Social media use can be tricky for teachers

September 30, 2010, 11:22 am

MOUNT VERNON — Just a few short years ago, cellular telephones and text messaging shook the communications world. Now, social network media on the Internet, such as Facebook and MySpace, provide the opportunity for people to stay connected with family and friends.

Bullock sentenced for misdemeanor

September 30, 2010, 11:22 am

MOUNT VERNON — Dennis Bullock, Butler, pleaded no contest to aggravated menacing charged in Mount Vernon Municipal Court following an incident Aug. 1 when he fired a shotgun hitting a vehicle that turned around in his driveway.

Family pet doing well

September 30, 2010, 11:22 am

MOUNT VERNON — Barb Annett's cat, Buddy, who was shot with an arrow last Saturday, is doing well.

Danville, C'burg hope to rebound

September 30, 2010, 11:22 am

CENTERBURG — The season's mid-point will see a pair of teams that are looking to quickly regroup after being stung in different ways.

Hiawatha School soon to be a memory

September 29, 2010, 11:30 am

MOUNT VERNON — With the city's purchase of the former Hiawatha School complete and City Council's approval to bid for demolition, the former education institution will be demolished before year's end.

Family pet recovering from arrow wound

September 29, 2010, 11:30 am

MOUNT VERNON — When Barb Annett, who lives at 14500 Old Mansfield Road, returned home Saturday night she found an upsetting sight — her cat had been shot with an arrow.

Yellow Jackets tie Watkins 1-1

September 29, 2010, 11:29 am

MOUNT VERNON — Being outshot by a large margin, the Mount Vernon girls soccer team may have felt a sense of relief getting a 1-1 tie with Watkins Memorial.

Freddies give good show on track

September 29, 2010, 11:29 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies boys performed as expected, while the Freddies girls lived up to their billing in Tuesday's 2010 Fredericktown Invitational at the Kokosing North Fork Dam.

College Campus Violence

September 29, 2010, 9:22 am

An interactive timeline has been posted that chronicles shootings and other acts of violence on U.S. college campuses.

City moves forward on two road projects

September 28, 2010, 11:16 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council addressed two separate infrastructure issues Monday night concerning the Coshocton Avenue project and the crossover route from Ohio 229 to U.S. 36.

Chief: MVPD calls up, costs down

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Police Chief Mike Merrilees presented an overview of the Mount Vernon Police Department during City Council committee meetings Monday night.

Hilliar Twp. seeks help with abandoned road

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — Township trustees from Hilliar Township met with the Knox County Commissioners on Monday afternoon to discuss Otter Fork Road, a part of Otter Fork subdivision near Centerburg.

Local man makes huge catch

September 28, 2010, 11:15 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Joe Cherryholmes describes himself as an average fisherman. On the first day of autumn, however, he was anything but average.

Anatomy of a Supreme Court Case

September 28, 2010, 9:35 am

An interactive timeline of how a major First Amendment case reached the Supreme Court has been posted. When they return for the start of the 2010-2011 term next week, the justices enter an emotionally charged dispute between the grieving father of a Marine who died in Iraq and anti-gay protesters who picket military funerals.

The Death Penalty: State by State

September 28, 2010, 9:33 am

An interactive map, comparing methods of execution by state, has been posted. Some executions in the U.S. have been put on hold because of a shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injections from coast to coast.

A history of North Korea

September 28, 2010, 9:32 am

An interactive showing Kim Jong Il’s family tree, a history of U.S. foreign policy towards North Korea and a timeline of the country’s leaders is available.