Archive for December, 2009
MOUNT VERNON — To say the Mount Vernon High School girls basketball team got off to a hot start on Wednesday night is putting it mildly.
CENTERBURG — It was a matter of execution at both ends of the floor on Wednesday night as the Bishop Hartley High School girls basketball team defeated the host Centerburg Trojans, 57-43, to win the championship of the Shelly Whited Holiday Classic.
MOUNT VERNON — Returning for a second day of cross-examination, John Freshwater and school board attorney David Millstone frequently reached an impasse, prompting contract termination hearing referee R. Lee Shepherd to intervene at times.
MOUNT VERNON — A six-month phase-in period for a new law requiring drivers to use their headlights any time they have their windshield wipers on, ends today.
CENTERBURG — It took a few minutes for the Centerburg girls basketball team to start the fire, but once they did, it burned long and hot.
GAMBIER — Competing in its first meet in a week, the Mount Vernon High School swim team hosted Gahanna-Lincoln at the Kenyon Athletic Center on Tuesday morning. While Gahanna swept the Yellow Jackets, it wasn’t about winning or losing. It was simply about getting back into the flow after the Christmas break.
MOUNT VERNON — "Detectives continue to follow up on all leads, tips and information that they have received," Knox County Sheriff David Barber said late Tuesday regarding the investigation into the murder of Jean Davis.
MOUNT VERNON — "Welcome to Chad Bo's, what'd ya have? What'd ya have?"
MOUNT VERNON — The Hernando Ruiz family — parents and children ages 4, 6 and 10 — is in need of everything after their home on Smith Street, off Harcourt Road, was destroyed by fire early Monday morning.
MOUNT VERNON — Ricardo Warren was the first witness during Tuesday's session of the contract termination hearing of suspended Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater.
MOUNT VERNON — After President Barack Obama’s order to increase security for international flights coming into the United States, few planes bound for the United States over the weekend were leaving Europe on time. That included a flight from Paris with a Mount Vernon family on board.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County property owners will have until Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, to pay their 2009 property taxes, according to Knox County Treasurer Sandy Mizer.
MOUNT VERNON — County Commissioner Allen Stockberger joined county employee John Alberts to view some overflow at the recycling trailer at Apple Valley on Monday morning.
CENTERBURG — The undefeated Centerburg Trojans, led by a great team effort and an outstanding 25-point performance from post Drew Osborne, dismantled the visiting Cardington-Lincoln Pirates in the first half of their nonconference boys basketball match on Monday evening, coasting to a 75-63 victory.
BLADENSBURG — As investigations continue into the homicide death of Jean Davis and the recent burglaries in the area, Bladensburg residents continue to feel uneasy.
MOUNT VERNON — After making a few changes, City Council approved legislation creating a taxi cab board and modifying city ordinances regarding licensing of taxi drivers and taxi cabs.
MOUNT VERNON — A former controller at Moundbuilders Guidance Center has filed suit against the organization, alleging fraud, wrongful discharge, racially motivated differential treatment, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
MOUNT VERNON — Rick Warren, a Kenyon College soccer coach, testified this morning in the termination hearing of John Freshwater.
MOUNT VERNON — Although the city did not receive the A1 bond rating it recently hoped for, City Auditor Terry Scott said it did not diminish the city's financial stability.