Archive for December, 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Sheriff deputies have taken several reports of counterfeit money being passed at local businesses. The first reports were involving one dollar and five dollar bills. Yesterday, deputies took a second report of twenty dollar bills being passed. Most of the businesses appear to be bars and gas stations. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office are urging businesses to use the security marking pen on any money that they suspect may be counterfeit.
MARTINSBURG — Fire heavily damaged a home Wednesday evening on New Guilford Road (Ohio 541) a mile east of Martinsburg.
MOUNT VERNON — Ever wonder what happens to the trash and recycling materials that you dutifully carry out to the curb or haul away every week or so?
MOUNT VERNON — With the desire to bring common sense back to the Statehouse, Jeff Furr has entered the race for the 68th Ohio House as a Republican.
FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown Interchurch has $7,000 worth of toys for children in the community for Christmas due to the efforts of the Fredericktown Community Fire District.
SPARTA — Highland boys basketball coach Mike Hoyng knew this was a young team.
MOUNT VERNON — It was a fixture on the Square at the corner of West High Street for decades, "an icon of Mount Vernon" according to the new owner, the refurbished High Restaurant reopened under new management Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Fire Department was abuzz with activity on Tuesday.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Deputy Sheriff Danial Bobo was named the 2011 Outstanding Officer of the Year for the Knox County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday.
MOUNT VERNON — Jeffrey Williams is the new executive director of the Alcohol and Drug Freedom Center of Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man was indicted on 12 counts of pandering involving a minor.
DANVILLE — Danville's school board meeting on Monday was pretty routine, Superintendent Dan Harper told the News on Tuesday. He said it closely followed the published agenda.
MOUNT VERNON — A public hearing regarding appeals with the county storm water administrator took place Thursday afternoon at the county commissioners' office.
MOUNT VERNON — Two years ago, on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, Jean Davis was fatally shot outside her home on Dennis Church Road. The investigation into her death is ongoing, and Davis' friends continue to remember her and to miss her. They also long for answers.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon School Board of Education recently honored a number of local businesses for their support of the schools.
MOUNT VERNON — The Village Network is the only Ohio nonprofit chosen by the Alliance for Children and Families to implement a pilot project to explore, test and gain understanding of strategy within nonprofit human service agencies.
MOUNT VERNON — The 2011 Heritage Centre Association Christmas Window Display winners have been announced for the delightful decorations celebrating the holidays filling the windows of downtown businesses.
FREDERICKTOWN — Nicolas M. Gaumer was more than a high school junior who led the Fredericktown cross country team.
DANVILLE — Even the fans in this one went home exhausted.