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.

Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama Thursday that imposes sweeping new regulations on Wall Street and creates new protections for millions of consumers. The Senate’s 60-39 vote came nearly two years after a financial crisis knocked the economy to its knees. Read More

Art brings transformation

July 15, 2010, 11:26 am

MOUNT VERNON — A combination of therapies is the key to success in assisting the troubled youth at the Children's Resource Center to work through their issues with anger, aggression, safety and self-worth, among others. The inclusion of art therapy in this treatment package provides an amazing outlet for both healing and creativity.

MOUNT VERNON — In Rolls-Royce's first Action Day, eight interns and four co-ops volunteered to help renovate the Woodward Opera House on Wednesday.

Meth labs discovered, shut down

July 15, 2010, 11:26 am

MOUNT VERNON — Two Knox County methamphetamine laboratories were shut down near Bladensburg early Wednesday morning.

Work completed for mapping system

July 15, 2010, 11:26 am

MOUNT VERNON — The extensive collection of information necessary to allow Knox County to join the state of Ohio's Location Based Response System, is complete ahead of schedule.

Fredericktown man killed in accident

July 15, 2010, 11:25 am

MOUNT GILEAD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred Wednesday at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Upper Fredericktown Road south of Beckley Road in Knox County.

MOUNT VERNON — The 9-1-1 dispatching equipment damaged in a lightning strike at the Knox County Sheriff's Office on June 27 will be replaced at a cost of $91,000.

New thrift store opens on east side

July 15, 2010, 11:24 am

MOUNT VERNON — An independently owned thrift shop with a new twist is now open for business for Mount Vernon area shoppers looking for some good deals.

FREDERICKTOWN — Jerod Smith is Fredericktown's new instrumental music teacher. A Johnstown Johnnies band alumnus, he graduated from Ohio University with a degree in music education.