Bed bug infestations on rise By Kenesha Beheler August 24, 2010 11:55 am EDT MOUNT VERNON — The old bedtime adage, “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” has more truth than some may suspect. The bed bugs are known for their habits of living in seams and folds of mattresses, and… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — The Central Ohio Joint Fire District was called to a house fire at 5093 Johnstown Road, just south of Sycamore Road, on Friday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — The Jean Davis murder is still an ongoing investigation, according to Knox County Sheriff David Barber.
MOUNT VERNON — Options for solid waste disposal plans were discussed when the Knox County Commissioners met Thursday afternoon with Larry Cooper, director of the Delaware-Knox-Marion-Morrow Solid Waste District.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced eight people for felony convictions and violations of community control supervision terms.
MOUNT VERNON — The city will be doing work on the storm drainage on the hill at Chestnut Street all next week, said Mayor Richard Mavis.
UTICA — Meeting in special session Thursday, the North Fork Local Schools Board of Education talked about improving the dialogue in the district.
SPARTA — Taking advantage of your opponent's mistakes can be crucial in football — especially in the first game of the season.
LEXINGTON — Mount Vernon got off to a fast start to the 2010 football season on Friday night, but couldn't sustain momentum from the play in falling to host Lexington, 44-21.
DANVILLE — Coach Ed Honabarger had to like what he saw from his Danville Blue Devils in the season-opening football game for 2010 at Memorial Park as his Blue Devils dismantled the Eagles of Grove City Christian by a score of 46-0.
UTICA — The Utica Redskins tried their best to give the visiting Grandview Heights Bobcats a new look.
MOUNT VERNON — Two windows were damaged at the Mount Vernon Memorial Theater on East High Street recently, according to a report filed with the Mount Vernon Police Department Thursday morning.
COLUMBUS — Legal wrangling continues in the federal civil suit suspended Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater filed against the Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education and others.
MOUNT VERNON — Recommendations were recently handed down to the city of Mount Vernon by State Auditor Mary Taylor.
MOUNT VERNON — Using solar power to provide electricity at the Knox County Jail may be a way for the county to cut back on the rising utility costs weighing heavily on the county budget.
MOUNT VERNON — Although scheduled for a jury trial, J-Ro Sharp pleaded guilty earlier this week to charges of receiving stolen property and complicity in the commission of felonious assault in the Knox County Common Pleas Court.
MOUNT VERNON — Leadership from the Community Mental Health and Recovery Board of Licking and Knox Counties did not describe an encouraging future for mental health services in Knox County for the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday morning.
CENTERBURG — Thanks to community support, the Centerburg marching band has new uniforms this year — 100 of them.
MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Eastern Star Home held its premiere art gallery opening on Thursday, featuring 22 resident artist's work for family, friends and guests.
MOUNT VERNON — Beginning Sept. 1, educators in Knox County will be able to meet and pray together.