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  COLUMBUS– Labor Day may not be cause for celebration for some: Swimming pools close, summer vacations end and schools return to session. But for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), Labor...
  MOUNT VERNON - In the past week the Knox County Sheriff’s Office has taken several reports concerning fraudulent tax returns that have been filed with the state of Ohio. Sheriff David Shaffer says...
MOUNT VERNON - Ohio-based Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread, donated $1,000 to The Foundation for Knox Community Hospital this morning as part of the official ribbon...
MVPD reports August 29th, 2014
Friday, August 29th 2014 11:27
Traffic Citations: Dennis George, 54, of Howard was cited at 8:45 a.m. on Thursday for failing to assure a clear driving-distance ahead. Patricia Floyd, 67, of Dover was cited just before 10:30...
Knox County Friday High School Football matchups
Friday, August 29th 2014 08:16
It's week one for high school football. Action begins tonight as Mount Vernon travels to Central Crossing, Centerburg travels to Utica. Danville is on the road at Riverview, East Knox travels to...
MVPD reports August 28, 2014
Friday, August 29th 2014 08:05
Arrests and Charges: Robert Edward, 34, of Gambier was arrested at 1:10 a.m. on Tuesday for possession of drug abuse instruments during a traffic stop. Khara Chrysler, 34, of Newark was also...
WESTERVILLE - Today the Mount Vernon JV golf team participated in their first 9 hole match against Olentangy Orange. The team played at the Lakes. The course played very tough and the greens were...
Dan Emmett Festival survey deadline extended
Thursday, August 28th 2014 18:08
    MOUNT VERNON –  While the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival Board and Operations Committee perceived the 2014 event as a great success, they would like to hear your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas...
MVPD reports August 28, 2014
Thursday, August 28th 2014 11:52
Incidents: On Wednesday morning a resident of Wildwood Lane East reported a window on their 2006 Ford vehicle was broken and a purse taken between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday. Also taken...
GAMBIER – On Thursday, September 4, Kenyon professors and a local hospital professional will present a panel discussion about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa at 11:10 a.m. in the Higley...
MOUNT VERNON - The Heritage Centre Association’s (HCA) September First Friday will be held Friday, Sept. 5, from 6-9 p.m., in downtown Mount Vernon. Sponsored by Central Ohio Technical College, Kenyon...
Rubber Duck River Race entries on sale
Thursday, August 28th 2014 06:43
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,  First Friday,or online at www...
Freedom Center dedicates new Serenity Garden
Wednesday, August 27th 2014 12:11
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com editor   MOUNT VERNON - The rock in the center of the new Serenity Garden at the Freedom Center on East Gambier Street holds a plaque saying, "Serenity Garden, dedicated to...
MOUNT VERNON - On Friday evening Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Detectives teamed up with officers from the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task force to conduct enhanced traffic...
Republican Women to meet September 11
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 21:31
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Republican Women’s Club will meet for lunch on Thursday, September 11th at 12:00 at The Alcove Restaurant.  The lunch menu will include lasagna, tossed salad, rolls...
MANSFIELD - Troopers from the Mansfield Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a fatal crash that occurred this morning at 7:30 on State Route 13 south of Bellville. Mansfield Post...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — In a Parks and Lands Committee meeting Monday evening, City Council members discussed ownership of the Mulberry Street parking lot that runs...
MOUNT VERNON - 7th District U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs is on his summer break from Washington and talked with KnoxPages.com on Monday about several issues. Gibbs represents Knox and several other...
COLUMBUS - Saturday’s OSU Buckeye season opener versus Navy will air locally on the CBS Sports Network, not WBNS-10TV, as the station does not have the broadcast rights. The game, airing at noon,...
Klein to be honored with Judge Elaine Mayhew award
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 11:09
MOUNT VERNON — Joyce Klein of Gambier will be awarded the Judge Elaine Mayhew award given annually by the Knox County Democratic Women. The award is presented to a woman in Knox County who has made...
Extra day approved at compost facility
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 09:00
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter MOUNT VERNON — Residents will soon have additional time to dispose of yard waste at the Thayer Road compost facility. City Council members discussed the...
MVPD Chief Monroe stresses open-door policy
Tuesday, August 26th 2014 03:20
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — During Monday’s City Council meeting, Police Chief Roger Monroe invited council members to tour the police operations center sometime in the...
Local Sports: MVHS JV golf competes in Cambridge
Monday, August 25th 2014 22:42
CAMBRIDGE - The Mount Vernon JV golf team participated in the Meadowbrook Invitational at Cambridge Country Club today. Logan Springer had a career low score on his front nine with a 40. He carded a...
August is Child Support Awareness Month
Monday, August 25th 2014 16:22
  MOUNT VERNON – The Knox County Department of Job & Family Services announces that August is Child Support Awareness Month. The Ohio Child Support program impacts more children than any other public...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor     MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Commissioners heard an update this morning about Knox Area Transit (KAT). The public transportation agency, which is run by...
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