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CINCINNATI - For the second year in a row, the Mount Vernon Militia semi-professional football team was invited to Cincinnati to take part in a pre-season charity bowl game hosted by the Cincinnati...
Red Cross Announces 2015 Hometown Heroes
Thursday, May 21st 2015 19:37
  MOUNT VERNON – For the thirteenth year, the American Red Cross will be honoring local Hometown Heroes at their Heroes Breakfast. This event will be held on June 2, 2015 at the Lakeholm Church of the...
FREDERICKTOWN - Jozn E. Ocker, 32, Mount Vernon, was arrested this afternoon and charged with 4 counts of aggravated menacing, after allegedly making verbal threats to cause harm to students during...
FREDERICKTOWN - The Fredericktown "Click it or Ticket" event on Tuesday and Wednesday this week was coordinated by School Resource Officer Rodger Norcross. The Fredericktown Police Department, Knox...
  MOUNT VERNON – Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery will host the work of Darlene Yeager-Torre and Doug Neese. The exhibition will be on display through June 26, 2015. The opening...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - The months-long process to determine the next captain of the MVPD has stretched on even longer due to a protest that was filed regarding Sgt. Kit...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     WALHONDING - When I heard Knox County was going to have its own winery I had to check it out. I had heard of Indian Bear Lodge but had never visited.  I took the...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports May 20, 2015
Wednesday, May 20th 2015 11:59
MVPD Arrests and Charges: Konnor Shoemaker, 18, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday for disorderly conduct. Traffic Citations: James Wolfe, 30, of Johnstown was cited at 5:20 p.m....
COLUMBUS—State Representative Ruhl (R-Fredericktown) yesterday voted in support of House Bill 70, which passed in the Ohio House with bipartisan support. HB 70 defines the community learning center...
MOUNT VERNON – The City of Mount Vernon has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for the purpose of Downtown Revitalization for Federal Fiscal Year 2014. The project encourages...
D-Day event coming in June
Wednesday, May 20th 2015 10:45
MOUNT VERNON - The 2nd Annual Knox County D-Day Event is scheduled for June 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knox County Regional Airport.  The event will feature a D-Day battle re-enactment, World War...
COLUMBUS - John Glenn, who declared as a 77-year-old in a news conference from space that "to look out at this kind of creation out here and not believe in God is to me impossible," says facts...
  WORTHINGTON - The Ohio Public Health Association honored two women from Knox County Tuesday night as part of its annual "Celebrate Public Health" awards dinner." Jackie Fletcher, R.N. was presented...
MTVarts presents tribute to Patsy Cline
Tuesday, May 19th 2015 12:29
MOUNT VERNON – MTVarts presents a command performance of Courtney DeCoskey Nippert's acclaimed portrayal in “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline.” Nippert played to sold out crowds in February in Mount...
MVPD IncidentsJust before 4:00 a.m. on Monday, a resident came to the Mount Vernon Police Department with property he had found. He informed an officer that he was at the PNC bank and found a...
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com Reporter     MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon City School Board honored retirees and approved the list of 2015 MVHS graduates at its May meeting last night. Dr. Margie...
By Brenda Nixon     Most Amish go to church every other Sunday. Most Amish go to a member's home - or barn - for church service. Most Amish rotate members' property for church service. Now, let focus on...
MVPD reports May 18, 2015
Monday, May 18th 2015 13:51
Arrests and Charges: Andrea Stenger, 37, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday for persisting disorderly conduct and for resisting arrest. Sean Janko, 37, of Mount Vernon was...
MOUNT VERNON - An Amber Alert has been cancelled after the child was found safe.  Denver Genevieve Myers, a 4 month old girl had been taken from a residence Sunday on Nashville Road in Danville by her...
Concerns about Wayne Township hog farm presented
Saturday, May 16th 2015 09:03
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com Reporter      FREDERICKTOWN - Something stinks in Wayne Township. Based on Thursday’s meeting of the township trustees near Fredericktown, it seems likely to get worse for many...
DPD Animal Related:DPD responded to report of goats loose in the 10 block of South Market Street on Tuesday. Disturbance:DPD responded to a report of a disturbance involving juveniles in the 200...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   Last night's Power of the Purse event, to raise funds for United Way of Knox County's new ROX program, was one of the most fun local events in a long time. ROX,...
MOUNT VERNON - Energy Field at MVHS will soon see semi-pro football action as the Mount Vernon Militia kicks off its 5th season. Team owner and promoter, Lee Dugas, describes the Militia style as...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports May 14, 2015
Thursday, May 14th 2015 16:41
MVPD   Incidents:At 12:25 p.m. on Wednesday, officers served an arrest warrant at a residence on the 000-block of W. Chestnut Street. A suspect was identified and arrested. A multi-colored change purse,...
Summer Music Garden concerts return for 2015
Thursday, May 14th 2015 11:06
MOUNT VERNON - The Summer Music Garden Concerts in the Children’s Garden at the Knox County Career Center returns this year with concerts scheduled for June 21, July 12, and August 9. This series of...
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Event Calendar

Sat May 23 @12:00AM - 04:00PM
Open House at Quarry Chapel
Sat May 23 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
Acoustic Edge at Indian Bear Winery
Sun May 24 @11:00AM - 09:00PM
Utica Ice Cream Festival
Mon May 25 @10:30AM -
Mount Vernon Memorial Day Parade
Mon May 25 @ 9:30PM -
Memorial Day Bike Decorating Contest in Fredericktown
Wed May 27 @ 4:30PM - 08:00PM
Pelotonia fundraiser at Chipotle
Sat May 30 @ 7:30PM -
Talent Showcase Benefit for HopeNow Furniture Bank
Sat Jun 06 @10:00AM -
Knox County D-Day event to benefit Honor Flight