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MVPD reports August 22, 2014
Friday, August 22nd 2014 13:35
  Arrests and Charges Jeremiah Snyder, 23, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:20 a.m. on Thursday for assault. Max Bricker, 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday for a probation...
MOUNT VERNON - Vickie Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank, announced the retirement of Jesse Marlow, Vice president sales and business development. Rachelle Dallas has been named assistant...
Highway Patrol plans OVI checkpoint Saturday
Friday, August 22nd 2014 08:06
MT. GILEAD – The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Knox County Saturday evening. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to...
KCSO reports August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21st 2014 14:23
At 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, Kevin Lee Davis, 45, of Mount Vernon was arrested on an outstanding warrant. He was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident. At 8:10 a.m. on Saturday, Jason M....
MVPD reports August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21st 2014 12:52
Arrests and Charges: Kearra Ash, 19, of Mount Vernon was charged at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday with theft from the Wal-Mart. Keria Turner, of Mount Vernon was also charged at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday...
KCH welcomes new physicians
Thursday, August 21st 2014 12:41
MOUNT VERNON - Knox Community Hospital announces two new physicians have joined its medical staff this summer. Julie Costello, MD, pulmonologist, is board-certified in Internal Medicine and...
MOUNT VERNON – There were thousands of cameras, camcorders, and smart phones being put to good use over the four days of the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival. New this year, the Festival is...
Sheriff reports suicide attempt at Knox County jail
Thursday, August 21st 2014 09:55
MOUNT VERNON - On Wednesday at approximately 11:55 am deputies in the Knox County Jail discovered a thirty year old male inmate who was attempting to hang himself. Officers rescued the inmate, who...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor     MOUNT VERNON - The superintendent of Mount Vernon City Schools says the new school year is off to a great start. Bill Seder says enrollment is up this...
Amusement park tickets incentive for blood donation
Wednesday, August 20th 2014 12:07
MOUNT VERNON - The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 1pm-7pm. Free tickets to Cedar...
GAMBIER — The Knox County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its fourth annual 5K Walk/Run, “Inspire Hope — Save A Life,” on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at the Kokosing Gap Trail in...
Knox County Grand Jury returns several indictments
Wednesday, August 20th 2014 06:47
MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Grand Jury indicted seven people on felony charges on Monday, according to Prosecuting Attorney Chip McConville. Mark A. Banbury, 34, of Mount Vernon, was indicted on...
Knox County 9-1-1 Advisory committee to be formed
Tuesday, August 19th 2014 12:27
MOUNT VERNON - Knox County's 9-1-1 coordinator gave a status report on the county's new consolidated 9-1-1 system Tuesday morning. Richard Dzik suggested the formation of a 9-1-1 advisory committee...
MVPD reports August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 19th 2014 11:00
    Arrests and charges: Kimberly Smith, 42, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday for domestic violence.   Traffic Citations: Charles McDonald, 54, of Mount Vernon was cited at 5:15...
MVPD reports August 18, 2014
Monday, August 18th 2014 16:33
Arrests and Charges:  Joseph Cochran, 33, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:45 p.m. on Friday for driving under a suspended license and arrested for domestic violence. Jason Matis, 20, of Mount Vernon was...
COLUMBUS – Last December the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved a plan that will overlay a new area code, 220, into the existing 740 area code thereby implementing mandatory...
Your Money: How to save for College Tax-Free
Monday, August 18th 2014 07:03
MOUNT VERNON - Nelson & Nelson CPA's offer these tips on how to save for college tax-free. According to a 2014 study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, researchers found that...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Barn Tour will take place on September 13 from 11a.m. to 6:00 p.m with five historic barns starting in Mount Vernon and driving northwest and east for a convenient 25...
MOUNT VERNON - Paragraphs Bookstore's Lois Hanson of Mount Vernon will review books from time to time here on KnoxPages.com. Her first review is on Laura McBride's We are Called to Rise, a novel...
Ohio's unemployment rate up slightly in July
Friday, August 15th 2014 15:29
COLUMBUS - Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in July 2014, up from 5.5 percent in June 2014. Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased 12,400 over the month, from a revised...
KCH demolishing farmhouse on Yauger Road
Friday, August 15th 2014 08:34
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages Managing Editor MOUNT VERNON - Demolition is underway to an old farmhouse adjacent to Knox Community Hospital's medical pavilion. KCH Spokesman Jeff Scott said, "KCH...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Despite concerns raised by Monroe Township residents, the Mount Vernon Municipal Planning Commission Thursday voted unanimously to...
MOUNT VERNON - It was a beautiful morning Thursday as the ribbon was cut on a new building at the Knox County Career Center. It was a year ago that ground was broken for the new 18,000 square foot...
KCSO reports August 14, 2014
Thursday, August 14th 2014 14:35
At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that someone had vandalized the rear passenger door of her vehicle while it was parked overnight on the 000-block of Messmore Avenue in Centerburg.  The scrape was...
Ruhl, Skocic vying for 68th Ohio House District seat
Thursday, August 14th 2014 13:26
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - This November voters of the 68th Ohio House District will choose who will represent them in Columbus. The 68th district includes Knox...
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