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Baer reinstated as Parole Officer
Friday, February 5th 2016 17:52
MOUNT VERNON - Parole Officer William Baer of Knox County has been reinstated. A news release late today from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says the investigation revealed...
By Amanda Jedlinsky, KnoxPages.com Business Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Pat Catan's stores have been acquired by the national chain Michaels, but customers should see little change. "It's business as usual...
The Grand Hotel open for business
Friday, February 5th 2016 11:18
MOUNT VERNON - After more than a year of construction and delays The Mount Vernon Grand Hotel, 12 Public Square, is now open for online booking at www.mountvernongrand.com. The hotel was built on...
KCSO At 8:20 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that an unoccupied house that he owns on New Gambier Road in Gambier had been burglarized. He found that someone had kicked in the back door,...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Jeff Harris, President of the Area Development Foundation (ADF) was asked for comment as to what the foundation can do to help those affected by...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Siemens employees were informed Thursday morning of impending layoffs in Mount Vernon. Mayor Richard Mavis said Siemens officials met with...
Free Taxpayer Assistance available at United Way
Thursday, February 4th 2016 16:49
MOUNT VERNON - Free tax preparation assistance is available at United Way of Knox County through the financial stability initiative and nine year partnership with The Ohio Benefit Bank. Nearly 80...
Siemens announces plans to cut production
Thursday, February 4th 2016 13:48
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Siemens employees learned this morning that the company is cutting production and moving several departments to other sites. According to a...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Herschel Jones III pleaded not guilty to all charges in the fatal shooting death of DPD Officer Thomas Cottrell Wednesday afternoon. Jones was...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports February 3, 2016
Wednesday, February 3rd 2016 07:49
FPD 2-2Traffic complaint on W. Sandusky St.Traffic complaint on Miami Ave.Disturbance on Posey Dr.Disturbance on E. Sandusky St.Kristin D. Miller, Howard, citation for speed. 2-1Fund property on...
Knox County Law Enforcement Reports February 2, 2016
Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 17:38
MVPD Arrests and Charges:Jeremiah Hoadley, 38, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:25 p.m. on Monday for domestic violenceApril Young, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Monday for...
  MOUNT VERNON – St. Vincent de Paul will be hosting their 20th Annual Auction and Dance on Saturday, March 5th. The evening, themed “Oh What a Knight," will kick off at the Gund Ballroom on the...
Buckeye Chuck predicts 6 more weeks of winter
Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 08:07
MARION - AT 7:41 a.m. Ohio's official groundhog saw his shadow and that means he predicts six more weeks of winter. The annual visit with Buckeye Chuck is at WMRN radio in Marion. The station...
COLUMBUS - With the help of 201 sponsoring agencies and 1,781 feeding sites, more than 50,000 Ohio children received free daily meals last year through the Summer Food Service Program. Despite...
MOUNT VERNON - City Safety-Service Director Joel Daniels has issued a list of updates about the city. He reminds residents that they can report crimes/drug activity on the non-emergency crime tip...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Grand Jury issued a ten count indictment against Herschel Jones III on Monday. Several of those charges are related to the death...
MOUNT GILEAD - Shortly after 4:30 pm, Sunday, January 31, 2016, an off duty Columbus police officer called Morrow County 911 to report a possible road rage incident. The officer was driving his...
HOWARD - Local attorney Noel Alden has set up a GoFundMe account to raise funds to be used as a reward for information leading to capture and conviction of those responsible for recent surge in...
MOUNT VERNON - Who do you know who has a mental illness? Actually everyone knows someone who has a mental illness because one out of every four families regardless of their “station” in life is...
FPD   1-28:Burglary on Zent Ave.Vandalism on Zent Ave.Disturbance on Stadium Dr.Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Zolman Rd.Vehicle unlock on S. Main St.     MVPD Arrests and Charges:Randolph McGregor, 32, of...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports January 28, 2016
Thursday, January 28th 2016 01:54
FPD 1-27Domestic violence report on W. 1st St.Jacob N. Watkins, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic violenceWelfare check on Mohawk Dr.Civil issue on W. 1st St.Tarrah L. Geiger, Danville, citation for...
St. Vincent de Paul Lenten Fish dinners begin Feb. 12
Wednesday, January 27th 2016 17:30
MOUNT VERNON - St. Vincent de Paul School Lenten Fish Dinners will begin on Fridays, February 12th through March 18th during Lent. The dinners are from 4:30-7:00 p .m. The menu consists of 2 pieces of...
GAMBIER - The Knox County Symphony continues its golden anniversary year with its Winter Concert on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. in Rosse Hall on the Kenyon College campus in Gambier....
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - MVPD officers were dispatched to the east side of the city around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday. According to a report released this morning, four subjects,...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports January 27, 2016
Wednesday, January 27th 2016 03:40
MVPD Arrests and Charges:Rachel Hays, 33, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:45 p.m. on Thursday for assault. Traffic Citations:Rodney Carpenter, 47, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:40 p.m. on...
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