Discussion explores several topics

October 19, 2010, 11:06 am

MOUNT VERNON — From city gazebos to waste and fraud in government spending, Monday's Up for Discussion explored local and national topics.

Life Safety Expo teaches lessons

October 18, 2010, 10:51 am

MOUNT VERNON — Judging from the reactions of the individuals who took part, Sunday's Life Safety Expo held at the Mount Vernon Fire Department was a resounding success.

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office has a new second in command. Sheriff David Barber has promoted 46-year-old Lt. David C. Shaffer of Fredericktown to the position of captain.

Fredericktown driver injured in accident

October 18, 2010, 10:50 am

MOUNT VERNON — A Fredericktown driver is in Grant Medical Center in Columbus today with injuries aftering crashing his pickup truck Sunday night.

Centerburg golf finishes sixth

October 18, 2010, 10:50 am

SUNBURY — Following the lead of its three seniors, the Centerburg golf team finished sixth in the Division III state golf tournament.

CROTON — 4-for-4. That's what the Fredericktown Freddies were aiming for at this weekend's Mid-Buckeye Cross Country Championship at Hartford Fairgrounds. And 4-for-4 is exactly what they got.

Turnovers doom Redskins

October 16, 2010, 3:07 am

UTICA — For a while, the game measured up to its billing: two top teams slugging it out for the top spot in the Mid-Buckeye Conference.

City prepared for changing seasons

October 16, 2010, 3:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — Days are getting shorter and cooler and the city is preparing for autumn activities and winter weather, Mayor Richard Mavis said on Friday.

DANVILLE — Johnstown could seemingly run at will in its Mid-Buckeye Conference road win at Danville on Friday night, earning 404 of its 424 yards on the ground for a 45-14 victory.

Trojans have good first day

October 16, 2010, 3:06 am

SUNBURY — The Centerburg golf team put itself in good position after a windy day one of the Division III State Golf Tournament.

Did you watch the Chilean miner rescue?

October 16, 2010, 12:09 am

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Hydrant back to capacity

October 15, 2010, 11:27 am

MOUNT VERNON — While conducting a routine flush of the fire hydrants on Wedgewood Drive, the Mount Vernon Fire Department discovered an inadequate flow from one of the hydrants and notified the water department of the inadequate pressure.

Sheriff asks for help with budget

October 15, 2010, 11:27 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Commissioners met Thursday afternoon with Knox County Sheriff David Barber to discuss the sheriff's quarterly budget, including a shortfall of about $25,000, Barber asked the commissioners to help cover.