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November election: Chapa vs. Collier in Commissioner's Race

Friday, 30 September 2016
November election: Chapa vs. Collier in Commissioner's Race

By George Breithaupt, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON - Knox County voters will choose a commissioner on November 8th. The race features Republican...

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High School Football week 6 scoreboard

Saturday, 01 October 2016
High School Football week 6 scoreboard

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets (1-5) were unable to score Friday night at home vs. Hilliard Darby (2-4) . Darby beat the Jackets 42-0. The rain soake...

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Law Enforcement

MVPD's McElroy appointed Detective

Friday, 30 September 2016
MVPD's McElroy appointed Detective

MOUNT VERNON - MVPD Chief Roger Monroe Friday afternoon announced Patrolman David McElroy's appointment to Detective. McElroy has 15 years experience ...

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Article submitted by Randy Cronk MOUNT VERNON - In 1988, a non-profit board was formed to develop and maintain the yet-to-be-named Kokosing Gap Trail. The board is very pleased to invite the public...
Youth fishing club seeking members
Thursday, 29 September 2016
MOUNT VERNON - The Kokosing Valley Jr. Anglers is a new endeavor being organized by Advisor, Katie Hux. This group will form a youth fishing club for interested youth to join from Knox and...
Local Candidates' Debate set for October 4th
Thursday, 29 September 2016
MOUNT VERNON - KnoxPages.com's Editor Marty Trese will be one of those posing questions to local candidates participating in debate October 4th at the Memorial Theater. The event is coordinated by...
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Fire Department invites the community to join them for a Fire Prevention Week Educational Open House on Wednesday, October 12 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m at the main fire...
Couple found passed out in store parking lot
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - Police found two people passed out in a vehicle at 10 N. Sandusky Street, the UDF location, just past 8:00 p.m. Sunday. According to the report...
October First Friday goes to the dogs
Monday, 26 September 2016
MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association (HCA) is teaming up with Knox Community Hospital to host the October First Friday, which will be held Friday, Oct. 7, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount...
MOUNT VERNON - High school bands were the main attraction at the MVHS football field Saturday night for the 2nd annual Yellow Jacket Showcase of Bands. It was an opportunity for music lovers,...
MOUNT VERNON - today (Sept. 22) is traditionally the first day of fall and for the past several years, it’s also been recognized as National Falls Prevention Day by the National Council on Aging...
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s choral union is beginning preparation for the annual presentation of Handel's Messiah, scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, at 7 p.m. MVNU is...
REYNOLDSBURG - The first positive case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in an Ohio horse has been confirmed in 2016. Testing on samples taken from a seven-year-old Standardbred in Tuscarawas County...
Sheriff's office computer upgrades needed
Friday, 16 September 2016
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Sheriff David Shaffer told the county commissioners on Thursday that the Knox County Sheriff's Office needs to upgrade its computer systems....
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, The Alcove Restaurant will close for renovations. Given its long-standing history as an anchor in the downtown area, the nature of...
EK School Board appoints new member
Monday, 05 September 2016
HOWARD - The East Knox Board voted unanimously last week to appoint Matthew Schwartz to fill the unexpired term of former Board member Don Lemley who resigned. In a statement board president Dustin...
Tax change to cost county $500,000
Friday, 02 September 2016
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com MOUNT VERNON — Federal regulators have ordered the state of Ohio to discontinue a sales tax imposed in 2009 on services performed by Medicaid managed-care...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — City Law Director Rob Broeren met with the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday to discuss the duties of his position as they relate to cases...
MOUNT VERNON – For the first time in history, the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival Car and Motorcycle Shows were rained out!  But don’t worry, you still have a chance to take home a trophy!  Whether you...
MOUNT VERNON - Officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Wiegard, 37, of Thornville, Sunday. He is currently being charged with Importuning.   Importuning is definied as demanding or...
COSHOCTON - Sheriff Tim Rogers reports that at approximately 12:35 pm Wednesday, the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call by a local mother reporting her 9 year old son was struck by...
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...
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