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ODOT asking Ohioans to help with pollinator program

Monday, 29 August 2016
ODOT asking Ohioans to help with pollinator program

COLUMBUS – With the drastic decline in the population of the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Pollinator Habitat Initiative (OPHI) is asking the publ...

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Law Enforcement

Knox County law reports August 29, 2016

Monday, 29 August 2016
Knox County law reports August 29, 2016

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8-26:Assisted EMS personnel on S. Main St.
Vandalism on Long St.
Fraud on High St.
Traffic complaint on St. Rt. 95

8-25:
Theft of a dirt bike on Zent Av...

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Local News

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...
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...
JACKSONTOWN - The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced that beginning Monday, August 22nd, U.S. Route 36 in Knox County will be closed just west of Millwood for two weeks.The road will...
Knox County Grand Jury indicts 23
Thursday, 18 August 2016
MOUNT VERNON – A Howard man is facing multiple charges after a Coshocton Road traffic stop for allegedly driving 97 miles per hour by a Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy. Samuel D. Mories, II, 32,...
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...
KAT looks to hire mobility manager
Monday, 08 August 2016
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — To meet deadlines and take advantage of federal transportation funding, Director Martin McAvoy recommends hiring a part-time mobility manager...
MANSFIELD - On August 2, 2016 the Richland County Sheriff’s Office requested the public’s assistance, through the news media, in locating a suspect vehicle and possible identity of two suspects...
MOUNT VERNON—Toastmasters Club #1259 is excited to announce that for the third consecutive year it has been named a President’s Distinguished Club by Toastmasters International for its exceptional...
By Chase Strawser, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON-The Knox County Fair concluded their Junior Fair Showmanship activities with the Showman of Showman Competition in the Multi-Purpose Building and Small...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — A solution, albeit an unusual and perhaps temporary one, has been found to the frequent complaints about parking problems in front of the Post...
MOUNT VERNON - Night four of the Knox County Fair continued the momentum of adrenaline fueled events with Go Kart racing at the Horse Pulling Track as a part of the Thunder Jug Kart Racing Series....
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — On Monday, city council members agreed to contract with DLZ Architecture to assess the Plaza building at 5 N. Gay St. Tenants of the building...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — “You are actually in a pretty good spot” is the message Taylor Greely of Rumpke Waste and Recycling had for city council members during an...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — A recent financial audit of Knox County by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The county’s excellent record...
MOUNT VERNON — After reviewing information shared by Frank Flaugher of Flaugher Insurance Services, the Knox County Commissioners elected to switch dental coverage for county employees to Delta...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor  MOUNT VERNON - It's three years and three months behind bars for the local woman who harbored a murderer who eventually plead guilty to killing his mother and...
By Chase Strawser, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities organized their third annual Summer Fest event in Ariel-Foundation Park on Tuesday. The...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Joy Padget of the Office of Outreach and Customer Support with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency spoke to the county commissioners on...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office announces the promotions of two officers, Danial Bobo and Damon Roberts. Sheriff David Shaffer says Detective Bobo began his career with the Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - Ariel – Foundation Park, in conjunction with Right Brain Productions, will be hosting Art in the Park Craft Show, October 1 in the Schnormeier Event Center.  This rain or shine...
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