Bulldogs beat rival Blue Devils

September 22, 2010, 11:11 am

DANVILLE — East Knox continued their winning ways Tuesday, beating rival Danville 25-21, 25-10, 25-23 with aggressive play and solid teamwork.

Teacher questions what makes sense

September 21, 2010, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — Closing arguments, or post-hearing briefs, have been submitted in the matter of the termination of employment of former Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater by the Mount Vernon City Schools. Administrative hearing referee R. Lee Shepherd has many pages of material to review.

BOE says credibility the big issue

September 21, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — "Simply put, John Freshwater is not credible," begins the post-hearing brief composed by David Millstone, attorney for the Mount Vernon City Schools.

Seminar will explore suicides, prevention

September 21, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — September is Suicide Prevention Month in this country. Unfortunately, September in Knox County has already seen one suicide.

New gun range draws concern

September 21, 2010, 11:07 am

GAMBIER — A group of 20 unhappy residents of Harrison Township gathered at the monthly township trustees meeting Monday night. They were there to protest the trustees' decision to sanction a gun range.

Danville sets new curfew laws

September 21, 2010, 11:07 am

DANVILLE — The Danville Village Council updated its curfew laws for minors during a meeting Monday.

KCSO makes pot bust

September 21, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — An early fall "harvest" operation on Monday has resulted in the seizure of over $50,000 worth of marijuana.

MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in two felony cases, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

Fredericktown looks to build water tower

September 21, 2010, 11:06 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Village Council gave approval to pursue the construction of a new water tower when it met in regular session Monday evening at the Fredericktown Municipal Building.

Veterans receive emotional homecoming

September 20, 2010, 11:04 am

COLUMBUS — For 85 Ohio World War II veterans, 22 from Knox County, a true heroes welcome was bestowed upon them on Saturday as they returned to Port Columbus International Airport after traveling to Washington, D.C., to visit the Word War II Memorial.

Gibbs, Sutton duke it out

September 20, 2010, 11:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — Robert Gibbs and Lindsay Sutton, two of the candidates for the 18th District congressional seat election this November met for a town hall-style debate Saturday evening, called Ohio 18 Night, at the Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Lions mark 40th anniversary

September 20, 2010, 11:03 am

MOUNT VERNON — Their motto is "We Serve!" and during the 40 years the Mount Vernon Lions Club has been in existence it has lived up to that motto.

Pie auction tasty success

September 20, 2010, 11:03 am

CENTERBURG — Pies — apple, cherry, custard, black raspberry, lemon, mincemeat, peach, pecan and pumpkin — were all up for grabs Saturday at the 2010 Centerburg Oldtime Farming Festival.

Festival full of family fun

September 20, 2010, 11:03 am

CENTERBURG — The popularity of the Centerburg Oldtime Farming Festival — now in its 19th year — was summed up by Brad Brittenham of Johnstown who was at the festival Sunday afternoon with his wife, Sandra, and daughters, Anna and Ellie.

Christmas Parade moving to Sunday

September 18, 2010, 2:22 am

MOUNT VERNON — It might still be technically summer but the Mount Vernon News and the Heritage Centre Association are ready to ring in the holiday cheer with a change in the annual Christmas Parade and Christmas Walk.