Monthly Archives:: July 2011
MOUNT VERNON — "These women aren't looking for money, they want him (Brian Hess) fired," said William Curphey, attorney for the six women who have filed a discrimination suit against Emergency Management Director Brian Hess, several county officials and members of the Emergency Management Agency and 9-1-1 boards.
MOUNT VERNON — A high-speed chase just after midnight on Friday morning led to the arrest of 20-year-old Ryan Harman, who is facing multiple charges as a result of the incident.
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Board of Commissioners is searching for a new water/wastewater superintendent after making some organizational changes within the department.
MOUNT VERNON — Kenyon College, through AVI Foodsystems, purchased nearly all of the poultry raised 4-H and FFA members for the 2011 Knox County Junior Fair.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in five felony cases Friday, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.
MOUNT VERNON — City officials are looking at several possibilities when it comes to applying for Issue 2 funds this fall.
UTICA — Pads are popping and footballs are flying at Utica High School, as the football team undergoes conditioning for the 2011 season.
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By PAM SCHEHL News Staff Reporter MOUNT VERNON — A high-speed chase just after midnight on Friday morning led to the arrest of 20-year-old Ryan Harman, who is facing multiple charges as a result of the incident. “The pursuit only lasted approximately three minutes,” reported Mount Vernon Police Officer Troy Glazier, “but covered 1.8 miles… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Sale day at the Knox County Fair is a day when individuals and businesses in the community dig deep to help out area youths.
MOUNT VERNON — Prior to the 2011 Knox County Junior Fair Sale of Champions, Jerry Lamb was honored as the latest inductee to the Junior Fair Sales Hall of Fame.
FREDERICKTOWN — Former Danville police officer Tom Looney, 41, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the Fredericktown Police Department on an outstanding warrant.
MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, a jury found Cheryl Garvin not guilty in Mount Vernon Municipal Court.
MOUNT VERNON — Thomas L. Looney appeared before Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster this morning for a bond hearing.
MOUNT VERNON — Anthony Shaffer did it again.
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FREDERICKTOWN — Former Danville police officer Tom Looney, 40, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by the Fredericktown Police Department on an outstanding warrant. In July 2010, the Knox County grand jury on one count of grand theft, a third degree felony; and possession of stolen property, a fourth degree felony. A gun specification was included in… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — A federal lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court on Wednesday alleges Brian Hess, director of the Knox County Emergency Management Agency, sexually harassed 9-1-1 dispatchers and created a hostile work environment in the 9-1-1 Emergency Call Center since early 2009.
MOUNT VERNON — A predisciplinary conference between city administrators and Mount Vernon Fire Chief Shawn Christy was held Wednesday.
MOUNT VERNON — While there was fun to be had at the Knox County Fair on Wednesday, competitors in the Showman of Showmen competition were down to serious business.