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DANVILLE –The Danville Lion’s Club will again host the annual 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, June 18, 2016 as part of the 2016 Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The Lions have renamed the race the...
State Rep Ruhl: Remembering Our Heroes
Saturday, May 28th 2016 10:17
Guest Column from State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl As the month of May begins to wind down, we can all feel it in the air. That feeling that summer is just around the corner as the pools...
KCSO looks to streamline medical care
Friday, May 27th 2016 09:27
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Sheriff's Office is exploring ways to move toward a more paperless environment. Meeting with Knox County Commissioners Teresa...
MVPD Incidents: At 9:55 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported the theft of a 1970 Oldsmobile from a residence on the 900-block of W. High Street. At 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported...
  MOUNT VERNON – Two Knox County high school graduates are part of a select group of recipients to earn the 28th annual AAA School Safety Patrol $1,000 Grant. Each year, AAA Ohio Auto Club awards...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify two suspects involved in cashing fraudulent checks at the Killbuck Bank locations in Howard and Danville on Tuesday May 24,...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox Addiction Conference: Recovery Matters is hosted by the Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT). This conference set for June 29 and 30 offers a number of different...
MOUNT VERNON - City School Superintendent Bill Seder announced the hiring of Justin Sanford as the new athletics/activities direction for the district. Sanford has over 17 years of athletic...
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....
  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...
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