MOUNT VERNON -- The rain kept falling and falling until finally, two days after Easter in 1913, the Kokosing River and its tributaries left their banks, flooding the west and south sides of Mount Vernon.
GAMBIER -- Kenyon Students and members of the community filled Rosse Hall Wednesday afternoon, eager to hear about the Tuskegee Airmen and the blows they struck against the Nazis in Europe in World War II and the racism in the U.S. Military.
MOUNT VERNON -- A resolution condemning the property at 17821 Shady Lane in Pike Township topped the agenda when the Knox County Board of Health met Wednesday evening at the Knox County Health Department.
MOUNT VERNON -- The opening of a Panera Bread location in Mount Vernon is being explored by the retail bread company, according to Mount Vernon Safety-Service Director Dave Glass.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Unfinished business. It's on the mind of every member of the 2013 Fredericktown Freddies baseball team.
MOUNT VERNON -- Baseball has a unique tradition in Mount Vernon.
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