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New bridge program could save city between $6k and $8k a year
Wednesday, March 12th 2014 17:50
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — If City Council opts in, a program set to begin July 1 can save the city more than $18,000 over the next three years. Designed to help...
Wheelchair accessible public garden coming to Ohio Eastern Star Home
Wednesday, March 12th 2014 14:22
MOUNT VERNON – The Ohio Eastern Star Home announces that it has received a Quality of Life grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to build a wheelchair-accessible community garden. The...
Couple arrested after daytime burglary in Fredericktown
Wednesday, March 12th 2014 12:05
FREDERICKTOWN -- On March 10 at 4:29 pm, a resident of West Forth Street arrived home and observed a familiar vehicle in the area. The victim entered the residence, heard noises and observed a...
Rain, Snow, Sleet, Ice expected today
Wednesday, March 12th 2014 11:18
The National Weather Service says Knox County is included in a Winter Weather Advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Wednesday. The forecast calls for snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches along with a light...
Dzik says he will not seek money from the city for 9-1-1 consolidation
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 16:24
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporterMOUNT VERNON — 9-1-1 Coordinator Richard Dzik assured members of City Council that he would not seek additional funds from them to pay for the 9-1-1...
90 PACS employees laid off permanently
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 13:40
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — As of March 7, temporary layoffs at PACS Industries on Blackjack Road have become permanent, at least for the foreseeable future.Jeff Pai, PACS...
MVPD reports March 11, 2014
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 13:21
Andrew C. Newcomb, 29, of Mount Vernon was charged at 2:00 p.m. on Monday with petty theft. He was then taken into custody for an outstanding warrant. Avery Smith, 20, of Mount Vernon was cited at...
Mount Vernon City Council asked to approve easement for proposed new Curtis Inn portico
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 11:57
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — In committee meetings held before City Council’s legislative session on Monday, council members heard about an easement and a tax abatement...
Country singer Rodney Atkins to perform at 2014 Knox County Fair
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 10:22
MOUNT VERNON - Country singer Rodney Atkins will be coming to the Knox County Fair on Wednesday July 23rd at 8:30 p.m. The Knox County fair board made the announcement this morning. Tickets are on...
Mount Vernon City Council considers going paperless and utilizing more technology
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 10:07
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — During a Public Buildings and Lands Committee meeting Monday night, council members experienced the new sound and video system recently...
Mayor delivers State of the City address to Kiwanis Club
Tuesday, March 11th 2014 09:43
by Mike Sherrfy, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON - The state of the city is...bumpy. That, at least, was a prevailing theme at the State of the City address delivered by Mount Vernon Mayor...
Knox County well represented at Ohio Public DD Awareness Awards event
Monday, March 10th 2014 22:45
DUBLIN -- Knox County was well represented at the Annual Awareness Awards Luncheon Monday presented by Ohio Public Images in association with the Ohio Superintendents of County Boards of...
Tax tip: not too late to contribute to an IRA for 2013
Monday, March 10th 2014 21:44
MOUNT VERNON -- Nelson & Nelson CPA's reminds taxpayers that it is not too late to contribute to your IRA for 2013 as a way to reduce your tax burden. If you haven't contributed funds to an...
MVPD reports March 10, 2014
Monday, March 10th 2014 17:56
MOUNT VERNON -- Christopher Cunningham, 28, of Mount Vernon was charged at 11:40 a.m. on Saturday with assault. Joshua A. McKean, 27, of Mount Vernon was charged just after 6:00 p.m. on Sunday with...
2014 Earth Day Festival and Half Marathon set for April 6
Monday, March 10th 2014 16:01
GAMBIER– A celebration of the good Earth and good health blooms on April 6 when the Earth Day Festival returns to the Kenyon Athletic Center (KAC) with its companion event – the Earth Day Challenge...
MVNU facing $7 million budget deficit, cuts planned over next three years
Monday, March 10th 2014 14:00
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Henry Spaulding II addressed University faculty and staff this week sharing a strategy for long-term financial stability. A downturn in...
Up for Discussion returns March 11
Monday, March 10th 2014 07:33
MOUNT VERNON - Local residents eager to express their views on local, state or national issues will once again have that opportunity March 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sips in downtown Mount Vernon. The...
Mount Vernon School board adopts e-cigarette policy
Monday, March 10th 2014 00:23
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education has announced it is committed to providing students, staff, and visitors with an indoor tobacco and smoke-free environment. The...
Knox County recycling popular with new drop-box program
Friday, March 7th 2014 21:54
MOUNT VERNON - Residents in Knox County recycled nearly 100,000 pounds in the first month of its new drop-box recycling program. Knox County’s recycling program is provided through a partnership...
MVPD reports March 7, 2014
Friday, March 7th 2014 16:58
Dessiree Eggers, 29, of Mount Vernon was picked up at noon on Thursday for an outstanding warrant. Kelly Strouse, 29, of Mount Vernon was picked up at 3:45 a.m. on Thursday for an outstanding...
Tomahawk Golf course site plans include public nature preserve cemetery and 9-hole golf course
Friday, March 7th 2014 15:57
GAMBIER - A public, nature preserve cemetery and a nine-hole golf course will be developed on land that has long been home to the Tomahawk Golf Course in Knox County. The Philander Chase...
Unemployment down slightly in Ohio
Friday, March 7th 2014 14:19
COLUMBUS - Ohio's unemployment rate was 6.9 percent in January 2014, down from 7.1 percent in December 2013, according to data released this morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family...
Local Theater Review: Mount Vernon Players present 1959 Pink Thunderbird
Friday, March 7th 2014 06:29
by Mike Sherrfy for KnoxPages.com MOUNT VERNON - This weekend and next the Mount Vernon Players will present James McClure’s popular “1959 Pink Thunderbird” suite of one-act plays. Typically, these...
MVPD reports March 6, 2013
Friday, March 7th 2014 02:09
Nicole R. Day, 24, of Centerburg was charged back in February with receiving stolen property. Rebecca Simms, 18, of Mount Vernon was charged at 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday with five counts of contributing...
Boucher honored with HCA's Walter Rudin Award
Thursday, March 6th 2014 23:40
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor MOUNT VERNON - Jeff Boucher was surprised when it was announced at Thursday night's Heritage Centre Association annual awards banquet that he is the 2014...
Mount Vernon Weather Forecast, OH
Now that Big Lots has closed its doors in Mount Vernon, what store would you like to see move in?
Kohl's - 32%
Target - 29.7%
Meijer - 35.5%
Elder Beerman - 1.9%
The voting for this poll has ended on: March 12, 2014
Wed Mar 12 @12:00PM
"All the World is a Stage" Brown Bag Chat
Thu Mar 13 @ 9:00AM
Job Search and Unemployment informational orientation
Thu Mar 13 @ 6:30PM
Free movie night: "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at Mount Vernon library
Sat Mar 15 @ 1:00PM
Mount Vernon Lovers Jam at First Congregational Church, Mount Vernon
Sun Mar 16 @ 1:30PM
Free Classic Movie Screening, "It Happened One Night"
Thu Mar 20 @ 4:30AM
7th Celebrity Omelet Dinner at New Hope Early Ed. Center
Fri Apr 04 @ 7:00PM
Father-Daughter dance to benefit Salvation Army of Mount Vernon Youth Programming
Sat Apr 05 @10:00AM
Auditions for MTVarts production of Shrek, the Musical
Sun Apr 06 @10:00AM
Earth Day Festival & Earth Day Challenge