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Fair Go Kart and Harness Racing draw Tuesday crowds

Wednesday, 27 July 2016
Fair Go Kart and Harness Racing draw Tuesday crowds

MOUNT VERNON - Night four of the Knox County Fair continued the momentum of adrenaline fueled events with Go Kart racing at the Horse Pulling Track as...

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Deboard honored for aiding police officer

Tuesday, 26 July 2016
Deboard honored for aiding police officer

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — When he answered a call to duty, Cpl. Michael Wheeler did not know the situation would qu...

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By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — A solution, albeit an unusual and perhaps temporary one, has been found to the frequent complaints about parking problems in front of the Post...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, city council members agreed to contract with DLZ Architecture to assess the Plaza building at 5 N. Gay St. Tenants of the building...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — “You are actually in a pretty good spot” is the message Taylor Greely of Rumpke Waste and Recycling had for city council members during an...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — A recent financial audit of Knox County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record...
MOUNT VERNON — After reviewing information shared by Frank Flaugher of Flaugher Insurance Services, the Knox County Commissioners elected to switch dental coverage for county employees to Delta...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor  MOUNT VERNON - It's three years and three months behind bars for the local woman who harbored a murderer who eventually plead guilty to killing his mother and...
By Chase Strawser, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities organized their third annual Summer Fest event in Ariel-Foundation Park on Tuesday. The...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Joy Padget of the Office of Outreach and Customer Support with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency spoke to the county commissioners on...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office announces the promotions of two officers, Danial Bobo and Damon Roberts. Sheriff David Shaffer says Detective Bobo began his career with the Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - The fourth year of the Summer Music Garden Concert Series continues on Sunday, July 24 from 4-6 pm.  The free concerts are located in the Childrenʼs Garden at the Knox County Career...
MOUNT VERNON - The American Red Cross is partnering with the Ohio Eastern Star and Cedar Fair to provide a free Cedar Point ticket to our scheduled presenting donors, while supplies last, at our...
MOUNT VERNON - Ariel – Foundation Park, in conjunction with Right Brain Productions, will be hosting Art in the Park Craft Show, October 1 in the Schnormeier Event Center.  This rain or shine...
MVPD Incidents:At 10:10 a.m. on Friday, a victim reported the theft of $20.00 in cash and two ashtrays from his 1997 Jaguar while it was parked on the 900-block of E. High Street.At 10:30 a.m. on...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff's Office assisted the MVPD in pursuit of a suspect driving a vehicle southbound on Columbus Road around 12:30 this...
MOUNT VERNON – Heritage Centre Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each...
NEWARK - The American Red Cross of East and South Central Ohio is recruiting volunteers to join its workforce to help families affected by an increase in disasters caused by home fires and severe...
MOUNT VERNON - At a recent Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) in Washington, D.C. hearing on the cable and satellite TV industry’s billing and customer service practices, U.S. Senator Rob...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - Eight months after a former MVPD lead detective was arrested by the FBI he still has not been sentenced. A continuance was granted by Federal...
NEWARK - ​​A new relationship between Central Ohio Technical College and Capital University will allow students to seamlessly transfer between both institutions. The presidents of the two...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County United Way is excited to announce a new affinity group, Women United!Women United is a group of passionate women who offer their time, talent and treasure to improve lives...
Thumbnail By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com ReporterMOUNT VERNON — The desire of a Belgian citizen to connect with family members of a Knox County soldier killed in World War II and buried in Belgium has been...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you were visiting the post office on West High street Wednesday afternoon you would have noticed street department crews removing trees at all...
MOUNT VERNON – The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the line-up for its debut Free Summer Concert Series in Ariel-Foundation Park. An ambitious array of concert events will be...
MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Megan Miller, 23, of Newark was arrested at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. She was charged also with possession of drug abuse instruments.                                                         Traffic...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON – A physician, a college student, a drug user, and other community members came together Tuesday evening for a town hall meeting and a call for...
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Event Calendar

Wed Jul 27 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Thu Jul 28 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Thu Jul 28 @ 7:00PM -
Chautauqua Series to feature Roseanna McCoy
Fri Jul 29 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Sat Jul 30 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Tue Aug 02 @12:00AM
Spay/Neuter Clinic for cats in Gambier
Fri Aug 05 @ 6:00PM -
Premiere of Chamber of Commerce video "Uncommon Brilliance"
Sat Aug 06 @ 6:00PM -
Free All Ages Prom at Ariel Foundation Park
Sat Sep 10 @ 9:00AM -
6th Annual Suicide Prevention Coalition 5K Walk/Run
Sat Sep 10 @10:00AM -
2016 Knox County Barn Tour & Dance