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Prescription Roundup coming up Saturday
Thursday, September 25th 2014 00:23
  MOUNT VERNON - As part of Operation Medicine Cabinet, the Mount Vernon Police Department will collect old, unwanted or unused prescriptions on Saturday (9/27) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot...
City, schools consider adding resource officer
Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 21:43
MOUNT VERNON — During a Fire, Police and Civil Defense Committee meeting on Monday evening, Mayor Richard Mavis and Police Chief Roger Monroe outlined to council members how a school resource...
KCSO reports September 23, 2014
Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 13:59
KCSO Reports 09-23-14 At around 9:00 a.m. on Monday, an employee of Movers and Shuckers reported that his work vehicle had been vandalized while parked at East Knox Schools in Howard on Saturday...
MVPD reports September 23, 2014
Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 13:41
Incidents: At 8:40 a.m. on Monday, officers responded to a business alarm at Mighty Auto Parts on Howard Street.  They checked and found the exterior door locked but a bay-hanger door was open. ...
MOUNT VERNON — City Council members face some decisions in the upcoming months about how and when to fund major projects in the water department. During a Utilities Committee meeting on Monday,...
MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Grand Jury returned six indictments on Monday, with most of the cases involving break-ins or thefts. John J. Wojtkowski, 36, of Palisades Park, NJ was indicted on one...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — In a Parks and Lands Committee meeting prior to Monday’s legislative session, City Council members again discussed the ownership of the...
City, park district seek ODNR grant
Monday, September 22nd 2014 22:48
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — City Council members gave their approval on Monday for the city to apply for up to $30,000 in grant money from the Ohio Department of Natural...
MVPD reports September 22, 2014
Monday, September 22nd 2014 18:38
  Arrests and Charges: Jason Sowers, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:55 p.m. on Friday on an outstanding warrant. Glen Price, 56, of Danville was arrested at 7:45 p.m. on Friday for a...
MTVarts presenting Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.
Monday, September 22nd 2014 13:36
MOUNT VERNON - MTVarts will present Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. at The Knox County Memorial Theatre Friday, September 26 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, September 27 at 2:00 pm. There will a free...
AURORA, COLORADO - Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer completed participation in the 106th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) held in Aurora, Colorado, September 14-19, 2014. The NSI...
WWII Memorial designer to speak at Kenyon
Monday, September 22nd 2014 08:50
    GAMBIER -  Architect Friedrich St. Florian will visit Kenyon College to address the creative journey of seven years that led to the unveiling of the National World War II Memorial in Washington,...
Mount Vernon JV Golfers compete at Oakhaven GC
Sunday, September 21st 2014 14:25
DELAWARE - Saturday, the Mount Vernon JV golf team participated in the Olentangy JV Invitational at Oak Haven Golf club. The team placed 17th out of 18 Teams. Jake Smith and Zach Smith lead the...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) invites parents, teachers, social workers, community partners and anyone connected to children to attend Operation: Street Smart  Tuesday,...
Ruhl, Skocic vying for 68th Ohio House District seat
Sunday, September 21st 2014 13:26
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - This November voters of the 68th Ohio House District will choose who will represent them in Columbus. The 68th district includes Knox...
19-month old child found home alone
Sunday, September 21st 2014 00:07
MOUNT VERNON - September 16, 2014 at 3:54 p.m. Knox County Deputies were called to check the welfare of a child on Rabbit Ridge Rd. The complaint was the child was left home alone. Deputies arrived...
Knox County High School Football scores week 4
Saturday, September 20th 2014 00:21
Week 4 of the high school football season saw Mount Vernon's record improve to 3-1 with a 41-22 win over Franklin Heights on the road. Centerburg beat Northmor 54-6. It was Highland 35-14 over East...
October First Friday goes to the dogs
Friday, September 19th 2014 20:24
  MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) final 2014 First Friday will be held Friday, Oct. 3, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by Knox Community Hospital, the event...
MOUNT VERNON - Social media is a great way to communicate with existing customers and clients who have opted in or subscribed to follow you. However, you may be wondering what the best method is to...
MVPD reports September 19, 2014
Friday, September 19th 2014 13:34
At 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, a victim reported that her 2007 Jeep Compass had been burglarized while parked at Wal-Mart.  Its driver’s side front-window was broken and $125.00 in cash was missing.  A...
  MOUNT VERNON - Mental Health & Recovery for Knox & Licking Counties, in partnership with the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Schnormeier Gallery and the artists of the Alcohol and Drug Freedom...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Incumbent Roger Reed and challenger Eric Wisyanski debated issues concerning the position of county commissioner Monday evening at Mount...
MVPD reports September 18, 2014
Thursday, September 18th 2014 14:35
  Arrests and Charges:  Gary Priest, 37, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 9:05 p.m. on Wednesday for probation violation.   Traffic Citations Evelyn Horn, 19, of Fredericktown was cited at 3:50 p.m. on...
MOUNT VERNON - "Out of the Darkness: Suicide Prevention and Awareness," will be the topic of a "Things I Wish I Knew" series Brown Bag Chat onWednesday, September 24, noon, at the Public Library of...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — The race for Knox County’s probate/juvenile court judge features two new candidates: Republican Jennifer Springer and Democrat Jeffrey...
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