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MVPD reports March 5, 2015
Thursday, March 5th 2015 20:16
Charges: Scott Huff, 31, of Pataskala was charged at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday for drug abuse and possession of marihuana drug paraphernalia.   Traffic Violations: Charles Wolfe, 37, of Mount Vernon...
Two horses killed in Lucerne Road barn fire
Thursday, March 5th 2015 10:45
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   FREDERICKTOWN - Two horses were killed and a barn and all its contents were destroyed by fire late Wednesday night. According to the Fredericktown...
MOUNT VERNON - Police Chief Roger Monroe is asking citizens to remove vehicles parked in right of ways and near curbs in violation of city ordinances. Monroe says that while the Street Department...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Pet lovers who cringe whenever they see a dog chained in their neighbor's backyard in extreme weather will likely be pleased if a bill...
2015 Big/Little swim meet results
Thursday, March 5th 2015 07:57
MOUNT VERNON - The following swimmers achieved Champs qualifying times in their events at this past weekend's Mount Vernon YMCA Big/Little youth swim meet held at the Kenyon Athletic Center:   Rylee...
Annual Bunnies for Babes campaign underway
Thursday, March 5th 2015 07:40
MOUNT VERNON - The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County is once again collecting new stuffed bunnies and toy animals for the annual “Bunnies for Babes” campaign. The program, originally...
MOUNT VERNON - This morning's scheduled test of all 15 of Knox County's outdoor warning sirens went off without any problems according to Emergency Management Director Mark Maxwell.  While the...
MVPD reports March 4, 2015
Wednesday, March 4th 2015 19:25
Incidents: At 8:25 a.m. on Tuesday, a property owner reported an ongoing issue with trash being dumped on his rental property on the 100-block of Kirk Street. At 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday, a victim...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Ohio children in the midst of annual testing, U.S. Senator. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has announced new legislation to streamline and improve testing practices in our nation’s...
Danville Police reports March 4, 2015
Wednesday, March 4th 2015 11:26
2/26/15 officer responded to the 10 block of East Main Street on a parking complaint. 2/26/15 officer responded to the 200 block of East Walnut Street on identity theft. Resident reported an...
MOUNT VERNON - The snow melt and rain over the last 24 hours have resulted in standing and running water on many roads in Knox County.  The county highway department encourages motorists to drive...
MOUNT VERNON - The 2015 Knox County Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month Luncheon was held Tuesday at Mount Vernon Nazarene University's Ariel Arena. Attendees included Knox County...
MOUNT VERNON - Saint Vincent de Paul school has cancelled today's Early Childhood roundup. It will be rescheduled to another date to be determined. Kindergarten screenings are scheduled for April 9th...
  MOUNT VERNON -- A schedule of life-saving babysitter’s classes has been set for local residents interested in taking part in world-class training by the American Red Cross. Each year, more than 5...
Fredericktown Police reports March 4, 2015
Wednesday, March 4th 2015 04:50
3-3:Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.Welfare check on St. Rt. 13.Missing juvenile report on S. Main St. The juvenile has now been located and is back home.Vehicle unlock on W. Sandusky...
WNZR's Lifeline 2015 theme "Do Something"
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 21:33
  MOUNT VERNON - WNZR 90.9 FM, a broadcast ministry of Mount Vernon Nazarene University, is preparing for Lifeline 2015. This annual fundraising effort gives listeners the opportunity to pledge their...
CRESTLINE - The Richland County Sheriff's Department reports that on Monday evening at 9:49 p.m. an armed robbery occurred at Dollar General, 905 E. Main St., Crestline in Richland County. A Dollar...
MVPD reports March 3, 2015
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 15:14
Arrests and Charges: Brittany King, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday for endangering children.   Traffic Citations: Samantha Spreng, 19, of Perrysville was cited at 12:45 on...
MOUNT VERNON –The Knox County Grand Jury handed down seventeen felony indictments on Monday, including a group of seven people accused of forging stolen checks, according to Prosecuting Attorney...
Statewide Tornado drill postponed due to weather
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 11:31
  COLUMBUS - The National Weather Service forecasts a complex winter weather system that will impact the state of Ohio through possibly Wednesday. The NWS and the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather...
Fredericktown Police reports March 3, 2015
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 11:25
3-2: Noise complaint on S. Main St.Juvenile related complaint on Stadium Dr.Civil issue on Grant St.
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Despite concerns about the finances of the city-owned Hiawatha Water Park & Pool, no major changes are in the works for the 2015 season....
MVHS senior Williams excels at Canton swim meet
Tuesday, March 3rd 2015 01:57
CANTON - Mount Vernon High School senior swimmer Robert Williams swam at the State Championships at C.T. Branin Natatorium over the weekend. According to coach Josh Kline, Williams had an...
by Brenda Nixon Do the Amish use a Bible? Readers and audiences always ask questions about the Amish -- this complex American sub-culture that intrigues people around the globe. My blog readers are in...
MVPD reports March 2, 2015
Monday, March 2nd 2015 15:03
Arrests and Charges: Jerime Graham Woods, 23, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:20 a.m. on Friday as a suspicious person. John Palmer, 24, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:40 a.m. on Saturday for...
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