Betty Lou Spearman, 78, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday afternoon, March 21, 2017, at the Country Court Nursing Center.
On Monday, March 27th, guardrail upgrades will begin in Knox, Licking, Fairfield and Perry counties. The contractor is planning to start in Knox County on SR 3 and US 36.
On Tuesday, Wiggin Street Elementary third-graders joined Opera Columbus cast members on stage at the Memorial Theater for the Youth Enrichment Series performance of “Three Billy Goats Gruff” and entertained fellow third-graders from all around the county.
The Knox County Department of Job & Family Services is organizing a Community Night on Monday, April 3, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the Mount Vernon High School Theater.
Residents of the area will have a unique opportunity over the next two weeks to experience a Broadway show, presented by local actors and musicians, when the Chancel Players present “Godspell” at the Gay Street United Methodist Church.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Watercraft, will be offering a free Ohio boating education course April 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Apple Valley administration building.
A drainage pipe with better “fall” has been installed across Martinsburg Road, just south of Twin Oak School. It replaces one that was just uphill and did not drain the lowest area.
Christine Keaton’s Freshman Honors English class at Mount Vernon High School is reading “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and on Monday Knox County Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel welcomed them to his courtroom so students can better visualize and understand the trial of Tom Robinson in the book.
This week has been officially declared Severe Weather Awareness Week in both the State of Ohio and Knox County to give residents a heads up for the tumultuous weather that is possible as winter transitions to spring.