Archive for December, 2011
CENTERBURG — It was looking grim once again for the Centerburg Trojans, as they fell behind by double digits to the Cardington-Lincoln Pirates at home on Tuesday.
DANVILLE — Christmas came in July this year for Don Jones, 60, of Danville. That month, he met his oldest daughter, Melissa Richards of Nashville, Tenn., for the first time in 42 years.
FREDERICKTOWN — Project Lead the Way, a pre-engineering course of study, is alive and well in the Fredericktown schools.
MOUNT VERNON — Recycling of trash has been around for years and has come a long way, but in some respects it is still in its infancy.
MOUNT VERNON — In this time of economic stress, taxpayers are rejecting the passage of levies to operate their local schools, and the school boards of more than 200 of the state's 600 public school districts have passed formal resolutions opposing the passage of HB 136 which has been dubbed the Parental Choice and Taxpayer Savings Scholarship Program.
COLUMBUS — State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl, R-Mount Vernon, recently announced her candidacy to serve as representative of the 68th Ohio House District — which will include all of Knox County and portions of eastern Delaware County — during the 130th General Assembly.
MOUNT VERNON — The fireman's gear will be hung up. The locker will be cleaned out. No more alarms will be heeded.
MOUNT VERNON — The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Mount Vernon. This has been made very apparent recently with reports of anonymous purchases made to pay off customer's layaway plans at retail stores.
MOUNT VERNON — For Kurt and Sandy Schisler and their 9-year-old triplets — Hunter, Jordan and Steven ‚ it just doesn't get more magical than Christmas.
MOUNT VERNON — The city's approaching application for money to clean up the American National Can site may be the last opportunity to apply for CleanOhio funds.
MOUNT VERNON — Just a few more hours remain for those last-minute shoppers needing to finish their Christmas shopping lists.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Commissioners' meeting on Thursday morning was short and to the point.
MOUNT VERNON — Several reports of counterfeit money being passed have been received by local law enforcement.
As companies organized and marched off to the uncertain fate of war, many of those still at home did what they could to help, by collecting money or goods to make life easier for the soldiers or their families left behind without their main provider.
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Recreation District reminds area residents that beginning at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2012, shelter house reservations will be taken for Fredericktown's Merrin and Community parks for calendar years 2012 and 2013.
MOUNT VERNON — Two years ago, the Marion Harding Presidents marched into Mount Vernon undefeated. The Jackets pounded them with a stifling defense and a dominating performance under the basket.
UTICA — After a bit of a sloppy start Thursday, the Utica girls basketball team tightened things up in the second half against East Knox.
MOUNT VERNON — Reported break-ins of six units at Affordable Mini Storage on Main Street are the latest of several such acts reported recently.
In the latest incident, owner Dan Geiger reported six units had their locks cut off and removed. Owners were contacted, but Mount Vernon Police said no theft reports had been received from individual renters as of Thursday afternoon.
Previously, break-ins at K&P Mini Storage on Pittsburgh Avenue on Oct. 27-28 were reported to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and the locks of at least four units were reported cut off at Mount Vernon Storage on Harcourt Road the night of Nov. 2.
There was also a break-in recently at the old PPG building. Dan Geiger reported that the building was broken into between Oct. 21 and 26. Copper pipe was stolen, the electrical system was torn up and the building was flooded.
MOUNT VERNON — There is an active warrant out for Rodney Milburn, 33, Cardington, for failure to appear on burglary charges from the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office.
Milburn is a suspect in at least one burglary in Knox County and also suspected in burglaries in other counties.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information on Milburn to call the office at (740) 397-3333.