MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School boys volleyball team has already had a good week.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon High School boys tennis team is off to one its best starts ever in the Ohio Capital Conference Capital Division, and on Thursday, the Yellow Jackets raised their tally.
MOUNT VERNON — The voices of marchers could be heard resounding from the streets of downtown Mount Vernon: "Many voices breaking silence, demand an end to sexual violence!" The chant went on with each verse. "…We have the power, we have the right! The streets are ours! Take back the night!"
GAMBIER — The Earth Day Challenge & Health Expo will be held Sunday at the Kenyon Athletic Center.
GAMBIER — An emergency electric generator for the College Township Fire Department at Gambier has been installed and is in service.
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating an altercation that took place at the Alternative Center on Tuesday afternoon.
MOUNT VERNON — The village of Danville is getting ready for spring.
DANVILLE — A cookstove fire at an apartment in Danville on Wednesday night was quickly knocked down by Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District firefighters.
Whodunits are always fun. The comedy "Merry Murders at Montmarie," being performed this weekend by the drama club at Mount Vernon High School, adds a new wrinkle by being not only a whodunit, but also a whaddeydo?
MOUNT VERNON — While city officials look into allegations of fraud and theft by a city employee, the News has confirmed a water/wastewater employee lost $2,671 in overtime compensation in 2008. Safety-Service Director Dave Glass would not confirm if it is the same employee in both situations.
MOUNT VERNON — Pitcher Kylee Marcum has won games for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets with her arm. She has also done it with her bat.
MOUNT VERNON — Eight area teams will be headed to the Valley National 8-Ball Association tournament Friday through Sunday in the Canton Civic Center with Theresa Bubaugh leading the only all-female billiards team in Mount Vernon. Blubaugh, along with Jodi Boggs, June Fiorilli, Robin Darling make up the "Sassy Sticks."
Seventy-five Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes are menacing even locked inside a wooden cage, but the cringe factor is just part of the attraction at the Opp Rattlesnake Rodeo. For 50 years, hunters have been tromping through piney woods and grassy fields in south Alabama looking for these snakes, which live underground in holes. The ones they… Read more »
FREDERICKTOWN — When firefighters arrived at Colonial Village mobile home park in Fredericktown on a recent Saturday morning and began knocking on doors, they were there to prevent an emergency, not respond to one.
MOUNT VERNON — Despite signs that the local economy is beginning to rebound, ripple effects of the recession haven't yet played out.
UTICA — Several community members attended a public hearing Tuesday night to discuss their concerns about a possible water rate increase in the village.
MOUNT VERNON — Work has begun on updating the Knox County Comprehensive Plan, according to Regional Planning Commission secretary Darrel Severns.
CENTERBURG — On Monday, the Centerburg Board of Education gave special recognition to the elementary student council.