FT to add 62 jobs

September 10, 2010, 10:47 am

MOUNT VERNON — FT Precision in Fredericktown is looking to add on to its facility and employee roster if a $6 million tax abatement is approved.

Centerburg teacher under investigation

September 10, 2010, 10:47 am

CENTERBURG — Centerburg seventh- and eighth- grade social studies teacher Sean Sweeney is currently on paid administrative leave while being investigated by the board of education.

HOWARD — The East Knox Board of Education on Wednesday, with board members Craig Campbell and Korey Kidwell abstaining, ratified a negotiated agreement which freezes teachers' base salary and reduces the amount the board pays for their insurance benefits.

Water management, fees discussed

September 10, 2010, 10:47 am

MOUNT VERNON — A second hearing on proposed changes in sediment and erosion control, and storm water management schedule of fees took place Thursday morning at the Knox County Commissioners' office.

Learn to make yogurt at market

September 10, 2010, 10:46 am

MOUNT VERNON — Annie Lambla, who is also known as the "Yogurt Pedaler," will be sharing her love and knowledge of yogurt making at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market Saturday morning on Public Square.

Bulldogs pass test, beat Heath

September 10, 2010, 10:46 am

HOWARD — After cruising through the first part of its schedule, East Knox soccer coach Geoff Green knew that Heath would be a tough test for his Bulldogs.

Damage from wind

September 9, 2010, 11:25 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Tuesday evening storm was not a tornado or a microburst, according to Brian Hess, director of the Knox County Emergency Management Agency.

MOUNT VERNON — The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution affords the right to worship as one chooses and the right for strippers to peacefully protest outside a church. Wednesday night Knox County Assistant Prosecutor Chip McConville explored the rights of freedom of speech, freedom of the press and the right to assemble.

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Assistant City Prosecutor Robert Broeren Jr. touched on nine of the 27 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, Wednesday evening, during the Constitution Lecture Series being presented at the Mount Vernon Memorial Theater.

Fredericktown 'excellent'

September 9, 2010, 11:24 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown Local Schools earned an excellent district designation on the 2009-10 school year report card, and the elementary school and high school were also rated excellent.

Rook crowned 2010 'Little Miss Tomato'

September 9, 2010, 11:24 am

FREDERICKTOWN — On Wednesday, 28 charming young ladies in tomato red dresses filled the stage at the Fredericktown Tomato Show, vying for the 2010 Little Miss Tomato title.

County education center is financially sound

September 9, 2010, 11:24 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Educational Service Center is in a relatively good financial position right now, according to Treasurer Heather Darnold.

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 »