MOUNT VERNON — The corn harvest is good this year, according to Steve Durbin, who with his son, Dusty, has 400 acres of corn on Stone Road, south of Mount Vernon.
MOUNT VERNON — One hundred and twenty volunteers worked together on dozens of community service projects around Knox County Tuesday afternoon as part of the United Way of Knox County's Community Care Day.
MOUNT VERNON — A speaker offering hope about suicide prevention and healing for those bereaved by suicide, spoke before a large crowd at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Tuesday evening, only hours after MVNU student Michael Gehrett was laid to rest after taking his own life last week.
ST. LOUISVILLE — On Monday, Utica Junior High School special education teacher Erica Rodehaver was formally recognized by the North Fork Board of Education when it met at Newton Elementary School.
DANVILLE — The Danville school community is rallying around to support one of its own — Ally Grubaugh. The 12-year-old has been diagnosed with a rare disease called adrenal cortical carcinoma.
MOUNT VERNON — Country Club Retirement Campus hosted the third annual Pick the Pizza on Sept. 13 with six pizzerias serving up their best pizza pies.
CENTERBURG — The cookie baking contest at the Oldtime Farming Festival showcases the culinary talents of the youth in the area.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon boys soccer team got a lesson Tuesday in what it takes to be considered one of the top teams in the state.
DANVILLE — East Knox continued their winning ways Tuesday, beating rival Danville 25-21, 25-10, 25-23 with aggressive play and solid teamwork.
MOUNT VERNON — Closing arguments, or post-hearing briefs, have been submitted in the matter of the termination of employment of former Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater by the Mount Vernon City Schools. Administrative hearing referee R. Lee Shepherd has many pages of material to review.
MOUNT VERNON — "Simply put, John Freshwater is not credible," begins the post-hearing brief composed by David Millstone, attorney for the Mount Vernon City Schools.
MOUNT VERNON — September is Suicide Prevention Month in this country. Unfortunately, September in Knox County has already seen one suicide.
GAMBIER — A group of 20 unhappy residents of Harrison Township gathered at the monthly township trustees meeting Monday night. They were there to protest the trustees' decision to sanction a gun range.
DANVILLE — The Danville Village Council updated its curfew laws for minors during a meeting Monday.
MOUNT VERNON — An early fall "harvest" operation on Monday has resulted in the seizure of over $50,000 worth of marijuana.
MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in two felony cases, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Fire and EMS Chiefs Association met Monday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Fire Department.
MOUNT VERNON — A wide range of topics were under the microscope Monday night during the monthly Up for Discussion, sponsored by the Mount Vernon News, at Sips.
FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Village Council gave approval to pursue the construction of a new water tower when it met in regular session Monday evening at the Fredericktown Municipal Building.