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Knox County law reports July 21, 2016

Thursday, 21 July 2016
Knox County law reports July 21, 2016

MVPD

Arrests and Charges:
James Duncan, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 4:35 p.m. on Wednesday for domestic violence and for criminal damaging or en...

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Community

Free All Ages Prom coming to Ariel Foundation Park

Saturday, 23 July 2016

MOUNT VERNON – Dress up or dress down and relive your high school days at Ariel-Foundation Park for a night full of food, live music, and dancin...

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Local News

By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor  MOUNT VERNON - It's three years and three months behind bars for the local woman who harbored a murderer who eventually plead guilty to killing his mother and...
By Chase Strawser, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities organized their third annual Summer Fest event in Ariel-Foundation Park on Tuesday. The...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Joy Padget of the Office of Outreach and Customer Support with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency spoke to the county commissioners on...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office announces the promotions of two officers, Danial Bobo and Damon Roberts. Sheriff David Shaffer says Detective Bobo began his career with the Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - The fourth year of the Summer Music Garden Concert Series continues on Sunday, July 24 from 4-6 pm.  The free concerts are located in the Childrenʼs Garden at the Knox County Career...
MOUNT VERNON - The American Red Cross is partnering with the Ohio Eastern Star and Cedar Fair to provide a free Cedar Point ticket to our scheduled presenting donors, while supplies last, at our...
MOUNT VERNON - Ariel – Foundation Park, in conjunction with Right Brain Productions, will be hosting Art in the Park Craft Show, October 1 in the Schnormeier Event Center.  This rain or shine...
MVPD Incidents:At 10:10 a.m. on Friday, a victim reported the theft of $20.00 in cash and two ashtrays from his 1997 Jaguar while it was parked on the 900-block of E. High Street.At 10:30 a.m. on...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff's Office assisted the MVPD in pursuit of a suspect driving a vehicle southbound on Columbus Road around 12:30 this...
MOUNT VERNON – Heritage Centre Association has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each...
NEWARK - The American Red Cross of East and South Central Ohio is recruiting volunteers to join its workforce to help families affected by an increase in disasters caused by home fires and severe...
MOUNT VERNON - At a recent Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) in Washington, D.C. hearing on the cable and satellite TV industry’s billing and customer service practices, U.S. Senator Rob...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - Eight months after a former MVPD lead detective was arrested by the FBI he still has not been sentenced. A continuance was granted by Federal...
NEWARK - ​​A new relationship between Central Ohio Technical College and Capital University will allow students to seamlessly transfer between both institutions. The presidents of the two...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County United Way is excited to announce a new affinity group, Women United!Women United is a group of passionate women who offer their time, talent and treasure to improve lives...
Thumbnail By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com ReporterMOUNT VERNON — The desire of a Belgian citizen to connect with family members of a Knox County soldier killed in World War II and buried in Belgium has been...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you were visiting the post office on West High street Wednesday afternoon you would have noticed street department crews removing trees at all...
MOUNT VERNON – The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the line-up for its debut Free Summer Concert Series in Ariel-Foundation Park. An ambitious array of concert events will be...
MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Megan Miller, 23, of Newark was arrested at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. She was charged also with possession of drug abuse instruments.                                                         Traffic...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON – A physician, a college student, a drug user, and other community members came together Tuesday evening for a town hall meeting and a call for...
  PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader have released the following update in the ongoing investigation into the execution-style killings of eight members of...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Greater accessibility to health care is on the horizon if the Knox County Health Department receives the designation of a federally qualified health...
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   HOWARD – Sunday night, the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District was dispatched to the area of Schenck Creek Road and Coshocton Road which was called in by a...
MOUNT VERNON — This May, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with the City of Mount Vernon, will work to resurface and restripe the tennis courts at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon. The...
PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader confirm that eight individuals are dead in what appears to be execution-style killings. All of the victims are...
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Event Calendar

Sat Jul 23 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Sat Jul 23 @ 9:00PM - 04:00PM
Rummage Sale to benefit New Directions domestic abuse shelter
Sun Jul 24 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Sun Jul 24 @ 3:00PM -
Summer Music Garden concert featuring Zak Morgan
Mon Jul 25 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Tue Jul 26 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Wed Jul 27 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Thu Jul 28 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Fri Jul 29 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Sat Jul 30 @ 9:00AM - 11:00PM
2016 Knox County Fair
Tue Aug 02 @12:00AM
Spay/Neuter Clinic for cats in Gambier
Fri Aug 05 @ 6:00PM -
Premiere of Chamber of Commerce video "Uncommon Brilliance"
Sat Aug 06 @ 6:00PM -
Free All Ages Prom at Ariel Foundation Park
Sat Sep 10 @ 9:00AM -
6th Annual Suicide Prevention Coalition 5K Walk/Run
Sat Sep 10 @10:00AM -
2016 Knox County Barn Tour & Dance