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by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor   Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring opiate extracted from the seedpod of poppy plants. It is highly addictive. People are stealing to fund their habit....
MVPD reports April 23, 2014
Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 12:24
     Roger D. Burchfield, 62, of Mansfield was cited at 5:40 on Tuesday for driving under a suspended license. Michael Douglas Chenoweth, 18, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for...
DANVILLE - The community is invited for an open discussion of the opiate and synthetic drug abuse in Knox County and the treatment options available Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Luke's...
MOUNT VERNON - Applications are now being accepted from members of Knox County High School Classes of 2017 (current freshmen) to replace this year’s graduating seniors on the Youth Philanthropy Initiative...
MOUNT VERNON - Community leaders from Knox County, in partnership with Knox County’s Emergency Needs Coalition, United Way and Mid-Ohio Foodbank, will host a series of community conversations...
MOUNT VERNON - Terry Jacobs turned himself in at the Knox County jail Tuesday afternoon. That happened a few hours after Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, Sheriff David Shaffer and Detective...
MVPD reports April 22, 2014
Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 14:24
  Andre A. Thomas, 28, of Mount Vernon was charged at around noon on Monday with domestic violence. Traffic Citations: Zachary N. Metzger, 19, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:00 p.m. for failing to...
MOUNT VERNON - In November of last year the Knox County Sheriff's Office received information concerning possible prescription drug trafficking involving persons from the Knox County area. An...
MOUNT VERNON - The St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon will sponsor a seven week informational program entitled, “Catholics Returning Home,” beginning on Thursday, May 1 from 7 to 9...
  COLUMBUS - The Ohio EPA held a public hearing to accept comments about a proposed discharge to the Kokosing River from the National Lime & Stone Chesterville facility in Morrow County last week in...
Rhoton retires from Food for the Hungry
Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 01:31
  MOUNT VERNON - Sandy Rhoton, Drive Coordinator for Knox County's Food for the Hungry (FFTH) since 2009, has announced her plans to retire.  Rhoton announced her decision at the March FFTH Board of...
  MOUNT VERNON - According to Prosecutor John Thatcher, the Knox County Grand Jury returned twelve indictments today concluding a five month investigation conducted by the Knox County Sheriff’s...
MOUNT VERNON - Several local agencies and groups are once again joining forces to participate in the national drug take back initiative sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Locally, the...
Hunters prepare for Wild Turkey season
Monday, April 21st 2014 14:11
COLUMBUS – For many hunters, spring in Ohio brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys and Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird. The 2014 Ohio spring hunting season opens today,...
MOUNT VERNON -  The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) First Friday season will kick off on Friday, May 2, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by Brenneman Lumber Co., the event will...
Knox County woman who saved Trooper dies
Friday, April 18th 2014 14:56
MOUNT VERNON -The Knox County woman who fought the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to keep two deer and several raccoons that she nursed back to health passed away today after an extended...
MVPD reports April 18, 2014
Friday, April 18th 2014 14:18
  Francis Nicole Bowling, 31, of Mount Vernon was charged at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday with disorderly conduct. Anthony Bowling, 42, of Mount Vernon was also charged at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday with...
GAMBIER - A once a year opportunity to tour 75 acres of exquisite gardens nestled in the rolling hills of Central Ohio is coming up in June.  Schnormeier Gardens has a distinct Asian flavor...
MVPD reports April 17, 2014
Friday, April 18th 2014 12:51
    Jennifer M. Anderson, 25, at Mount Vernon was picked up at around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday for an outstanding warrant issued by Highland County.  She was charged also with obstruction of official...
MOUNT VERNON - Brian C. King, 43, Fredericktown, was convicted of three counts of complicity to commit theft from an elderly person and attempted burglary. Judge Otho Eyster sentenced King to 60...
MOUNT VERNON - You can help prevent child abuse from the bottom up. One in three families struggle to provide their babies with clean diapers, creating a huge diaper need. Knox County DJFS will...
KCSO report April 17, 2014
Friday, April 18th 2014 05:30
MOUNT VERNON - At 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a deputy responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on Yauger Road.  The victim reported that she had been away from her house for about two hours...
Library staff wins "In the Know" Challenge
Thursday, April 17th 2014 12:34
MOUNT VERNON - The competition was fierce and the Library staff team came out on top at the annual "In the Know Team Challenge" at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County Wednesday...
  MOUNT VERNON - MTVarts presents the award-winning masterpiece by Arthur Miller “The Crucible” May 1-3, at Knox County's Memorial Theater in Mount Vernon. A special free performance will be offered...
MOUNT VERNON - A Senior Citizens Spring luncheon is being offered by the Mount Vernon schools April 30 from noon to 2 p.m. In the High School auditorium. Lunch and entertainment will be provided....
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