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Solar company backing out of ANC property takeover due to Siemens production cutbacks

Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Solar company backing out of ANC property takeover due to Siemens production cutbacks

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — City Council members received two pieces of disappointing economic news when they met on ...

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Around Ohio: 11 leaders of Drug Trafficking Operation in Circleville area sentenced to prison

Monday, 27 June 2016
Around Ohio: 11 leaders of Drug Trafficking Operation in Circleville area sentenced to prison

CIRCLEVILLE - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Pickaway County Prosecutor Judy Wolford, Circleville Police Chief Shawn Baer, Pickaway County Sheriff...

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Knox County law reports June 24, 2016

Friday, 24 June 2016
Knox County law reports June 24, 2016

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MVPD Chief Roger Monroe has issued an alert regarding phone scams. Chief Monroe said, "We have recently had some phone scams in the city. These pe...

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Community

Logistics set at Ariel-Foundation Park for July 4 activities

Tuesday, 28 June 2016
Logistics set at Ariel-Foundation Park for July 4 activities


MOUNT VERNON - Ariel-Foundation Park will host Mount Vernon's fireworks on Monday, July 4. The fireworks, expected to start around 10 p.m., are preced...

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Local News

MOUNT VERNON - The 33rd annual Christmas in July event is scheduled for Saturday, July 9.  Christmas in July is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - MVFD was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 303 South Center Street around 10:30 Thursday night. Chief Chad Christopher said crews arrived on scene with a command vehicle,...
NEWARK - ​​A new relationship between Central Ohio Technical College and Capital University will allow students to seamlessly transfer between both institutions. The presidents of the two...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County United Way is excited to announce a new affinity group, Women United!Women United is a group of passionate women who offer their time, talent and treasure to improve lives...
Thumbnail By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com ReporterMOUNT VERNON — The desire of a Belgian citizen to connect with family members of a Knox County soldier killed in World War II and buried in Belgium has been...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you were visiting the post office on West High street Wednesday afternoon you would have noticed street department crews removing trees at all...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - If you haven't heard by now, the city's 4th of July fireworks display will move to Ariel Foundation Park this year. Last year's display, which capped...
MOUNT VERNON - Mike Kerr, a former Upper Arlington and Delaware Hayes defensive coordinator, has accepted the head football coaching position at Mount Vernon High School. Superintendent William...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Memorial Day was celebrated in the usual way thanks to the locals who make up the patriotic memorial committee. The parade proceeded down East...
MOUNT VERNON – The Foundation Park Conservancy is excited to announce the line-up for its debut Free Summer Concert Series in Ariel-Foundation Park. An ambitious array of concert events will be...
MVPD   Arrests and Charges: Megan Miller, 23, of Newark was arrested at 4:25 a.m. on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant. She was charged also with possession of drug abuse instruments.                                                         Traffic...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON – A physician, a college student, a drug user, and other community members came together Tuesday evening for a town hall meeting and a call for...
  PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader have released the following update in the ongoing investigation into the execution-style killings of eight members of...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Greater accessibility to health care is on the horizon if the Knox County Health Department receives the designation of a federally qualified health...
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   HOWARD – Sunday night, the Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District was dispatched to the area of Schenck Creek Road and Coshocton Road which was called in by a...
MOUNT VERNON — This May, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with the City of Mount Vernon, will work to resurface and restripe the tennis courts at Memorial Park in Mount Vernon. The...
PIKETON - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader confirm that eight individuals are dead in what appears to be execution-style killings. All of the victims are...
Pre-diabetes 101 offered by KCH
Thursday, 21 April 2016
  MOUNT VERNON - Has your doctor told you that you are pre-diabetic or borderline diabetic? Maybe you have known that your blood sugar runs a little high, but you’ve never been quite sure what to do...
Dear KP Editor: Why is it that Knox County can send out boil advisory "lifted" notices, but not the initial "boil alert warning"... Seems as if their warning system needs scrutiny. Given the fact...
MOUNT VERNON - The following was posted on the city of Mount Vernon website on April 18, 2016: The water customers of the City of Mount Vernon and Village of Gambier are requested to conserve water. Due...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   Kenyon College sent out an alert at 5:26 Tuesday evening stating a boil alert is in effect for the village of Gambier. Posts on Facebook indicate that there is a...
MOUNT VERNON - Volunteers armed with rakes, shovels, work gloves, and a desire to help neighbors spruce up their homes participated in the Brush with Kindness with Habitat for Humanity over the...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - It's been said that music soothes the soul and that certainly was the case Friday evening as the Ohio State University Men's Glee Club performed a...
OHP investigating fatal truck crash
Saturday, 16 April 2016
  FREDERICKTOWN – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal crash involving a pickup. The crash happened just after noon on Friday off Salem Street. Richard Paugh, age 75, of...
KCSO At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that her property on Highland Road in Fredericktown had been vandalized sometime late on Saturday night or early Sunday morning.       MVPD Arrests and...
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