Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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New local website celebrates Knox County Weekends
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 11:25
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Loverboy said it so well in their 1981 hit, "Working for the Weekend." And now, Knox County residents have a new website to visit to find out...
Denison university student found deceased
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 10:02
GRANVILLE - Denison University has announced that after an extensive search, Denison Student Wendell Jackson has been found deceased, in the college’s Biological Reserve. His family has been...
Breastfeeding awareness effort promoted by local group
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 08:32
MOUNT VERNON - People are talking about breastfeeding thanks to a recent effort by the Community Breastfeeding Network.  August was National Breastfeeding Month and various businesses have been...
Butterflies and brussel sprouts at farmers' market
Tuesday, September 1st 2015 07:25
MOUNT VERNON - Tuesday’s farmers’ market at the Knox County Health Department will feature a little bit of everything – a food demo, something for kids, door prizes and locally grown fruit and...
GRANVILLE - Denison University has reported that a student, Wendell Jackson of the Class of 2017, is missing. Jackson was last seen late in the day on Sunday, Aug. 30. The Office of Campus Safety...
    GAMBIER - The Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College is marking its 20th year of welcoming school children to try to catch frogs and visitors to enjoy trails that pass forests, a...
  MOUNT VERNON - Noted historian and Mount Vernon native, Dr. Lorle Porter, will soon be giving two important presentations at the Knox County Historical Society Museum. On Wednesday, September 2,...
FPD 8-28: Fight on Stadium Dr.Welfare check on Posey Dr.Disturbance on W. Sandusky St.      MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Jessica Mantel, 29, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:15 p.m. on Friday (8/14) on a...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Chamber of Commerce announces the 2015 Home Based Business Expo on Tuesday, September 22 at 5:00 p.m. at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre on Gambier Road.   September's...
FREDERICKTOWN - A unique program for children of separated or divorced families will be offered locallybeginning September 16th. This is the only program of its kind within a 5 county area....
COLUMBUS - Fiscal year 2015 was another record setting year for the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of  Unclaimed Funds, as $76 million was returned to Ohioans. This was the second year in a row...
MOUNT VERNON - Bring on the Ducks! Put your webbed foot forward for the Annual Rubber Duck River Race Window Display Contest. Downtown Businesses are encouraged to show off their downtown spirit...
  COLUMBUS – AAA predicts 35.3 million Americans, including more than 1.5 million Ohioans, will travel at least 50 miles from home between Thursday Sept. 3 and Monday Sept. 7. This is an increase of...
MOUNT VERNON - The Mount Vernon Street Department will be performing traffic signal upgrades at the intersection of South Mulberry Street and West Ohio Avenue beginning on Monday, August 31, 2015,...
Yellow Jackets roll over Marion Harding 55-19
Saturday, August 29th 2015 00:24
By Kevin Henson, KnoxPages.com Sports Reporter   MOUNT VERNON - The MVHS Yellow Jackets opened their 2015 season at home against the Marion Harding Presidents Friday night. Mount Vernon got off to a...
High School Football Scoreboard Mount Vernon 55 - Marion Harding 19 Danville 62 - East Knox 13 Centerburg 35 - Utica 20 Fredericktown 17-Clear Fork 14
COSHOCTON – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Coshocton County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Given, and Tuscarawas County Prosecuting Attorney Ryan Styer announced today that an Ohio man has been...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County Common Pleas Judge Otho Eyster sentenced felony defendants Friday. According to Prosecutor Chip McConville, a statewide warrant was also issued for Jeremy A. Morris, who did...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports Aug. 28, 2015
Friday, August 28th 2015 11:07
FPD 8-27:Disturbance on S. Main St.Fire report on Mill St.Disturbance on S. Main St.   MVPD Incidents:At 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, an officer responded to a report of the theft of several...
MOUNT VERNON – A free Labor Day weekend concert in the Schnormeier Event Center at Ariel-Foundation Park will feature two regional Americana bands, “Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle” of...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports Aug. 27, 201
Thursday, August 27th 2015 13:52
MVPD    Incidents Just after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, a female suspect was reported trespassing at Kroger.At 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday, an officer responded to a shoplifting incident at Kroger involving a...
MOUNT VERNON - The City of Mount Vernon has announced McKenzie Street between Ohio Avenue and Gambier Street will be closed beginning on Friday, August 28th for two weeks.  During that time crews...
Five suicides reported in Knox County this year
Thursday, August 27th 2015 10:05
MOUNT VERNON - Five residents of Knox County have committed suicide so far this year. Dodie Melvin of National Alliance on Mental Illness Knox Licking County (NAMI) said, "I know how futile it was...
MV street sweeping schedule announced for next week
Thursday, August 27th 2015 09:04
MOUNT VERNON - The Street Department resumes street sweeping next week. The department is asking cooperation from residents in having their vehicles moved on the day their street is scheduled for...
Disaster exercise conducted in Mount Vernon
Thursday, August 27th 2015 08:13
MOUNT VERNON - Knox County officials got an idea of how well local emergency workers in the county will respond to a natural disaster with a hazardous materials emergency, when theystaged the...
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Event Calendar

Tue Sep 01 @ 1:00PM -
Insurance Program at Fredericktown's Senior Activity Center
Tue Sep 01 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
SPI Hosts Autism Support Group
Wed Sep 02 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
KCH Free Monthly Health Screenings
Wed Sep 02 @ 1:00PM - 06:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (Centerburg)
Wed Sep 02 @ 7:30PM -
Lowell Borchers' "Magnificent Flying Machine"
Thu Sep 03 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (KCCC)
Fri Sep 04
Celebrate Recovery Launch - featuring "Taming Lions"
Fri Sep 04 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
September First Friday
Fri Sep 04 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
MVNU’s Schnormeier Gallery: "Seeing Christ in the Darkness" Opening Reception
Fri Sep 04 @ 7:00PM -
Rubber Duck River Race on the Kokosing
Sat Sep 05 @ 1:00PM - 09:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
Sun Sep 06 @ 3:00PM -
Quarry Chapel concert by Dogwood Blossoms Chapter of Sweet Adelines International
Sun Sep 06 @ 6:00PM -
Ariel-Foundation Park Free Labor Day Weekend Concert
Tue Sep 08 @11:00AM - 03:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (MVDC)
Tue Sep 08 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox Co. American Red Cross Blood Drive (Central Christian Church)
Wed Sep 09
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Thu Sep 10
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Thu Sep 10 @ 5:30AM -
Survivor of Suicide Memory Dinner
Thu Sep 10 @ 5:00PM - 11:30AM
United Way's Community Leader Sleepout
Thu Sep 10 @ 7:00PM -
CHAUTAUQUA - Clark Gable
Fri Sep 11
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Fri Sep 11 @ 5:00PM - 11:30AM
United Way's Community Leader Sleepout
Sat Sep 12
The 39th Annual Fredericktown Tomato Show
Sat Sep 12 @ 9:00AM -
NAMI 5th Annual Suicide Prevention 2015 5K Walk/Run
Sat Sep 12 @12:00PM - 08:00PM
Fredericktown First Church of God Gospel Gathering