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Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 3, 2015
Saturday, July 4th 2015 12:23
KCSO    At 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, a victim reported that his vehicle had been damaged while parked overnight at his residence on N. Liberty Road. The damage appeared to have been caused by an air...
MOUNT VERNON – With much anticipation for the Grand Opening Celebration of the Ariel~Foundation Park on July fourth, many people have inquired on the areas of parking. Many parking spaces are...
MOUNT VERNON – At the Grand Opening Celebration of the new Ariel~Foundation Park, organizers and volunteers are planning on many activities that will attract the family. Among those activities will be...
Mosquito spraying set for next week
Friday, July 3rd 2015 12:10
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos on the following dates and locations: Monday July 6 - Gambier, Martinsburg, Bladensburg Tuesday July 7 -...
Road closure due to Fireworks on the 4th
Friday, July 3rd 2015 11:39
MOUNT VERNON - City Parks Superintendent Scott Zimmerman has announced that on Saturday, July 4th from 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Pittsburgh Avenue from 6th Avenue east tothe Clock House at...
BANGS - It has been a week since flames destroyed the vacant former Infirmary/Bible College on Johnstown Road in Bangs. Central Ohio Joint Fire District Chief Joe Porter tells KnoxPages.com that...
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Fire Department reminds citizens that the discharging of fireworks is dangerous and can result in serious injury. Careful consideration should be taken to ensure...
LJJA rolls out youth Jiu Jitsu classes
Friday, July 3rd 2015 09:05
By Adam Taylor for KnoxPages.com    MOUNT VERNON – LJJA Martial Arts Academy blazed a trail as the first to offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to adults in Knox County.  And recently, it became the first to...
MOUNT VERNON – The 2015 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival has issued three separate calls for entry for the various shows at the upcoming four day event. The Juried Fine Arts & Handcrafts Fair will be on...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 2, 2015
Thursday, July 2nd 2015 10:33
MVPD Arrests and Charges:A juvenile, 17, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:40 p.m. on Monday for domestic violence.Richard Callihan, 49, of Mount Vernon was charged at 7:45 p.m. on Monday with...
Farmers Market returns to Knox Health Department
Thursday, July 2nd 2015 10:02
MOUNT VERNON - In a continued effort to encourage local residents to eat better and provide access to locally produced fruits and vegetables, the Knox County Health Department will once again host...
NEWARK—Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) is pleased to invite culinary enthusiasts, home-cooks and entry-level food service professionals to participate in two 4-day culinary workshops at the...
MOUNT VERNON - Officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Mount Vernon Police Department, have arrested Jerime T. Graham-Woods, age 23, of Mount Vernon. His current...
By Karen Lucas, KnoxPages.com Reporter     MOUNT VERNON – The 32nd annual Christmas in July event is scheduled for Saturday, July 11. The food drive benefits the pantries of Interchurch Social Services...
NEWARK - The Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) presented their Excellence Awards on June 12, 2015, during a luncheon at their annual conference held at Cuyahoga Community College. Mark...
MVPD   Incidents: At 10:40 p.m. on Thursday, an officer responded to a theft of trash service complaint at Dry Creek Manors on the 300-block of Columbus Road. A suspect was identified. At 7:00 a.m. on...
MOUNT VERNON – Altruism knows no bounds as the Foundation Park Conservancy (FPC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, has given the City of Mount Vernon the new Ariel~Foundation Park, a 250-acre...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   BANGS - Among the crowd of those who watched the old Bible College/Infirmary fire in Bangs Friday evening was a local  historian who has studied the property for...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   BANGS - The abandoned and condemned five-story brick structure at 7520 Johnstown Road that was once a Bible college and an infirmary was nearly destroyed by...
MOUNT VERNON - Just hours after the United States Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a legal right to marry in every state, a Mount Vernon couple received their marriage license....
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Prosecutor's Office reports three individuals were sentenced in Common Pleas Court. Kristopher J. Zahniser, 22, of Mount Vernon was sentenced today for Trespassing in a...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Associated Press reports the Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in...
Meth lab components found in Mount Vernon
Friday, June 26th 2015 09:11
MOUNT VERNON - Police Chief Roger Monroe said officers recovered items on Thursday from several burglaries in both the county and city. While sorting through the items at one of the Mount Vernon...
GAMBIER – A Kenyon College senior is asking Knox County residents to take a survey this summer about their connections to the Kokosing River. Jennifer Seely, who studies anthropology and...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United State Supreme Court Thursday rejected a major challenge to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. The 6-3 ruling upheld financial aid to millions of...
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