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MVPD now equipped with body cameras

Friday, 01 July 2016
MVPD now equipped with body cameras

By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor

MOUNT  VERNON  -  MVPD officers will now be equipped with body cameras thanks to a private donation...

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By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - Eight months after a former MVPD lead detective was arrested by the FBI he still has not been sentenced. A continuance was granted by Federal...
MOUNT VERNON - The entertainment committee for this year's Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival will once again offer a Youth Showcase, featuring talented young people from the community. Youth are...
MOUNT VERNON - It’s been a great summer so far for growing things – especially fruits and vegetables. To get a taste of what is growing locally, the Knox County Health Department begins its mid-week...
MOUNT VERNON - The 33rd annual Christmas in July event is scheduled for Saturday, July 9.  Christmas in July is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - MVFD was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 303 South Center Street around 10:30 Thursday night. Chief Chad Christopher said crews arrived on scene with a command vehicle,...
NEWARK - ​​A new relationship between Central Ohio Technical College and Capital University will allow students to seamlessly transfer between both institutions. The presidents of the two...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County United Way is excited to announce a new affinity group, Women United!Women United is a group of passionate women who offer their time, talent and treasure to improve lives...
Thumbnail By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com ReporterMOUNT VERNON — The desire of a Belgian citizen to connect with family members of a Knox County soldier killed in World War II and buried in Belgium has been...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you were visiting the post office on West High street Wednesday afternoon you would have noticed street department crews removing trees at all...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you haven't heard by now, the city's 4th of July fireworks display will move to Ariel Foundation Park this year. Last year's display, which capped...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
Pre-diabetes 101 offered by KCH
Thursday, 21 April 2016
  MOUNT VERNON - Has your doctor told you that you are pre-diabetic or borderline diabetic? Maybe you have known that your blood sugar runs a little high, but you’ve never been quite sure what to do...
Dear KP Editor: Why is it that Knox County can send out boil advisory "lifted" notices, but not the initial "boil alert warning"... Seems as if their warning system needs scrutiny. Given the fact...
MOUNT VERNON - The following was posted on the city of Mount Vernon website on April 18, 2016: The water customers of the City of Mount Vernon and Village of Gambier are requested to conserve water. Due...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   Kenyon College sent out an alert at 5:26 Tuesday evening stating a boil alert is in effect for the village of Gambier. Posts on Facebook indicate that there is a...
MOUNT VERNON - Volunteers armed with rakes, shovels, work gloves, and a desire to help neighbors spruce up their homes participated in the Brush with Kindness with Habitat for Humanity over the...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - It's been said that music soothes the soul and that certainly was the case Friday evening as the Ohio State University Men's Glee Club performed a...
OHP investigating fatal truck crash
Saturday, 16 April 2016
  FREDERICKTOWN – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash involving a pickup. The crash happened just after noon on Friday off Salem Street. Richard Paugh, age 75, of...
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