MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon City Schools have been working over the summer to improve safety and security for students and staff, as well as general visitors, to the schools.
MOUNT VERNON — A dog owned by Joanna Bidwell, 60, Howard, was euthanized Monday following injuries sustained after being left inside a vehicle Sunday while Bidwell shopped at a local retail store with her sister.
MOUNT VERNON — Following a cab driver's charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, Safe Cab will close for a monthlong suspension starting Sept. 1.
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Village Council met in regular session Monday evening at the Fredericktown Municipal Building with Dave Glass presiding in the absence of Mayor Roger Reed. Also absent was Councilman Paul Seymour.
MOUNT VERNON — The proposed placement of an Islamic mosque next to Ground Zero brought out strong emotions during the August session of Up for Discussion on Monday night.
MOUNT VERNON — Intending to address options concerning the strain of increased costs, representatives with the local theater group MTVarts met with the Knox County Commissioners on Monday morning to discuss what changes might be made concerning their rental cost of the Mount Vernon Memorial Theater.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners received an update on the proposed Centerburg wastewater plant Monday afternoon.
NEWARK — The Energy Cooperative is currently experiencing a power outage in the areas surrounding the Bladensburg substation which is affecting roughly 1,300 members.
HOWARD — It was a familiar name back in the driver's seat as Linda Neer shot a low gross 76 to take first in the Knox County Women's Open, held at the Apple Valley Golf Course for the first time, on Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — Since 1993, Kenyon College professor Ric Sheffield and his students have worked with members of the community to collect information, photographs, and artifacts on black history within Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON — Recent reports of speeding motorists in residential neighborhoods have raised concerns of Mount Vernon area residents regarding the safety of pedestrians and even other motorists. This issue of speeders was addressed recently to neighborhood residents and city officials.
MOUNT VERNON — A total of $5,175 was raised through the generous support of numerous community members Saturday evening at the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival.
MOUNT VERNON — While Patti Dice worked backstage at the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival on Saturday evening, she listened while Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis praised the efforts of the unnamed winner of the 2010 Eleanor Wright Unsung Hero Award, never imagining she was this year's award recipient.
MOUNT VERNON — Sunday afternoon offered the chance to see classic and antique cars as well as amazing motorcycles during the final day of the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival.
MOUNT VERNON — It seems to be more of a family reunion than a race. The annual United Precast Five Mile Run/Walk, held on Saturday, is as interesting for the competition as it is for the friends and family it brings together.
Those lucky enough to be at the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival Saturday afternoon got to see an example of flash mob dancing on South Main Street. The dance was arranged by Joseph and Marty Bell of Right Brain Productions.
MOUNT VERNON — A standing ovation, an uproarious crowd and a flooding of votes pushed Mount Vernon natives Blake Jackson and Ashley Burke into the top spots for Knox Idol on Friday.
MOUNT VERNON — After a recent meeting with Buckeye Energy Brokers Inc., the city of Mount Vernon has decided to forgo locking into a fixed natural gas rate and has opted to go with the flow of the market, Mayor Richard Mavis explained.