Commissioners join tree inventory

April 27, 2010, 10:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Commissioners will be joining in a count and identification of trees in Mount Vernon's parks and public areas.

MOUNT VERNON — By a 4-to-3 vote, City Council members committed funds over the next three years for restoration of the bridge at Foundation Park.

Swanson named MVNU athletic director

April 27, 2010, 10:03 am

MOUNT VERNON — Paul Swanson, who recently wrapped up his 26th year as the women's volleyball coach at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, has been selected to serve as the school's athletic director effective at the conclusion of the current school year.

Plowing with old-fashioned horse power

April 26, 2010, 11:03 am

FREDERICKTOWN — Long before the invention of the motorized truck and farm tractor, the Percheron draft horse provided the power to build and feed the nation. This was your grandfather’s tractor.

Mother, children injured in crash

April 26, 2010, 11:02 am

WATERFORD — Alcohol appears to be a factor in a crash Sunday evening that seriously injured a mother and her two young children.

GAMBIER — A celebration of Earth Day was held Sunday at the Kenyon Athletic Center. The event was sponsored by Kenyon College, along with Knox Community Hospital, the Knox County Board of Health and the Knox County Parks District.

DANVILLE — The Governing Board of the Knox County Educational Service Center met Wednesday at the Red Fox Country Inn for a work session and its regular April meeting.

MOUNT VERNON — Rain-slick Banning Road, just west of Mount Vernon, was the scene of a crash when a pickup truck rolled off the road and into the Armstrong Run at 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

MOUNT LIBERTY — A Central Ohio Joint Fire District paramedic cut a seat belt and pulled a woman from her pickup after it went off the road and into a pond Saturday night.

Foundation helps bring in business

April 26, 2010, 11:01 am

FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Community Development Foundation is an example of community members coming together so great things can be accomplished.

MOUNT VERNON — Printing Arts Press announces it was recently awarded four 2010 Print Excellence Awards from the Printing Industries Association Inc., serving Northern Kentucky and Ohio.

Three-peat for Colts, Lady Jackets

April 26, 2010, 11:01 am

MOUNT VERNON — The 30th running of the Rotary Yellow Jacket Relays provided exciting finishes in girls action on Saturday at Mount Vernon’s Yellow Jacket Stadium. After a day of tough competition from the 13 participating schools, Mount Vernon won the Division I meet while Clear Fork did the same in Division II/III competition.

County RPC updating comprehensive plan By Mark S. Jordan April 21, 2010 MOUNT VERNON — Work has begun on updating the Knox County Comprehensive Plan, according to Regional Planning Commission secretary Darrel Severns. The two most recent updates were in 1998 and 2006, he added, explaining that updates are designed to take place every five… Read more »

UTICA — Stance, swing, putt, grip and follow through are just some of the golf terms pupils in Utica and Newton elementary schools will be learning next year, due to a $6,000 grant from Muirfield Golf Course and All State Insurance.