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  WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of Thursday's 50th Anniversary of Medicare, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined new legislation designed to improve this critical health program by increasing...
MOUNT VERNON - Mark Fell's house, in the 800-block of South Main Street, was heavily damaged in a fire Monday night. Tuesday he was arrested and charged with Aggravated Arson. Fell, 43, is in the...
2015 Knox County Fair Schedule
Tuesday, July 28th 2015 14:03
This year's Knox County Fair is underway . Whether you are interested in 4-H, flowers, rides, or grandstand attractions we have the complete schedule as posted on the fair's website. It will be...
MOUNT VERNON - Monday at 9:49 pm the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to a 2 story residential fire at 806 South Main Street. The MVFD responded at 9:53 pm with a Command vehicle, two...
Tasers and body cameras on the way to MVPD
Tuesday, July 28th 2015 09:39
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - City Council Monday evening approved expenditures for outfitting the police department with body cameras and tasers. The funds for these...
City Parks Supt. Zimmerman announces retirement
Tuesday, July 28th 2015 08:28
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - City Parks Superintendent Scott Zimmerman spoke to city council Monday night and reported that as many as 10,000 people visited the new...
FPD   7-27:Theft on Salem Ave. Ext.Fraud complaint on Miami Ave.Civil matter on E. 5th St.Welfare check on E. Sandusky St.James M. Jiles, Fredericktown, citation for speed. 7-26:Disturbance on Summit...
MOUNT VERNON - Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing and school supply vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   FREDERICKTOWN - Since last November the Village of Fredericktown has been without a full-service grocery store. That is soon to change as Matt and Brittany...
Attorney David Railsback passes away at 73
Monday, July 27th 2015 12:14
MOUNT VERNON - Local attorney David Railsback passed away at his home on Sunday at the age of 73. Railsback had been a fixture in the Knox County legal community for four decades. He practiced law...
Editor's note: KnoxPages.com is about Local News and Local People. The following is a profile about a local woman who fled corruption and violence in Burundi, Africa and now makes her home in Knox...
MOUNT VERNON - Director of Law Rob Broeren announced that Nikko Rommel of Howard was convicted on July 24, 2015, in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court, of Domestic Violence after a two-day jury...
Laferty hits hole-in-one at MVCC
Monday, July 27th 2015 06:38
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor   MOUNT VERNON - It was quite a weekend for a Knox County golfer. Crystal Laferty of Howard hit a hole-in-one on number 6 at the Mount Vernon Country Club Sunday. She...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - For those who have to drive Monroe Mills road in eastern Knox County news that work to fix it begins this week is most welcome. The potholes and...
Chautauqua series to feature Oskar Schindler
Sunday, July 26th 2015 06:10
MOUNT VERNON – Most people recognize the movie title “Schindler’s List.” Some know it won Academy Awards; some that Steven Spielberg directed it and others might remember the way the Nazi’s treated the...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 25, 2015
Saturday, July 25th 2015 08:19
KCSO   At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that the mailbox had been stolen from his residence on Wildcat Road in Danville.  He requested additional patrols of the area be made after dark. At...
Ohio sales tax holidays set for August 7-9
Saturday, July 25th 2015 08:06
COLUMBUS - It seems like summer has just begun but back-to-school shopping will soon be a reality for students and parents. You could save a bit of money this year thanks to a sales tax holiday in...
MOUNT VERNON - Cheyenne Kuhn has recently been hired as the Director of the TouchPointe Family Life Center at 120 S. Norton St. Kuhn is a 2015 MVNU graduate with a major in Intercultural Studies...
Missing Danville teen found in Mount Vernon
Friday, July 24th 2015 06:51
DANVILLE -  DPD reports that Tiffany West, 14, of Danville who had been reported missing on Wednesday was located by a Knox County deputy in the 30 block of Columbus Road Mount Vernon on Thursday....
  MOUNT VERNON - G. Rasa, MD has returned to Knox Community Hospital after completing a fellowship in interventional cardiology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rasa first came to Knox County and...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 23, 2015
Thursday, July 23rd 2015 15:49
DPD Missing Juvenile:DPD took report of a missing juvenile in the 100 block of South Market Street on Wednesday. Tiffany West age 14 left home at 2:45 PM and failed to return home. Tiffany West  She...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor     MOUNT VERNON - After multiples fires, break-ins, and years of deterioration the former Mount Vernon Middle School/High School has been sold with intention to...
Knox Idol auditions set for 10th annual competition
Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 11:15
MOUNT VERNON – Auditions for the 10th Annual Knox Idol competition will be held Wednesday, July 29 at 7:00 pm in ThePlace@TheWoodward, 120 South Main Street. Singers ages 14 to 29 are invited to...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports July 22, 2015
Wednesday, July 22nd 2015 10:56
KCSO   At 12:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Derrick M. Lute, 26, was arrested for violating an order of protection and transported to the Knox County Jail. At 4:55 a.m. on Wednesday, a victim reported that...
MVPD   Arrests and Charges:Ronald McCallister, 57, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 10:40 a.m. on 8/17/14 for domestic violence and assault.Matthew Mogan, 31, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 4:45 p.m. on...
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Wed Jul 29
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Wed Jul 29 @12:00PM - 06:00PM
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Jul 29 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Free Library “Microsoft Office Power Point 2010” Class
Wed Jul 29 @ 7:00PM -
Dan Emmett Festival "Knox Idol" Auditions
Thu Jul 30
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Thu Jul 30 @ 7:00PM -
CHAUTAUQUA - Oskar Schindler
Fri Jul 31
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Sat Aug 01
Knox County Fair Schedule Highlights
Sat Aug 01 @ 1:00PM -
Brown Family Environmental Center: Wolf Run Walk
Mon Aug 03 @ 1:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tue Aug 04 @ 1:30PM - 02:30PM
KCCH Kroger Diabetes Grocery Tour
Wed Aug 05 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
KCCH Free Monthly Health Screenings
Wed Aug 05 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Wed Aug 05 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Wed Aug 05 @ 1:00PM - 07:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thu Aug 06 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Thu Aug 06 @ 7:00PM -
LYCEUM - The Donner Party and Mount Vernon, Ohio's Connection
Fri Aug 07 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Brown Family Environmental Center: Nature’s Keepers Outdoor Adventure Camp (Ages 8-11)
Fri Aug 07 @ 4:00PM - 09:00PM
Knox County American Red Cross Blood Drive
Fri Aug 07 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
MVNU’S Opening Reception for Arist Mary Gaynier
Fri Aug 07 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
First Friday
Fri Aug 07 @ 7:00PM -
LYCEUM - The Donner Party and Mount Vernon, Ohio's Connection
Sat Aug 08
Knox County Backpack Give Away
Sat Aug 08 @ 7:00PM -
LYCEUM - The Donner Party and Mount Vernon, Ohio's Connection
Sun Aug 09 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Summer Music Garden Concert - Elixir and SPI Spot