HopeNow receives grant

March 18, 2014, 9:17 pm

HopeNow Furniture Bank of Knox County, a local charitable organization, recently received a grant award of $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County.

Highland’s top spellers

March 18, 2014, 9:00 pm

These top five spelling bee participants at Highland Elementary moved on to the county spelling bee at Cardington on March 10.

AMVETS to host karaoke event

March 18, 2014, 8:56 pm

Mr. Clean Karaoke will be appearing at Centerburg AMVETS Post 59 on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m.

The Bladensburg Firemen’s Association is hosting a community breakfast on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. It will be held at the Bladensburg station, 3790 S. Market St.

Jamie Balmer and Joseph Ricker as Duo Orfeo, will be performing “Soli Deo Gloria — Sacred Vocal Music Arranged for Two Electric Guitars” as part of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University 2013-14 Lecture/Artist series Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m.. in the R. R. Hodges Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

Due to the extreme winter conditions, the HEAP Winter Crisis Program has been extended to April 15. Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Community Action Commission’s Emergency HEAP program continues to provide assistance with home heating bills.

Swetland named All-Ohio

March 18, 2014, 2:14 pm

Jett Swetland, a junior at Highland High School, was named Third Team All-Ohio in Division II basketball by a panel of sports writers from around the state.

Baker indicted in Franklin County

March 18, 2014, 2:03 pm

A Fredericktown man could face up to 10 years in prison, after setting up a meeting with a 14-year-old girl for sex.

Kenyon forum visits local gun culture

March 17, 2014, 9:35 pm

A public panel discussion at Kenyon College takes aim at “Gun Culture and the Second Amendment” on Tuesday, March 25, at 11:10 a.m.

At the regular Board meeting of the Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Bob Drews was sworn in to the board to fill a vacated seat.

New urologist joins KCH staff

March 17, 2014, 8:00 pm

Knox Community Hospital is pleased to welcome urologist Adam Clemens, MD to its medical staff.

While the Health Insurance Marketplace has been open for the past few months, there are still many uninsured members of our community who need to enroll in a health insurance plan before the end of the month.