County evades big damage from storms

June 7, 2010, 11:39 am

MOUNT VERNON — Stormchasers in the area had a busy weekend as Knox County endured storm watches and warnings spread over three days.

Silent sirens being checked

June 7, 2010, 11:39 am

MOUNT VERNON — Reports that some outdoor warning sirens in the county may not have sounded during this weekend’s tornado warnings are being investigated and addressed by the Knox County Emergency Management Agency.

Warning sirens to be tested

June 7, 2010, 11:38 am

MOUNT VERNON — A countywide test of the outdoor warning sirens will be held Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Centerburg High graduates 100

June 7, 2010, 11:38 am

CENTERBURG — One hundred members of the class of 2010 looked back at 13 years of memories and said goodbye to the halls and classrooms at Centerburg High School during graduation ceremonies Saturday in the gymnasium.

Tanner, other grads honored at FHS

June 7, 2010, 11:38 am

FREDERICKTOWN — There was a time — in 1952 — when a young man made the decision to join the Army before graduating from high school.

Mount Vernon recognizes class of 2010

June 7, 2010, 11:38 am

MOUNT VERNON — The 150th Mount Vernon High School commencement also marked the 40th anniversary of the new high school building.

Utica grads asked to develop talents

June 7, 2010, 11:37 am

NEWARK — "Develop your talent and abilities to their full potential, and then invest in the lives of others," Principal Mark McDaniel told the class of 2010 during commencement exercises for Utica High School.

Show a lot of fun for horses, riders

June 7, 2010, 11:37 am

MANSFIELD — The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association met at the Richland County Fairgrounds on Saturday for a Draft Horse/Draft Pony Fun Show.

County dodges storm

June 5, 2010, 2:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — Knox County braced for severe weather Friday evening, but the storm skipped to the north, sparing the county from its destruction.

MOUNT VERNON — Rob Clendening, district program administrator for the Knox Soil & Water Conservation District, met with Knox County Commissioners Thursday morning to discuss the maintenance of four watershed drainage ditches in the county.

Freddies come up short

June 5, 2010, 2:08 am

COLUMBUS — After setting a school record at the Division III Regional meet last week, the Fredericktown Freddies boys 4×800-meter relay team finished 12th in the state in Friday's final at the 2010 Division III OHSAA Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater continues his testimony today in his termination hearing.

MOUNT VERNON — The contents of the mysterious black bag were entered into evidence Thursday afternoon as the contract termination hearing of suspended Mount Vernon Middle School science teacher John Freshwater continued.

MOUNT VERNON — In just two months, individuals and groups throughout Knox County have raised over $13,000 to sponsor an Honor Flight to take World War II veterans to the national memorial in Washington, D.C.

Pullins files lengthy objection

June 4, 2010, 10:58 am

MOUNT VERNON — After the Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline of the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a recommendation to indefinitely suspend Scott Pullins' law license, the local attorney has filed a 90-page objection with the Ohio Supreme Court.