Monthly Archives:: December 2011
MOUNT VERNON — Hilliard Bradley's big three proved too much for the host Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket girls on Tuesday as the Jaguars handled them, 48-36, in Ohio Capital Conference basketball action.
MOUNT VERNON — Social media platforms such as Facebook make staying in touch quick and easy, but they also serve as a ubiquitous outlet for bullying and threats.
MOUNT VERNON — At this time of year with Christmas less than a week away, one of the phrases we often hear is "Jesus is the reason for the season." Dec. 25 happens to fall on a Sunday this year, the day of the week when many people normally attend church services.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council approved two measures Monday night that will help maintain jobs at two city businesses.
MOUNT VERNON — Issues of health insurance costs and assigned counsel were the main budget concerns expressed when the Knox County Commissioners met with Bruce Malek of the Knox County Public Defender's Office for an annual budget hearing Monday morning.
MOUNT VERNON — Judge Otho Eyster does not expect any significant change in the budget for Common Pleas Court in the coming year, he told the Knox County Commissioners on Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — Roger Brown has announced his candidacy to run for the office of Sheriff of Knox County. He has filed his petition with the Knox County Board of Elections for the March 2012 Primary as a Republican.
HOWARD — The East Knox school board meeting on Wednesday was largely a routine meeting, Treasurer Jessi Busenburg told the News on Thursday.
DANVILLE — Danville Village Council members had preliminary discussions on several items Monday night.
Two themes dominated the editorial opinions of Lecky Harper in the Democratic Banner as 1861 drew to a close: A desire to see secession defeated and hatred of abolition and abolitionists.
MOUNT VERNON — Sacrificing short-term gains for long-term benefits is the essence of how tax abatements are intended to work for a community.
MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Dec. 16, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in six felony cases, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.
MOUNT VERNON — Fears of a third break-in at the Knox County Humane Society have been quelled after a security system was installed today.
BELLVILLE — A brother and sister died Saturday as the result of injuries they received in an automobile accident on Ohio 13, south of Bellville.
DANVILLE — The latest chapter in the Danville-East Knox rivalry saw the Bulldogs coming away with a big road victory.
BELLVILLE — A Fredericktown teenager and a Mansfield woman died today as the result of injuries they received in an automobile accident on Ohio 13, south of Bellville. Nicolas M. Gaumer, 16, Fredericktown was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Ashlei N. Ernsberger, 24, Mansfield. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Mansfield Post,… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Sheriff David Barber has asked for a 1.5 percent increase in his department's budget.
MOUNT VERNON — Concern of excessive road use from oversized and overweight trucks was expressed when Knox County Assistant Prosecutor Chip McConville met with the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — In a time of economic uncertainty, things are especially unsettled for more than 575,000 U.S. Postal Service career workers.