MOUNT VERNON -- Presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke Thursday in Tampa, Fla., at the Republican nominating convention and in his speech he said that a united America "can unleash an economy that will put Americans back to work, that will once again lead the world with innovation and productivity."
MOUNT VERNON -- Police Detective Sgt. Jeff Jacobs retired Friday after 21 years with the department, 11 as a patrolman and the last 10 as a detective.
MOUNT VERNON -- Pedestals are being installed for the new traffic control masts being erected at the intersection of Coshocton Avenue with Brown and Sychar streets.
CENTERBURG -- It took about a quarter and a half for the Centerburg Trojans (2-0) to get rolling.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets were down, but not out.
COLUMBUS -- Turnovers were a key factor in Fredericktown's win over Highland in Week 1. On Friday, however, the Freddies own turnovers cost them at least two touchdowns in a 49-14 nonconference loss to Bishop Ready.
COLUMBUS -- East Knox is 2-0 on the season after a commanding 30-13 victory over Grandview Heights on Friday.
GRANVILLE -- Granville played great on both sides of the ball on Friday night in shutting out visiting Utica, 41-0.
GALION -- Despite last week's 49-35 victory over Crestline, Northmor was still winless last season, and Highland proved that the Knights still had a long way to go by beating them 49-0 on Friday.
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