MOUNT VERNON -- October's First Friday festivities kicked off with the presentation of Mount Vernon City Volunteers of the Year awards to Roger Hedrick, Steve Short and John Zale.
HOWARD -- Mabel Bateman will tell you her memory isn't what it used to be. That is understandable considering it holds 100 years worth of experiences, celebrations, changes in the world and society, sorrows and joys.
MOUNT VERNON -- Traffic has been moved to the south side of Coshocton Avenue while repairs are made to the catch basins along the north side of the street, Mayor Richard Mavis reported at his weekly press briefing.
MOUNT VERNON -- Attorneys for the Mount Vernon Board of Education on Oct. 4 filed a Merit Brief with the Ohio Supreme Court in response to John Freshwater's Merit Brief, and Stephen and Jenifer Dennis have filed an amicus brief with the court supporting the school board, also filed on Oct. 4.
Independent voters come in all shapes, sizes and political views. They may be conservative or they may be liberal. They may believe strongly in states'rights or they may believe the federal government is the true leader in what goes on in the United States.
DANVILLE -- A Nashville Road woman was rescued after calling 9-1-1 Friday night following a domestic dispute which left her with a gash on her head.
FREDERICKTOWN -- It was a finish that will be talked about for years to come.
SUNBURY -- You play with fire long enough and you're going to get burned.
MOUNT VERNON -- The familiar colors of orange and black were displaced by black and gold at Mount Vernon Middle School Friday afternoon, when the Columbus Crew soccer team took over the gymnasium.
JOHNSTOWN -- Bryce Staats threw for three touchdowns and ran for a pair in Danville's 40-0 shutout victory at Northridge on Friday night.
MORRAL -- There was literally nothing to stop Highland in its Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference game against winless Ridgedale on Friday night.
JOHNSTOWN -- Utica held Johnstown's leading rusher, Cody Farley, to one of his worst games of the season on Friday, but QB Tyler Thompson made up for that with five total touchdowns in a 49-8 victory.
LOUDONVILLE -- It took Loudonville an entire half to get going on Friday, but when it did, visiting Centerburg had a hard time stopping it.
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