Hope found in mediation

August 6, 2010, 10:52 am

MOUNT VERNON — Of the hundreds of custody cases heard in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas Domestic Relations Division, many are mediated — confidentially and free of charge — by the court mediator and attorney, Carrie Tenschert.

EMA: Wednesday storm typical

August 6, 2010, 10:51 am

MOUNT VERNON — The thunderstorm and high winds that hit Knox County on Wednesday did a normal amount of damage, according to Matt Sturgeon, Deputy Director of Knox County Emergency Management.

Conditions unchanged

August 6, 2010, 10:51 am

COLUMBUS — The condition of two people injured in two-car crash on Ohio 13 near Murrary Road on Wednesday remain the same today.

Home destroyed by fire

August 6, 2010, 10:51 am

FREDERICKTOWN — A fire overnight destroyed a home northwest of Fredericktown.

Kenyon staff learns civics lesson

August 6, 2010, 10:51 am

GAMBIER — Community service and involvement has been one a part of the student experience for those attending Kenyon College.

Sundman takes over band at MVHS

August 6, 2010, 10:50 am

MOUNT VERNON — "It's day three of band camp," Andrew Sundman said Wednesday, "but it feels like I've been around here a while now. I met the kids back in June right at the end of the school year when Gary [McCutcheon] retired. I came in and worked with the kids, so it was nice,… Read more »

MOUNT VERNON — Severe thunderstorms with pounding rain drove through Knox County Wednesday afternoon knocking down trees and hitting the Knox County Service Center with lightning.

MOUNT GILEAD — A 23-year-old Johnstown man lost his life following a motor vehicle accident Wednesday on Ohio 13 at Murray Road, south of Mount Vernon.

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Village Council approved Resolution 2010-18 for a 1.5-mill, five-year property tax replacement levy to be placed on the November ballot when they met Monday evening at town hall.

MOUNT VERNON — When a family breaks apart and parents go their separate ways, the issue of who will retain custody of the children can become a heated battle.

Twenty-two indicted by grand jury

August 5, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County grand jury sent down 22 indictments this week including felony charges involving two meth labs discovered in July.

Myers Road project awarded

August 5, 2010, 11:07 am

MOUNT VERNON — A road improvement project will begin soon on Myers Road in Milford Township just east of Ohio 657 near Lock.

Hearing date set for Pullins

August 5, 2010, 11:06 am

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled an oral hearing in the disciplinary case of local attorney Scott Pullins.

WNZR increases signal strength

August 5, 2010, 11:05 am

MOUNT VERNON — WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, recently finished a nearly three-year project to increase its signal strength.

'Horror' proves to be funny

August 5, 2010, 11:05 am

Who would expect anything with the word "horror" in the title to be funny? But the Mount Vernon Players' presentation of "Little Shop of Horrors" is nothing short of laugh-out-loud comedy.

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Health Department wishes to remind parents of incoming seventh-graders about a required additional Tdap vaccination for the 2010-11 school year.