Foreclosure States

October 14, 2010, 11:56 am

An interactive looking at various housing market statics. Officials in 50 states and the District of Columbia have launched a joint investigation into allegations that mortgage companies mishandled documents and broke laws in foreclosing on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.

Trash sparks field fire

October 14, 2010, 11:01 am

BRANDON — Sparks from a neighbor's trash fire caused the fire in corn fields along Lohr Road, south of Brandon, Sunday afternoon.

McKinley honored by MV school board

October 14, 2010, 11:01 am

MOUNT VERNON — Twin Oak volunteer Nikki McKinley received a Behind the Scenes Award at Monday's meeting of the Mount Vernon school board.

KCCC classes online for calamity days

October 14, 2010, 11:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — There will be no calamity days at the Knox County Career Center this year. Calamity days have always caused a challenge to school administrators, said KCCC Superintendent Bernie Pachmayer.

Young boy killed by falling tree

October 14, 2010, 11:00 am

HOWARD — A 10-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a falling tree on Wednesday evening.

KCESC still in good shape financially

October 14, 2010, 11:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Educational Service Center is "still in a positive state financially," Treasurer Heather Darnold reported at Wednesday's meeting.

Fredericktown board celebrates success

October 14, 2010, 11:00 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown's Board of Education on Tuesday celebrated the successes the district has achieved so far this fall.

Football referees don't get cheered

October 14, 2010, 10:59 am

MOUNT VERNON — As Colt football playoffs begin this weekend, there will be the usual crunching of pads, the clapping from coaches, the cheering from parents and fans. But for one team, there are few fans, and even fewer cheers.

MOUNT VERNON — An informational meeting about a natural gas pipeline scheduled to go through Knox County was held Tuesday night by Kinder Morgan Cochin LLC at The Dan Emmett Conference Center.

Commission discusses mansion and school

October 13, 2010, 12:33 pm

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Dilapidated Building Commission met Tuesday and discussed a number of issues including a fire escape on a commercial building; 500 N. McKenzie St. also known as the Round Hill Mansion; and the old Mount Vernon Middle School.

Wright still missing

October 13, 2010, 12:33 pm

MOUNT VERNON — A missing Wellington woman's car was located in Peebles on Monday, but there was no sign of 38-year-old Gwen Wright.

Infolink receives partner award

October 13, 2010, 12:33 pm

MOUNT VERNON — Infolink Technologies Inc. at 601 Pittsburgh Ave. was recently awarded with the Lenovo 2010 North American Premier Service Partner Award.

MOUNT VERNON — "Kids Count" is the theme for the series of town meetings being held by the Mount Vernon City School District to inform the community about the Nov. 2 operating levy.

MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Attorney General's office is steadfast in its efforts to prosecute two Centerburg men for charges of contributing to the unruliness/deliquency of a minor — regardless of which court hears the case.

MV Golf dream ends

October 13, 2010, 12:32 pm

HOWARD — The snake bit the Mount Vernon golf team one more time. Tuesday, the Yellow Jackets finished fourth in the Division I district tournament for the fourth straight year.