Mark McGwire’s voice repeatedly cracked with emotion during a telephone interview with The Associated Press as he recounted telling his wife, parents and son that he had used steroids.
DANVILLE — Sophomore Olivia Rice scored 18 points to lead the Danville Blue Devils over the visiting arch-rival East Knox Bulldogs, 66-42, in Mid-Buckeye Conference girls basketball action on Saturday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — Of the inmates housed in the Knox County Jail, the majority of them are as a result of arrests made by the Mount Vernon Police Department.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon firefighters were able to extinguish a chimney fire Sunday evening before the fire caused any damage to the home at 616 E. Chestnut St.
MOUNT VERNON — Four hundred billion dollars in federal money is up for grabs. Which of America’s 308,500,000 people will get them?
MOUNT VERNON — During his third State of the State address on Jan. 28, 2009, Gov. Ted Strickland released his plan to reform Ohio’s education system. One goal of the plan is to expand learning opportunities for students, and one component of that is to establish universal all-day kindergarten, abolishing the traditional half-day sessions for young pupils.
MOUNT VERNON — Just as Rome was not built in a day, so the dams of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, which affect an area far larger than Rome, will not be rebuilt in a short period of time.
MOUNT VERNON — Two people were arrested Thursday morning by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office following a break-in at a Danville business.
MOUNT VERNON — 21st-century technology is invading local school districts. One example is an electronic, interactive whiteboard that makes typical dry-erase boards, as educational tools, about as obsolete as slate blackboards and chalk.
MOUNT VERNON — City street employees were busy Thursday and Friday cleaning up from the winter storm that socked Knox County.
HOWARD — Players flying around, deflecting passes, getting hands on shots and just completely disrupting the opposing offenses.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School varsity girls basketball team knew the visiting Big Walnut Eagles posed a daunting task. What the Yellow Jackets didn’t know was just how big of a challenge it was.
MOUNT VERNON — County officials and real estate developers reached an agreement to allow work to proceed on The Reserves, near Apple Valley.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School's In The Know team is sweeping through the competition, and advisor Rob Fetters said he is very proud of his players.
MOUNT VERNON — As newspapers across the country continue to evolve to keep up with changes in technology and reader needs, the e-edition offered by the News continues to draw rave reviews.
MOUNT VERNON — When disaster strikes, they are there. American Red Cross volunteers, often working behind the scenes and out of the public eye, provide care, comfort and sometimes cash assistance to individuals and families in crisis.
MOUNT VERNON — The age of intensively organized modern politics has filtered down to the local level, or so one might conclude by discussions unfolding between a young Mount Vernon politician and the Knox County Board of Elections.
Communities across Ohio are preparing for a storm that's expected to coat the entire state with at least a few inches of snow by the weekend.