Mount Vernonís Flag Day celebration on Public Square on Monday featured the naming of the winners of the Proudly We Hail and Spirit of Patriotism awards. The celebration was sponsored by the Exchange Club of Mount Vernon and Knox County.
The commissioners met Monday morning with Matthew Kurtz, director of Knox County Job & Family Services, to discuss the budgetary efforts of his department.
Investigators from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft continue to talk to, and seek, eyewitnesses to determine the cause of an accident that claimed the life of a Columbus man Saturday at Alum Creek Lake.
In 2008, 17 percent of Ohioís population was age 60 or older. By 2020, that segment is projected to undergo a 40 percent population growth.
The Mount Vernon City Council met briefly Monday night to pass two pieces of legislation.
Maria Fabish of Dublin has filed a case in small claims court against the Knox County Humane Society, alleging that staff at the society knew a cat was ill before adopting it out Dec. 31, 2009.
At Mondayís council meeting, the village of Utica honored the late Perma Rice for her dedication and support in the community.
The Mount Vernon Board of Education celebrated a plethora of student achievements on Monday, June 7.
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