Consumer safety the top priority

September 7, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — With food safety still the center of concern for families across the county, local butchers and meat retailers assure they follow strict guidelines to keep food safety the top priority for consumers.

Procedures followed for safe produce

September 6, 2010, 10:25 am

MOUNT VERNON — Food safety has been a topic of top concern lately with the recent recall of eggs due to salmonella poisoning discovered at two Iowa egg farms. Eggs are obviously not the only concern when it comes to food safety.

11-year-old has sights set on museum

September 6, 2010, 10:24 am

MOUNT VERNON — Michael Sabados is only 11 years old but he already has a dream. Sabados dreams of a military museum in Mount Vernon to house his own collection of military memorabilia and eventually items for the collections of others.

Durbin joins Danville council

September 6, 2010, 10:24 am

DANVILLE — A new council member, welcome signs and the recognition of a longtime auxiliary police officer were on the agenda at the Danville Village Council meeting Wednesday.

Space camp not for weak-kneed

September 4, 2010, 7:14 am

MOUNT VERNON — This past summer, 13-year-old William Salvucci, an eighth-grader at St. Vincent de Paul School, had a firsthand look at what it takes to be an astronaut.

City sells junk cars

September 4, 2010, 7:14 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mayor Richard Mavis said 48 junk cars were sold recently to Ross Brothers Salvage Yard for $12,539 from the city’s car pound on Greenwood Avenue.

Daniels to serve 2 years

September 4, 2010, 7:14 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Friday Knox County Common Pleas Judge Otho Eyster sentenced Floyd O. Daniels, 32, Mount Vernon, to a two-year prison term for aggravated trafficking in drugs.

Spark ignites MV to win

September 4, 2010, 7:13 am

MOUNT VERNON — Struggling a bit early, the Mount Vernon football team found the spark it needed Friday night — its defense and special teams.

Trojans knock off Cubs

September 4, 2010, 7:13 am

CENTERBURG — The Centerburg Trojans struck quickly, cashed in on opportunities and played strong defense throughout the game to get their first win of the year over the visiting Lucas Cubs on Friday.

Hurricane Earl

September 3, 2010, 8:45 pm

Hurricane Earl sideswiped North Carolina’s Outer Banks, flooding the vacation islands but causing little damage. Earl has dropped to a Category 1 hurricane, down from a powerful Category 4 just a day earlier. Forecasters predict Earl will remain 100 to 200 miles off New Jersey and New York’s Long Island as it makes its way… Read more »

NCAA Football Game of the Week

September 3, 2010, 8:43 pm

An interactive about the up coming match-up of Virginia Tech and Boise State on Sept.6, with statistics and schedules of the teams, analysis by college football writer Ralph Russo and the current result of the AP top 25 poll.

Newcomer enjoys work as mascot

September 3, 2010, 11:05 am

MOUNT VERNON — Have you ever been challenged to take a dare? Most people probably have at some time or other, but many do not take that dare. Well, Sarah Newcomer of Mount Vernon once took a dare, and it has certainly paid off in a big way.

MOUNT VERNON — TNT Productions and S&S Construction will be presenting country musical group Ricochet and special guest Toby May in a benefit concert for Food for the Hungry on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Theater.

Danville 'excellent'

September 3, 2010, 11:04 am

DANVILLE — Danville Local Schools are excellent, according to 2009-10 report cards recently released by The Ohio Department of Education.

SO will receive reaccreditation

September 3, 2010, 11:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office has been recommended for International Law Enforcement Reaccreditation following an extensive assessment of the agency.

Elected officials discuss printing system

September 3, 2010, 11:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County elected officials met Thursday morning with representatives from MT Business Technologies to discuss a proposed Total Output Management program.

Trojans set tone, beat Freddies

September 3, 2010, 11:03 am

CENTERBURG — A big run early set the tone as Centerburg knocked off visiting Fredericktown in a Mid-Buckeye Conference volleyball match Thursday.