Monthly Archives:: January 2012
The Mount Vernon Fire Department responded to a garage fire Friday night on the city’s east side.
Working with local businessman Mark Ramser, the city will be obtaining the Bonded gas station site at the corner of Sandusky and Chestnut streets and turning it into a parking lot, Mayor Richard Mavis announced Friday.
The Monroe Township Fire Department and the Johnstown Police Department were called to a tragic scene Friday afternoon when 70-year-old Clover Walls and her husband, Wallace Walls, 74, were found shot to death in their home at 90 Maple St.
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By PAM SCHEHLNews Staff Reporter JOHNSTOWN — The Monroe Township Fire Department and the Johnstown Police Department were called to a tragic scene Friday afternoon when 70-year-old Clover Walls and her husband Wallace Walls, 74, were found shot to death in their home at 90 Maple St. “I lost my mom and dad today,” said… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Republican candidates vying for posts in the upcoming March 6 primary election faced voters last night at a candidates' night sponsored by the Knox County Republican Women's Club at The Alcove Restaurant.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon no longer sits on a rail line connecting it to population centers north and south.
MOUNT VERNON — An update on the ongoing wastewater upgrade projects in Knox County was given Thursday morning when county water/wastewater superintendent Ray Withers met with the Knox County Board of Commissioners.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating a hit-skip incident which occurred Jan. 17 on Sunset Street near Cassil Street.
MOUNT VERNON — Thom Collier announced that he is a candidate in the March 6 Republican Primary for Knox County Commissioner, for the term commencing Jan. 3, 2013. This seat will fill the position soon to be vacated by Allen Stockberger.
HOWARD — Unlike in years past, today's high school coaches like East Knox basketball coach Don McDaniel undergo specific training to spot the first signs of concussion.
An area of low pressure will move up the Ohio Valley later today and tonight. Snow associated with this storm will spread from west to east across the local area this afternoon and evening. periods of moderate to heavy snow are expected tonight. The snow should quickly end from northwest to southeast late tonight and… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Reports were received at the News late Wednesday afternoon of an individual walking the streets in downtown Mount Vernon carrying a weapon.
MOUNT VERNON — The science of sports concussion evaluation and care has matured into a methodical, step-by-step process.
HOWARD — The young Utica Redskins upended the rebuilding East Knox Bulldogs, 45-13, when they met head-on in Wednesday's Mid Buckeye Conference quad-meet in Howard.
MOUNT VERNON — Between 40 and 50 Knox County farmers gathered at R&M's Southside Diner Tuesday morning for the first "Farmers' Breakfast," sponsored by the Knox County Farm Services Administration, Knox Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University Extension and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
DANVILLE — Danville Village Council members heard about several items during its meeting Tuesday.
CENTERBURG — After 16 rounds of competition, Dakota Copley, an eighth-grader in the Centerburg schools, correctly spelled manifestation and won the 52nd annual Knox County Spelling Bee on Tuesday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — The damage caused to power lines was much more extensive than AEP Ohio first expected when power went out to 2,214 customers Tuesday afternoon about 4 p.m.