MOUNT VERNON -- Victims of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma on May 20 have already been the recipients of assistance from numerous groups across the country. But one local youth wanted to make sure he could do his part in offering some help.
MOUNT VERNON -- Since April 1, students in the adult culinary program at the Knox County Career Center have been busy learning about kitchen safety, nutrition, safe food-handling techniques, knife skills, spices and flavorings, and wines and spirits.
MOUNT VERNON -- The process of moving to a consolidated 9-1-1 call center got under way Thursday with the first meeting of the 9-1-1 Transition Committee.
MOUNT VERNON -- A decision on final Knox County project proposals for Community Development Block Grant allocations was made Thursday afternoon when the Knox County Board of Commissioners met with Amy Schocken of Community Development Consultants of Ohio.
MOUNT VERNON -- Graduation ceremonies are usually a time for celebration, but in the case of Mount Vernon High School student Bethany Kelly, graduation ceremony guidelines are causing consternation.
LEXINGTON -- The greatest achievement for the Highland Scots track and field team so far this season was not the fact that they got to the regionals. It was how they got there. They took a bus.
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