Man pleads after patdown find drugs

A Mount Vernon man who was brought into the Knox County Jail with almost an ounce of meth taped to his genitals will be sentenced on a weapons charge and multiple drug possession charges June 2.

comments | News | April 25, 2017, 8:30 pm |



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Cole named top Granger

The 61st Annual Farm-City Dinner brought warm food, some well-performed acoustic songs, and an opportunity for the granges of Knox County to come together for the ongoing agricultural camaraderie they’ve instilled in the community since 1873.

comments | News | April 25, 2017, 5:00 pm |



Harry Edward Chandler

Harry Edward Chandler, 80, passed April 18, 2017. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, on July 14, 1936, a son to the late Columbus and Edna (Umpleby) Chandler.

comments | Obituary | April 25, 2017, 4:50 pm |