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Magical Mystery Tour Gala coming to Knox County
Thursday, April 24th 2014 15:17
  MOUNT VERNON - Celebrate spring by joining music lovers for a wonderful evening of dining, music, and entertainment at the Knox County Symphony’s Sixth Annual Spring Gala. This festive event will...
Editor's Note: This article was first published April 15. Due to the topic being discussed again Monday night by Mount Vernon City Council, KP is running this again. Readers are invited to...
  Public health officials in Knox and Holmes counties are awaiting the lab results forseveral local individuals suspected of having the measles. The suspected outbreak is being attributed to unvaccinated travelers who...
MVPD reports April 24, 2014
Thursday, April 24th 2014 13:13
      Jon M. Cleary, 75, of Mount Vernon was charged at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday for menacing by stalking at Long John Silver’s restaurant. Traffic Citations:​ Liana M. Legg, 21, of Mount Vernon was cited...
MOUNT VERNON -T he Friends of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County invite all chocolate “artists” and chocolate “lovers” to enter a favorite masterpiece or just come in to sample some...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff's Office says the search for one of the 12 suspects indicted in the prescription drug trafficking case announced this week has now gone nationwide.   Tammy Hare...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor   Heroin is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring opiate extracted from the seedpod of poppy plants. It is highly addictive. People are stealing to fund their habit....
MVPD reports April 23, 2014
Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 12:24
     Roger D. Burchfield, 62, of Mansfield was cited at 5:40 on Tuesday for driving under a suspended license. Michael Douglas Chenoweth, 18, of Mount Vernon was cited at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for...
DANVILLE - The community is invited for an open discussion of the opiate and synthetic drug abuse in Knox County and the treatment options available Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Luke's...
MOUNT VERNON - Applications are now being accepted from members of Knox County High School Classes of 2017 (current freshmen) to replace this year’s graduating seniors on the Youth Philanthropy Initiative...
MOUNT VERNON - Community leaders from Knox County, in partnership with Knox County’s Emergency Needs Coalition, United Way and Mid-Ohio Foodbank, will host a series of community conversations...
MOUNT VERNON - Terry Jacobs turned himself in at the Knox County jail Tuesday afternoon. That happened a few hours after Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, Sheriff David Shaffer and Detective...
MVPD reports April 22, 2014
Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 14:24
  Andre A. Thomas, 28, of Mount Vernon was charged at around noon on Monday with domestic violence. Traffic Citations: Zachary N. Metzger, 19, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:00 p.m. for failing to...
MOUNT VERNON - In November of last year the Knox County Sheriff's Office received information concerning possible prescription drug trafficking involving persons from the Knox County area. An...
MOUNT VERNON - The St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon will sponsor a seven week informational program entitled, “Catholics Returning Home,” beginning on Thursday, May 1 from 7 to 9...
  COLUMBUS - The Ohio EPA held a public hearing to accept comments about a proposed discharge to the Kokosing River from the National Lime & Stone Chesterville facility in Morrow County last week in...
Rhoton retires from Food for the Hungry
Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 01:31
  MOUNT VERNON - Sandy Rhoton, Drive Coordinator for Knox County's Food for the Hungry (FFTH) since 2009, has announced her plans to retire.  Rhoton announced her decision at the March FFTH Board of...
  MOUNT VERNON - According to Prosecutor John Thatcher, the Knox County Grand Jury returned twelve indictments today concluding a five month investigation conducted by the Knox County Sheriff’s...
MOUNT VERNON - Several local agencies and groups are once again joining forces to participate in the national drug take back initiative sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Locally, the...
Hunters prepare for Wild Turkey season
Monday, April 21st 2014 14:11
COLUMBUS – For many hunters, spring in Ohio brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys and Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird. The 2014 Ohio spring hunting season opens today,...
MOUNT VERNON -  The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) First Friday season will kick off on Friday, May 2, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by Brenneman Lumber Co., the event will...
Knox County woman who saved Trooper dies
Friday, April 18th 2014 14:56
MOUNT VERNON -The Knox County woman who fought the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to keep two deer and several raccoons that she nursed back to health passed away today after an extended...
MVPD reports April 18, 2014
Friday, April 18th 2014 14:18
  Francis Nicole Bowling, 31, of Mount Vernon was charged at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday with disorderly conduct. Anthony Bowling, 42, of Mount Vernon was also charged at 8:40 p.m. on Thursday with...
GAMBIER - A once a year opportunity to tour 75 acres of exquisite gardens nestled in the rolling hills of Central Ohio is coming up in June.  Schnormeier Gardens has a distinct Asian flavor...
MVPD reports April 17, 2014
Friday, April 18th 2014 12:51
    Jennifer M. Anderson, 25, at Mount Vernon was picked up at around 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday for an outstanding warrant issued by Highland County.  She was charged also with obstruction of official...
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