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Upper Gilchrist Road reopens
Thursday, October 23rd 2014 11:49
MOUNT VERNON - The city reports Upper Gilchrist Road is open at New Gambier Road to Yauger Road.  Work has been completed and traffic has returned to normal operation.
MVPD reports October 23, 2014
Thursday, October 23rd 2014 10:34
Arrests and Charges: Kazzie Burns, 22, of Youngstown was arrested at 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday for peddling without a license. Traffic Violations: No reports available Accidents: No reports available ...
  MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Grand Jury handed down indictments in nine cases on Monday, including indictments for a recently-discovered meth lab in Danville. Eric J. Colvin, 33, of Danville, was...
MOUNT VERNON - Senior citizens are invited to a luncheon November 6, 2014 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School hosted by School Superintendent Bill Seder.  Seder will share the...
New Directions remembers victims of domestic violence
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 14:07
MOUNT VERNON - October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.  Last night, New Directions director Matthew Hellman spoke to a gathering on the Public Square to mark the occasion. Below is a...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor     MOUNT VERNON - The fired Ohio State University band director suing the university to get his job back, spoke at last night's OSU Alumni Club of Knox...
Lt. Light promoted at KCSO
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 12:22
MOUNT VERNON - Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer announces that Tim Light has been promoted to the position of Patrol Division Lieutenant due to the recent retirement of Lt. Tom Durbin. Light, a 20...
Centerburg doctor's office vandalized
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 09:34
CENTERBURG - The Knox County Sheriff's office reports at around 10:00 a.m. on Monday morning, a deputy was dispatched to Dr. Ron Martinson’s office on Columbus Road regarding a vandalism complaint....
Fredericktown Police reports October 20, 2014
Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 06:32
Fredericktown Police reports: Assisted the State Highway Patrol on St. Rt. 13 Suspicious person on Long St. Vehicle unlock on Quaker Rd. Theft of license plates on Summit Dr. Parking complaint on Zent...
Teen reports attempted abduction in Danville
Tuesday, October 21st 2014 14:49
DANVILLE - Monday evening around 7 p.m. a Danville police officer took a report where a 14 year old girl was confronted by two men who tried to talk her into getting into their vehicle with them....
by Cheryl Splain,  KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — School board members learned on Monday that the idea of extending Yellow Jacket Drive to Cougar Drive has inched forward a bit. The road...
Fredericktown police reports October 19, 2014
Tuesday, October 21st 2014 05:57
Fredericktown police report the following activity for October 19, 2014:Lee Paninski, Newark, citation for speed. Disturbance on S. Mulberry St. Disturbance on Crestview Dr.
Danville Police reports October 21, 2014
Tuesday, October 21st 2014 05:55
Friday, 10/17 @ 5:50 p.m. officer responded to vandalism of a residence on West Washington Street. Friday, 10/17 @ 9:36 p.m. Adam Wood, age 23, of Perrysville, Ohio was arrested on warrant out of...
Letter to the Editor - October 20, 2014
Monday, October 20th 2014 19:10
  Dear Residents, I started attending farm auctions as a teenager. I loved the excitement, determining what I was willing to pay for an item, learning how to catch the auctioneer’s eye, when to stay and...
MVPD reports October 20, 2014
Monday, October 20th 2014 10:03
  Arrests and Charges: Paul Born, 30, of Fredericktown was charged at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday for persisting disorderly conduct. Charleen Brasseur, 35, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:15 p.m. on...
Knox County Trick or Treat schedules set
Monday, October 20th 2014 07:42
MOUNT VERNON - One of the biggest holidays of the year for those 12 and under is just 10 days away. Halloween Trick or Treat hours have been set for Knox County communities. Those who put on a...
Author Ann Patchett headlines Kenyon Literary Festival
Saturday, October 18th 2014 16:18
          GAMBIER -  Acclaimed writer Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder and Bel Canto, delivers the keynote lecture at the 2014 Kenyon Review Literary Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. at Kenyon...
Knox County Friday Football scores week 8
Saturday, October 18th 2014 07:48
Scores October 17, 2014 - Delaware Hayes over Mount Vernon 36-28,  Cardington beat East Knox 19-18, Centerburg blanked Elgin 38-0, Loudonville rolled over Danville 67-7 and Fredericktown remains...
MVPD reports October 17, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 14:16
  Arrests and Charges Seanance Jarvis, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:40 a.m. on Thursday for an outstanding warrant. Paul Born, 30, of Fredericktown was arrested at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday for...
Danville Police reports October 17, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 09:12
  On Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. an officer responded to disturbance call between juvenile and adult in the South Street area. On Thursday at 10:00 a.m. an officer responded to a prowler call in the area...
MVPD reports October 16, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 08:05
  Arrests and Charges Max Tipton, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday was arrested for driving under a suspended license and for failure to comply with a lawful order. Houston Snelling, 21,...
  MOUNT VERNON - With the news that a Dallas nurse with Ebola had traveled to Ohio this past weekend, local Knox County health officials met this morning to discuss precautions should they come in contact...
COLUMBUS – In order to ensure Ohio hospitals are prepared to handle a potential Ebola patient, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) today recommended to Ohio hospitals that they conduct a series of...
Suspected lawn mower thief nabbed in Fredericktown
Thursday, October 16th 2014 16:05
FREDERICKTOWN - An investigation into petty theft at a Fredericktown gas station resulted in the arrest of Brian D. Jose, 32, Fredericktown and the recovery of numerous reported stolen items. ...
MOUNT GILEAD - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles. The crash occurred shortly before 6:00 a.m. Thursday in Knox County on State Route 661...
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