MOUNT VERNON — As traffic congestion is an ongoing concern around the city of Mount Vernon, numerous improvement projects have been considered to ease the city's traffic flow.
MOUNT VERNON — A long-serving member of the Knox County Sheriff's
Office is seeking to become the county's next sheriff.
CENTERBURG — What happens when a basketball team loaded with talent and experience clicks on all cylinders, never lets up and plays unselfishly?
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies survived an early assault of outside shooting, but found their tempo in the second half, to defeat the visiting Northmor Knights, 56-53, in non-league action on Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON — A chapter of city legislation came to an end on Tuesday night as four council members, totaling nearly 80 years of experience, said goodbye.
MOUNT VERNON — Graham Road residents who were hoping to get a bridge for Christmas were disappointed, but the Knox County Engineer's Office delivered on their wish just a couple of days late.
MOUNT VERNON — An unidentified man claiming to be working with a local Mount Vernon News carrier tried to force his way into a woman's apartment at a senior living complex.
MOUNT VERNON — Some community members and businessmen continue to express concerns about the process of, and true motivation for, the elimination of the engineering drafting program at the Knox County Career Center.
MOUNT VERNON — Funds generated from the Knox County senior tax levies will now be in the hands of the county commissioners.
MOUNT VERNON — To allow employees to spend the holiday weekend with family, the Mount Vernon News will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2. There will be no paper published that day.
UTICA — Would you believe another buzzer beater?
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.