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By Amanda Jedlinsky, KnoxPages.com Business Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - The Coshocton Avenue shopping plaza, which is home to Buffalo Wild Wings, has otherwise been largely vacant since Big Lots moved...
7th annual Knox County Goat Banquet planned
Wednesday, February 10th 2016 07:07
  GAMBIER - The 2016 Knox County Goat Improvement Association Goat Banquet Saturday, March 5th, at Kenyon College's Pierce Hall Pub, which is located in the basement of Pierce Hall, 201 College Park...
St. Vincent students compete in science fair
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 17:16
MOUNT VERNON - After months of preparation and hard work on their experiments, the St. Vincent de Paul School 6th, 7th and 8th grade students got a chance to show their discoveries to judges...
COLUMBUS—State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and...
Fate of Sips Coffee remains up in the air
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 10:26
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - The fate of Sips Coffee house in the Woodward Opera House building at the corner of South Main and Vine is still uncertain just 20 days until the...
Earth Day 2016 set for April 17 in Gambier
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 09:29
GAMBIER - The Earth Day Festival celebrates healthy living for ourselves and our world – two goals that go hand-in-hand. Enjoy an entertaining atmosphere while connecting with environmental and...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports February 9, 2016
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 08:56
KCSO   At 11:15 p.m. on Friday, a victim reported that four husky puppies had been stolen from her residence on Highland Road in Fredericktown since January 31st. At 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, a victim...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — The new owner of Bullock’s Smoke Shop on Coshocton Avenue wants to expand sales options to include the sale of wine Monday through Saturday....
IT program to be created for City of Mount Vernon
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 07:55
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — By approving a $65,000 contract with ECR on Monday night, city council took what City Auditor Terry Scott called “a first shot” at creating...
KCH offers Go Red for Women Luncheon
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 07:20
MOUNT VERNON - Knox Community Hospital offers the annual Go Red for Women Lunch & Learn on Thursday, February 18th from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Center for Rehabilitation and Wellness. 1375...
Free Taxpayer Assistance available at United Way
Tuesday, February 9th 2016 06:49
MOUNT VERNON - Free tax preparation assistance is available at United Way of Knox County through the financial stability initiative and nine year partnership with The Ohio Benefit Bank. Nearly 80...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERON — Safety, comfort, ergonomics and efficiency are among the reasons cited for council members authorizing the purchase of a fourth ambulance for the...
MOUNT VERNON - On January 7, 2016 at approximately 10:00 pm Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a report of a robbery at Hot Rod's on Harcourt Rd. Witnesses provided officers...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Late last Friday, February 5th, KnoxPages.com received a news release stating that Knox County Probation Officer William Baer had been had been...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Five Republican candidates are vying for your vote on March 15 as they run for Representative of Ohio's 68th House District. The district includes...
Editor's Blog: A change in store for Radio Hill
Monday, February 8th 2016 08:51
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   Before Wal-Mart, Allison's Finer Diner, and the Knox County Health Department the only business on "radio hill" was Knox County's only commercially licensed radio...
MVHS JV Swimmers compete in Canton
Monday, February 8th 2016 07:40
CANTON - The Mount Vernon High School JV swim team competed at the Junior Varsity Championship Saturday, February 6th. Every swimmer who participated came home with at least one personal best swim...
5KWalk/Run to honor DPD Officer Tom Cottrell
Monday, February 8th 2016 07:06
DANVILLE - On Sunday, February 21, 2016 a 5K/one mile walk will be held honoring Officer Tom Cottrell. The Officer 373 Walk/Run will take place at 3 p.m. at Danville High School. A silent auction...
COLUMBUS—State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) has announced information regarding the application process for the Local Government Safety Capital Grant. Initiated by the Ohio...
Fredericktown PD reports February 7, 2016
Sunday, February 7th 2016 23:25
2-6: Welfare check on E. Sandusky St.Alarm drop on W. Sandusky St. 2-5: Assisted Children’s Services on Summit Dr. 2-4:William E. Perry, Mt. Vernon, arrested for operating a vehicle under the...
By Amanda Jedlinsky, KnoxPages.com Business Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Pat Catan's stores have been acquired by the national chain Michaels, but customers should see little change. "It's business as usual...
The Grand Hotel open for business
Friday, February 5th 2016 11:18
MOUNT VERNON - After more than a year of construction and delays The Mount Vernon Grand Hotel, 12 Public Square, is now open for online booking at www.mountvernongrand.com. The hotel was built on...
KCSO At 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that an unoccupied house that he owns on New Gambier Road in Gambier had been burglarized. He found that someone had kicked in the back door,...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Jeff Harris, President of the Area Development Foundation (ADF) was asked for comment as to what the foundation can do to help those affected by...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Siemens employees were informed Thursday morning of impending layoffs in Mount Vernon. Mayor Richard Mavis said Siemens officials met with...
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