Fireworks light up the night

July 3, 2010, 7:45 am

MOUNT VERNON — A multitude descended on Mount Vernon's Memorial Park, Friday, with individuals and families arriving early to stake out a good vantage point for the traditional Independence Day fireworks display.

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon's Independence Day celebration kicked off with First Friday on the Square — and other locations in the downtown area.

Utica celebrates the 4th

July 3, 2010, 7:44 am

UTICA — Friday was a beautiful day to begin Utica's Fourth of July celebration, along with free parking, free rides and free entertainment, sponsored and organized by Licking Lodge 290 F&AM.

2 sentenced in common pleas

July 3, 2010, 7:44 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced one man for felonies and one woman for violating a condition of her community control supervision, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.

Savage hangs up coaching spikes

July 3, 2010, 7:43 am

MOUNT VERNON — With the end of the recent spring high school sports season came the end to the teaching and coaching career of one lifelong Yellow Jacket.

County officials discuss EPA report

June 29, 2010, 11:09 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners met Monday with Ron Simpson, Knox County Water and Wastewater Department superintendent, and Jason Figgins, assistant superintendent, about a report recently received from the Environmental Protection Agency about the Little Jelloway Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

COTC makes transition to Fredericktown

June 29, 2010, 11:09 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The streets of Fredericktown have seen an increase in traffic this past week as classes with the Knox Campus of Central Ohio Technical College got under way at the old Fredericktown High School.

City Council adopts modified tax budget

June 29, 2010, 11:09 am

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council was short and to the point Monday night, as council members met to pass routine legislation.

Pullins' request for remand overruled

June 29, 2010, 11:09 am

MOUNT VERNON — Council for the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline has requested Scott Pullins' request for remand be overruled.

BBQers earn bragging rights

June 28, 2010, 12:31 pm

MOUNT VERNON — Thousands of barbecue lovers gathered Sunday at the third annual Monster BBQ Build Off.

MOUNT VERNON — A lightning strike seriously damaged radio equipment at the Knox County 9-1-1 center at the Knox County Sheriff's Office on Upper Gilchrist Road, Sunday afternoon.