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By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter     MOUNT VERNON — By a 5 to 1 vote, city council members approved an ordinance setting the compensation for the property maintenance enforcement officer at...
Council Proclaims May Drug Awareness Month
Monday, April 27th 2015 21:54
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — City Council members acknowledged the problems of drug abuse and alcohol addiction on Monday night by proclaiming May as Drug Awareness...
MOUNT VERNON - Expanded hours are in place this week for early voting at the Knox County Board of Elections. Through Friday the Board of Elections Office will be open from 8:00am – 5:00pm for...
  COLUMBUS—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered charitable giving tips in the wake of the Nepal earthquake that has killed thousands. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by the tragic...
MVPD Arrests and Charges:Warren Taylor, 37, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday for assault.Daniel Dilger, 27, of Mount Vernon was charged at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday with disorderly...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor MOUNT VERNON - The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation will look into the death of a Mount Vernon man whose head hit the floor during a take down...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Manging Editor    MOUNT VERNON - Saturday's Prescription Drug Drop-off event at four locations in Knox County was a success.  Over 20 pounds of unused, unwanted or expired...
Knox County road closures Monday, April 27
Monday, April 27th 2015 07:52
Mansfield Avenue in Mount Vernon will be closed to all traffic between Northridge and Northgate today. Monroe Mills Road will be closed for 2 days starting today between Brooklawn Drive and Berry Road...
by Brenda Nixon     A college student, preparing a paper about the Amish, read my blog and emailed me with questions. Thought I'd share some of her curiosity with you.   Her Question: What are the main...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   GAMBIER - The first green burial at the Kokosing Nature Preserve, on the site of the back nine of the former Tomahawk golf course on Quarry Chapel Road...
Fredericktown Police reports April 25, 2015
Saturday, April 25th 2015 08:31
4-24   Disturbance on N. Main St. Lost and found report on Bollinger Dr. Joseph Upton, Mt. Vernon, citation for speed.
Danville Police Department   DPD responded to the 300 block of Earlmick Street on a burglary attempt on Tuesday. Resident discovered upon returning home that someone had slit a entry door screen and...
Public asked to donate to local Diaper Drive
Friday, April 24th 2015 14:22
 MOUNT VERNON - Local residents are encouraged to donate to a diaper drive being held the week of April 27 - May 1 at several locations throughout the community.  Knox County Job and Family Services is...
MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association invites you downtown May 1, 2015, from 6-9 pm, for First Friday!Sponsor Brenneman Lumber Company kicks the season off with Katty Whomp Us rocking the...
Mount Vernon street sweeping schedule announced
Friday, April 24th 2015 08:24
MOUNT VERNON - The City Street Department has announced the street sweeping schedule for three days next week. Tuesday, April 28th, crews will sweep East Vine Street from Gay Street to Edgewood...
Uncle Tom's Cabin Author to Speak at Chautaqua
Thursday, April 23rd 2015 13:42
MOUNT VERNON – Urban legend indicates that President Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe and said, “So this is the little lady who wrote the book that started this great big war.” Did...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 23, 2015
Thursday, April 23rd 2015 09:57
MVPD   Incidents:At 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported the theft of several items—including sauce pans, skillets, other various pots, a lawn-mower, and several knives—from a residence on the...
Drug suspects Morris, Price apprehended
Thursday, April 23rd 2015 08:28
(MOUNT VERNON) The Knox County Prosecutor's office reports Jeremy Morris, 26, and Ashli Nicole Price, 29, have both been apprehended. Morris is being held on a $10,000 bond and will be scheduled to...
MVHS senior earns AAA grant
Thursday, April 23rd 2015 07:21
MOUNT VERNON – Mount Vernon High School senior Nicole Doyle is one of a select group of Ohio high school seniors to receive the 27th annual AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant. Each year, AAA...
Local Theater Review: The King and I
Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 15:41
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com theater critic   MOUNT VERNON - Two words came to mind when I was asked to attend a rehearsal of Mount Vernon High School’s production of “The King and I”:  “Yul Brynner”....
MVPD reports April 22, 2015
Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 12:43
Incidents: At 2:15 a.m. on Tuesday, an officer was to a 911 call on Cottage Street.  Twenty-six yellow oval pills were collected as evidence. At 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, an officer responded to a report...
LANCASTER - A number of patients presented Tuesday to the Fairfield Medical Center Emergency Department exhibiting symptoms of botulism. One person, a 54-year old woman, has died.  The hospital is working...
GAMBIER - The Knox County Symphony, under the direction of Benjamin Locke, will present its final concert of the season on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Rosse Hall on the Kenyon College...
MOUNT VERNON - MVPD Chief Roger Monroe says the internal investigation into the fatal officer involved shooting last December is complete. Logan Patrick Hall, 22, was shot as police responded to a...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 21, 2015
Wednesday, April 22nd 2015 01:25
DPD Friday 4/17: Tough Street on a traffic complaint,  20 block of West Washington Street on a disturbance call. Saturday 4/18: business alarm on West Washington Street, 100 block of south Market...
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