MOUNT VERNON -- The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County could have been the site of Who's Who in Knox County on Saturday as familiar faces and patrons celebrated the library's quasquicentennial.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Resources. Producers. Consumers. Assembly line. Quality control. Profits. Goods and services. Marketing. Believe it or not, these are all concepts being taught and learned in first-grade classrooms at Fredericktown Elementary School.
MOUNT VERNON -- The prosperity of numerous small businesses may be in a pinch if a federal minimum wage increase is ever approved.
UTICA -- Construction is underway, and a move is being planned for R.D. Ramseyer D.V.M. Inc. in Utica.
MOUNT VERNON -- Twenty-five high school senior girls from around Ohio came to Mount Vernon Saturday for the start of the Distinguished Young Women of Ohio Scholarship Program.
MOUNT VERNON -- A 31-year-old Mount Vernon woman is being held in the Knox County Jail on aggravated arson charges in connection with the fire at 209 Shirley Ave., Thursday.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Fredericktown sixth-grader Quinn Bartsch will represent Fredericktown -- and Knox County -- at the Regional Spelling Bee to be held at Ohio University on March 16.
MOUNT VERNON -- Finally, there is a little positive history for the Mount Vernon High School basketball program.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Utica girls basketball team came into the Division II sectional tournament on a roll, having won eight games in a row.
COLUMBUS -- Landing three relay teams and two individuals in districts is a great way to cap off any rebuilding year.
BUTLER TOWNSHIP -- The Backwoods Beagle Club didn't attract as many entries as expected to its championship qualifier, but the 107 beagles entered found plenty of rabbits to run.
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