Reappointed board members Jody Goetzman, Ruby Miller and Mary Jean Theaker took the oath of office Thursday as the Knox County Career Center board regrouped for calendar year 2017.
Our new state representative, Rick Carfagna, has hit the ground running, so to speak. He has already been named vice chair of the Public Utilities Committee, and is busy settling into his office and routine.
Compound words, plural words, words with double letters, diphthongs, multisyllabic words, words with double vowels and silent letters were all heard Thursday during the 57th annual Knox County Spelling Bee.
The Knox County Educational Service Center school board on Wednesday talked about President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education.
Preparing healthy snacks for 900 pupils and staff can be a daunting task, but the Mount Vernon City Schools Food Service Department for the last four years has been getting a daily helping hand from students in the Transition Mission class sponsored by the Knox County Educational Service Center.
Treasurer Ellen Scott told the News on Tuesday that Roger Clark was elected president of the Centerburg Board of Education at its meeting Monday. The new vice president is Lynn McCann, the legislative liaison is Kristi Layton and Kris Weldy is the Knox County Career Center observer.
A new chapter is beginning in the ongoing story of the Knox County Memorial Building and expectations are that the historic structure will be able to serve the community in an even greater capacity than it has in the past.