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Level 1 Snow Emergency lifted in Knox County
Monday, January 26th 2015 17:06
MOUNT VERNON - As of 4:53 p.m. Sheriff David Shaffer lifted the Level 1 Snow Emergency for Knox County.
MOUNT VERNON - A new women’s emergency homeless shelter will provide a safe and warm place for women during the cold months, putting them on equal footing with men. The shelter, located in an...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A group of six senators – led by U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) – urged the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately ban the retail sale...
MVPD reports January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26th 2015 11:34
Arrests and Charges: Malcom Cornell, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:00 p.m. last Monday for burglary (when person is present) and for kidnapping. Jeremy Hayes, 25, of Mount Vernon was...
Ohio AG Dewine files lawsuit over Obamacare Taxes
Monday, January 26th 2015 11:12
LEBANO, OHIO - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Warren County Commissioner President David Young, and Warren County Prosecutor David P. Fornshell today announced that Ohio will be leading a...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Commissioners is seeking a full-time Dog Warden. This position is responsible for the administrative operation of the Animal Shelter and its various...
Fredericktown Police reports January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26th 2015 09:58
1-24  -- Assisted the squad on S. Main St.,Disturbance on Colony Dr.,Telephone harassment complaint on S. Main St.,Theft of medication on S. Main St. 1-23Richard M. Maidment, Perrysville, citation for...
KCSO reports January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26th 2015 08:51
At 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, Lisa Drake, 45, of Mount Vernon was arrested for failing to comply with the terms of her probation.  At 3:20 p.m. on Sunday, a deputy responded to a report of shoplifting at...
If you must be out on the roads this morning, the Ohio Department of Transpotation District 5, which covers Knox County has issued this statement:  107 ODOT snow plows are battling ice and snow this...
MOUNT VERNON - The 2015 knox County dog licenses are on sale and renewal notices have been mailed out. You must renew your dog license(s) on or before February 2, 2015. The cost of the dog license...
Closings/cancellations January 26, 2015
Monday, January 26th 2015 04:58
All offices of Interchurch Social Services are closed today. Due to the weather, the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County system will delay opening today, Monday, January 26, until noon. ...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul located at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Ohio welcomed Warren Wright, Diocesan Council...
MOUNT VERNON - More than 30 dogs are waiting to be adopted at the Knox County Animal Shelter at 285 Columbus Road.  As a public service, KnoxPages.com will be posting pictures and information of...
MOUNT VERNON – Sam Barone, 200 East Vine Street, has filed petitions seeking re-election in November to his First Ward seat on Mount Vernon City Council. First elected to Council in 2011, Barone...
Welcome to KnoxPages.com
Sunday, January 25th 2015 18:59
MOUNT VERNON - Thank you for visiting KnoxPages.com, Knox County's online news source.  We also feature national, business and tech news, free classifieds, local event calendar and a daily...
  MOUNT VERNON –Scott A. Walls, 43, of Mount Vernon was sentenced on two counts of illegal use of minor in nudity - oriented material, a felony of the second degree, one count of sexual battery, a...
COTC welcomes new Admissions Manager
Friday, January 23rd 2015 12:01
NEWARK - Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) recently welcomed Dustin Dunlavy as the college’s new Gateway Admissions Manager . Dunlavy comes to COTC from the University of Cincinnati, where he...
MOUNT VERNON - One of twelve defendants arrested last April as part of a five month investigation of a prescription drug ring today was sentenced by Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho...
MVPD reports January 23, 2015
Friday, January 23rd 2015 09:45
Incidents: At 2:40 a.m. on Thursday, an officer responded to a report of an unsecured building on the 400-block of McKenzie Street.  Three insulin needles and a metal spoon were collected for...
Women's homeless shelter location announced
Friday, January 23rd 2015 09:31
MOUNT VERNON - A location for housing homeless women has been acquired due to space availability in the same building as the men’s shelter. Winter Sanctuary has signed a two year lease with Dave...
Fredericktown man arrested on importuning charges
Friday, January 23rd 2015 08:10
MOUNT VERNON - On January 19th officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeffrey L. Smith, age 53, of Fredericktown on charges of importuning. Importuning means the solicitation of...
by Mike Sherfy, Knox Pages.com reporter     People in Knox County rang in 1915 much as they did a century later…by complaining about the winter weather.  The local newspapers made much ado about the...
Fredericktown police reports January 23, 2015
Friday, January 23rd 2015 07:44
1-22Disturbance on Simons Ave., Suspicious person on E. College St., Telephone harassment complaint on S. Main St., Disturbance on Salem Ave.
Fredericktown Police reports January 22, 2015
Thursday, January 22nd 2015 06:27
1-18 Welfare check on W. Sandusky St., Welfare check on Struble Cir. 1-19 Scott A. Carpenter, Galion, citation for speed., Tommy E. Tyson, Mt. Vernon, citation for speed. 1-20 Disturbance on W. 1st St.,...
MVPD reports January 22, 2015
Thursday, January 22nd 2015 05:46
Arrests and Charges: Scott Reynolds, 37, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday on an outstanding warrant.   Traffic Citations: Daryl Ransom, 74, of Mount Vernon was cited at 9:40...
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