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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...
MVPD reports July 29. 2014
Tuesday, July 29th 2014 12:16
  Arrests and Charges:  Tara Dayton, 36, of Mount Vernon was charged with domestic violence at an address in the 100-block of East Hamtramck Street on May 29, 2014. William Dilger, 30; Chase Sherman, 30;...
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 scheduled a hearing for this Thursday morning at 9 a.m. after a Mount Vernon resident filed a complaint...
    GAMBIER – Pelotonia organizers are looking for more volunteers at Kenyon College for the event Saturday, Aug. 9. The College is the halfway point of the 150- and 180-mile routes and also the end...
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...
MOUNT VERNON -  The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) August First Friday will be held Friday, Aug. 1, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by The Alcove Restaurant, the event will...
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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MVFD blood drive to feature prize giveaways
Friday, July 25th 2014 06:35
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Fire Department at 200 W. Gambier Street will host a Red Cross blood drive on July 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment click here or call...
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...
MVPD reports July 22, 2014
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 14:11
    Arrests and Charges Audie Matthews, 35, of Walhonding was charged at 10:00 p.m. on Sunday with domestic violence. Cassey Young, 25, of Danville was arrested at 11:55 p.m. on Sunday for shoplifting....
Motorcyclist killed in accident on U.S. Route 36
Tuesday, July 22nd 2014 06:12
MOUNT VERNON - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles. The crash occurred at 5:35 p.m. Monday in Knox County on US 36 at milepost 14. James L. Kesman, age...
12-year old helps MVPD nab suspect
Monday, July 21st 2014 17:27
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - A tip from a 12 year old girl helped Mount Vernon police nab a suspect in a break-in over the weekend. MVPD Chief Roger Monroe says the girl saw...
MVPD reports July 21, 2014
Monday, July 21st 2014 13:42
    Charges     Amanda Jones, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 7:30 a.m. on Friday for a dog running at large. A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested at 1:45 a.m. on Friday for a curfew violation. Stephen...
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