Chestnut Street Closed

Road Closure
Location: Chestnut Street
Between: Stevens Street and N. Edgewood Rd.
Reason for Closure: Stormwater Utility Project
Start: 9/24/2021 8:30:00 AM
End: 9/24/2021 3:30:00 AM
Requested By: Engineering Department
Comments: Not open to Emergency traffic
Please call the Mount Vernon City Engineers Office at 740-393-9528 if you have questions regarding this closure.
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Fredericktown Weekly Police Report – Sep 24, 2021

Fredericktown Weekly Police Report – Sep 24, 2021
(Information courtesy of The Fredericktown Police Department)

Commercial alarm on North Main Street.
Civil matter on West First Street.
Mental health-related call on Montgomery Road.
Traffic complaint on North Main Street.
Assisted the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Cassell Road.… Read full story

Ready Pac Foods, Inc. Recalls Ready to Eat Salad Products Containing Meat and Poultry Due to Misbranding and an Undeclared Allergen

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2021– Ready Pac Foods, Inc.’s establishments in Swedesboro, NJ and Jackson, GA, are recalling approximately 222,915 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) salad products with meat and poultry because the products contain Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated salad dressing that has been recalled by the producer, Litehouse Inc.,… Read full story

COVID-19 Update: Hospital Situation, Vaccine Incentives, School Bus Drivers

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided an update on the increased impact that COVID-19 hospitalizations are having on our hospitals and a new vaccine incentive effort to help keep our children in school, in-person, five days a week.


“I received a letter from the Ohio Hospital Association outlining the dire conditions facing our hospitals who are on the front lines of treating patients with COVID.… Read full story

Outdated Systems and Overwhelming Claims Lead to Customer Service Failures with Ohio Unemployment System


Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s Office released the first of two audits of the Ohio Job and Family Services (ODJFS) unemployment system. This performance audit was required by the Ohio General Assembly in response to egregious customer service failures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read full story

6-State Trooper Project Netted Drug Activity

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on criminal patrol enforcement last week. During the project, 9,859 grams of marijuana was removed from Ohio’s roadways. Additionally, seven people were arrested on felony marijuana charges and 57 others were charged with other felony drug arrests.Read full story