The Mount Vernon Music Lover’s Jam will be held Saturday, from 1-5 p.m., at the First Congregational UUC Church, 200 N. Main St., two blocks north of the square in Mount Vernon

Goat banquet to feature organic farmer

March 13, 2014, 6:13 pm

The Knox County Goat Improvement Association Banquet will be Saturday, at 6:30 p.m., at the First Congregation Church, 200 N. Main St., Mount Vernon.

Weather forecast: Sunny – 30/24

March 13, 2014, 8:00 am

With a high of 30F and a low of 24F. Sunrise: March 13, 2014 at 07:44AM Sunset: March 13, 2014 at 07:32PM Get more information here

Conditions ripe for spring grass fires

March 12, 2014, 9:58 pm

Because of the severe cold over the winter there could be more than usual grass fires this Spring, according to Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District Capt. Brian Durbin.

Swetland, Compton honored by MOAC

March 12, 2014, 7:49 pm

All three local high schools in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Division earned one of the top honors for winter sports, it was announced by the league recently.

Gambling addiction resources available

March 12, 2014, 6:05 pm

With March upon us, Knox County residents look forward to warm weather, St. Patrick’s Day, and filling out their March Madness brackets. Few realize that March is also known for another important reason: it’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

To celebrate another year of life for our local cancer survivors, The American Cancer Society Relay For Life committee of Knox County is conducting a Cancer Survivor Celebration on Monday, March 31, at Allison’s Finer Diner, 11587 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon.

A celebration of the good Earth and good health blooms April 6 when the Earth Day Festival returns to the Kenyon Athletic Center with its companion event — the Earth Day Challenge Half Marathon and 4-Mile Run.

Ashley M. Whittaker Jordan B. Burson   FREDERICKTOWN — The efforts of an alert Fredericktown resident and three law enforcement agencies have resulted in the arrest of two people thought to be involved in burglaries in Fredericktown and Mount Vernon. On Monday at 4:29 p.m., a resident of West Fourth Street arrived home and observed… Read more »