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HOWARD - The Office of the Auditor of State has declared the East Knox School District to be in Fiscal Watch. In a letter to the East Knox School board president Kathy Frere Ohio Auditor Dave Yost...
Halloween-themed Brown Bag Chats in October
Wednesday, October 1st 2014 08:06
by Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON - The leaves are turning—and falling—and there is a chill in the evening air.  The back-to-school supplies have vanished from store shelves and...
City of Mount Vernon street closures announced
Tuesday, September 30th 2014 21:11
MOUNT VERNON - The city Engineering Department reports Mechanic Street, between East High Street and Vine Street will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. October 1-3 and October 6-8, 2014 for...
  MOUNT VERNON -  Each year, “Turn the Tide” fills the holiday season with joy, love, and surprises for hundreds of Knox County families.  Turn the Tide is the name that Interchurch uses to encompass all four...
  MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Republican Women’s Club will meet for lunch on Thursday, October 9th.  at 12:00 at The Alcove Restaurant.   The Honorable Craig R. Baldwin, of the Fifth District Court...
MOUNT VERNON  - The Mount Vernon News newspaper, in partnership with KnoxPages.com and WMVO/WQIO present a candidates debate October 6th, 2014 featuring incumbent Margaret Ann Ruhl (R), Joyce Skocic...
MOUNT VERNON - Voters in Knox County, and throughout the state, can vote early starting October 7th.  That date was announced Monday by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted based on a United States...
MVPD reports September 30, 2014
Tuesday, September 30th 2014 10:36
  Arrests and Charges: Tiffany Woods, 24, of Mount Vernon was charged with misuse of credit cards. Michael Moore, 35, of Mount Vernon was arrested on Saturday (9/6) for criminal trespassing. Bobbie...
  MOUNT VERNON - Generosity of supporters has made it possible for Care Net Pregnancy Services of Knox County, which will soon become Starting Point, to obtain superb hands-on educational products...
MVPD reports September 29, 2014
Monday, September 29th 2014 17:58
  Arrests and Charges: Scott Bryant, 23, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:35 p.m. on Wednesday for an outstanding warrant. Jason Blair, 24, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 9:20 p.m. on Thursday for...
Three injured in weekend off-road ATV accidents
Monday, September 29th 2014 16:15
MOUNT VERNON - A New Hampshire man was hurt late Saturday night when he was tracking a deer off of McCament Road and rolled a four wheeler end over end. The Knox County Sheriff's Office reports the...
Welcome to KnoxPages.com
Monday, September 29th 2014 14:43
MOUNT VERNON - Thank you for visiting KnoxPages.com, Knox County's online news source.  We also feature national, business and tech news, free classifieds, local event calendar and a daily...
More than 30 pounds of Rx drugs collected Saturday
Monday, September 29th 2014 11:32
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Police Department participated in the National Drug Take Back day Saturday. MVPD Chief Roger Monroe reports 31 pounds of prescription drugs were collected. The pills...
2014 Heart of Ohio Tour stops announced
Monday, September 29th 2014 09:53
MOUNT VERNON - For more than 40 years, agricultural awareness has been the aim of the Heart of Ohio Tour. The Tour is held the first weekend in October each year and serves to heighten the...
MOUNT VERNON - Sometimes current events are as important to the Knox County Historical Society as artifacts and activities from long ago. As work progresses in transforming and expanding the former...
MOUNT VERNON - Poverty Simulation is a unique, enlightening experience that helps participants begin to understand the harsh realities of poverty that many Knox County families face every day. ...
Knox County High School Football week 5
Saturday, September 27th 2014 03:33
MOUNT VERNON - It wasn't pretty, but the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets improved to 4-1 on the season with a 43-21 win over Worthington Kilbourne Friday night at Yellow Jacket Stadium. In a game...
MOUNT VERNON - Police chief Roger Monroe issued a news release this afternoon saying the MVPD has hired David Postle as parking enforcement officer.  Postle will be working part-time in the downtown...
October First Friday goes to the dogs
Friday, September 26th 2014 14:24
  MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) final 2014 First Friday will be held Friday, Oct. 3, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by Knox Community Hospital, the event...
MVPD reports September 25, 2014
Friday, September 26th 2014 00:49
Arrests and Charges: Brittany Gartner, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday for endangering children. Christopher Christine, 19, of Mount Vernon was also arrested at 4:00 p.m....
Knox County Parents asked to complete online survey
Thursday, September 25th 2014 17:36
MOUNT VERNON - WANTED: Knox County Parents to take important survey. Parents can help the community better serve the needs of all children and families. For the first time ever, the Knox Health...
MVPD reports September 24, 2014
Thursday, September 25th 2014 16:14
    Arrests and Charges: No reports released by MVPD    Traffic Citations Pauline Bullock, 62, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:35 p.m. on Sunday for failing to drive within a marked lane. Matthew Sellers,...
Your Money: Job Search Expenses May Lower Your Taxes
Thursday, September 25th 2014 12:02
MOUNT VERNON - September is often a time of transition, when people decide to make major life decisions--such as changing jobs. If you're looking for a new job, then you may be able to claim a tax...
Hawkins graduates from National Court Management Program
Thursday, September 25th 2014 07:50
  COLUMBUS - Mount Vernon resident, Mary Jo Hawkins, was among 39 clerks, court administrators, probation supervisors and program managers from courts throughout Ohio to graduate from the Court...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) invites parents, teachers, social workers, community partners and anyone connected to children to attend Operation: Street Smart  Tuesday,...
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