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Judge Springer requests money to pay bills for Indigent Guardian Fund

Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Judge Springer requests money to pay bills for Indigent Guardian Fund

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — Due to what Probate/Juvenile Judge Jennifer Springer called “an inordinate amount o...

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KCSO, community partners to initiate new substance abuse treatment program

Thursday, 29 September 2016

MOUNT VERNON - Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer announced that starting Oct. 3, 2016 KCSO with assistance from New Visions, Knox Community Hospital, ...

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Knox County law reports Sept. 29. 2016

Thursday, 29 September 2016
Knox County law reports Sept. 29. 2016

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Accidents:
On 9/28/16, a vehicle driven by Roy Wortman was eastbound on Coshocton Ave. and stopped at a red light at Vernonview Drive. A vehicle dr...

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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...
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 to the Kokosing Gap Trail’s 25th...
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 — Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live...
Turn Ohio Orange for Hunger Action Month
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
MOUNT VERNON - Nearly 49 million Americans struggle with hunger.  In Ohio alone, 1 in 4 children and 1 in 6 Ohioans are food insecure.  They live in every county and congressional district.  Hunger is a...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — As part of the downtown sidewalk renovation project, workers discovered three old gas tanks on West High Street. Mayor Richard Mavis said that two...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Reporting to the Knox County Commissioners on Monday, Diana Williams, director of Ohio Means Jobs Knox Center (also known as Opportunity...
MOUNT VERNON - Following a single confirmed case of crypto in an individual who swam at Hiawatha Water Park and Pool, the Knox County Health Department  has recommended that pool officials...
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...
MOUNT VERNON — The goose buster the city recently bought to drive away the excessive goose population at Ariel-Foundation is a bust, according to Mayor Richard Mavis. Designed to agitate the geese by...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Tara McCoy has joined the staff at OSU Extension. A graduate of The Ohio State University, McCoy will work with large-scale livestock...
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...
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