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  By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Republican Party’s Central Committee will meet Thursday, May 12, to select a replacement to fill the unexpired term of Jim...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — The county’s general fund is stable compared to last year, but the dental fund is a little under the weather. County Auditor Jonette Curry...
MOUNT GILEAD - The Mount Gilead post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two car accident that claimed the lives of two drivers Thursday morning. The crash happened at 8:10 a.m. on...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Hard work, dedication, and involvement in academic activities by Mount Vernon High School students were recognized last night at the annual MVHS...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports May 4, 2016
Wednesday, May 4th 2016 11:57
MVPD  Arrests and Charges: Carrie Wright, 31, of Granville was arrested at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday for endangering children.                                     Traffic Citations: Pablo Heredia, 19, of Mount Vernon was cited at 1:00 on...
MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association invites you downtown May 6th from 6-9 pm For First Friday. Katty Wampus will perform at the main stage. Sarah Goslee-Reed performs at the Buchwald...
KCSO reports on Saturday's Rx take back event
Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 07:57
MOUNT VERNON - On April 30, 2016 Knox County participated in the “National Take Back Initiative” sponsored by the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency). This initiative was to collect outdated or no longer...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Ongoing and upcoming projects organized by Knox County Litter Prevention and Recycling will make recycling more convenient for residents and...
Incidents: At 8:05 a.m. on Monday, an officer responded to a parking complaint at Detailed Unlimited on Coshocton Avenue. A 2005 Ford Freestyle, alleged to have been on the property since last...
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...
WAVERLY - 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...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — A name change in 2015 reflects a new perspective and approach when it comes to collecting child support in Knox County. Marty Thomas,...
MOUNT VERNON - To help control the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases in Ohio, certain immunizations are required for children who attend school. Starting this fall, students entering the...
MOUNT VERNON - The most consequential political party convention in American history was the one the Republicans held in Chicago in May 1860 which resulted in the brokered and therefore surprise...
  MOUNT VERNON - Thanks to a special donor, the dogs at the Knox County Animal Shelter will be in better health. Debby Massa of Mount Vernon, approached the Friends of the Knox County Animal Shelter...
Music Men to sing at USA Days Festival
Saturday, April 30th 2016 11:23
  CENTERBURG - The Music Men of London barbershop quartet is scheduled to sing at the USA Days Festival Wednesday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. The quartet that became the Music Men of London because of a...
  GALLIPOLIS—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and members of the Major Crimes Task Force of Meigs and Gallia County, in southeast Ohio, Friday announced that three people have been arrested as part...
Arrests and Charges: Michelle Bales, 38, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday for drug abuse and possession of drug paraphernalia. Levi Cunningham, 32, of Mount Vernon was...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department is once again hosting a Healthy Happy Hour in recognition of National Women’s Health Week. This year’s event will be held Tues., May 10, from 5 –...
SPI Spot summer camp signups going on now
Thursday, April 28th 2016 09:01
MOUNT VERNON - SPI Spot will once again offer summer camps in 2016 and scholarships are available for children in Kindergarten through high school. From nature to art, from chemistry to robotics,...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 28, 2016
Thursday, April 28th 2016 08:56
FPD 4-27:Domestic Violence on Erie St.Tawni E. Osterman, Fredericktown, arrested for domestic violence.Fraud on Boyd St.         MVPD   Citations: Constance Pikaart, 30, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:15 p.m....
Got Drugs? Rx drop-off event planned this Saturday
Thursday, April 28th 2016 01:56
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) is partnering with several agencies to coordinate Knox County Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m....
  COLUMBUS – Today State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) announced that the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 264, which designates the first weekend in August 2016 as a sales tax...
COLUMBUS— May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross urges the community to give blood or platelets to help ensure lifesaving blood products are available for trauma patients and...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 27, 2016
Wednesday, April 27th 2016 12:58
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...
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