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Residents request speed bumps for Edgewood Road

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Residents request speed bumps for Edgewood Road

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — When residents Starla Benson and Dennis Swingle brought up the issue of increased traffic in th...



1 killed, several injured on Ohio State Fair ride

Thursday, 27 July 2017

COLUMBUS - One person was killed, several injured on the "Fireball" ride at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday, the first day of this year's fair. Ohio Gov...


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Knox Co. law reports July 26, 2017

Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Knox Co. law reports July 26, 2017


On 7-21-17, an officer was dispatched to a Coshocton Ave. address in reference to an act of vandalism. Contact was made with the complainant who a...



30th annual Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival coming in August

Wednesday, 26 July 2017
30th annual Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival coming in August

MOUNT VERNON – The 2017 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival will be held in the streets of downtown Mount Vernon August 10th-13th, marking the 30th y...


Local News

Jr. Fair Building Fund established
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
  MOUNT VERNON — Through a partnership with the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, a group is working to ensure that future generations of junior fair participants will have a safe,...
MOUNT VERNON - A representative of the Apostolic Christian Church on Old Delaware Road reported to police that over $1400 was stolen in an apparent burglary from the sanctuary building. The report...
MOUNT VERNON - Weather warnings via Twitter from KnoxAlerts system have not been working properly in the last few days and county officials are looking into it. This morning, July 25, KnoxAlerts...
MOUNT VERNON - With the start of the 2017-2018 school year just weeks away, the city school district wants to notify parents to login to their Mount Vernon OneView account and begin to fill out the...
  MOUNT VERNON - United Way Executive Director Kelly Brenneman has announced that Karen Schoeder has accepted the position of Resource Development Coordinator, beginning on July 31, 2017. Schroeder is...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department will once again be at the Knox County Fair. The health department booth will be located in the Merchant’s Building, but this year, the agency is...
MOUNT VERNON - MVFD responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of E. Pleasant St at 8:30 p.m Saturday. Mutual aid was received from College Twp Fire Department. Chief Chad...
By Dylan McCament, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - A police dog should be on patrol in the city in the not-so-distant future, thanks in large part to a successful community fundraising drive. A...
  COLUMBUS - Ohio’s fair season is underway across the state and leaders at the Ohio Departments of Agriculture (ODA) and Health (ODH) are reminding Ohioans to practice good hygiene when visiting...
Knox County Grand Jury indictments
Thursday, 13 July 2017
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Grand Jury met this week and the following indictments were issued: Kurt Stump - Gross Sexual Imposition, Felony 4th Degree John Lowe - Breaking & Entering, Felony 5th...
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