Safety standards in place at Croton

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CROTON — Ohio Fresh Eggs LLC, one of the largest egg producers in the country with a large farm in Croton, maintains their strict safety standards and vigilant salmonella enteritidis intervention and risk-reduction program keep their eggs among the safest in the industry.

Sanctions awarded

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COLUMBUS — The U.S. District Court on Friday ruled on motions in the civil case filed by John Freshwater and his wife, Nancy, against the Mount Vernon Board of Education, et al.

Pump up the volume at salon

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MOUNT VERNON — Open Monday through Saturday, Volume Salon welcomes clients by appointments and walk-ins. Located at 4 Wooster Road in Mount Vernon, the salon offers cuts, colors, perms, relaxers, up-dos, makeup, waxing, extensions, and specializes in styles for any special occasion.

Public gives input on sheriff's office

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MOUNT VERNON — As part of an on-site reaccreditation of the Knox County Sheriff's Office by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, a public information session was held Monday night at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

Girl struck by vehicle update

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MOUNT VERNON — A 6-year-old Mount Vernon girl is in Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus after being struck by a vehicle on her way to school Monday morning.

Teen Daredevils

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The motorcycle racing community mourned the death of a promising 13-year-old rider in a crash at Indianapolis Motor Speedway while defending the youth circuit that allows teens to drive vehicles that can top 120 mph.

Pot plants seized

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MOUNT VERNON — A joint law enforcement operation Thursday has resulted in the seizure of nearly $130,000 worth of marijuana.

Clothes dryer cause of fire

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MOUNT VERNON — A fire on Johnstown Road last Friday which caused extensive damage to the home of Cindy Carter was reportedly caused by mechanical failure of a clothes dryer.