Defense wins for Redskins

October 23, 2010, 8:08 am

DANVILLE — It was a series of missed opportunities that kept the Danville Blue Devils off the scoreboard on Friday night.

COLUMBUS — Charlie Phillips knows the state golf tournament is a two-day grind. This is his third time at the tournament, so that's why he wasn't panicking when he got to 5-over-par through the first 11 holes Friday.

Deputy wounded in shootout in Morrow County

October 22, 2010, 11:34 am

CHESTERVILLE — A shoot-out between a Morrow County Sheriff's Deputy and a resident of rural eastern Morrow County at about 1 p.m. Thursday resulted in gunshot wounds to both.

Freshwater drops case against school

October 22, 2010, 11:34 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, the attorney for John and Nancy Freshwater and the lawyers for the Mount Vernon school board, et al., filed a joint document in the U.S. District Court to stipulate, with prejudice, the dismissal of Freshwater's lawsuit against the board, et al.

Group in search of meeting room

October 22, 2010, 11:34 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners met Thursday afternoon with Michael Young and Curtis Olson, members of the Peoples Constitution Coalition of Ohio.

MOUNT VERNON — The student council at Twin Oak Elementary is 42 members strong, and, under the leadership of advisor Theresa Kouba, gives up recess time and works hard to support the school, classmates and the community.

‘Death Trap' a well-done comedy-drama

October 22, 2010, 11:33 am

MOUNT VERNON — Bruce Jacklin & Company will be presenting “Death Trap” at The Alcove Dinner Theater tonight and Saturday, as well as Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6.

HOWARD — After three years of searching and praying for 20 acres of land, Mount Vernon Baptist Temple was able to recently break ground for the construction of a new building.

Smith receives gift of a wheelchair ramp

October 22, 2010, 11:33 am

MOUNT VERNON — The selfless efforts and generous donations of numerous Mount Vernon area residents will soon be making life easier for Michael Smith.

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Four property value cases settled

October 21, 2010, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — Six property value complaint cases were brought to the Knox County Auditor's office in settlement hearings on Monday. Four of these cases were agreed upon with two still pending, according to Knox County Auditor Jonette Curry.

Loss of consortium claim dropped

October 21, 2010, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — On June 9, 2009, John Freshwater filed a civil lawsuit in the U.S. District Court.

Kno-Ho-Co opens new homes in Centerburg

October 21, 2010, 11:08 am

CENTERBURG — Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission held an open house on Wednesday for its newly developed Heart of Ohio Homes in Centerburg. The event celebrated affordable living through the construction of 25 single-family homes.

Byas addresses health care reform

October 21, 2010, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — Kim Byas was the guest speaker at the Foundation for Knox Community Hospital's annual meeting and election Wednesday evening at the Ohio Eastern Star Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.

Mount Vernon controls own destiny

October 21, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — The final home game. Playing Big Walnut. That's enough to get the Mount Vernon football players and coaches excited.

Trojans have tough challenge Friday

October 21, 2010, 11:07 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The undefeated Fredericktown Freddies, ranked No. 3 in Division V in the latest AP poll, will have to find the right combination to crack the visiting Centerburg Trojans' defensive unit this Friday.