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  The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos this week on the following date and location: Thursday​August 28, 2014​Fredericktown All spraying on August 28 will take place...
MOUNT VERNON - On Friday evening Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives teamed up with officers from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task force to conduct enhanced traffic...
Republican Women to meet September 11
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 21:31
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Republican Women’s Club will meet for lunch on Thursday, September 11th at 12:00 at The Alcove Restaurant.  The lunch menu will include lasagna, tossed salad, rolls...
MANSFIELD - Troopers from the Mansfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred this morning at 7:30 on State Route 13 south of Bellville. Mansfield Post...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — In a Parks and Lands Committee meeting Monday evening, City Council members discussed ownership of the Mulberry Street parking lot that runs...
MOUNT VERNON - 7th District U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs is on his summer break from Washington and talked with KnoxPages.com on Monday about several issues. Gibbs represents Knox and several other...
COLUMBUS - Saturday’s OSU Buckeye season opener versus Navy will air locally on the CBS Sports Network, not WBNS-10TV, as the station does not have the broadcast rights. The game, airing at noon,...
Klein to be honored with Judge Elaine Mayhew award
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 11:09
MOUNT VERNON — Joyce Klein of Gambier will be awarded the Judge Elaine Mayhew award given annually by the Knox County Democratic Women. The award is presented to a woman in Knox County who has made...
Extra day approved at compost facility
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 09:00
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — Residents will soon have additional time to dispose of yard waste at the Thayer Road compost facility. City Council members discussed the...
MVPD Chief Monroe stresses open-door policy
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 03:20
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — During Monday’s City Council meeting, Police Chief Roger Monroe invited council members to tour the police operations center sometime in the...
Local Sports: MVHS JV golf competes in Cambridge
Monday, August 25th 2014 22:42
CAMBRIDGE - The Mount Vernon JV golf team participated in the Meadowbrook Invitational at Cambridge Country Club today. Logan Springer had a career low score on his front nine with a 40. He carded a...
August is Child Support Awareness Month
Monday, August 25th 2014 16:22
  MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Department of Job & Family Services announces that August is Child Support Awareness Month. The Ohio Child Support program impacts more children than any other public...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor     MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Commissioners heard an update this morning about Knox Area Transit (KAT). The public transportation agency, which is run by...
Three sentenced in Common Pleas Court
Monday, August 25th 2014 15:52
  MOUNT VERNON – Knox County Prosecuting Attorney Chip McConville reported that three people were recently sentenced for felonies by Knox County Common Pleas Judge Otho Eyster. On Monday, Eyster took a...
  MOUNT VERNON – The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Mount Vernon Police Department and Knox County Sheriff’s Office conducted an OVI checkpoint from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m....
MVPD reports August 25, 2014
Monday, August 25th 2014 10:47
At 10:10 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to a disturbance at Knox Community Hospital.  A suspect was identified and charged. Kymberly Hogan, 27, of Fredericktown was arrested at 4:45 a.m. on...
Utility company issues telephone scam warning
Monday, August 25th 2014 10:10
GAHANNA - American Electric Power Ohio's Director of customer services and marketing is warning customers of a payment scam being conducted via phone in various areas of the AEP Ohio service...
Submitted by Linda Montgomery     MOUNT VERNON - Rid your home of toxic waste, unwanted televisions and computers, mosquito-enticing scrap tires, fluorescent light bulbs and small household electronics...
Rubber Duck River Race entries on sale
Monday, August 25th 2014 06:43
MOUNT VERNON - Entries for the Heritage Centre Association’s fourth annual Rubber Duck River Race are now on sale. Obtain an entry at the HCA office at 102 South Main Street, the Dan Emmett...
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon High School's JV golf team participated Saturday in the Kent Miller Invitational at Hiawatha Golf Course. Logan Springer shot a career low and an impressive 82. Coach...
Rx drug ring suspect sentenced to 4 years in prison
Saturday, August 23rd 2014 06:01
MOUNT VERNON - One of several defendants named in a prescription drug trafficking ring indictment in Knox County in April will be spending the next 4 years in prison. David Yankovich, 44, of...
MVPD reports August 22, 2014
Friday, August 22nd 2014 13:35
  Arrests and Charges Jeremiah Snyder, 23, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:20 a.m. on Thursday for assault. Max Bricker, 21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday for a probation...
MOUNT VERNON - Vickie Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank, announced the retirement of Jesse Marlow, Vice president sales and business development. Rachelle Dallas has been named assistant...
KCSO reports August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21st 2014 14:23
At 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, Kevin Lee Davis, 45, of Mount Vernon was arrested on an outstanding warrant. He was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident. At 8:10 a.m. on Saturday, Jason M....
MVPD reports August 21, 2014
Thursday, August 21st 2014 12:52
Arrests and Charges: Kearra Ash, 19, of Mount Vernon was charged at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday with theft from the Wal-Mart. Keria Turner, of Mount Vernon was also charged at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday...
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