Tyler Mathias

Lakewood and Clear Fork Make final State Softball Poll

In the final High School Softball State Poll in Ohio a number of teams still playing were ranked. In Division One the top team is Lebanon but Gahanna Lincoln is second and Mount Vernon came in at 8th. In Division Two Hebron Lakewood got 8 first place votes and were first while Clear Fork is 10th. Division Three has Wheelersburg …

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Licking County Health Dept spraying for Mosquitoes Wednesday in Pataskala

The Licking County Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes Wednesday in the City of Pataskala and Thursday in the Village of Alexandria, the Johnstown Park and Green Meadows Mobile Home. Legend Valley Concert Venue and Campground was sprayed on Tuesday. All spraying will be after dusk and areas are subject to change. Go to lickingcohealth.org for more information.

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Former Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket Fitzgerald wins award

From Oakland University: Oakland University Outfielder Ryan Fitzgerald has been named Horizon League Batter of the Week announced by the league office Monday after hitting .500 last weekend in three games against Northern Kentucky May 18-20. Fitzgerald, a sophomore from Mount Vernon, Ohio, went 6-for-12 scoring seven runs, hitting two doubles, one home run and driving in five RBIs with a slugging percentage of …

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Final Drug Town Hall in Mount Vernon focuses on Providing Help

The final Town Hall: Drugs and Our Community Series will be Tuesday Night May 23rd at Twin Oak Elementary School in Mount Vernon. Community Recovery and Addiction Resources Learn about recovery services and resources currently available to citizens of Knox County ** Prescription Drug Collection Point will be provided** MV Fire Department and Fredericktown EMS Vehicle Display Ashley Didinger, KSAAT …

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Skills camp hosted by Muskingum Men’s Basketball

The Muskingum Men’s Basketball program is accepting registrations for its Muskingum Roundball Overnight Skills Camp for any boy entering grades 4-12. Camp runs from June 25-28. Cost is $295 and includes all meals and accommodations in newly air conditioned college dormitories. Cost is $200 for commuter campers. To register or for more information, contact Muskingum head coach Travis Schwab at …

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Special Meeting in Columbus Monday Night

The Columbus Board of Education will convene for a Special Meeting at the Columbus Education Center, 270 E. State St., in the 2nd Floor Cabinet Rm., beginning at 5:00 p.m. There will be no public business conducted by the Board as it will come to order and immediately recess into Executive Session, per Section 121.222 (G)(1) Ohio Revised Code, to …

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Police Chief: Police Scanner encryption a Safety Issue

Many people in Knox County believe that their safety is compromised after a decision was made to encrypt the police scanners in the County. The Police Chief with the Mount Vernon Police Department says the encryption of the police scanner is a safety issue in another way. Police Chief Roger Monroe says that Emergency Services and Fire Services are not …

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Swat Situation in Mount Vernon ends early Monday Morning

A standoff in Mount Vernon ended early Monday morning. People in Knox County got a text alert to stay inside their home after gunshots were heard in the city. The Mount Vernon Police Department was trying to make contact with a man barricaded inside the home and they apprehended suspects early Monday after SWAT entered the residence on Prospect Street. …

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Kenyon Ladies compete in Track and Field events in Delaware

DELAWARE, Ohio – A few Kenyon College women’s track and field members took part in the 2017 Great Lakes Elite Meet on Thursday at Ohio Wesleyan University. The meet was used as a final qualifying meet for the upcoming NCAA Championship. Chloe Hannah-Drullard posted the Ladies’ best mark during the shot put. The freshman tossed 35 feet and one inch …

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About 700 attend Ohio Business and Career Expo

COLUMBUS (May 18, 2017) — The 2017 Ohio Business and Career Expo attracted approximately 700 business representatives and job seekers.   This free networking and learning opportunity, held May 17 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, was geared toward minorities, women, veterans or those otherwise socially and economically disadvantaged. The purpose of the expo was to support the efforts …

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