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MOUNT VERNON - The Friends of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County Book Warehouse will again open its doors to the public for the summer on Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. ...
Meyer named First Knox Employee of the Year
Tuesday, May 24th 2016 17:04
MOUNT VERNON – Jim Meyer was named employee of the year at the First-Knox National Bank and Farmers and Savings Bank’s thirty-seventh annual employee recognition dinner on Thursday, May 12, 2016....
MOUNT VERNON – Grab a lawn chair and head to the Park for the third free concert of the Ariel-Foundation Park 2016 Free Summer Concert Series. The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to welcome...
  By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — During a Streets and Public Buildings Committee meeting Monday night, Randy Canterbury, program manager for Knox County Recycling and Litter...
  By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — City Council approved a grant application on Monday night that brings the long-term vision for Ariel-Foundation Park one step closer to...
FPD 5-23:Assisted the Sheriff’s Office on Z St.Disturbance on N. Main St.Disturbance on Zent Ave.Disturbance on Taylor St.Non injury vehicle crash on S. Main St.Courtney Davis, Bellville, citation...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — If a proposed land purchase comes to fruition, truck traffic through the city should be eased. In its legislative session on Monday, city...
Mount Vernon School Board honors retirees
Tuesday, May 24th 2016 06:19
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Superintendent Bill Seder pointed out that the last Mount Vernon School Board meeting of 2015-2016 school year was a bittersweet moment,...
FPD 5-21: Alarm drop on W. Sandusky St. Suspicious vehicle on N. Main St. Tara D. Burkey, Mt. Gilead, citation for speed. 5-22: Animal related complaint on S. Edgehill Dr. 911 hang up call on W....
Knox County seeing rise in meth cases
Friday, May 20th 2016 13:57
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Friday morning, meth lab components were discovered in a Sandusky Street rental home. MVPD and KCSO officers responded, the lab was dismantled,...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - A new tenant of a rental home at Sandusky and West Burgess Streets was cleaning her new residence this morning and found what she believed to be...
FPD 5-19: Vandalism on Stadium Dr. Disturbance on Struble Cir. Juvenile related complaint on Ottawa Ave. Theft of electric on W. 1st St. Animal related complaint on N. Pleasant St. Found property on...
GAMBIER - Due to construction in the village's downtown, Gambier's annual 4th of July parade will be held at the train by the Kokosing Gap Trail this year. Groups wishing to participate in the...
Commissioner commends Dog Warden
Thursday, May 19th 2016 23:14
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Commissioner Roger Reed commended John Carhart, Knox County dog warden, on the good job he is doing at the Knox County animal...
First Knox honored with Governor's Award
Thursday, May 19th 2016 19:47
COLUMBUS - First Knox National Bank has generously supported MTVarts productions throughout its ten year history and this week First Knox was honored with a Governor's Award for its Business...
Community members go back to first grade
Thursday, May 19th 2016 15:58
  MOUNT VERNON - Selected community members have been invited to read a story book to first grade students to kick off a new reading event at Twin Oak Elementary School. “Students need to see reading is...
  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) unveiled a new overtime policy to help middle-class families by ensuring Americans are paid fairly for their work. The new rule – which Brown has...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports May 19, 2016
Thursday, May 19th 2016 07:35
FPD 5-18: Found property on S. Main St. Found property on W. 4th St. Disturbance on Colony Dr. Vehicle immobilization on Mermary Dr. Disturbance on W. 4th St. Ryan J. Glass, Fredericktown, arrested on...
Marshalls coming to Mount Vernon
Thursday, May 19th 2016 07:23
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Shoppers looking for more retail options locally will soon have that opportunity.  KnoxPages.com has confirmed with a Marshall's spokesperson that...
Smoking may be to blame for Columbus Road fire
Wednesday, May 18th 2016 09:29
  MOUNT VERNON - On Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 pm the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to a 2 story residential fire at 97 Columbus Road. The MVFD arrived on scene with a Command vehicle...
  MOUNT VERNON - As the Ariel-Foundation Park 2016 Free Summer Concert Series continues its kick-off season, the Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to welcome two well-known local bands, Kokosing River...
MVPD Incidents: At 3:45 p.m. on Monday, a victim reported that her daughter’s laptop computer had been stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the Kroger Plaza parking lot. Traffic...
MOUNT VERNON - The Leadership Knox Class of 2016 is pleased to announce its class project to enhance the grounds of the Knox Learning Center. Over the course of the past year, the 2016 Leadership Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - 68th District State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl says she was so impressed with a bill going through the legislature on medical marijuana that she decided to sign on as...
Incidents:At 2:35 a.m. on Friday, officers were dispatched to the area of the viaduct on S. Main Street in response to a report of intoxicated individuals jumping off the bridge into the river. Two...
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Mon May 30 @ 9:30AM -
Memorial Day 2016 activities in Knox County
Thu Jun 02 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Fri Jun 03 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sat Jun 04 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sun Jun 05 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Schnormeier Gardens annual Open House
Sun Jun 05 @ 3:00PM -
Quarry Chapel event - Six Miles to Nellie free concert
Thu Jun 09 @12:00PM -
Knox County Republican Women's Club June Meeting
Sat Jun 11 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Knox County D-Day Event
Sun Jun 12 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Historic Home Tour to benefit Winter Sanctuary
Wed Jun 15 @ 6:00PM -
Danville-Howard Turkey Festival