MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council gave full support of a piece of legislation Monday night that permits the city to provide local funding to rehabilitate and install the bowstring truss bridge at Foundation Park.
UTICA -- Displeasure with the proposed House Bill 601 was voiced by Mayor Lester Grennell when Utica Village Council met Monday evening at town hall.
MOUNT VERNON -- County Risk Sharing Authority Marketing Manager Ginny Shrimplin gave the Knox County Commissioners a report Monday on the 2013-14 insurance program costs, including refunds totaling $27,445.
CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg school board on Monday issued formal commendations to basketball coach Todd Nauman.
HOWARD -- A proposal to perform a property trade was brought to the Knox County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning by Roger and Dorothy Mize of Howard.
MOUNT VERNON -- The Dublin Coffman Rocks tried to make it interesting near the end of Monday's boys volleyball match.
FREDERICKTOWN -- After a rough outing on Saturday, Fredericktown baseball coach Tom Craze was hoping his team would bounce back. Monday, they bounced back in a big way.
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