Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Career Center, 305 Martinsburg Road, is adding some technology to the check in and out process of visitors and students. A touch screen interface with license scanner and camera is now at the reception desk. Guests will sign in, scan their state-issued license, pose for a quick photo and pick up their printed-out passes in just a matter of a few seconds.

New security check in at KCCC

Students, parents and visitors to the Knox County Career Center are encountering a change in how they check in and out of the high school building.

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Photo courtesy of Mount Vernon Police Department Paige Wilt, left, and Kiersten Allnutt were honored with a luncheon and certificates Friday after the completion of their internships with the Mount Vernon Police Department. Interns are assigned to various duties, which may include assisting the department’s administrative office with maintaining the current file system and assisting with compiling and revising the policy and procedure manuals. The interns further assist with the records department with maintaining the records management system and other management tasks as directed. Interns have the opportunity to participate in MVPD’s Ride-Along Program, giving them opportunities to oversee the daily operations of the patrol division and detective bureau. The overall goal is to give interns the opportunity to attain experience and knowledge regarding all aspects of the judicial system.

Interns complete duties

Paige Wilt and Kiersten Allnutt were honored with a luncheon and certificates Friday after the completion of their internships with the Mount Vernon Police Department.

comments | Photo | August 19, 2017, 7:07 am |

 

 


East Knox increases lunch prices by quarter

The East Knox Board of Education on Thursday voted to raise school lunch prices for the 2017-18 school year. Elementary prices will be $2.25 each, junior high and high school lunches will be $2.50 and adult lunches will be $2.75.

comments | News | August 18, 2017, 5:30 pm |

 

 


Animal Shelter population low

As of Thursday, there were only 22 dogs being housed at the Knox County Animal Shelter, and one of those was scheduled for adoption later in the day, Dog Warden John Carhart told the county commissioners Thursday morning.

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Joshua Morrison/News Members of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 2021 sign a banner on Thursday in the high school theater as part of a freshman orientation day.

Easing first day jitters

It can be intimidating to be the new kid on the block or a student starting middle school or high school for the first time.

comments | News | August 18, 2017, 5:00 pm |

 

 


Jeff C. Jackson

Jeff C. Jackson, 77, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

comments | Obituary | August 18, 2017, 4:02 pm |

 

 


NAMI to offer family education

AMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Knox Licking County Ohio is currently registering for its free Family to Family Education Program training which begins Monday, Sept. 11 from 6-8:30 p.m.

comments | Events | August 18, 2017, 10:32 am |