Purina Animal Nutrition Voluntarily Recalling Select Lot Codes of Purina®Rabbit Feed, Purina® Turkey Feed, Country Acres® Rabbit Feed and DuMOR® Chick Starter/Grower Feed

Purina Animal Nutrition is initiating a voluntary recall of multiple lots of Purina® Rabbit Feed, Purina® Turkey Feed, Country Acres® Rabbit Feed and DuMOR® Chick Starter/Grower Feed due to elevated calcium levels in the product.

Purina Animal Nutrition received reports from customers claiming the rabbit products may have resulted in poor health and/or mortality.… Read full story

CLASS Student Recognition Program

Congrats to this month’s students! Hayden Hankinson and Grace James.

CLASS Student Recognition Program
“Committed to Learning & Always Striving to Succeed”

First-Knox National Bank would like to implement a recognition program at Centerburg, Danville, and Fredericktown High Schools, beginning fall 2019.

Read full story

Coronavirus Information

Mount Vernon City Schools is proactively working with the Knox County Health Department relative to the Coronavirus. While the risk to the general public is low at this time, we believe it is important to proactively plan and address the many issues and concerns that may arise should an outbreak occur.
Read full story

Brown Convenes Roundtable with Ohio Veterans in Knox County

Senator Sits on Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee

MT. VERNON, OH – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) staff traveled to Mt. Vernon today to meet with Ohio veterans. Veterans from Knox County attended the roundtable organized by the Knox County Veterans Service Office with Anthony Eliopoulos, an outreach staffer in Brown’s office who specializes in veterans’ affairs and holds the rank of Second Lieutenant in the U.S.… Read full story

Governor DeWine Joins State Leaders to Announce First-Ever, Collaborative Suicide Prevention Plan for Ohio

(DAYTON, Ohio)—In response to an uptick in the number of deaths by suicide, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today joined with Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) Director Lori Criss and leadership from the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation to introduce the first-ever, collaborative Suicide Prevention Plan for Ohio that will direct the state’s suicide prevention efforts over the next three years.Read full story

CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC Investigating Outbreak of E. Coli O103 Infections Linked to Clover Sprouts Served at Jimmy John’s Restaurants

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O103 infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2020/o103h2-02-20/index.html

Key points:

  • CDC is concerned that people who recently ate clover sprouts from a Jimmy John’s restaurant could develop a Shiga toxin-producing E.
Read full story