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GAMBIER – The renovation of the Buckeye Candy building in downtown Mount Vernon by Kenyon College into a venue for community engagement and academic programs will begin in September, thanks to the...
CLEVELAND - The United States Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland announced today that they have entered into a court enforceable agreement to address the department’s findings that the...
MOUNT VERNON - Teresa Bemiller has been named Honorary Chair of the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Knox County Commissioner Bemiller invites the community to join her for the Alzheimer’s Association...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - The city will take ownership of another section of Ariel-Foundation Park on the 4th of Juy and a special celebration is being planned to mark the...
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...
Crash sends Fredericktown man to hospital
Tuesday, May 26th 2015 08:47
MOUNT VERNON - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-car serious injury crash. The crash occurred at approximately 5:40 p.m. Friday, May 22nd in Knox County on State Route 13 near...
MVPD Incidents: On Friday at 8:45 a.m. a Hamtramck Street resident reported the theft of a wallet containing prepaid debit cards and an H & R Block card from his vehicle. On Friday at 8:45 a.m. an...
Knox County road repairs set for this week
Tuesday, May 26th 2015 08:17
FREDERICKTOWN - On Tuesday, May 26 and Wednesday May 27, East Sandusky Street will be closed between Pleasant and Mt. Vernon Ave to complete road repair.
  NEWARK — Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) President Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D., and The Ohio State University at Newark Dean/Director William L. MacDonald, Ph.D., have announced that, for the first time...
FPD   5-24 Jessica Hash, Tallmadge, cited for speeding.Brian E. Allen, Newark, cited for speeding.Disturbance on Zent Ave.Katelyn R. Benson, Bemos Point NY, cited for speeding.Adam Vincent, Newark,...
MOUNT VERNON - The theme of this year's Mount Vernon Memorial Day Parade was "Honor their Memory, Honor our Flag." The parade was led by Grand Marshall Allen Caugenbaugh, 91, who served 30 years in...
MOUNT VERNON – How many of you reading this knew that the famous pitcher Cy Young retired and lived his twilight years in a small house just outside Peoli, Ohio, located between Newcomerstown and...
Mount Vernon High School faces Retirements
Sunday, May 24th 2015 07:26
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON - The MVHS Class of 2015 received their diplomas on Sunday, but they are not the only ones moving on.  As the school year winds to a close, so do...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County Head Start celebrated its 50th anniversary with a special event on Friday, May 22, at the New Hope Early Education Center. The event was also part of the 50th anniversary of...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor    MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Civil Service Commission voted 2-1 this morning to uphold an appeal by MVPD Sgt. Scott McKnight. Commissino member Scott Craigo...
Clemons, Jr. convicted of 3rd OVI in 6 years
Friday, May 22nd 2015 09:19
MOUNT VERNON - A jury convicted Marcus Clemons Jr. of Mount Vernon Thursday in Municipal Court of Operating a Motor Vehicle while under the Influence of a Drug. According to a news release from...
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     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...
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...
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