A new philosophy about handling active shooter situations, aimed at getting victims to help sooner, is gaining acceptance across the country.
Several hot races are on the ballot for Knox County residents in the November General Election and the Mount Vernon News wants to help voters become more educated about the candidates.
A prosecuting attorney is recommending a mid-range prison sentence for a Martinsburg man convicted of striking his girlfriend in the face with a handgun.
Knox Area Transit administrator Martin McAvoy informed the Knox County Commissioners Tuesday that the Ohio Department of Transportation is now approaching transit budgets on a performance basis.
In a battle of Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference unbeatens, the Highland Scots defended their home floor against Northmor Tuesday, picking up the three-set win to secure sole possession of first in the conference.
Brown Family Environmental Center’s Shane McGuire inspects the specimens Mount Vernon High School junior Jacob Burrell collected during a river study Tuesday morning.
Hospice of Knox County recently established the Patricia “Trish” Rankin HNCO/HKC Memorial Endowment Fund at The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County.
First responders, social workers and all individuals who work with “citizens from diverse economic backgrounds” are invited to register for the Tactical Communication Program, a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop, Thursday, Oct. 18, which will feature guest speaker Jodi Pfarr.