Danville village council’s video conference test meeting sailed smoothly Thursday as participating members were able to connect to the online video conference service Zoom without significant issue.
As local courts and the jail adopt temporary policies in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, probation officers and service providers have also made adjustments to address issues related to drug and alcohol treatments, employment and housing difficulties during the crisis.
The next Danville village council meeting will be held remotely Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Instead of meeting in person, the council plans to meet via video conference on Zoom.
As the Governor’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order is expected to continue, service providers in Knox County are coming together to offer food and medication pickup and delivery by demand.
Three Mount Vernon men currently awaiting trial in the Knox County Jail will not have their scheduled preliminary hearings on Friday and Monday in Mount Vernon Municipal Court.
A Mount Vernon man who was diagnosed with hepatitis C was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for harassment with a bodily substance, a third-degree felony, after spitting on a Mount Vernon Police officer at the hospital in July.