Rieman named best of show for rabbits

July 26, 2010, 11:06 am

MOUNT VERNON — Several breeds were well represented Sunday afternoon at the Rabbit Show in the small animal barn at the Knox County Fair.

Dilts sisters tops with market fryers

July 26, 2010, 11:06 am

MOUNT VERNON — Although Knox County Fair exhibitors competed individually in the Market Fryer Show on Sunday afternoon at the fair, many displayed a strong sense of camaraderie, cheering friends and family members on as judge Kevin Hooper took time to discuss each animal with its exhibitor.

MOUNT VERNON — With a curtsey, Alexis Beeman earned the crown and title of 2010 Little Miss Knox County on Sunday at the 18th annual Little Miss Knox County contest.

Benedict captures NTPA modified win

July 26, 2010, 11:05 am

MOUNT VERNON — The first-place trophy for the modified class of the Knox County Fair's NTPA Truck and Tractor Pull event, is back in Ohio.

Mount Vernon wins title

July 26, 2010, 11:05 am

MOUNT VERNON — An offensive game for five innings, the 9- & 10-year-old District 5 Little League championship came down to pitching and defense on Saturday night.

Holton finishes busy day with win

July 26, 2010, 11:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — For many harness riders at the Knox County Fairgrounds, Saturday was a long, hot evening at the track. For Ryan Holton, however, the fairgrounds was his third track of the day.

HOWARD — Taking proactive steps to protect the district’s financial future, the East Knox Board of Education on Friday passed two resolutions to place an emergency operating levy on the Nov. 2 ballot.

Woman gets prison for death of friend

July 24, 2010, 1:20 am

MOUNT VERNON — A Danville woman will serve a four-year prison term for her role in the death of Angela R. Heldenbrand, 41, on Nov. 14, 2009.

HSUS compromise not set in stone

July 23, 2010, 10:49 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, and a compromise made with the Humane Society of the United States, has stirred intrigue and confusion in the agriculture community.

Main Place offers hope

July 23, 2010, 10:49 am

MOUNT VERNON — Adults who experience severe and persistent mental illness have a safe place in Knox County to find peer support, help with accessing services, and assistance with everyday tasks which can be difficult for someone on the journey to recovery.

Party! Party! moving across town

July 23, 2010, 10:48 am

MOUNT VERNON — Party! Party! has moved to 14 E. Gambier St., and will be open for business starting July 30.

Spray shares his collection with museum

July 23, 2010, 10:48 am

MOUNT VERNON — Glenn Spray, a long time Indian artifact collector, will be sharing part of his collection with the people of Knox County.