MOUNT VERNON — Do you possibly have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around the house? If so, The Treasure Hunters Roadshow wants to see them.

Landfill water closely monitored

July 17, 2010, 8:00 am

MOUNT VERNON — The quality of the ground water in the area of the closed landfill on Thayer Road has been closely monitored and subject to rigorous testing since the landfill was ordered closed by the state in 1990.

MOUNT VERNON — Two projects in the city are about to get under way. Bids were opened, but still need to be reviewed, before being awarded for the critical street project and the rehabilitation of a water tank, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis said Friday.

MV Little Leaguers win district title

July 17, 2010, 8:00 am

CAMBRIDGE — Living up to the past can be tough to accomplish, but the Mount Vernon 12-year-old All-Stars aren’t too worried.

Barber: Blubaugh alive and well

July 16, 2010, 10:02 pm

HOWARD — Missing since Thursday, Lisa Blubaugh was found Friday night at an Apple Valley residence.

MOUNT VERNON — With this year’s theme, “I Got My Start in 4-H,” participants showed off their creativity at the pre-fair judging for the clothing projects on Thursday at Mount Vernon High School.

14-year-old tourney kicks off tonight

July 16, 2010, 12:40 pm

MOUNT VERNON — The Sport-N-Shoes Mount Vernon 14-year-old All-Stars are ready to play in the Babe Ruth State Tournament, according to their coach, Jon Edwards.

MV 13-year-olds win state championship

July 16, 2010, 12:39 pm

SPRINGFIELD — It took a little longer than they had hoped, but the Mount Vernon 13-year-old All-Stars got a bit of redemption on Thursday night in Springfield.

Howard woman missing

July 16, 2010, 11:09 am

HOWARD — The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District, the Knox County Sheriff's Office and the Bladensburg Community Fire Department's dive team are searching for 48-year old Lisa Blubaugh.

Jail approved by marshals

July 16, 2010, 11:09 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Jail may soon house federal prisoners to increase revenue.

Suspect wanted

July 16, 2010, 11:09 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect wanted in connection with the raid on two methamphetamine labs Wednesday morning.

COLUMBUS — Child support owed to many Ohio children can sit in the accounts of the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services for months before it is distributed to families, if it has been collected through an offset of federal income tax refund.

MOUNT VERNON — In addition to the indictments of George E. Butler, 41, Mount Vernon and Thomas L. Looney, 40, Howard, the Knox County grand jury found probable cause to try 17 others for felony crimes committed in Knox County.

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