Archive for May, 2010
BRANDON — The theme of the annual Brandon Memorial Day service on Sunday was "Brandon Community Remembers."
DANVILLE — Danville High School's graduating seniors were open to a wide range of advice and memories during Saturday's 2010 commencement exercises.
UTICA — Spectators eagerly awaited the parade opening of the 36th Annual Utica Old Fashion Ice Cream Festival on Saturday morning.
MOUNT VERNON — The dictionary defines graduation as "the ceremony of conferring degrees or diplomas, as at a college or school." And yet, a simple definition for a great accomplishment.
CENTERVILLE — Sometimes good just isn't good enough. Sometimes you also have to be lucky, which the Mount Vernon High School boys volleyball team wasn't on Sunday. A day after winning their first state quarterfinal match in school history, the Yellow Jackets tasted defeat at the hands of the Cincinnati Moeller Crusaders.
FAIRBORN — The 2010 season came to an abrupt halt for the Highland High School softball team Saturday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — Drag Racing roared into high gear in Knox County on Saturday as Pacemakers Dragway Park started a full racing schedule for 2010.
CENTERVILLE – The Mount Vernon High School boys volleyball team just keeps getting better and better.
MOUNT VERNON — Renovations at the First-Knox National Bank parking lot and drive-throughs are being done to improve security and bring the latest in technology to the bank’s drive-through services.
MOUNT VERNON — The achievements of students of the Knox County Alternative Center were celebrated May 20 at the annual awards ceremony.
MOUNT VERNON — Long time city employee, and current utility operations foreman, Dick Lang signed a resignation agreement with the city of Mount Vernon in order to halt a disciplinary investigation.
MOUNT VERNON — Former Ohio Lieutenant Governor and U.S. Senator Michael DeWine met with Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher Thursday afternoon as part of his tour of county prosecutors throughout the state.
FREDERICKTOWN — The News was told this morning the Fredericktown Zoning Appeals Board has denied the application of property owners requesting acknowledgement as to whether or not their B-2 business district property would sustain a propane retail business under the current zoning regulations.
MORROW COUNTY — Auditor of State Mary Taylor announced the village of Sparta has been released from fiscal emergency. The village was originally placed in fiscal emergency three years ago based on deficit funds and defaulting on debt obligations.
MOUNT VERNON — Darrell Severns, director of the Knox County Regional Planning Commission, addressed the commissioners concerning flood plain criteria and stream bank buffers under the subdivision regulation during their Thursday meeting.
MOUNT VERNON — Graffiti scratched on a restroom wall warned of a bomb in the Mount Vernon Middle School building this morning.
DUBLIN — Already the winningest team in school history, the Mount Vernon baseball team hoped to add to its lore in the Division I Regional Semifinals on Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately, it was a day the Yellow Jackets would like to forget.