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Theater, Music, Cupcakes at June First Friday
Tuesday, May 31st 2016 11:19
  MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association invites you to First Friday June 3rd, from 6 to 9 pm.  First Knox National Bank sponsors the main stage with entertainment from Kokosing River Surf Club....
MOUNT VERNON - The woman who investigators say hid double murderer Travis Bonham after he killed his mother and girlfriend in Mount Vernon last year was taken to the Knox County jail on unrelated...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Addiction Conference: Recovery Matters is hosted by the Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT). This conference set for June 29 and 30 offers a number of different...
5-30: Assisted Fredericktown E.M.S personnel on S. Main St.Disturbance on S. Main St.Disturbance on High St.Non-injury auto accident on N. Main St.Lois M. Temple, Butler, cited for failure to yield...
  MOUNT VERNON - John Temple will sign his book American Pain at Paragraphs Bookstore 229 S. Main Street in downtown Mount Vernon on Monday, June 13, 2016 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The book was a...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Memorial Day was celebrated in the usual way thanks to the locals who make up the patriotic memorial committee. The parade proceeded down East...
DANVILLE –The Danville Lion’s Club will again host the annual 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, June 18, 2016 as part of the 2016 Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The Lions have renamed the race the...
State Rep Ruhl: Remembering Our Heroes
Saturday, May 28th 2016 10:17
Guest Column from State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl As the month of May begins to wind down, we can all feel it in the air. That feeling that summer is just around the corner as the pools...
KCSO looks to streamline medical care
Friday, May 27th 2016 09:27
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is exploring ways to move toward a more paperless environment. Meeting with Knox County Commissioners Teresa...
MVPD Incidents: At 9:55 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported the theft of a 1970 Oldsmobile from a residence on the 900-block of W. High Street. At 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported...
  MOUNT VERNON – Two Knox County high school graduates are part of a select group of recipients to earn the 28th annual AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant. Each year, AAA Ohio Auto Club awards...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify two suspects involved in cashing fraudulent checks at the Killbuck Bank locations in Howard and Danville on Tuesday May 24,...
MOUNT VERNON - City School Superintendent Bill Seder announced the hiring of Justin Sanford as the new athletics/activities direction for the district. Sanford has over 17 years of athletic...
MOUNT VERNON - The Friends of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County Book Warehouse will again open its doors to the public for the summer on Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. ...
Meyer named First Knox Employee of the Year
Tuesday, May 24th 2016 17:04
MOUNT VERNON – Jim Meyer was named employee of the year at the First-Knox National Bank and Farmers and Savings Bank’s thirty-seventh annual employee recognition dinner on Thursday, May 12, 2016....
  By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — During a Streets and Public Buildings Committee meeting Monday night, Randy Canterbury, program manager for Knox County Recycling and Litter...
  By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — City Council approved a grant application on Monday night that brings the long-term vision for Ariel-Foundation Park one step closer to...
FPD 5-23:Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Z St.Disturbance on N. Main St.Disturbance on Zent Ave.Disturbance on Taylor St.Non injury vehicle crash on S. Main St.Courtney Davis, Bellville, citation...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — If a proposed land purchase comes to fruition, truck traffic through the city should be eased. In its legislative session on Monday, city...
Mount Vernon School Board honors retirees
Tuesday, May 24th 2016 06:19
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Superintendent Bill Seder pointed out that the last Mount Vernon School Board meeting of 2015-2016 school year was a bittersweet moment,...
FPD 5-21: Alarm drop on W. Sandusky St. Suspicious vehicle on N. Main St. Tara D. Burkey, Mt. Gilead, citation for speed. 5-22: Animal related complaint on S. Edgehill Dr. 911 hang up call on W....
Knox County seeing rise in meth cases
Friday, May 20th 2016 13:57
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Friday morning, meth lab components were discovered in a Sandusky Street rental home. MVPD and KCSO officers responded, the lab was dismantled,...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - A new tenant of a rental home at Sandusky and West Burgess Streets was cleaning her new residence this morning and found what she believed to be...
FPD 5-19: Vandalism on Stadium Dr. Disturbance on Struble Cir. Juvenile related complaint on Ottawa Ave. Theft of electric on W. 1st St. Animal related complaint on N. Pleasant St. Found property on...
GAMBIER - Due to construction in the village's downtown, Gambier's annual 4th of July parade will be held at the train by the Kokosing Gap Trail this year. Groups wishing to participate in the...
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Event Calendar

Thu Jun 02 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Fri Jun 03 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sat Jun 04 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sun Jun 05 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sun Jun 05 @ 3:00PM -
Quarry Chapel event - Six Miles to Nellie free concert
Thu Jun 09 @12:00PM -
Knox County Republican Women's Club June Meeting
Sat Jun 11 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Knox County D-Day Event
Sun Jun 12 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Historic Home Tour to benefit Winter Sanctuary
Mon Jun 13 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Book signing by John Temple, author of American Pain
Wed Jun 15 @ 6:00PM -
Danville-Howard Turkey Festival
Wed Jun 29 @ 8:00AM -
Knox Addiction Conference: Recovery Matters
Thu Jun 30 @ 8:00AM -
Knox Addiction Conference: Recovery Matters