Local News

Central Ohio Homes continue to sell quickly

There were 2,531 central Ohio homes and condos sold during the month of March, a solid 50.8 percent increase over February and a 3.9 percent increase over the same month a year ago.   This was the highest number of home sales on record for the month of March as well as the highest sales for the 1st quarter according …

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Pour Your Support Event on Friday to benefit Mansfield YMCA

The Mansfield Area Y is pleased to announce Pour Your Support This is a fundraiser for the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, Friday, April 21, 2017 from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM at Ed Pickens’ Café on Main. The night will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and one drink with each admission, a silent auction and wine tastings. Come have fun while supporting …

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Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings April 27th at KCH

From Knox Community Hospital: Schedule your appointment online today! It is estimated that there will be more than 120,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer diagnosed in 2017. Unfortunately, many American’s do not recognize the symptoms of these life-threatening diseases. However, there is hope; if diagnosed early these cancers can be more easily treat without significant complications, and …

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Event in Mount Vernon to Support Pelotonia

On Saturday in Mount Vernon the third annual VFW Hamburger Dinner, Bake Sale and Silent and Live Auction for Pelotonia will take place. The event will be held at the VFW Post 4027 on 306 West Chestnut Street in Mount Vernon from 5pm-8pm. Join the Rad Crew as they embark on the 2017 Pelotonia. They will be offering Larry’s famous …

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Police ask for help on 1989 Marion County John Doe

(MARION, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Marion County Sheriff Tim Bailey today released the facial reconstruction of a man whose skeletal remains were found more than 27 years ago. The clay model was created by a forensic artist with the Attorney General’s Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) in an effort to help Marion County authorities identify the …

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Hidden in Plain Site Presentation Thursday Night in Homer

MOUNT VERNON – The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) continues to offer Hidden in Plain Sight presentations during April and May. Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive and informative presentation for adults designed to build their awareness on items they may find in an adolescent’s room, book-bag, closet or car that indicate risky behaviors including drug and alcohol …

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Annual Action Plan Prepared in City of Mansfield

The City of Mansfield’s Office of Community Development has prepared an Annual Action Plan for 2017 -2018 The Annual Action Plan provides a comprehensive overview and explanation of the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. The Annual Action Plan is available for …

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City of Mount Vernon seeking Seasonal Workers

The City of Mount Vernon is accepting applications for Seasonal Employment work in the Park, Street or Cemetery Departments. Interested applicants should fill out an application, which may be obtained from the Moundview Cemetery Office (Parks Office), 307 Wooster Road, or from City Hall, 40 Public Square. NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE. These positions are outdoor, physically demanding jobs. The pay …

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Hydrant Flushing to take place in Delaware

DELAWARE – City-wide water hydrant flushing will take place April 17-21 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This maintenance activity helps maintain water quality and insure the reliable function of fire hydrants. Water customers may experience some temporary discoloration in their water during this hydrant flushing program. If discoloration occurs, please allow the water to cycle through your plumbing system …

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Foundation Park Conservancy Inviting Local Bands

Foundation Park Conservancy is inviting local bands and non-profit organizations to propose benefit concert partnerships this summer in the Schnormeier Event Center. “In addition to a diverse schedule of free weekend concerts, featuring an all-new lineup of regionally and nationally touring bands, the Conservancy is accepting proposals for up to four Thursday night concerts, showcasing the talents of well-established local …

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