Archive for June, 2010
MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, Mount Vernon received a visit from Roger Heim and John Rohr of the Columbus Ohio Division of Fire Bomb Squad.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners met Monday with Ron Simpson, Knox County Water and Wastewater Department superintendent, and Jason Figgins, assistant superintendent, about a report recently received from the Environmental Protection Agency about the Little Jelloway Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
FREDERICKTOWN — The streets of Fredericktown have seen an increase in traffic this past week as classes with the Knox Campus of Central Ohio Technical College got under way at the old Fredericktown High School.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon City Council was short and to the point Monday night, as council members met to pass routine legislation.
MOUNT VERNON — Council for the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline has requested Scott Pullins' request for remand be overruled.
HOWARD — Early voting on the East Knox School District's emergency operating levy starts today.
MOUNT VERNON — Thousands of barbecue lovers gathered Sunday at the third annual Monster BBQ Build Off.
MOUNT GILEAD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle, fatal injury crash.
MOUNT VERNON — A lightning strike seriously damaged radio equipment at the Knox County 9-1-1 center at the Knox County Sheriff's Office on Upper Gilchrist Road, Sunday afternoon.
CENTERBURG — Darryl Gatlin took a large crowd at the Centerburg USA Days Festival on a patriotic trip back in time.
MOUNT VERNON — Over 300 guests were present for the grand opening ceremony of the Ohio Eastern Star Home Glenn A. Gallagher Centre on Sunday.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Minor League Tournament Championship took on a definite Fredericktown flavor, Sunday afternoon, at Phillips Park.
MOUNT VERNON — Rain and lightning got the best of Carpenter DDS and First-Knox National Bank on Sunday evening, but not before Carpenter DDS took a commanding 11-5 advantage.
HOWARD — Kirk Construction had two tries coming, but the team got it right the first time.
MOUNT VERNON — Money Concepts braved a thunderstorm and its first defeat of the year to win the Mount Vernon 16-and-under Softball League Tournament, defeating A+ Autobrokers in the final game, 6-5, Sunday at Memorial Park.
MOUNT VERNON — Work has begun on the projects in the Sychar Road area.
CENTERBURG — There was a little something for everyone Friday night at the Centerburg Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival.
MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced four men and one woman for various felony crimes, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.
FREDERICKTOWN — Bob Haskins had been running a dairy operation on a farm that had been in his family for 191 years.