MOUNT VERNON — A strong defensive effort is what Mount Vernon High School boys basketball coach Kurt Kaufman looks for from his team every time out. On Friday night, it is exactly what he got.
SPARTA — The Highland boys basketball team is beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
GAMBIER — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets swimmers topped rival Delaware with a combined score of 179-158, in their tri-meet at the Kenyon College Athletic Center on Friday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — Last August, the Federal Emergency Management Agency informed city officials that FEMA had redefined the flood plains around the city, in many cases expanding them and adding landowners and homeowners to flood plain areas.
MOUNT VERNON — Due to an unusual set of circumstances, utilizing a new program labeled "Just Build," Knox County moved 14 separate structures approved for later years into fiscal year 2010.
MOUNT VERNON — Thanks to the efforts of students at the Alternative Center, Christmas came a little early this year for a number of local children.
MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced three men for various crimes, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis said the city is working on the contract for the public defender's office.
MOUNT VERNON — The East Knox Board of Education approved the hiring of Calvin Hatfield as head football coach on Wednesday night. Hatfield takes over for Tom Holton, who announced he would not be returning during the season, and becomes the eighth coach in the program’s 45-year history.
CENTERBURG — The Centerburg High School girls basketball team overcame a rough first half and defeated the visiting Danville Blue Devils, 55-45, on Thursday night in Mid-Buckeye Conference action.
Knox County residents, and villages, are all set for the Christmas season with stunning light displays .The Mount Vernon News and mountvernonnews.com is proud to present a series of videos showcasing the festive mood of the season. Christmas lights from around the county will be featured in daily videos running through Christmas Eve.
Knox County residents, and villages, are all set for the Christmas season with stunning light displays such as this scene along Middle Path in Gambier. The Mount Vernon News and mountvernonnews.com is proud to present a series of videos showcasing the festive mood of the season. Christmas lights from around the county will be featured in daily videos starting today and running through Christmas Eve.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Sheriff David Barber informed the board of commissioners Thursday afternoon that the Fraternal Order of Police union had voted to accept a slightly modified furlough plan.
DANVILLE — "All indication [points to] a child with a lighter started the fire," said Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District Chief Larry Stimpert, after fire gutted an apartment in Danville Commons on Thursday.
MOUNT VERNON — Water and wastewater issues were on the agenda for Thursday morning’s meetings of the Knox County Board of Commissioners.
UTICA — The Utica High School varsity girls basketball team has gotten off to a fast start this season. Already a quarter of the way through their schedule, the Redskins sport a 4-1 record with their only loss coming Saturday to Mid-Buckeye Conference rival Loudonville.
MOUNT VERNON — Robert Kirk has decided to wait and take his day in court, so to speak, in regard to a complaint that was filed against him with the Ohio Elections Commissions.
MOUNT VERNON — Without a timeline to clean up a solid waste nuisance on Armentrout Road, the Knox County Prosecutor’s Office is prepared to move forward with contempt of court charges.
MOUNT VERNON — For those last-minute shoppers, the Downtown Christmas Shop Hop could be just what is needed to wrap up Christmas gift buying on Saturday.