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Statewide Tornado drill postponed due to weather
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 15:31
  COLUMBUS - The National Weather Service forecasts a complex winter weather system that will impact the state of Ohio through possibly Wednesday. The NWS and the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather...
Fredericktown Police reports March 3, 2015
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 11:25
3-2: Noise complaint on S. Main St.Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.Civil issue on Grant St.
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Despite concerns about the finances of the city-owned Hiawatha Water Park & Pool, no major changes are in the works for the 2015 season....
MVHS senior Williams excels at Canton swim meet
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 01:57
CANTON - Mount Vernon High School senior swimmer Robert Williams swam at the State Championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium over the weekend. According to coach Josh Kline, Williams had an...
The National Weather Service says Knox County is included in a Winter Weather Advisory from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. Other counties include Marion, Morrow and Richland. The advisory is for sleet...
by Brenda Nixon Do the Amish use a Bible? Readers and audiences always ask questions about the Amish -- this complex American sub-culture that intrigues people around the globe. My blog readers are in...
MVPD reports March 2, 2015
Monday, March 2nd 2015 15:03
Arrests and Charges: Jerime Graham Woods, 23, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:20 a.m. on Friday as a suspicious person. John Palmer, 24, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:40 a.m. on Saturday for...
MOUNT VERNON - Ground was broken Saturday afternoon for four neighborhoods that are going to replace the Ohio Eastern Star Home's skilled nursing units 1 & 2. The four neighborhoods will be built...
MOUNT VERNON - This week is Severe Weather Safety Awareness Week in Ohio. As part of this awareness effort, Knox County Emergency Management Agency encourages the community to get prepared. As part...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Animal Shelter changed its adoption hours effective March 1st. The shelter is now open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The change will...
  MOUNT VERNON – Cameron T. Moore, 22, of Mount Vernon was sentenced on one count of Endangering Children, a misdemeanor of the first-degree. Moore was originally indicted on one count of...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter     MOUNT VERNON — If a Wednesday discussion bears fruit, clients of local food pantries may have expanded access to fresh vegetables and produce....
Fredericktown Police reports March 2, 2015
Monday, March 2nd 2015 03:02
3-1: Civil issue on Colony Dr.Assisted EMS personnel on Zent Ave.   2-28: Suspicious vehicle on Colony Dr.Zachariah Carter, Ashland, citation for failure to reinstateShelly Hunt, Mt. Vernon, citation for...
GAMBIER - The Mount Vernon YMCA Swim Team hosted the 47th Annual Big/Little Invitational Sunday at the Kenyon Athletic Center. In recent years this invitational has attracted over 750 swimmers from...
Letter to the KP Editor - February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 12:26
To the Editor,   Last year, The Winter Sanctuary realized its dream of securing a long-term location for a men’s emergency homeless shelter in Mount Vernon. It signed a rent-free agreement allowing...
KCSO reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 11:29
  At 11:05 a.m. on Thursday, a report was filed indicating that a Utica resident’s ID was used in an attempt to file a fraudulent 2014 Ohio Income Tax return.  This was discovered when the Ohio...
MVPD reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 11:24
Incidents: At 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, a parent requested to speak to an officer regarding a child-custody issue. At 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, an officer responded to a fraud complaint involving $801...
  MOUNT VERNON - Next steps in an effort to develop and manage community resources were announced at United Way’s February meeting of its board of directors. Kelly Brenneman, life-long Knox County...
Fredericktown Police reports February 27, 2015
Friday, February 27th 2015 09:25
2-26:Burglary on S. Main St.Parking complaint on N. Main St. 2-25:Suspicious person on Simons Ave.Juvenile related complaint on W. Sandusky St.Cody T. Smith, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic...
  MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Historical Society Museum will reopen following its winter break on Wednesday, March 4, with a program on the early stock certificates of Ohio and Knox County, at the KCHS...
MVPD reports February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26th 2015 12:17
  Arrests and Charges: James Frye, 57, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for domestic violence. Incidents: At 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a reported domestic...
Walkers invited to join Get Healthy Knox team
Thursday, February 26th 2015 11:25
  MOUNT VERNON - In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles, Get Healthy Knox County is inviting local walkers to be a part of a team to walk in the Earth Day Challenge on April 19. The annual Earth Day...
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON – More than 1,000 times in 2014 the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to put out fires in structures, fields, or vehicles.  126 of those...
Another resident reports income tax return fraud
Thursday, February 26th 2015 08:44
MOUNT VERNON - On February 25 a resident of Howard-Danville Road contacted the Knox County Sheriff's Office to report that someone attempted to use his Social Security number to file a false tax...
Danville Police reports February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26th 2015 08:17
2/25/15 Phone Harassment - Officer responded to a call in the 100 block of East Washington Street on harassing phone calls. 2/24/14 Phone Soliciting - Officer responded to a call in the 10 block of S....
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