are forecast to be 31 to 39 mph or gusts will range between 46 and 57 mph. Winds of these magnitudes may cause minor property damage without extra precautions. Motorists in high profile vehicles should use caution until the winds subside. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further details or updates.
FREDERICKTOWN — Fire destroyed a farm shop Thursday evening on the Dennis Shinaberry farm 5 1/2 miles northwest of Fredericktown.
MOUNT VERNON — Downtown merchants opened their doors for business on the final weekday of 2011 only to find vandals had been out overnight painting graffiti on business buildings and vehicles.
MOUNT VERNON — From toddlers to teens and adults, the Science Play-Space Initiative wants to bring people together to explore science and technology through play, to develop the natural curiosity in children and to foster human interaction through play.
MOUNT VERNON — There were no surprises at the budget hearing for the Knox County Regional Planning Commission Thursday.
CENTERBURG — For the first time, the Centerburg Trojans are champions of their own tournament.
MOUNT VERNON — The spread of hydraulic fracturing use in drilling for natural gas has sparked a growing demand for a specific kind of quartz sand, but only one local sand and gravel producer seems to be in a position to take advantage of it.
MOUNT VERNON — Little was on the agenda for the final meeting of 2011 with the Knox County Board of Health on Wednesday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — As traffic congestion is an ongoing concern around the city of Mount Vernon, numerous improvement projects have been considered to ease the city's traffic flow.
MOUNT VERNON — A long-serving member of the Knox County Sheriff's
Office is seeking to become the county's next sheriff.
CENTERBURG — What happens when a basketball team loaded with talent and experience clicks on all cylinders, never lets up and plays unselfishly?
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies survived an early assault of outside shooting, but found their tempo in the second half, to defeat the visiting Northmor Knights, 56-53, in non-league action on Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON — A chapter of city legislation came to an end on Tuesday night as four council members, totaling nearly 80 years of experience, said goodbye.
MOUNT VERNON — Graham Road residents who were hoping to get a bridge for Christmas were disappointed, but the Knox County Engineer's Office delivered on their wish just a couple of days late.
MOUNT VERNON — An unidentified man claiming to be working with a local Mount Vernon News carrier tried to force his way into a woman's apartment at a senior living complex.
MOUNT VERNON — Some community members and businessmen continue to express concerns about the process of, and true motivation for, the elimination of the engineering drafting program at the Knox County Career Center.
MOUNT VERNON — Funds generated from the Knox County senior tax levies will now be in the hands of the county commissioners.
MOUNT VERNON — To allow employees to spend the holiday weekend with family, the Mount Vernon News will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2. There will be no paper published that day.
UTICA — Would you believe another buzzer beater?