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2014 Knox County Barn Tour set for September
Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 18:17
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Barn Tour will take place on September 13 from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. The tour of five historic barns is a convenient 25 mile drive starting and ending in Mount Vernon. The...
Knox County Fair Schedule through Sunday
Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 09:07
MOUNT VERNON - The 2014 Knox County Fair continues through Saturday.  Below is the schedule as released on the fair's website.  WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014Central Ohio Farmers Co-op DayRHB Old Time...
MANSFIELD - On June 26, 2014 deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded to Open Bible Church on Rayfield Drive, Mansfield in regard to a breaking and entering. The church had been...
McConville appointed as Knox County Prosecutor
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 14:33
MOUNT VERNON - Although not unexpected, it has been made official. The Knox County Republican Party Central Committee met last night to fill the vacancy left by former Knox County Prosecutor John...
MOUNT VERNON -  The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) August First Friday will be held Friday, Aug. 1, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by The Alcove Restaurant, the event will...
MVPD reports July 22, 2014
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 14:11
    Arrests and Charges Audie Matthews, 35, of Walhonding was charged at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday with domestic violence. Cassey Young, 25, of Danville was arrested at 11:55 p.m. on Sunday for shoplifting....
Motorcyclist killed in accident on U.S. Route 36
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 06:12
MOUNT VERNON - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles. The crash occurred at 5:35 p.m. Monday in Knox County on US 36 at milepost 14. James L. Kesman, age...
12-year old helps MVPD nab suspect
Monday, July 21st 2014 17:27
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - A tip from a 12 year old girl helped Mount Vernon police nab a suspect in a break-in over the weekend. MVPD Chief Roger Monroe says the girl saw...
MVPD reports July 21, 2014
Monday, July 21st 2014 13:42
    Charges     Amanda Jones, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 7:30 a.m. on Friday for a dog running at large. A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested at 1:45 a.m. on Friday for a curfew violation. Stephen...
MOUNT VERNON - The City has announced the hiring of Joel Daniels, Mount Vernon, to fill the newly created position of Property Maintenance.  Enforcement Officer. Daniels will start Monday, July...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor   MOUNT VERNON - Destinee Dickerson, 7, of Fredericktown was named the 2014 Little Miss Knox County Sunday afternoon. She is the daughter of Jason and Heather...
  MOUNT VERNON - With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, United Way of Knox County and the FamilyWize Community Service...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Star Home Health Services at the Ohio Eastern Star Home recently held a business after hours event coordinated by the Knox Chamber of Commerce....
Mount Vernon Firefighters promoted/hired
Saturday, July 19th 2014 17:14
MOUNT VERNON - MVFD Chief Chad Christopher announces the following Mount Vernon firefighter/paramedics were sworn in Friday at City Hall.  Lt. Joseph Spurgeon was promoted to Captain. New...
MVPD reports July 18, 2014
Saturday, July 19th 2014 05:52
Arrests and Charges Michael Cain, 30, of Miamisburg was charged last Thursday (7/10) with assault. Derek Weber, 33, of Howard was arrested at 5:05 p.m. on Thursday for an outstanding warrant. ...
  COLUMBUS - The State Library of Ohio and OHIONET are pleased to announce that Linette Porter-Metler, Community Relations, Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County has been selected as a...
MOUNT VERNON - The 2014 Knox County Fair kicks off Saturday, July 19th and continues through July 26th.  Sheriff David Shaffer offers several safety tips to keep kids safe during the fair. *Keep...
  JACKSONTOWN  State Route 541 (New Guilford Road) will have rolling closures beginning July 17 for multiple culvert replacements. As weather permits, construction is scheduled to finish August 1. The...
MVPD reports July 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17th 2014 10:09
Arrests and Charges: Maggie Wheeler, 35, of Mount Vernon was arrested on June 28th for disorderly conduct. Katie Moody, 26, of Mount Vernon was charged for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday with endangering...
MVPD reports July 16, 2014
Thursday, July 17th 2014 06:33
  Arrests and Charges: Donna Babbert, 45, of Martinsburg was arrested at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday for shoplifting from the Kroger. Cassey Young, 25, of Danville was picked up at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for an...
KCSO reports July 16, 2014
Wednesday, July 16th 2014 22:14
    At 9:15 a.m. on Monday, an employee of the Mohican Wilderness park reported that, at some time overnight, someone had used their John Deere skid-loader and damaged their building.  The skid-loader was...
KnoxPages.com Best of Knox County Poll results
Tuesday, July 15th 2014 16:41
MOUNT VERNON - More than 1100 votes were cast in the first of a series of non-scientific KnoxPages.com polls to be taken this summer. Our focus is on local businesses. The winner of the Best Cup of...
Dan Emmett Festival seeks Youth Performers
Tuesday, July 15th 2014 14:59
  MOUNT VERNON – Every year the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival showcases the incredible talent of Knox County’s youth.  The Dan Emmett Youth Showcase is open to all school-age youth from grades 1 to...
JOHNSTOWN - The Granville Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol says Raynell Sparks, 49, of Mount Vernon was killed in a three vehicle accident Monday morning just before 8 a.m. on U.S. 62 at Dutch Road...
Law Enforcement reports July 15, 2014
Tuesday, July 15th 2014 10:48
Sean Wible, 25, of Mount Vernon was charged at 2:55 a.m. last Sunday (7/6) with vandalism. Vernon Kanode, 18, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:15 a.m. on Sunday for illegal possession and...
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