SPARTA — More than once, it looked like the Highland Scots basketball team would pull off a big conference win on Friday night. Unfortunately, it all slipped away from the Scots in the end as the visiting North Union Wildcats won their Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference contest in double-overtime, 58-51.
MOUNT VERNON — The contract termination hearing for suspended middle school teacher John Freshwater has been delayed — again.
MOUNT VERNON — The hearing session scheduled this morning in the termination hearing of Mount Vernon Middle School teacher John Freshwater has yet to start as of 10:40 a.m.
David Millstone, attorney for the Mount Vernon Board of Education, and Kelly Hamilton, attorney for Freshwater, have been in conference with Referee R. Lee Shepherd since 9 a.m., according to Pam Schehl, Mount Vernon News staff reporter.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners looked both toward the future and into the past with a pair of meetings.
MOUNT VERNON — Having received Permits-To-Install from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency this week, county officials and engineers from ADR & Associates Ltd., were ready to plunge waist-deep into details.
MOUNT VERNON — Seventeen indictments were handed down by the Knox County grand jury on Monday. Arraignments are scheduled for Jan. 29 in the Knox County Common Pleas Court before Judge Otho Eyster.
MOUNT VERNON — At a meeting this week of the Knox County Local Emergency Planning Committee, chairman of the committee Knox County Health Commissioner Dennis Murray told his fellow committee members despite the current lull in the number of people infected with the H1N1 virus, Knox County has almost surely not seen the last of H1N1 this flu season.
MOUNT VERNON — Centerburg High School took a major step forward on Monday evening when the Board of Education approved the hiring of Jim Stoyle as the next head football coach.
MOUNT VERNON — In high school basketball, many teams have one legitimate post player. A select few are blessed enough to have two that can play at the varsity level. As for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets, they have three, and all are contributing to the team’s success.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg High School varsity girls basketball team (6-4) may have just pulled off its biggest win of the year on Wednesday night.
COLUMBUS — According to Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, the role of the state agency responsible for much of the crime investigation in the state of Ohio may not be fully understood by most Ohioans.
MOUNT VERNON — Brian Hess, Knox County Emergency Management Agency director/9-1-1 coordinator, told the Knox County 9-1-1 Board on Wednesday that Jan. 26 is the new "go live" date for the new Computer Assisted Dispatch system being installed at the city and county 9-1-1 dispatch centers.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg Trojans shut out the East Knox Bulldogs in the first quarter, then hung on to stay undefeated in the Mid-Buckeye Conference with a 49-36 win on Tuesday evening.
FREDERICKTOWN — For the first three minutes Tuesday, things didn’t look good for the Fredericktown boys basketball team.
MOUNT VERNON — If two pieces of legislation pass — Ohio Senate Bill 210 and Ohio House Bill 373 make up what is named Healthy Choices for Healthy Children legislation — school districts throughout Ohio will be required to measure their student bodies — literally.
MOUNT VERNON — What few words could sum up a world of boisterous fun, comic creativity and friendship tempered by the blaze of the spotlight? For a group of enterprising Mount Vernon High School students, it might be these: Meeker’s at it again.
MOUNT VERNON — A tractor-trailer truck hit the guy-wire on Nuce Road at approximately 4 p.m., knocking out power to 74 American Electric Power customers in the area.
MOUNT VERNON — Detective shows on television are more popular than ever, showcasing a make-believe world where crimes are solved in 30 minutes, using rooms filled with computers spitting out instant answers to complicated scientific problems.