Archive for January, 2012
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County EMA Board will not rush to hire a new director to replace Brian Hess, who was fired Jan. 13.
MOUNT VERNON — State Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl met with the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday to update them on pending issues in the General Assembly.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County employees received a firsthand explanation of the new iHealth Wellness Program on Thursday afternoon at the Knox County Service Center.
DANVILLE — Danville's Mock Trial teams have done very well in scrimmages so far this year.
MOUNT VERNON — Midday Matters, sponsored by the Knox County Chamber of Commerce, welcomed Rick Drenning of AmeriCorps to their Jan. 26 luncheon at The Alcove.
HOWARD — The East Knox Bulldogs couldn't buy a basket.
A low pressure area will move into the Ohio valley towards daybreak. Ahead of the low some precipitation will develop this
evening and temperatures will warm aloft. The precipitation should start as snow and will change or mix with freezing rain
and sleet. The precipitation will start decreasing by daybreak and temperatures will begin to warm above freezing.
Winter weather advisory in effect from 7 pm this evening to 6 am est Thursday
The National Weather Service in cleveland has issued a Winter Weather advisory for freezing rain and some sleet ..which is in effect from 7 pm this evening to 6 am est Thursday.
* Any ice accumulation will be under a tenth of an inch. snow and sleet accumulation will be an inch or less.
* The precipitation will develop rapidly this evening and then begin to decrease toward daybreak.
* Winds southeast under 10 mph.
* Snow and ice accumulation can make roads slick requiring lower speeds and greater distances between vehicles while driving.
* Temperatures in the lower 30s.
* Visibilities under 3 miles in snow but around 5 to 6 miles in freezing rain and sleet.
A winter weather advisory is normally issued for a variety of winter weather conditions such as light snow, blowing snow, sleet, freezing rain and wind chills. While the weather will be significant, the word advisory implies that severe winter weather is not anticipated. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio for further details or updates.
Gasoline prices are almost guaranteed to raise your blood pressure while emptying your wallet.
MOUNT VERNON — Sex offenders around Knox County were visited by law enforcement today in order to confirm they are living where they are registered.
MOUNT VERNON — Former Danville Police Officer Thomas Looney was sentenced Monday on charges of attempted grand theft and receiving stolen property.
MOUNT VERNON — A proposed ordinance that would create a citywide inventory policy was postponed until Feb. 27, when Mount Vernon City Council met Monday night.
MOUNT VERNON — Changes are taking place at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — Cold, snow and ice did little to hamper firefighters who were called out to a blaze on Oak Street, Friday night.
FREDERICKTOWN — A young buck owes his life to the Fredericktown Fire Department.
MOUNT VERNON — Another new year has rolled around, and with it comes more new businesses as well business changes in Mount Vernon.
DANVILLE — Sometimes, a final score doesn't do justice for the two teams involved.
MOUNT VERNON — One of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, Roller Derby made its debut at Skateland Roller Rink in the Winter Snowbrawl when the Violet Offenders took on the Trauma Vixens Sunday afternoon.
HOWARD — East Knox High School sophomore Winnie Hinson has seen it all when it comes to concussions. It's enough to make any parent shift into high worry mode and stock up on Grecian Formula.
Fredericktown held off a furious fourth-quarter rally to nip Centerburg, 46-40, Friday in Mid-Buckeye Conference boys basketball action at Fredericktown.
Riley Swanson did it again.