Carrie White may be picked on by her classmates, but she has a gift.… Read full story
The New York Times bestseller, “On the Trail of the Assassins: One Man’s Quest to Solve the Murder of President Kennedy,” by Jim Garrison, will be the topic of the adult book discussion on Monday, April 29, 6:00 p.m. at the Danville Public Library, 512 S.… Read full story
“Love and Other Consolation Prizes,” the latest novel from Jamie Ford, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, April 23, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, Mount Vernon.
From the bestselling author of “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair.… Read full story
Get ready to cheer for your favorite team at the 2019 Knox County Battle of the Books fifth-grade team championship competition!
This year, thirteen teams of fifth-graders from elementary schools and the program’s first homeschool team will face off at the preliminary competition on Tuesday, April 2, 5:00 p.m., at St.… Read full story
Take a second look at the myths behind the invention of the first “flying machine” at a discussion about “Wright Brothers, Wrong Story: How Wilbur Wright Solved the Problem of Manned Flight,” on Monday, March 25, 6:00 pm, at the Danville Public Library, 512 S.… Read full story
“The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women,” written by Kate Moore, will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, March 19, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street.… Read full story
“The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History,” by Josh Dean, will be featured at the adult book discussion on Tuesday, February 26, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N.… Read full story
The horror classic “Misery” will be featured at the Stephen King Book Club on Wednesday, December 5, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.
Bestselling novelist Paul Sheldon thinks he is finally free of Misery Chastain.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Nov 26, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
Jon P Mickley, of Danville, was arrested for menacing and domestic violence on November 21st, 2018.
A complainant, of the 15000 block of Millersburg Road in Danville, reported that a bullet had gone through the second floor siding of his house, through the wall, through his dresser breaking a mirror and lodging into another wall.… Read full story
Mention “The Untouchables” in conversation and many will think back to black and white 1950’s television episodes of Eliot Ness (Robert Stack) and his men chasing down Al Capone’s gang in the back alleys of 1930’s Chicago. But where did all the stories filled with gunfights, illegal hooch, the Mafia and civic duty originate and are the tales fact or myth?… Read full story