Figgins water superintendent

September 2, 2010, 10:54 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners held a special executive session meeting Wednesday night to discuss hiring a new superintendent for the Knox County Water and Wastewater Department.

Trojans hope for good showing against Cubs

September 2, 2010, 10:54 am

CENTERBURG — The Centerburg Trojans take on Lucas Cubs in Friday's home opener, hoping to atone for last week's disappointing 15-14 loss on the road at Cardington.

Doup to kick off college career at OSU

September 2, 2010, 10:53 am

MOUNT VERNON –While growing up, nearly every kid dreams of playing a sport in a big-time arena. Whatever the sport, kids dream of playing for their favorite college or pro team.

BMV undergoing renovations

September 1, 2010, 11:35 am

MOUNT VERNON — Customers at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles on North Sandusky Street are currently seeing sweeping changes being made to the facility.

No local write-ins for election

September 1, 2010, 11:35 am

MOUNT VERNON — No write-in candidates were filed with the Knox County Board of Elections for the November election, said Kim Horn, director.

Clinton water, city in negotiations

September 1, 2010, 11:35 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Clinton Township Water District is in negotiations with the city of Mount Vernon to discuss options that could bring some relief to township residents in the form of reductions in water and sewer rates.

MV schools receive 'effective' grade

September 1, 2010, 11:35 am

MOUNT VERNON — According to the 2009-10 school year report cards, Mount Vernon City Schools are effective, or better.

Race RCs with the big dogs

September 1, 2010, 11:35 am

MOUNT VERNON — Remote control car racers will soon have what Larry Juergens, co-owner of Big Dogs RC Raceway, describes as "hog heaven."

Pioneers beat MV in four

September 1, 2010, 11:34 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket girls volleyball team came out flat against their Capital Division rival Olentangy Orange and were not able to recover, losing, 25-14, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21, on Tuesday evening.

Jackets fall to rival Olentangy Orange

September 1, 2010, 11:34 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon boys soccer team never got into the flow of the game Tuesday, falling to Ohio Capital Conference rival Olentangy Orange, 2-0, at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

Crash closes State Route 13

August 31, 2010, 1:20 pm

PALMYRA —  A crash between a Honda Civic and a Boyd Brothers Trucking dump truck resulted in injuries this morning.

Safety standards in place at Croton

August 31, 2010, 11:52 am

CROTON — Ohio Fresh Eggs LLC, one of the largest egg producers in the country with a large farm in Croton, maintains their strict safety standards and vigilant salmonella enteritidis intervention and risk-reduction program keep their eggs among the safest in the industry.

Sanctions awarded

August 31, 2010, 11:52 am

COLUMBUS — The U.S. District Court on Friday ruled on motions in the civil case filed by John Freshwater and his wife, Nancy, against the Mount Vernon Board of Education, et al.

Extension introduces election candidates

August 31, 2010, 11:51 am

MOUNT VERNON — Area candidates for office had a chance to make their voices heard Monday evening at a "Meet the Candidates" event at the Ohio State University Extension Office, Knox County.

Input wanted on MV school buildings

August 31, 2010, 11:51 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Board of Education is soliciting community input with regard to replacing or renovating the school facilities in the district.

Egg farm owner has history of violations

August 31, 2010, 11:51 am

CROTON — Embattled billionaire Austin "Jack" DeCoster, whose Iowa megafarms are at the center of the recent national egg recall, is the chief investor in Ohio Fresh Eggs LLC in Croton.

Pump up the volume at salon

August 31, 2010, 11:51 am

MOUNT VERNON — Open Monday through Saturday, Volume Salon welcomes clients by appointments and walk-ins. Located at 4 Wooster Road in Mount Vernon, the salon offers cuts, colors, perms, relaxers, up-dos, makeup, waxing, extensions, and specializes in styles for any special occasion.