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Beautiful weather for Earth Day Challenge
Sunday, April 19th 2015 09:46
GAMBIER - Beautiful weather greeted those who participated in the Earth Day Challenge 1/2 marathon and 4-miler this morning in Gambier. Hundreds of runners and walkers left the Kenyon Athletic...
Eagle from Knox County featured by ODNR
Saturday, April 18th 2015 10:44
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources posted an intriguing photo of a injured bald eagle reported in Knox County on its Facebook page. The...
MOUNT VERNON - A Fredericktown father was sentenced to prison Friday in Knox County Common Pleas Court for 15 years in the death of his infant son. Michael Allen Wingett, 26, caused the death of...
  MOUNT VERNON - Theater director and teacher Cory Ward will direct his final production at Mount Vernon High School next weekend. He is retiring at the end of this school year. 75 students from 2nd...
MOUNT GILEAD – Following an uptick in mature driver fatal crashes in Morrow and Knox Counties last year, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists that aging can negatively affect...
DPD Wednesday April 15 DPD officers attempted to serve an active arrest warrant on Coshocton County Road 20. The suspect was not located but while at the residence, DPD officers recovered stolen...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - MVPD officers were called to The Main Place at 117 West High Street late Thursday morning following a report of a bomb threat. No bomb was found. The...
MOUNT VERNON – Springtime is a great time to clean out your medicine cabinet. Protect our children, families, and environment by properly disposing of unwanted, unused, and expired medications. Medicines...
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Chapter of the Byron Saunders Foundation will bring Barbershop musical comedy to the Memorial Theater, Sunday, April 19, at 5 p.m. "Sir Dancelot and the Knights of the...
  MOUNT VERNON --The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has recognized six employers in Knox County for keeping their employees safe on the job. The employers received BWC’s Special Award for...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — On Saturday, KnoxPages.com learned that some workers at Siemens were offered a buyout package. Initial reports were that the buyout offer...
GAMBIER - The Knox County Symphony, under the direction of Benjamin Locke, will present its final concert of the season on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Rosse Hall on the Kenyon College...
MVHS In the Know team wins Library Challenge
Thursday, April 16th 2015 08:03
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon High School “In the Know” team bested two teams at the Public Library’s 26th Annual “In the Know” Challenge before being...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - A Mount Vernon high school assistant volleyball coach has been placed on administrative leave while an inappropriate relationship between the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With college costs at record highs and as families receive financial aid packages, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined legislation that would increase and expand eligibility for a...
Knox County law enforcement reports April 15, 2015
Wednesday, April 15th 2015 09:43
MVPD Arrests and Charges: Hunter Phillips, 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:00 p.m. on Monday for domestic violence and for a probation violation.   Traffic Citations: Melissa Hyatt, 33, of...
COLUMBUS – The Map the Meal Gap 2015 report, released Tuesday by Feeding America, reveals that food insecurity remains high throughout Ohio. The state’s 16.9 percent food insecurity rate is higher...
Mount Vernon School Board honors student athletes
Wednesday, April 15th 2015 08:49
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter    MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon City School Board held its regular monthly meeting on Monday.  All Board members were present. President Margie Bennett...
Letter to the KP Editor April 14, 2015
Tuesday, April 14th 2015 12:29
Dear Editor: Like many Knox County residents, I am more than frustrated with the deplorable condition of our roads, both in Mount Vernon and throughout the rest of the county. Knox County Engineer Jim...
FPD 4-13 Disturbance on Ottawa Ave.Traffic complaint on E. Sixth St.Traffic complaint on Taylor St.Disturbance on Simons Ave. 4-12Disturbance on Holley St.Disturbance on Ottawa Ave.Telephone...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter     MOUNT VERNON — Confucius said that if you want to define the future, you must study the past. That is what members of the Knox County Historical Society did...
Council approves pay raises for city employees
Monday, April 13th 2015 23:09
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Legislation involving wages and compensation accounted for a significant portion of the city council agenda on Monday night. Council members...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com  MOUNT VERNON - Saying Knox County lacks enough venues for special events, Rich Cochran told the Knox County Commissioners Monday morning that nearly $400,000 has been...
Work paused at Woodward Opera House
Monday, April 13th 2015 11:17
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com    MOUNT VERNON - Work on the multi-million dollar Woodward Opera House restoration project in downtown Mount Vernon has been shut down temporarily. A worker for Shutt...
  MOUNT VERNON - Plenty of dogs are waiting to be adopted at the Knox County Animal Shelter at 285 Columbus Road. As a public service, KnoxPages.com is posting pictures and information of dogs who...
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