Band fulfills mission with music

September 2, 2010, 10:55 am

MOUNT VERNON — For the band members of the gospel/bluegrass band Chestnut Ridge, their music is not a matter of a profession or a hobby — it is a mission.

Centerburg rated 'effective'

September 2, 2010, 10:55 am

CENTERBURG — The Ohio Department of Education has released the 2009-10 school report cards, and Centerburg did well.

Part Six: Guarding legal rights

September 2, 2010, 10:55 am

MOUNT VERNON — The sixth installment of the Constitution Lecture Series was presented Wednesday by Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge Paul Spurgeon.

Part Five: Freedom of religion

September 2, 2010, 10:54 am

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Juvenile Court Judge James Ronk, in the fifth part of the lecture series being featured at the Knox County Memorial Theater, explained how the first 16 words of the Bill of Rights affect the freedom of religion in our country, and the world and U.S. history which shaped those words.

OPERS changes at standstill

September 2, 2010, 10:54 am

MOUNT VERNON — Last November, the Ohio Retirement Study Council, the umbrella organization for the five public pension funds — the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, the State Teachers Retirement System, the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund, the School Employees Retirement System and the Highway Patrol Retirement System — asked those funds to make… Read more »

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.