GAMBIER -- Franklin Miller Jr., professor emeritus of physics, has reached the century mark, and Saturday is Franklin Miller Day at Kenyon College to celebrate his 100th birthday.
MOUNT VERNON -- A steady stream of cars entered the Knox County Fairgrounds Thursday evening to take advantage of the eighth annual drive-through flu shot clinic.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Tomatoes appropriately occupy a considerable amount of exhibitor space at the Fredericktown Tomato Show this week; and on Thursday, OSU Extension educator Troy Cooper judged all of the produce.
MOUNT VERNON -- Topics of casino funds, employee iHealth insurance and centralized purchasing were discussed when the Knox County elected officials met Thursday morning at the Knox County Service Center.
FREDERICKTOWN -- A newspaper printed on calico was the centerpiece of the Main Street Free Press Museum's program at the annual Fredericktown Tomato Festival.
FREDERICKTOWN -- A group of teachers from Fredericktown Elementary School won the "Best Overall"award at the lip sync contest at the annual Fredericktown Tomato Show.
MOUNT VERNON -- Executive director of the Knox County Convention and Visitor's Bureau Pat Crow spoke to Knox County Commissioners Teresa Bemiller and Roger Reed on Thursday.
MOUNT VERNON -- Speaking to the Knox County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, Knox County Health Commissioner Julie Miller said the department has been "busy."
MOUNT VERNON -- Fifteen months of child sponsorship finally led to a face-to-face meeting between Jim Beroth and his sponsored child in Cambodia this past June. An eight-day trip to Cambodia through the Asia's Hope program took Beroth on an unforgettable trip, one which touched his heart in a special way.
Robert L. Endsley, 45, Warsaw, was convicted today of his eighth drunk driving offense in 20 years, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.
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