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Easter celebrates new life in Christ

MOUNT VERNON -- Passion Week is upon us, and all around the world people have been observing the different practices and time honored traditions of Christianity.

Roadway volunteers should be aware of drug hazards

MOUNT VERNON -- As spring comes into full bloom around central Ohio, as does trash cleanup efforts along Knox County roadways.

Commissioners open bids for bike trail project

MOUNT VERNON -- There was only one submission to review when the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday opened bids for the bike trail connection project.

Zoning change not needed for rehab efforts

MOUNT VERNON -- No action was needed by the Mount Vernon Planning Commission at its meeting Thursday afternoon.

Fire helps meadows rejuvenate

MOUNT VERNON -- Uncontrolled fire can be a destructive force, but fire can also be a force for health and rejuvenation, especially for prairies and meadows.

Utica gives up lead, game to Panthers

UTICA -- The Utica Redskins erupted for seven runs in the third inning, but let it slip away in the final inning Thursday evening, sustaining a disappointing 12-9 loss to the visiting Licking Valley Panthers in Licking County League baseball action.

Local MMA fighters preparing for next challenge

FREDERICKTOWN -- Corry Boyd didn't like how his MMA debut ended.


Jeanette Clark

MOUNT VERNON -- Jeanette Clark, 57, of Mount Vernon, passed away April 18, 2014, at Autumn Health Care.

Carol Deyo

MOUNT VERNON -- Carol Deyo, 66, of Mount Vernon, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.

Robert E. Doering

MOUNT VERNON -- Robert E. Doering, 73, of Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Knox Community Hospital.

Amanda S. Hagans

MOUNT VERNON -- Amanda Sue Hagans, 26, of Johnstown Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.

William O. Jacquet

MOUNT VERNON -- William O. "Bill"Jacquet, 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away April 17, 2014, at The Laurels.

Richard W. Jones

MOUNT VERNON -- Richard Wendell Jones, 75, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, to be with his Heavenly Father, surrounded by his loving family.

Peter L. Kreimes

CONCORD, N.C. -- Peter L Kreimes, a gentle and kind Christian man, who made many friends in his journey through life, went to meet his Lord and Savior on April 15, 2014.



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