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CLEVELAND - The National Weather Service says Knox County is included in a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from late Saturday night through late Sunday night. Snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter     MOUNT VERNON — If a Wednesday discussion bears fruit, clients of local food pantries may have expanded access to fresh vegetables and produce....
GAMBIER - The Mount Vernon YMCA Swim Team hosts the 47th Annual Big/Little Invitational this Sunday March 1 at the Kenyon Athletic Center. In recent years this Invitational has attracted over 750...
Letter to the KP Editor - February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 12:26
To the Editor,   Last year, The Winter Sanctuary realized its dream of securing a long-term location for a men’s emergency homeless shelter in Mount Vernon. It signed a rent-free agreement allowing...
KCSO reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 11:29
  At 11:05 a.m. on Thursday, a report was filed indicating that a Utica resident’s ID was used in an attempt to file a fraudulent 2014 Ohio Income Tax return.  This was discovered when the Ohio...
MVPD reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 11:24
Incidents: At 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, a parent requested to speak to an officer regarding a child-custody issue. At 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, an officer responded to a fraud complaint involving $801...
  MOUNT VERNON - Next steps in an effort to develop and manage community resources were announced at United Way’s February meeting of its board of directors. Kelly Brenneman, life-long Knox County...
Fredericktown Police reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 09:25
2-26:Burglary on S. Main St.Parking complaint on N. Main St. 2-25:Suspicious person on Simons Ave.Juvenile related complaint on W. Sandusky St.Cody T. Smith, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic...
  MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Historical Society Museum will reopen following its winter break on Wednesday, March 4, with a program on the early stock certificates of Ohio and Knox County, at the KCHS...
MVPD reports February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26th 2015 12:17
  Arrests and Charges: James Frye, 57, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for domestic violence. Incidents: At 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a reported domestic...
Walkers invited to join Get Healthy Knox team
Thursday, February 26th 2015 11:25
  MOUNT VERNON - In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles, Get Healthy Knox County is inviting local walkers to be a part of a team to walk in the Earth Day Challenge on April 19. The annual Earth Day...
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON – More than 1,000 times in 2014 the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to put out fires in structures, fields, or vehicles.  126 of those...
Another resident reports income tax return fraud
Thursday, February 26th 2015 08:44
MOUNT VERNON - On February 25 a resident of Howard-Danville Road contacted the Knox County Sheriff's Office to report that someone attempted to use his Social Security number to file a false tax...
Danville Police reports February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26th 2015 08:17
2/25/15 Phone Harassment - Officer responded to a call in the 100 block of East Washington Street on harassing phone calls. 2/24/14 Phone Soliciting - Officer responded to a call in the 10 block of S....
MOUNT VERNON - Submissions will be accepted through April 15, 2015, at the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County for the Fifth Annual Vaughn...
Business News: First Knox expands to Wooster market
Wednesday, February 25th 2015 16:19
WOOSTER - Vickie A. Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank, announced the opening of a new office at 2148-G Eagle Pass in Wooster. “We are very excited to branch into Wayne County and the...
WILMINGTON - Ohio's Republican Governor John Kasich talked about his proposed budget which includes tax-reforms and a plan to redesign public school funding in his State of the State speech last...
Fraudulent IRS claim made in local man's name
Wednesday, February 25th 2015 08:24
MOUNT VERNON - On Tuesday the Knox County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from an Apple Valley Road resident who advised that someone used his Social Security number in order to file a...
MOUNT VERNON -The Knox County Republican Women's Club will host a Meet the Candidates program at their monthly meeting at noon Thursday, March 12th at the Alcove Restaurant. The Republican...
WILMINGTON - The Knox County Health Department's director of nursing, Jackie Fletcher-Snodgrass, was presented with the Courage Award during Governor John Kasich’s State of the State address...
MOUNT VERNON - On February 24th at 6:00 pm the Mount Vernon Fire Department responded to 301 North Mulberry Street on a report of a fire. On scene they found flames shooting out through a window on...
MOUNT VERNON - It's a new era for the Mount Vernon High School football program as the Superintendent has announced the hiring of a new coach. Supt. William Seder said, "We are extremely excited...
MVPD reports February 24, 2015
Tuesday, February 24th 2015 11:23
At 1:15 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported the theft of some copper pipe from a residence on the 200-block of W. Curtis Street.  A suspect was identified. At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, a victim reported...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter     MOUNT VERNON — By a 6 to 1 vote, city council members voted Monday night to forego any brick street replacement in 2015 and allocate the entire resurfacing...
Danville Police reports February 24, 2015
Tuesday, February 24th 2015 05:00
February 19, 2015: Welfare Check - DPD officer receive a BOLO on an elderly possibly driving through Danville to check the driver's welfare. Officer located and stopped vehicle and checked the...
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