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MOUNT VERNON - In April, many counties throughout Ohio will be displaying children’s pinwheels in front of courthouses, playgrounds, libraries, parks and other locations. Each pinwheel represents the...
  MOUNT VERNON - Plenty of dogs are waiting to be adopted at the Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Road. As a public service, KnoxPages.com will be posting pictures and information on some of...
MOUNT VERNON - Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon/Knox County is sponsoring the 2015 Annual Fashion Show at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Gund Commons, Gambier, Ohio. This is...
MOUNT VERNON - Plans have been announced for the 2015 Mount Vernon Memorial Day parade Monday, May 25, starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade will travel west from East High Street at George to the...
MVPD   Incidents: At 9:30 a.m. on Monday, a victim reported a disturbance at a residence on the 200-block of Chester Street.  A suspect was identified and arrested. Just before noon on Monday, a...
DANVILLE - Organizers of the Danville Neighborhood Watch took it to the mat last Thursday night as participants received lessons in unarmed self-defense from two area instructors.  Corporal Lisa...
  MOUNT VERNON - “The Birth and Development of Emergency Medical Services in Knox County” will be presented by Dr. Charles Rice at the April 1 meeting of the Knox County Historical Society, held at the...
Republican Candidate Debates set for April 8
Monday, March 30th 2015 20:16
MOUNT VERNON - KnoxPages.com has teamed with the Mount Vernon News and WMVO/WQIO to provide voters the opportunity to hear from the contested candidates running in the May primary/special election....
  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...
MVHS to join Ohio Cardinal Conference
Monday, March 30th 2015 12:05
ORRVILLE - The Ohio Cardinal Conference has announced that Mount Vernon City Schools has accepted the invitation to join the Ohio Cardinal Conference beginning 2016/2017 school year. League...
MOUNT VERNON - Next Monday, April 6, is the deadline to register to vote in the May 5th primary/special election. You need to register if you've never voted before, your name changed, or if you...
Dieticians suggest Meatless Mondays
Monday, March 30th 2015 00:05
CLEVELAND - The season of lent will end on Sunday, so Catholics can go back to eating meat on Fridays. If you’d like to keep the tradition going all year-round, though, many dietitians suggest...
Knox County Fair announces headline act for 2015
Sunday, March 29th 2015 12:14
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Country music fans will once again be treated to nationally known entertainment at this year's Knox County Fair. The Swon Brothers...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County man reported missing on Friday was found just after 1:00 a.m. Saturday in Richland County on State Route 30 near I-71 by a concerned citizen. Captain Jay Sheffer of...
MVPD -  Incidents: At 11:05 a.m. on Thursday, an officer was dispatched to the Knox Learning Center on a reported assault.  A suspect was identified. At noon on Thursday, a victim reported that a...
MOUNT VERNON - The story of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln is the story of the United States, and without either of their lives and influence we would not be the nation we are today. Davis and...
Carhart updates Commissioners on animal shelter
Friday, March 27th 2015 08:51
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com   MOUNT VERNON - Knox County's new dog warden, John Carhart, met with the county commissioners Thursday to give them an update on the number of dogs up for adoption and the...
Electronic devices top list of sleep stealers
Friday, March 27th 2015 07:41
CLEVELAND - Americans could use more sleep.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have a sleep disorder.  Pinpointing the reasons why...
Maloney elected chair for District Advisory Council
Thursday, March 26th 2015 12:31
MOUNT VERNON - The District Advisory Council (DAC) for the Knox County Combined General Health District re-appointed Eric Siekkinen to the Knox County Board of Health during the council’s annual...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Commissioners have added their approval to a property tax abatement already approved by Mount Vernon City Council, the Mount Vernon City Schools and the Knox County...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports March 26, 2015
Thursday, March 26th 2015 11:42
Danville PD: Tuesday DPD responded to the 100 block of Plum Street on report of a vehicle was driven through a yard causing damages. Tuesday DPD located an open door on the Junior High School...
D-Day event coming in June
Wednesday, March 25th 2015 16:45
MOUNT VERNON - The 2nd Annual Knox County D-Day Event is scheduled for June 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knox County Regional Airport.  The event will feature a D-Day battle re-enactment, World War...
CIRCLEVILLE - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Acting Circleville Police Chief Shawn Baer, Pickaway County Sheriff Robert Radcliff, Pickaway County Prosecutor Judy Wolford, and...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With one-quarter of Ohio counties lacking obstetrics and gynecology (ob-gyn) physicians, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined a plan to improve access to maternal care in...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports March 25, 2015
Wednesday, March 25th 2015 10:50
MVPD Arrests and Charges: Scott Bryant, 24, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:55 p.m. on Tuesday for a probation violation.  1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a threats complaint at Knox...
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