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.

CROTON — Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp confirmed two construction workers lost their lives after a storm blew threw the Croton area in Licking County this afternoon.

FREDERICKTOWN — A violent crash on Ohio 95 on Tuesday afternoon, along the sharp curve south of Ankenytown, sent five people to the hospital, two with serious injuries.

Voters soundly reject East Knox levy

August 4, 2010, 11:15 am

HOWARD — On Tuesday, residents in the East Knox Local School District soundly rejected a proposed property tax levy to help pay for the operation of the school district.