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.

New eagle nest found near Utica

April 24, 2010, 7:50 am

MOUNT VERNON — The national bird continues to spread in Knox County, according to observations by local eagle guru Jon Minard.

Students overcome hardship, adversity

April 24, 2010, 7:50 am

MOUNT VERNON — Each year, the Exchange Club of Mount Vernon/Knox County honors students who have overcome hardship and adversity to get “back on track” to earn their high school diplomas.

Vikings raid Scots

April 24, 2010, 7:50 am

SPARTA — The Highland softball team dug itself a hole, got out of it, then watched as River Valley pushed the Scots back into the hole.

Body named ’10 Child Advocate

April 23, 2010, 10:05 am

MOUNT VERNON — Melissa Body was named Professional Child Advocate of the Year at the Knox County Children Services 2010 Community Awards Luncheon on Thursday in the President’s Dining Room in Hyson Center on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Trail section set for paving

April 23, 2010, 10:04 am

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday Floyd Browne Group of Delaware was chosen by the Knox County Commissioners to be the engineering design consultant for the paving of a mile-long section of the Heart of Ohio Trail.