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  MOUNT VERNON - One hundred years ago a small-town banker and a world-renowned architect came together to build a striking new facility for the Home Building Association Co. in Newark, Ohio. Add to the...
MOUNT VERNON - The weather will cooperate for free fishing weekend in Ohio. On May 2 and 3rd, all Ohio residents are invited to experience Ohio's fantastic fishing without purchasing a fishing...
By Hunter Orr, KnoxPages.com Intern MOUNT VERNON-Families from all over Knox County gathered around the Public Square Friday evening as vendors, galleries, and live entertainment of all types were...
KCSO reports May 1, 2015
Friday, May 1st 2015 12:03
  At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, a victim reported that several items—including a laptop, a camcorder, and a camera—were stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked overnight on Highland Hills...
MOUNT VERNON - Plans have been announced for the 2015 Mount Vernon Memorial Day parade Monday, May 25, starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade will travel west from East High Street at George to the...
COLUMBUS – Reflecting a continuing national trend, unintentional drug overdoses caused 2,110 deathsof Ohio residents in 2013. Records show there were about 196 more deaths in 2013 compared to...
Carter to be honored with tree planting
Friday, May 1st 2015 06:04
MOUNT VERNON - Starting Point, previously known as Care Net Pregnancy Services, will honor former Executive Director Lois Carter on Thursday, May 7th. Carter recently stepped down from the...
  MOUNT VERNON - Acting on the national theme of “Take steps to improve your health,” the Knox County Health Department is once again hosting a Healthy Happy Hour in recognition of National Women’s...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 30, 2015
Thursday, April 30th 2015 13:38
FPD 4-29Michael D. Novak, Lexington, citation for speed.Assisted the squad on Salem Ave.Disturbance on Miami Ave. 4-28Traffic complaint on St. Rt. 95.Civil complaint on Simons Ave.Civil complaint...
ODOT schedules Knox County road work
Thursday, April 30th 2015 13:12
JACKSONTOWN - The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 5, says that beginning Monday, May 4th SR 514 in Knox County will be closed. The road will close between Danville Jelloway Rd and the...
MOUNT VERNON - The third Senior Citizens Luncheon hosted by Mount Vernon City Schools was held Wednesday afternoon at the high school.  The event which was held to connect seniors with the schools and...
MOUNT VERNON - MTVarts announces its Classics Series production of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," directed by Ian Fraser Ernsberger, happening Friday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, May...
Danville Police reports April 29, 2015
Wednesday, April 29th 2015 13:47
DPD responded to: a disturbance call in the 100 block of Mickley Street on Tuesday. a vandalism call in the 200 block of East Walnut Street on Tuesday. an assault in the 100 block of South Market...
NEWARK— Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) student, Makenzie Thorpe has earned All-Ohio Academic Team honors. Thorpe was selected as an All-Ohio Academic Third Team member and honored at the...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - City parents and community members searching for information on how their tax dollars are being spent can get a good idea by checking...
Public asked to donate to local Diaper Drive
Wednesday, April 29th 2015 04:22
 MOUNT VERNON - Local residents are encouraged to donate to a diaper drive being held the week of April 27 - May 1 at several locations throughout the community.  Knox County Job and Family Services is...
MOUNT VERNON - Expanded hours are in place this week for early voting at the Knox County Board of Elections. Through Friday the Board of Elections Office will be open from 8:00am – 5:00pm for...
KCH welcomes endocrinologist Jaime Goodman, MD
Tuesday, April 28th 2015 16:27
  MOUNT VERNON - Knox Community Hospital is pleased to announce the addition Dr. Jaime Goodman to its medical staff. Board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Dr. Goodman is a...
Danville PD On Thursday, 4/24, DPD responded to a vandalism call at the Danville Village Park on South Market Street  of vandalism to the Park's restrooms. On Friday, DPD responded to a suspicious...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter       MOUNT VERNON — As part of its agenda Monday night, City Council waived the remaining readings and passed a resolution authorizing the Knox County Historical...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter      MOUNT VERNON — City officials now have a mechanism to enforce removal of signs that have been declared nonconforming and abandoned. Council gave a first...
Park, sidewalk vandals being prosecuted
Tuesday, April 28th 2015 05:16
MOUNT VERNON — City Law Director Rob Broeren said vandals have created problems in several areas of the city. One incident involves the new sidewalk put in along Mansfield Avenue where the new...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter     MOUNT VERNON — By a 5 to 1 vote, city council members approved an ordinance setting the compensation for the property maintenance enforcement officer at...
Council Proclaims May Drug Awareness Month
Monday, April 27th 2015 21:54
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter     MOUNT VERNON — City Council members acknowledged the problems of drug abuse and alcohol addiction on Monday night by proclaiming May as Drug Awareness...
  COLUMBUS—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered charitable giving tips in the wake of the Nepal earthquake that has killed thousands. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by the tragic...
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