MOUNT VERNON -- The Curtis Inn was shut down indefinitely this morning and manager James Rhinebolt was arrested on a first-degree misdemeanor charge of operating a hotel without a license.
MOUNT VERNON -- The state Office of Budget and Management has released preliminary estimates of the amount of state funding schools will receive under Gov. Kasich's "Achievement Everywhere"proposal.
MOUNT VERNON -- Clear Fork Resort, formerly the Clear Fork Ski Area, reopened under new ownership last year after closing five years ago.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Numbers are on the rise at the Fredericktown Senior Activity Center as an increased number of citizens appear to be taking advantage of the activities offered at the local center.
MOUNT VERNON -- Because of a rapidly approaching deadline and delays in the process of consolidating the city and county 9-1-1 call centers, the Knox County Terrorism Advisory Team needs to find another use for the 2010 Homeland Security Grant the county received.
DANVILLE -- Danville's Mock Trial teams succeeded in the district contest Friday, Feb. 1, and qualified for regional competition.
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