The Knox County Emergency Management Agency Executive Board unanimously voted to renew the employment of EMA Director Marie Blubaugh and Deputy Director Brian Hess during its board meeting Thursday afternoon.
Eighteen students in grades six through eight were in the spotlight Thursday as the 49th annual Knox County Spelling Bee got under way at Danville High School. All winners at their schools, the students represented Centerburg, Danville, East Knox, Fredericktown and Mount Vernon and competed to see who would be the best speller of all.
It’s not your average church. Journey Church, on Schenck Creek Road near Howard, is housed in a former pole barn that is now decorated in pleasant earthy colors, with murals on the classroom walls, and comfy sofas and stools in its trendy “Journey Java” coffee bar where doughnuts are served.
A landmark barn on Morgan Center Road, south of Mount Vernon, was a casualty of Wednesday night’s high wind.
Mean Streets – The News wants to know which area streets drivers consider to be in the worst condition.
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