MOUNT VERNON -- Operation Autumn Sweep Knox County has begun with nine agencies assisting in the effort to make sure Knox County’s 83 convicted sex offenders are in compliance with registration.
Options are currently being pursued in securing a location for a Winter Sanctuary, used to provide housing for homeless women and children in Knox County.
GAMBIER -- Generating some momentum for the Republican Party in the Gambier area was the purpose of a party meeting Monday evening at the Gambier Community Center.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council approved the purchase of a new heart monitor defibrillator so that the third squad in the fire department's fleet can have the same technology as the others.
MOUNT VERNON -- The classified staff employed by Mount Vernon City Schools and the school board have reached a negotiated agreement which the board approved at its meeting Monday following an executive session to consider the matter.
MOUNT VERNON -- Bond was set at $50,000 Monday afternoon for Demonno A. Rhodes, 35, of Mount Vernon, on two felony drug charges.
MOUNT VERNON -- The 2012 Mount Vernon Christmas Parade is heading back to a much simpler time. One of bubble lights and Sno-Flock, of Styrofoam ball ornaments with sequins or rhinestones.
MOUNT VERNON -- A man was observed Sunday at approximately 3:30 p.m. going door to door in the Mount Vernon area claiming to be a Columbia Gas representative.
BLENDON TOWNSHIP -- Stolen items discovered in a Blendon Township storage unit have been returned to their rightful owners, according to a recent report from the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
CENTERBURG -- Treasurer Ellen Scott told the Centerburg school board on Monday the district's financial situation at this time is "stable"despite a $300,000 decrease in state foundation money and the elimination of monies previously received from the commercial activities tax.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Tips for avoiding holiday crime was the main topic of the Knox Lake Neighborhood watch meeting Monday, but the newly constituted group also had some good news at its fourth meeting.
MOUNT VERNON -- For a large school where sports has been the center of tradition for many years, no one can deny that Mount Vernon High School is in need of a bit of a facelift.
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