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  MOUNT VERNON - Thanks to a special donor, the dogs at the Knox County Animal Shelter will be in better health. Debby Massa of Mount Vernon, approached the Friends of the Knox County Animal Shelter...
Music Men to sing at USA Days Festival
Saturday, April 30th 2016 11:23
  CENTERBURG - The Music Men of London barbershop quartet is scheduled to sing at the USA Days Festival Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. The quartet that became the Music Men of London because of a...
  GALLIPOLIS—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and members of the Major Crimes Task Force of Meigs and Gallia County, in southeast Ohio, Friday announced that three people have been arrested as part...
Arrests and Charges: Michelle Bales, 38, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday for drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia. Levi Cunningham, 32, of Mount Vernon was...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department is once again hosting a Healthy Happy Hour in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. This year’s event will be held Tues., May 10, from 5 –...
SPI Spot summer camp signups going on now
Thursday, April 28th 2016 09:01
MOUNT VERNON - SPI Spot will once again offer summer camps in 2016 and scholarships are available for children in Kindergarten through high school. From nature to art, from chemistry to robotics,...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 28, 2016
Thursday, April 28th 2016 08:56
FPD 4-27:Domestic Violence on Erie St.Tawni E. Osterman, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic violence.Fraud on Boyd St.         MVPD   Citations: Constance Pikaart, 30, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:15 p.m....
Got Drugs? Rx drop-off event planned this Saturday
Thursday, April 28th 2016 01:56
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) is partnering with several agencies to coordinate Knox County Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m....
  COLUMBUS – Today State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) announced that the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 264, which designates the first weekend in August 2016 as a sales tax...
COLUMBUS— May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges the community to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and...
MOUNT VERNON – The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the line-up for its debut Free Summer Concert Series in Ariel-Foundation Park. An ambitious array of concert events will be...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 27, 2016
Wednesday, April 27th 2016 12:58
MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Megan Miller, 23, of Newark was arrested at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. She was charged also with possession of drug abuse instruments.                                                         Traffic...
Substance Abuse Town Hall brings community together
Wednesday, April 27th 2016 08:50
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON – A physician, a college student, a drug user, and other community members came together Tuesday evening for a town hall meeting and a call for...
  PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader have released the following update in the ongoing investigation into the execution-style killings of eight members of...
Mount Vernon Academy to sell property
Tuesday, April 26th 2016 17:13
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Property belonging to the now-closed Mount Vernon Academy will go on the auction block June 22.The Ohio Conference of Seventh-day Adventists has...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Greater accessibility to health care is on the horizon if the Knox County Health Department receives the designation of a federally qualified health...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — City Council members passed a resolution Monday night allowing Scouts to tent camp at Ariel-Foundation Park during Scoutfest 2016 and killed an...
NAMI to offer free seminar on schizophrenia
Monday, April 25th 2016 21:28
  MOUNT VERNON - The public is invited to a free seminar “MIND Estranged: My Journey from Schizophrenia and Homelessness to Recovery,” presented by Bethany Yeiser. Her memoirs of this amazing journey...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   FREDERICKTOWN - Police are searching for two men who allegedly stole cartons of cigarettes from a local store. FPD Chief Roger Brown says that last Wednesday,...
Dogs rescued from burning barn in Howard
Monday, April 25th 2016 12:46
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   HOWARD – Sunday night, the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District was dispatched to the area of Schenck Creek Road and Coshocton Road which was called in by a...
MOUNT VERNON — This May, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with the City of Mount Vernon, will work to resurface and restripe the tennis courts at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon. The public...
FPD 4-22: Welfare check on Zent Ave.Fraud on Miami Ave.Fraud on Ebersole Ave.Disturbance on S. Main St.Alarm drop on N. Main St.Welfare check on S. Main St.         KCSO   A landlord reported two exterior...
NEWARK – Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) President Bonnie L. Coe, Ph.D., announced plans Thursday to honor fallen Danville Police Officer Thomas Cottrell. The announcement was made right...
MOUNT VERNON - City Council members will be asked to waive three readings Monday evening and declare an emergency to pass a piece of legislation to allow a Boy Scout camping event at Ariel...
Around Ohio: Eight dead in Pike County killings
Friday, April 22nd 2016 20:01
PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader confirm that eight individuals are dead in what appears to be execution-style killings. All of the victims are...
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