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MOUNT VERNON - Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing and school supply vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   FREDERICKTOWN - Since last November the Village of Fredericktown has been without a full-service grocery store. That is soon to change as Matt and Brittany...
Attorney David Railsback passes away at 73
Monday, July 27th 2015 12:14
MOUNT VERNON - Local attorney David Railsback passed away at his home on Sunday at the age of 73. Railsback had been a fixture in the Knox County legal community for four decades. He practiced law...
Editor's note: KnoxPages.com is about Local News and Local People. The following is a profile about a local woman who fled corruption and violence in Burundi, Africa and now makes her home in Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - Director of Law Rob Broeren announced that Nikko Rommel of Howard was convicted on July 24, 2015, in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court, of Domestic Violence after a two-day jury...
Laferty hits hole-in-one at MVCC
Monday, July 27th 2015 06:38
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - It was quite a weekend for a Knox County golfer. Crystal Laferty of Howard hit a hole-in-one on number 6 at the Mount Vernon Country Club Sunday. She...
2015 Knox County Fair Schedule
Sunday, July 26th 2015 14:03
This year's Knox County Fair has begun. Whether you are interested in 4-H, flowers, rides, or grandstand attractions we have the complete schedule as posted on the fair's website. It will be posted...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - For those who have to drive Monroe Mills road in eastern Knox County news that work to fix it begins this week is most welcome. The potholes and...
Chautauqua series to feature Oskar Schindler
Sunday, July 26th 2015 06:10
MOUNT VERNON – Most people recognize the movie title “Schindler’s List.” Some know it won Academy Awards; some that Steven Spielberg directed it and others might remember the way the Nazi’s treated the...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 25, 2015
Saturday, July 25th 2015 08:19
KCSO   At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that the mailbox had been stolen from his residence on Wildcat Road in Danville.  He requested additional patrols of the area be made after dark. At...
Ohio sales tax holidays set for August 7-9
Saturday, July 25th 2015 08:06
COLUMBUS - It seems like summer has just begun but back-to-school shopping will soon be a reality for students and parents. You could save a bit of money this year thanks to a sales tax holiday in...
MOUNT VERNON - Cheyenne Kuhn has recently been hired as the Director of the TouchPointe Family Life Center at 120 S. Norton St. Kuhn is a 2015 MVNU graduate with a major in Intercultural Studies...
Missing Danville teen found in Mount Vernon
Friday, July 24th 2015 06:51
DANVILLE -  DPD reports that Tiffany West, 14, of Danville who had been reported missing on Wednesday was located by a Knox County deputy in the 30 block of Columbus Road Mount Vernon on Thursday....
  MOUNT VERNON - G. Rasa, MD has returned to Knox Community Hospital after completing a fellowship in interventional cardiology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rasa first came to Knox County and...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 23, 2015
Thursday, July 23rd 2015 15:49
DPD Missing Juvenile:DPD took report of a missing juvenile in the 100 block of South Market Street on Wednesday. Tiffany West age 14 left home at 2:45 PM and failed to return home. Tiffany West  She...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - After multiples fires, break-ins, and years of deterioration the former Mount Vernon Middle School/High School has been sold with intention to...
Knox Idol auditions set for 10th annual competition
Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 11:15
MOUNT VERNON – Auditions for the 10th Annual Knox Idol competition will be held Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm in ThePlace@TheWoodward, 120 South Main Street. Singers ages 14 to 29 are invited to...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 22, 2015
Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 10:56
KCSO   At 12:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Derrick M. Lute, 26, was arrested for violating an order of protection and transported to the Knox County Jail. At 4:55 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that...
MVPD   Arrests and Charges:Ronald McCallister, 57, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:40 a.m. on 8/17/14 for domestic violence and assault.Matthew Mogan, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 4:45 p.m. on...
Body of Mississippi man found in Mohican River
Tuesday, July 21st 2015 06:54
MOUNT VERNON -  ​On Sunday morning July 19, 2015 around 12:18 am the body of Jessie Damron, age 60 of Golden, Mississippi was discovered deceased in the Mohican River near the bridge on Brinkhaven Road....
GAMBIER – Kenyon College will launch its new office of community engagement with Jennifer C. Odenweller as its director. Odenweller, the executive director of the United Way of Knox County, will join...
Ariel Corporation ships 50,000th Compressor
Friday, July 17th 2015 21:37
  MOUNT VERNON - Less than a year shy of its 50th anniversary, Ariel Corporation has shipped its 50,000th compressor. The company produced and shipped its first compressor in 1968 after establishing the...
MVPD   Incidents: At 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, a victim reported the theft of a 2011 Chevy M/L from the 100-block of E. Lamartine Street.  At 8:50 a.m. on Thursday, a resident of the 100-block of...
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher posted on Facebook that he observed a session of drug court in the Hocking County Municipal Court this week. Drug Court participants...
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Dog Warden John Carhart met with the County Commissioners on Thursday to fill them in on activities at in his office and at the dog shelter....
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Tue Jul 28
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Tue Jul 28 @ 1:00PM - 06:00PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tue Jul 28 @ 1:00PM - 06:00PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tue Jul 28 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Jul 29
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Wed Jul 29 @12:00PM - 06:00PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Jul 29 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Free Library “Microsoft Office Power Point 2010” Class
Wed Jul 29 @ 7:00PM -
Dan Emmett Festival "Knox Idol" Auditions
Thu Jul 30
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Thu Jul 30 @ 7:00PM -
CHAUTAUQUA - Oskar Schindler
Fri Jul 31
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Sat Aug 01
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Sat Aug 01 @ 1:00PM -
Brown Family Environmental Center: Wolf Run Walk
Mon Aug 03 @ 1:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Aug 05 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
KCH Free Monthly Health Screenings
Wed Aug 05 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Wed Aug 05 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Aug 05 @ 1:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thu Aug 06 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Thu Aug 06 @ 7:00PM -
LYCEUM - The Donner Party and Mount Vernon, Ohio's Connection
Fri Aug 07 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Fri Aug 07 @ 4:00PM - 09:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Fri Aug 07 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
MVNU’S Opening Reception for Arist Mary Gaynier
Fri Aug 07 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
First Friday
Fri Aug 07 @ 7:00PM -
LYCEUM - The Donner Party and Mount Vernon, Ohio's Connection