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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Board of Elections, 104 E Sugar St., has a contact-free information area in the lobby available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

County tightening security of election website

Aware of the damage even a small piece of misinformation can have on the elections process, Knox County’s IT department is beefing up security for the board of election’s website and social media accounts.

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Grand jury returns indictments

Two Knox County residents were on their way to make a pre-arranged drug purchase in Columbus when they were stopped by police for a traffic infraction, according to charges filed Monday by the grand jury.

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More charges for former fiscal officer

A former county employee under investigation for theft was indicted Monday for having a handgun despite his being barred from possessing firearms due to a prior robbery conviction.

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Joshua Morrison/News Knox County Sheriff's Office Detective Aaron Phillips staples an injunction to the boarded up front door of a Crystal Avenue home on April 28, 2020.

Matheny pleads to drug charges

A Mount Vernon man whose residence was boarded up under a nuisance order for drug activity was sentenced on related criminal charges Thursday in Knox County Common Pleas Court.

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