Archive for November, 2011
UTICA — Options for pursuing an all-inclusive levy or two smaller levies were approved for certification when Utica Village Council met in special session Monday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — November is National Adoption Month, a month set aside each year to raise awareness about the adoption of children and youth from foster care.
DANVILLE — What a difference a year makes. If Tuesday night is any indication, this is going to be an exciting year for Danville girls basketball.
MOUNT VERNON — Former Danville Police Officer Thomas Looney pleaded guilty today to a reduced charge of attempted grand theft and receiving stolen property.
MOUNT VERNON — A jail contract, a water meter-reading system and a city wastewater contract were the topics of discussion when Mount Vernon City Council and the Knox County Commissioners conducted their annual combined meeting Monday evening at the Knox County Service Center.
MOUNT VERNON — "We think 4-H is something really valuable in this county," said Knox County Commissioner Teresa Bemiller.
MOUNT VERNON — Midwest Innovations is hoping a rezoning request made to the city of Mount Vernon will be approved so that it can move its current facility from the Harcourt Road area to Taylor Road on the city's north side.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — New federal resources will help support the renovation and expansion of a Knox County hospital. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced today that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will approve a $37.1 million mortgage loan for Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with killing another passenger at the Greyhound bus terminal in Springfield waived his preliminary hearing on charges of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.
MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Commissioners on Monday approved a resolution that clears the way for Knox Community Hospital to pay off two bond issues.
FREDERICKTOWN — Charges of criminal trespassing have been dropped against Luke Gullett of Cardington who was arrested Nov. 25 at a home in Fredericktown.
CENTERBURG — Opening night for two area rivals became a one-sided affair in a hurry.
FREDERICKTOWN — A Cardington man was arrested Friday after a reported trespassing incident in Fredericktown.
COLUMBUS — A Newark appraiser was fined and suspended for her work on the property purchased in 2010 by the Knox County Park District for the Honey Run Highlands Park.
FREDERICKTOWN — The 4th annual Fredericktown Holiday Poinsettia Sale will take place this year as a part of the Fredericktown Community Christmas Walk.
MOUNT VERNON — Dr. Tracy Schermer has been appointed to the Knox County Board of Health by the District Advisory Council for the Knox County General Health District.
MOUNT VERNON — Ryan Sponsler, vice president of Donley Auto Group Ashland, Galion, Mount Vernon and Shelby, recently participated in an intensive, four-day seminar for dealers in Dearborn, Mich., sponsored by Ford Motor Co.
BLADENSBURG — The Bladensburg Sertoma Club has erected new entrance signs for the town.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School's Food for the Hungry drive, held Nov. 14 through 18, brought in more than $2,527.53 and 792 food and hygiene items.