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Monroe Township plans in-house emergency medical services

Knox County 911 Operations Director Laura Webster updated county commissioners Thursday about her program, offering that Monroe Township and its volunteer fire department is moving toward dissolving its emergency medical services (EMS) agreement with Pro Care Medical Transportation Service by the end of the year, when it expires.

comments | News | October 11, 2019, 6:00 pm |



Joan E. Algire

Joan E. Algire, 71, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Country Court Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family.

comments | Obituary | October 11, 2019, 4:02 pm |



News file photo A long line of cars get ready to run the one-eighth mile track at Pacemaker’s Dragway Park in 2017. Financial constraints have forced owner Rod Zolman to announce the track will close after the final race of the season, the weekend of Oct. 25-27.

Pacemaker’s closing its gates

The future of Pacemaker’s Dragway Park, a fixture on the west side of Mount Vernon for over 60 years, is uncertain after track owner Rod Zolman announced Thursday that financial losses have forced him to cease operations when the current season ends.

comments | Sports | Top Story | October 11, 2019, 10:10 am |