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by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor MOUNT VERNON - The superintendent of Mount Vernon City Schools says the new school year is off to a great start. Bill Seder says enrollment is up this...
Amusement park tickets incentive for blood donation
Wednesday, August 20th 2014 12:07
MOUNT VERNON - The American Red Cross is sponsoring a blood drive at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, from 1pm-7pm. Free tickets to Cedar...
GAMBIER — The Knox County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its fourth annual 5K Walk/Run, “Inspire Hope — Save A Life,” on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at the Kokosing Gap Trail in...
Knox County Grand Jury returns several indictments
Wednesday, August 20th 2014 06:47
MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Grand Jury indicted seven people on felony charges on Monday, according to Prosecuting Attorney Chip McConville. Mark A. Banbury, 34, of Mount Vernon, was indicted on...
Knox County 9-1-1 Advisory committee to be formed
Tuesday, August 19th 2014 12:27
MOUNT VERNON - Knox County's 9-1-1 coordinator gave a status report on the county's new consolidated 9-1-1 system Tuesday morning. Richard Dzik suggested the formation of a 9-1-1 advisory committee...
MVPD reports August 19, 2014
Tuesday, August 19th 2014 11:00
    Arrests and charges: Kimberly Smith, 42, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday for domestic violence.   Traffic Citations: Charles McDonald, 54, of Mount Vernon was cited at 5:15...
MVPD reports August 18, 2014
Monday, August 18th 2014 16:33
Arrests and Charges:  Joseph Cochran, 33, of Mount Vernon was cited at 4:45 p.m. on Friday for driving under a suspended license and arrested for domestic violence. Jason Matis, 20, of Mount Vernon was...
COLUMBUS – Last December the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved a plan that will overlay a new area code, 220, into the existing 740 area code thereby implementing mandatory...
Your Money: How to save for College Tax-Free
Monday, August 18th 2014 07:03
MOUNT VERNON - Nelson & Nelson CPA's offer these tips on how to save for college tax-free. According to a 2014 study published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, researchers found that...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Barn Tour will take place on September 13 from 11a.m. to 6:00 p.m with five historic barns starting in Mount Vernon and driving northwest and east for a convenient 25...
MOUNT VERNON - Paragraphs Bookstore's Lois Hanson of Mount Vernon will review books from time to time here on KnoxPages.com. Her first review is on Laura McBride's We are Called to Rise, a novel...
Ohio's unemployment rate up slightly in July
Friday, August 15th 2014 15:29
COLUMBUS - Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in July 2014, up from 5.5 percent in June 2014. Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased 12,400 over the month, from a revised...
Praisestock to celebrate 10th year
Friday, August 15th 2014 12:51
MOUNT VERNON - Praisestock’s two-day outdoor live Christian music festival will be Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23 and 24, at Owl Creek Baptist Church, 4044 Owl Creek Church Road, Mount Vernon....
KCH demolishing farmhouse on Yauger Road
Friday, August 15th 2014 08:34
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages Managing Editor MOUNT VERNON - Demolition is underway to an old farmhouse adjacent to Knox Community Hospital's medical pavilion. KCH Spokesman Jeff Scott said, "KCH...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Despite concerns raised by Monroe Township residents, the Mount Vernon Municipal Planning Commission Thursday voted unanimously to...
MOUNT VERNON - It was a beautiful morning Thursday as the ribbon was cut on a new building at the Knox County Career Center. It was a year ago that ground was broken for the new 18,000 square foot...
KCSO reports August 14, 2014
Thursday, August 14th 2014 14:35
At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that someone had vandalized the rear passenger door of her vehicle while it was parked overnight on the 000-block of Messmore Avenue in Centerburg.  The scrape was...
Ruhl, Skocic vying for 68th Ohio House District seat
Thursday, August 14th 2014 13:26
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - This November voters of the 68th Ohio House District will choose who will represent them in Columbus. The 68th district includes Knox...
Public comment sought after Dan Emmett Festival
Thursday, August 14th 2014 11:12
    MOUNT VERNON – After an extended weekend filled with musical entertainment, arts and handcrafts show, car & motorcycle shows, great food, and much more, the 2014 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival...
MVHS Marching band preps for 2014 season
Wednesday, August 13th 2014 16:09
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON – The 2014 Mount Vernon High School Marching Band has wrapped up band camp and is looking forward to this year’s football season. The 2014 season...
Northrop joins Executive Team at KCH
Wednesday, August 13th 2014 15:07
  MOUNT VERNON -Jeffrey C. Northup, DO recently joined the Executive Team at Knox Community Hospital as the Chief Medical Officer. Before joining KCH, Dr. Northup was the Chief Medical Officer and...
  TOLEDO—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, members of the Lucas County Board of Commissioners, Dr. John Laux of the...
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon Nazarene University Schnormeier Gallery Presents original artwork of Marc Chagall Friday, August 15, 2014 12:00 Noon - Saturday, November 15, 2014 4:30 PM in the Schnormeier...
Submitted by Dodie Melvin of NAMI Knox and Licking Counties -  The tragic death of Robin Williams has created an opportunity for all to understand that mental illness and the stigma that surrounds it is...
KCSO reports Aug. 11, 2014
Tuesday, August 12th 2014 11:14
  At 9:50 a.m. on Sunday, a victim reported that someone had stolen the stereo from his unlocked Honda while it was parked overnight on the 100-block of N. Market Street in Martinsburg. At 11:45 p.m....
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