MOUNT VERNON — Centerburg High School took a major step forward on Monday evening when the Board of Education approved the hiring of Jim Stoyle as the next head football coach.
MOUNT VERNON — In high school basketball, many teams have one legitimate post player. A select few are blessed enough to have two that can play at the varsity level. As for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets, they have three, and all are contributing to the team’s success.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg High School varsity girls basketball team (6-4) may have just pulled off its biggest win of the year on Wednesday night.
COLUMBUS — According to Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, the role of the state agency responsible for much of the crime investigation in the state of Ohio may not be fully understood by most Ohioans.
MOUNT VERNON — Brian Hess, Knox County Emergency Management Agency director/9-1-1 coordinator, told the Knox County 9-1-1 Board on Wednesday that Jan. 26 is the new "go live" date for the new Computer Assisted Dispatch system being installed at the city and county 9-1-1 dispatch centers.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg Trojans shut out the East Knox Bulldogs in the first quarter, then hung on to stay undefeated in the Mid-Buckeye Conference with a 49-36 win on Tuesday evening.
FREDERICKTOWN — For the first three minutes Tuesday, things didn’t look good for the Fredericktown boys basketball team.
MOUNT VERNON — If two pieces of legislation pass — Ohio Senate Bill 210 and Ohio House Bill 373 make up what is named Healthy Choices for Healthy Children legislation — school districts throughout Ohio will be required to measure their student bodies — literally.
MOUNT VERNON — What few words could sum up a world of boisterous fun, comic creativity and friendship tempered by the blaze of the spotlight? For a group of enterprising Mount Vernon High School students, it might be these: Meeker’s at it again.
MOUNT VERNON — A tractor-trailer truck hit the guy-wire on Nuce Road at approximately 4 p.m., knocking out power to 74 American Electric Power customers in the area.
MOUNT VERNON — Detective shows on television are more popular than ever, showcasing a make-believe world where crimes are solved in 30 minutes, using rooms filled with computers spitting out instant answers to complicated scientific problems.
FREDERICKTOWN — Fire in a home at 11440 Yankee Street, north of Fredericktown and east of Ohio 13, gutted a bedroom Monday night and caused heavy smoke and heat damage to the rest of the home.
MOUNT VERNON — It was a light agenda for Mount Vernon City Council on Monday, with the main order of business being appointments to various committees.
MOUNT VERNON — The new year brings new assignments for the Knox County Commissioners, who serve on a number of boards which set policy for local, county and regional organizations.
Mark McGwire’s voice repeatedly cracked with emotion during a telephone interview with The Associated Press as he recounted telling his wife, parents and son that he had used steroids.
DANVILLE — Sophomore Olivia Rice scored 18 points to lead the Danville Blue Devils over the visiting arch-rival East Knox Bulldogs, 66-42, in Mid-Buckeye Conference girls basketball action on Saturday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — Of the inmates housed in the Knox County Jail, the majority of them are as a result of arrests made by the Mount Vernon Police Department.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon firefighters were able to extinguish a chimney fire Sunday evening before the fire caused any damage to the home at 616 E. Chestnut St.
MOUNT VERNON — Four hundred billion dollars in federal money is up for grabs. Which of America’s 308,500,000 people will get them?
MOUNT VERNON — During his third State of the State address on Jan. 28, 2009, Gov. Ted Strickland released his plan to reform Ohio’s education system. One goal of the plan is to expand learning opportunities for students, and one component of that is to establish universal all-day kindergarten, abolishing the traditional half-day sessions for young pupils.