Larry Di Giovanni/News Volunteers, food vendors and an Earth Day event crowd had a successful “Zero Waste” event Saturday at the Brown Family Environmental Center, said Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention Director Randy Canterbury. He is pictured next to a container for recyclable and compostable items during the event.

Canterbury: Zero waste a trend worth making

The director of Knox County Recycling and Litter Prevention said he can re-use the success of Saturday’s “zero-waste” Earth Day effort at the Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) to plan more zero waste events in Knox County, a potential trend-in-the-making he hopes will catch on with public and private entities alike.

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Abrams Brothers play at MVNU May 9

Arlo Guthrie was heard to say, “The Abrams Brothers are way too young to be playing that good.” The Abrams will be presenting their “good” music for the Community Concert Association’s last concert of this season May 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon firefighters David Miller and Ben Harrod check for hotspots after a semi caught fire after a head-on collision on U.S. 36 this morning. The crash occurred near Thayer Road shortly after 9 a.m. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating.

Woman hospitalized after head-on crash

A woman was transported via medical helicopter from the scene of a head-on collision this morning on U.S. 36. The crash, which occurred at approximately 9:09 a.m. in the area of Thayer Road, involved a hatchback car and a semi truck. The truck caught fire but its driver escaped without serious injury.

comments | Top Story | April 24, 2019, 11:49 am |