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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...
Osterman apprehended Sunday
Monday, April 20th 2015 17:16
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Prosecutor's ofice has announced that Tawni E. Osterman, 32, of Mount Vernon was picked up Sunday by the Mount Vernon Police Department on a warrant for two counts of...
  MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities is partnering with New Directions, The Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County, to highlight April 19-25 as...
MOUNT VERNON - While the old Mount Vernon middle school/high school property on North Mulberry Street is privately owned, it is often a topic brought up with city officials. The once...
  MVPD   Arrests and Charges:   Renee Ballard, 34, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:20 p.m. on Friday for disorderly conduct Patricia Geiger, 50, Mount Vernon was also arrested at 6:20 p.m. on Friday...
  MOUNT VERNON - New Directions, the Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County, will have its fifth-annual benefit dinner on Thursday, April 30th, 6pm, at Ariel Arena on the Campus...
  MOUNT VERNON - “The Black Cyclone” will be presented by Mount Vernon Players, through a special relationship with the Archie and Donita Griffin Foundation this weekend in Columbus. The play is the...
MOUNT VERNON - Customers of the South Main Street Wendy's restaurant will have to find another place to enjoy their fast food for several weeks as the company is demolishing of the building.  A new...
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 --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...
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