The City of Knox 50/50 sidewalk replacement program is almost done. It allows property owners to split the cost of new sidewalks with the city. Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston says 10 residents participated in this year’s effort. Continue reading →
The Knox Redevelopment Commission approved the release of funds for a couple of project purchases on Wednesday night.
$20-thousand for a previously discussed K-9 police vehicle was distributed by the Redevelopment Commission. The initial request came at the previous Redevelopment Commission meeting in an attempt to split the cost with the City of Knox. Continue reading →
When the Knox School Board met Monday night, it accepted the retirement of Kindergarten teacher Sue Wendel, effective August 1, 2016. Bus driver Charity Becker; Head Varsity Cheer Coach; Becca Stacy, and Junior Varsity Cheer Coach, resigned effective this month. Continue reading →
Knox School Superintendent A.J. Gappa reviewed a few positive results from the recent ISTEP testing and reported that the schools have been, and continue to be, in a pilot program that help to determine test questions next year. The final testing period is April 18-May 6.He reiterated that a new testing formula is to be developed by the State for the 2017-18 year. Continue reading →
A Knox man was sentenced on Wednesday in Marshall County Superior Court on charges of dealing methamphetamine.
33-year-old Ryan Smith was arrested in August of 2015 after a vehicle he was in was stopped by Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputies. An air sniff was conducted by a K9 Unit and indicated the presence of drugs inside the vehicle.
The City of Knox is reminding pet owners to get their dog tags for 2016. Dogs owners living within the city limits must purchase or renew their tags through the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at City Hall. Continue reading →
Knox mayor Dennis Estok further explained some of his proposals for the city during a town hall meeting Monday. Much of it was spent discussing his plans to bring the city’s July 4th fireworks back to Wythogan Park. It’s part of his effort to bring more people into the park and revitalize the Downtown Knox. Continue reading →