Business forum addresses economy

September 9, 2010, 11:23 am

MOUNT VERNON — Customers and guests of First-Knox National Bank were treated to a business forum Wednesday afternoon at The Dan Emmett Conference Center with guest speaker Dr. Edmond Seifried.

Treasures to find at rummage sale

September 9, 2010, 11:23 am

GAMBIER — A tradition of community service has been forged in the members and volunteers of Harcourt Parish Episcopal Church.

Trojans face big test in Vikings

September 9, 2010, 11:23 am

CENTERBURG — Last week's big win confirmed what the Centerburg Trojans already knew deep down — they are much better than a year ago. How much better? That remains to be seen.

Jackets, Rams to renew old rivalry

September 9, 2010, 11:23 am

MOUNT VERNON — With a win under their belt, a more confident Mount Vernon football team is ready to make it two in a row. But, to do that, the Yellow Jackets must get past a Mansfield Madison team that's better than its record indicates.

Diversity in the Service Ranks

September 9, 2010, 8:59 am

Nearly a half-century ago at his inaugural parade, President John F. Kennedy watched the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s marching unit pass him on Pennsylvania Avenue and declared it unacceptable. Not one cadet was black, he told an aide, and something ought be done about it. Not a lot has, even to this day, when the… Read more »

Salmonella outbreak investigation lingers

September 9, 2010, 8:57 am

The peanut industry executive whose filthy processing plants were blamed in a salmonella outbreak two years ago that killed nine people and sickened hundreds more is back in the business. Stewart Parnell, former president of the now-bankrupt Peanut Corp. of America, is working as a consultant to peanut companies as the federal government’s criminal investigation… Read more »

2010 Fall TV Season

September 9, 2010, 8:55 am

An interactive that previews fall TV shows and their time slots for the upcoming season has been posted.

New York Mosque

September 9, 2010, 8:51 am

Ground zero. Depending on whom you talk to, it’s a scar on this city where horror still lingers, a bustling hive symbolizing the resilience of a nation, or simply, for those who live and work nearby, a place where life goes on.

AP Economic Stress Index

September 9, 2010, 8:50 am

The AP Economic Stress Index is a visual guide to the state of the economy, using a unique formula made up of a major economic indicators, from state down to the county level. To create the Economic Stress Index, AP journalists analyzed bankruptcy, foreclosure and unemployment data, then created a formula using those three indicators.

NFL 2010 Season

September 9, 2010, 8:48 am

The interactive compares league-wide yardage and scoring performances and shows schedules, standings, pregame matchups, postgame statistics and lineups. Once the season begins, the interactive will display new information drawn from live data feeds.

Ground Zero

September 9, 2010, 8:47 am

It is a place of sacrifice. A place of mourning. A place people pass by on their way to grab lunch. It’s a place where tourists crane their necks to snatch a glimpse around barriers walling off an enormous construction site — which is also what it is. Ground zero.

Storm damages northern Knox County

September 8, 2010, 10:47 am

FREDERICKTOWN — A storm that swept across northern Knox County on Tuesday afternoon caused wide spread damage to trees, power lines and buildings.

Fredericktown in two-year audit

September 8, 2010, 10:47 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Little agenda was on tap for Fredericktown Village Council when it met Monday evening at the Fredericktown Municipal Building.

EK 'effective'

September 8, 2010, 10:47 am

HOWARD — East Knox Elementary is an excellent school, according to the 2009-10 report card issued by the Ohio Department of Education.

Subdivision under siege of high grass

September 8, 2010, 10:47 am

CENTERBURG — Frustrated residents of the Centerburg Meadows subdivision in Centerburg came to the village council meeting Tuesday night to seek help from council regarding the current overgrown and neglected condition of some of the lots adjoining their homes.

Customers have overdraft choice

September 8, 2010, 10:47 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Federal Reserve System has established new rules for how banks and credit unions handle overdraft protection for customers.

Freddies sweep Devils

September 8, 2010, 10:46 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies started out strong and swept the visiting Danville Blue Devils in their Mid-Buckeye Conference match on Tuesday, 25-10, 25-17, 25-18.