Thursday, February 26, 2015

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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, 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, 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...
by Mike Sherfy, reporter     MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education held its monthly meeting in the Middle School Library on Monday. All board members were...
Fredericktown Police reports February 24, 2015
Tuesday, February 24th 2015 01:36
2-23:  Vehicle unlock on W. Sandusky St. Burglary on N. Mulberry St. Assisted the Sheriff’s Office with a burglary in progress on Beckley Rd.
MVPD reports February 23, 2015
Monday, February 23rd 2015 08:48
Arrests and Charges: Shannon Brown, 24, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:30 p.m. on Friday for domestic violence. Aaron Mahlman, 23, of Marengo was arrested at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday for...
Fredericktown Police reports February 23, 2015
Monday, February 23rd 2015 04:41
2-22: Randall R. Wert, Howard, citation for speed.Brittany D. Lyon, Mt. Vernon, citation for speed.Kasey L. Fraley, Mansfield, citation for speed.James E. Green Jr., Mt. Vernon, citation for...
MOUNT VERNON - Plenty of dogs are waiting to be adopted at the Knox County Animal Shelter at 285 Columbus Road. As a public service, will be posting pictures and information of some...
Fredericktown Police reports February 22, 2015
Sunday, February 22nd 2015 10:46
2-21: Assisted EMS personnel on Zent Ave. Unsecured building on Columbus Rd.   2-20: Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on Taylor St. Jennifer L. Gaietto, Fredericktown, arrested on an outstanding...
Chautauqua features only civilian killed at Gettysburg
Saturday, February 21st 2015 15:18
MOUNT VERNON – At around 8 AM on the morning of July 3, 1863, Jenny Wade was preparing bread to support the Union soldiers fighting the rebels in Gettysburg, when a minie ball struck the door of...
Level 1 Snow Emergency cancelled
Saturday, February 21st 2015 02:19
MOUNT VERNON - As of 7 p.m. Sunday  Sheriff David Shaffer canceled the level 1 Snow Emergency for Knox County.,   LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy....
MVPD reports February 20, 2015
Friday, February 20th 2015 15:46
Arrests and Charges: Edwin Hall, 49, of Mount Vernon was charged at 9:20 a.m. on Thursday for possession of marihuana-related drug paraphernalia.   Traffic Citations:​ Anthony Reed, 21, of Newark was...
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