District Response to ‘Rumors’

Rumors in and around schools are nothing new and have been a part of our society and schools for decades.  In fact, building principals and staff are faced with rumors on a regular basis.  The spread of rumors in today’s social media age is becoming an increasing challenge for schools as we must always keep the safety of our students at the forefront while respecting the rights of all involved.
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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

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

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