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.

Hendrickson receives Elaine Mayhew Award

August 4, 2010, 11:15 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Democratic Women paid homage to a local legend by honoring a woman whose efforts continue to offer a safe haven for abused women and children.

MV All-Stars ready for opportunity

August 4, 2010, 11:14 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon 16- to 18-year-old Babe Ruth All-Stars begin their journey through the Babe Ruth World Series tonight, and despite the tough competition, the All-Stars are not backing down from their goal of winning it all.

MOUNT VERNON — Kevin Willmering grew up in Mount Vernon never thinking he would one day be creating visual effects for popular mainstream movies.

Freshwater, attorney sanctions stand

August 3, 2010, 10:59 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost denied a motion by John Freshwater and Attorney Kelly Hamilton and upheld sanctions previously issued. Frost is presiding in the civil case brought against Freshwater by the Doe family.

Practical Nursing class graduates

August 3, 2010, 10:59 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, laughter and tears mingled with sighs of relief and a sense of accomplishment when members the Knox County Career Center School of Practical Nursing Class of 2010 completed their graduation exercises in an auditorium filled with proud friends and family members.

The Fox Hole staying put

August 3, 2010, 10:59 am

NEW CASTLE — Zoning regulations put in place by many Knox County townships have helped curb the desire for a nearby strip club to expand its operations into Knox County.

Council, sheriff discuss deputy vacancy

August 3, 2010, 10:58 am

CENTERBURG — The Centerburg Village Council met with Knox County Sheriff David Barber on Monday night in executive session during the village council meeting, to discuss the selection process underway for a KCSO deputy to fill a vacancy for one of the three officers assigned to the Centerburg area.

Butler man arrested following shooting

August 2, 2010, 11:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — A 64-year-old Butler man has been arrested following a shooting incident Sunday morning near North Liberty.

Anders takes top prizes at llama show

August 2, 2010, 11:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — Tori Anders was a popular name during Saturday's Llama Show, winning four top awards: skillathon (12-year-old), Intermediate Showman, Grand Champion High Point and Master Showman.

North Fork making changes to lunch

August 2, 2010, 10:59 am

UTICA — Students in the North Fork Local School District will see a bit of a change in their lunch routine when they return to classes for a new school year Aug. 25.

City to conduct water test

August 2, 2010, 10:59 am

MOUNT VERNON — The city of Mount Vernon will be conducting a test early Tuesday morning at 1 a.m. for the north end water tower.