Saturday, September 05, 2015

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Rubber Duck River Race held on the Kokosing
Friday, September 4th 2015 23:41
MOUNT VERNON - Thousands of rubber duckies filled the Kokosing River Friday night for the annual Heritage Centre Association Rubber Duck River Race.  The winning duck belonged to Sarah Pifer who wins...
Knox County High School Football scoreboard week 2
Friday, September 4th 2015 22:30
NEWARK - The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets dominated and defeated the Newark Wildcats at White Field Friday night. The final score was 48-22. The Jackets are now 2-0 on the season and next week...
MOUNT VERNON - Whether someone is four years old or age 70, there are just some things in life that we can all agree upon: you need money to buy things; you earn money by working; you may have to...
COLUMBUS – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reminding motorists to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” this Labor Day weekend. ODOT, along with the Ohio Department of Public Safety, is...
  MOUNT VERNON - Fall in Knox County means many things: brilliant autumn colors, college football, harvest--and the Knox County Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The KCDP will host...
Knox County HS Football matchups week 2
Friday, September 4th 2015 07:32
It's week 2 of the 2015 high school football season. Tonight, the 1-0 Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets travel to Newark to take on the Wildcats at 7:30 p.m. KP sports reporter Kevin Henson will be...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports September 4, 2015
Thursday, September 3rd 2015 21:57
MVPD    Arrests and Charges:Rockey Clark, 25, of Howard was arrested at 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday on an outstanding warrant.Nicole Mitchell, 27, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday for...
Taylor found in Columbus, returning to Knox County Jail
Thursday, September 3rd 2015 15:49
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Prosecutor's Office reports that after failing to appear in court, Warren B. Taylor, 37, of Mount Vernon has been arrested in Franklin County. He will be transported...
AAA predicts highest Labor Day travel volume since 2008
Thursday, September 3rd 2015 14:35
  COLUMBUS – AAA predicts 35.3 million Americans, including more than 1.5 million Ohioans, will travel at least 50 miles from home between Thursday Sept. 3 and Monday Sept. 7. This is an increase of...
MOUNT VERNON – A free Labor Day weekend concert in the Schnormeier Event Center at Ariel-Foundation Park will feature two regional Americana bands, “Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle” of...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports September 2, 2015
Wednesday, September 2nd 2015 17:54
MVPD   Incidents: At 3:35 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported a criminal mischief and vandalism incident at a business on the 100-block of N. Sandusky Street. A suspect was identified.At 10:35 a.m. on...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports September 1, 2015
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 13:15
MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Drew Ulliman, 19, of Howard was arrested at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday for possession and consumption by a minor. Shelly Weber, 44, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 9:20 p.m. on...
New local website celebrates Knox County Weekends
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 11:25
By Marty Trese, Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Loverboy said it so well in their 1981 hit, "Working for the Weekend." And now, Knox County residents have a new website to visit to find out...
Denison university student found deceased
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 10:02
GRANVILLE - Denison University has announced that after an extensive search, Denison Student Wendell Jackson has been found deceased, in the college’s Biological Reserve. His family has been...
Breastfeeding awareness effort promoted by local group
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 08:32
MOUNT VERNON - People are talking about breastfeeding thanks to a recent effort by the Community Breastfeeding Network.  August was National Breastfeeding Month and various businesses have been...
By Karen Kleffman Lucas, Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Gone but not forgotten—City Council member Susan Kahrl, is making sure of that. On Sunday, September 13th, 2015, “A Walk among the...
    GAMBIER - The Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College is marking its 20th year of welcoming school children to try to catch frogs and visitors to enjoy trails that pass forests, a...
  MOUNT VERNON - Noted historian and Mount Vernon native, Dr. Lorle Porter, will soon be giving two important presentations at the Knox County Historical Society Museum. On Wednesday, September 2,...
FPD 8-28: Fight on Stadium Dr.Welfare check on Posey Dr.Disturbance on W. Sandusky St.      MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Jessica Mantel, 29, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:15 p.m. on Friday (8/14) on a...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Chamber of Commerce announces the 2015 Home Based Business Expo on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre on Gambier Road.   September's...
FREDERICKTOWN - A unique program for children of separated or divorced families will be offered locallybeginning September 16th. This is the only program of its kind within a 5 county area....
COLUMBUS - Fiscal year 2015 was another record setting year for the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of  Unclaimed Funds, as $76 million was returned to Ohioans. This was the second year in a row...
MOUNT VERNON - Bring on the Ducks! Put your webbed foot forward for the Annual Rubber Duck River Race Window Display Contest. Downtown Businesses are encouraged to show off their downtown spirit...
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Street Department will be performing traffic signal upgrades at the intersection of South Mulberry Street and West Ohio Avenue beginning on Monday, August 31, 2015,...
Yellow Jackets roll over Marion Harding 55-19
Saturday, August 29th 2015 00:24
By Kevin Henson, Sports Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - The MVHS Yellow Jackets opened their 2015 season at home against the Marion Harding Presidents Friday night. Mount Vernon got off to a...
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Sat Sep 05 @ 1:00PM - 09:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
Sun Sep 06 @ 3:00PM -
Quarry Chapel concert by Dogwood Blossoms Chapter of Sweet Adelines International
Sun Sep 06 @ 6:00PM -
Ariel-Foundation Park Free Labor Day Weekend Concert
Tue Sep 08 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (MVDC)
Tue Sep 08 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (Central Christian Church)
Wed Sep 09
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Thu Sep 10
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Thu Sep 10 @ 5:30AM -
Survivor of Suicide Memory Dinner
Thu Sep 10 @ 5:00PM - 11:30AM
United Way's Community Leader Sleepout
Thu Sep 10 @ 7:00PM -
CHAUTAUQUA - Clark Gable
Fri Sep 11
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Fri Sep 11 @ 5:00PM - 11:30AM
United Way's Community Leader Sleepout
Sat Sep 12
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Sat Sep 12 @ 9:00AM -
NAMI 5th Annual Suicide Prevention 2015 5K Walk/Run
Sat Sep 12 @12:00PM - 08:00PM
Fredericktown First Church of God Gospel Gathering
Sat Sep 12 @ 7:30PM -
Community Concert Presents: Ethan Bortnick
Sun Sep 13 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Second Annual Heart of Ohio USA Days Car Show
Sun Sep 13 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Walking among the Tombstones
Sun Sep 13 @ 1:30PM - 04:30PM
Walking Among the Tombstones
Mon Sep 14 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Sewing program at Public Library of Mount Vernon
Mon Sep 14 @ 6:00PM - 08:30PM
Johnstown NAMI "Family to Family" Education Program Enrollment Open
Tue Sep 15 @ 4:00PM - 08:00PM
"Four Soups and Gary" dutch oven cooking demonstration
Thu Sep 17 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (Moose Lodge)
Thu Sep 17 @ 1:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (Fredericktown)
Fri Sep 18
BFEC Knox County Nature Photo Contest & Workshop