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MOUNT VERNON - Beginning Monday, August 4, 2014, confidential testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases (STD) will be available at the Knox County Health Department on the first and...
MOUNT VERNON - Residents are invited to participate in a community-wide photo celebrating integration of individuals with developmental disabilities into our community and workplaces.  The project is...
HOWARD - East Knox schools plan to place a levy on the November ballot. The school district on Wednesday responded to questions about the former Bladensburg school building on Facebook saying "Our...
MVPD reports July 31, 2014
Thursday, July 31st 2014 11:44
        Arrests and Charges Sean Wible, 25, of Mount Vernon was charged last Saturday (7/19) with receiving stolen property regard theft from a vehicle. Traffic Citations Noah Miller, 25, of Utica was...
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio governor, remains largely unknown and is gaining little ground against Republican Gov. John Kasich who leads...
MOUNT VERNON - Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing and school supply vouchers to eligible Knox County residents.  To be eligible, households must include children under...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor     MOUNT VERNON - A Mount Vernon woman has been charged with failure to comply with a lawful order after leading police on a high speed pursuit from the eastside...
MVPD reports for July 29, 2014
Wednesday, July 30th 2014 10:06
Arrests and Charges: Tara Dayton, 36, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 8:55 p.m. on Monday for domestic violence. William Dilger, 30, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:00 p.m. on June 15th for...
Rubber Duck River Race entries on sale
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 20:43
MOUNT VERNON - Entries for the Heritage Centre Association’s fourth annual Rubber Duck River Race are now on sale. Obtain an entry at the HCA office at 102 South Main Street, the Dan Emmett...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - City Council members voted Monday night to approve an ordinance authorizing the vacation of a portion of Whiteheirs street from the south line of...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Board of Elections has postponed a hearing that was set for Thursday morning until Monday morning at 9 a.m. after a Mount Vernon...
Editor's Blog: A day as a movie extra
Monday, July 28th 2014 11:48
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     GAMBIER - I spent a unique Sunday on the campus of Kenyon College as an extra in a feature length film being shot in Knox County this month, "Looking for the...
MVPD reports July 26, 2014
Saturday, July 26th 2014 16:41
At 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a reported disturbance at a residence on the 300-block of N. Norton Street.  A suspect was identified. At 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, a complainant reported...
Knox County Fair attendance tops 140,000
Saturday, July 26th 2014 16:15
MOUNT VERNON - Fair vendors and visitors alike enjoyed this year's Knox County Fair.  The attendance was more than 142,000 this week according to Fair Board president Tammy Coakley. The vendors we spoke...
FREDERICKTOWN - Police report that during the overnight hours Friday into Saturday storm sewer grates were solen from village streets. If you have any information about these crimes contact...
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MOUNT VERNON - With the first day of school just around the corner, United Way of Knox County has teamed up with two businesses for this year’s school supply drive – “Fill the Bus”. Every child in...
FREDERICKTOWN  - The Fredericktown Police Department is looking for Devin Marshall, 16. Devin is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weights 230 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Police say he is a...
Mayor Mavis announces re-election bid
Thursday, July 24th 2014 15:53
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon's long-time mayor has announced he is seeking another term. Richard Mavis will be up for re-election in November of 2015. After winning on election night in November,...
MOUNT VERNON -  An eight grade student from St. Vincent de Paul school told Knox County Health Department board members about his award winning science fair project, "Germination," at the board's...
Knox County Nature Photography Contest annnounced
Thursday, July 24th 2014 11:36
GAMBIER - It's an annual tradition, the Knox County Nature Photography Contest coordinated by the Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College. Get your cameras rolling now for this...
Coaching change for Mount Vernon Militia Football
Thursday, July 24th 2014 10:21
Article submitted by Lee Dugas   MOUNT VERNON - It's often said that the only thing constant in life is change! Well that is ever so true in this crazy game that America loves so much called...
2014 Knox County Barn Tour set for September
Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 18:17
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Barn Tour will take place on September 13 from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. The tour of five historic barns is a convenient 25 mile drive starting and ending in Mount Vernon. The...
MANSFIELD - On June 26, 2014 deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office responded to Open Bible Church on Rayfield Drive, Mansfield in regard to a breaking and entering. The church had been...
McConville appointed as Knox County Prosecutor
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 14:33
MOUNT VERNON - Although not unexpected, it has been made official. The Knox County Republican Party Central Committee met last night to fill the vacancy left by former Knox County Prosecutor John...
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