(Washington, D.C., February 28, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today reiterated during a U.S. Senate hearing the need to restore the original intent of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is to be a second chance and not a way of life.… Read full story
Month: February 2019
New Grants from AG Yost to Address Visible Reminders for Trafficking Survivors
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that his office will begin a new program to help survivors of human trafficking eliminate a visible reminder that many live with: tattoos and similar markings that once served to “brand” them as the property of pimps, drug dealers or gangs.… Read full story
Troopers Seize $165,000 Worth of CBD Oil in Muskingum County
COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two Rhode Island men after a traffic stop in Muskingum County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 7,040 liquid ounces of CBD oil worth approximately $165,000.
On February 25, at 12:04 p.m.,… Read full story
East Knox Old Sports Banner Sale
In an effort to raise funds for the purchase of Delay-of-Game clocks for the football field, the Athletic Department will be selling the old gym banners. Banners are $100.00 each and can be purchased by anyone in the community.
The sale will start tomorrow (March 1st) and go through April 1st, there are NO pre-sales.… Read full story
District Response to ‘Rumors’
Part-Time Administrative Assistant Wanted
Position Open: Knox County Foundation seeks a part-time administrative assistant to provide significant administrative support for our fundraising, scholarship and grant-making programs. The ideal candidate is attentive to detail, self-motivated, able to manage multiple projects at one, confident in his or her writing, oral, and listening skills, and proficient with Microsoft Office.… Read full story
Lawn Care Technician Wanted
Free Document Shredding
DOCUMENT SHREDDING: Opportunity Knox located at 17604 Coshocton Rd. Mt. Vernon provides free shredding. The Recycling Center is located behind the main complex. This service is free.
CES Credit Union / Knox County Recycling will be sponsoring a Document Shredding event on Saturday, April 27th from 9 am – 11 am in the Knox County Courthouse parking lot which is also free.… Read full story
The Audubon Bird Songs Alexa Skill
Do you ever see a bird in your backyard and wonder what it sounds like? If you have an Amazon Alexa device in your home, you can now ask Alexa to find out!
The Audubon Bird Songs Skill is now available in the Skills store.
Data Sharing Uncovers Five New Risk Genes for Alzheimer’s Disease
NIH-funded project includes largest sample to date for Alzheimer’s gene association.
Analysis of genetic data from more than 94,000 individuals has revealed five new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease and confirmed 20 known others. An international team of researchers also reports for the first time that mutations in genes specific to tau, a hallmark protein of Alzheimer’s disease, may play an earlier role in the development of the disease than originally thought.… Read full story