Yellow Jackets tie Watkins 1-1

September 29, 2010, 11:29 am

MOUNT VERNON — Being outshot by a large margin, the Mount Vernon girls soccer team may have felt a sense of relief getting a 1-1 tie with Watkins Memorial.

Freddies give good show on track

September 29, 2010, 11:29 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies boys performed as expected, while the Freddies girls lived up to their billing in Tuesday's 2010 Fredericktown Invitational at the Kokosing North Fork Dam.

College Campus Violence

September 29, 2010, 9:22 am

An interactive timeline has been posted that chronicles shootings and other acts of violence on U.S. college campuses.

City moves forward on two road projects

September 28, 2010, 11:16 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council addressed two separate infrastructure issues Monday night concerning the Coshocton Avenue project and the crossover route from Ohio 229 to U.S. 36.

Chief: MVPD calls up, costs down

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Police Chief Mike Merrilees presented an overview of the Mount Vernon Police Department during City Council committee meetings Monday night.

Hilliar Twp. seeks help with abandoned road

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — Township trustees from Hilliar Township met with the Knox County Commissioners on Monday afternoon to discuss Otter Fork Road, a part of Otter Fork subdivision near Centerburg.

Local man makes huge catch

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Joe Cherryholmes describes himself as an average fisherman. On the first day of autumn, however, he was anything but average.

Anatomy of a Supreme Court Case

September 28, 2010, 9:35 am

An interactive timeline of how a major First Amendment case reached the Supreme Court has been posted. When they return for the start of the 2010-2011 term next week, the justices enter an emotionally charged dispute between the grieving father of a Marine who died in Iraq and anti-gay protesters who picket military funerals.

The Death Penalty: State by State

September 28, 2010, 9:33 am

An interactive map, comparing methods of execution by state, has been posted. Some executions in the U.S. have been put on hold because of a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections from coast to coast.

A history of North Korea

September 28, 2010, 9:32 am

An interactive showing Kim Jong Il’s family tree, a history of U.S. foreign policy towards North Korea and a timeline of the country’s leaders is available.

Southwest to pick up AirTran for 1.4 billion

September 28, 2010, 9:29 am

An interactive with a map locating the key hubs and destinations of Southwest and AirTran has been posted. Southwest Airlines agreed to buy AirTran in a $1.4 billion deal.

Mideast peace talks on hold for one week

September 28, 2010, 9:26 am

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he will wait at least a week before deciding whether to quit Mideast peace talks, giving U.S. mediators precious time to broker a compromise after Israel refuses to extend its 10-month moratorium on new West Bank settlement construction.

POW/MIAs remembered in morning vigil

September 27, 2010, 11:16 am

MOUNT VERNON — Supporters of men and women declared missing in action or prisoners of war gathered for a solemn POW/MIA vigil service Saturday morning in front of the Mount Vernon Memorial Building.

Six sentenced for felonies

September 27, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced six people for felony crimes on Friday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

Mayor concerned with gas suppliers

September 25, 2010, 3:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — Recent mailings received by Mount Vernon residents regarding the gas supplier they choose to purchase home energy from, have created confusion, according to Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis.