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Up for Discussion 6-8 pm Tuesday night at Sips
Monday, October 20th 2014 06:33
MOUNT VERNON - Local residents eager to express their views on local, state or national issues will once again have that opportunity Tuesday, October 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sips in downtown Mount...
Author Ann Patchett headlines Kenyon Literary Festival
Saturday, October 18th 2014 16:18
          GAMBIER -  Acclaimed writer Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder and Bel Canto, delivers the keynote lecture at the 2014 Kenyon Review Literary Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. at Kenyon...
Knox County Friday Football scores week 8
Saturday, October 18th 2014 07:48
Scores October 17, 2014 - Delaware Hayes over Mount Vernon 36-28,  Cardington beat East Knox 19-18, Centerburg blanked Elgin 38-0, Loudonville rolled over Danville 67-7 and Fredericktown remains...
MVPD reports October 17, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 14:16
  Arrests and Charges Seanance Jarvis, 25, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:40 a.m. on Thursday for an outstanding warrant. Paul Born, 30, of Fredericktown was arrested at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday for...
Danville Police reports October 17, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 09:12
  On Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. an officer responded to disturbance call between juvenile and adult in the South Street area. On Thursday at 10:00 a.m. an officer responded to a prowler call in the area...
MVPD reports October 16, 2014
Friday, October 17th 2014 08:05
  Arrests and Charges Max Tipton, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 12:40 a.m. on Tuesday was arrested for driving under a suspended license and for failure to comply with a lawful order. Houston Snelling, 21,...
  MOUNT VERNON - With the news that a Dallas nurse with Ebola had traveled to Ohio this past weekend, local Knox County health officials met this morning to discuss precautions should they come in contact...
COLUMBUS – In order to ensure Ohio hospitals are prepared to handle a potential Ebola patient, the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) today recommended to Ohio hospitals that they conduct a series of...
Suspected lawn mower thief nabbed in Fredericktown
Thursday, October 16th 2014 16:05
FREDERICKTOWN - An investigation into petty theft at a Fredericktown gas station resulted in the arrest of Brian D. Jose, 32, Fredericktown and the recovery of numerous reported stolen items. ...
MOUNT GILEAD - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal crash involving two vehicles. The crash occurred shortly before 6:00 a.m. Thursday in Knox County on State Route 661...
Ohio Department of Health sets up Ebola hotline
Thursday, October 16th 2014 11:58
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Department of Health is activating a 24-hour-a-day call center to answer Ohioans’ questions about Ebola and the recent events in Ohio in an effort to ensure Ohioans get...
Fredericktown police reports Oct. 15, 2014
Thursday, October 16th 2014 06:11
Suspicious vehicle on Malibu Cir., Found property on E. Sixth St., Alarm drop on Mt. Vernon Ave., Animal related complaint on W. Sandusky St., Harassment complaint on W. First St.
Governor Kasich issues statement on Ebola
Wednesday, October 15th 2014 18:46
COLUMBUS – Today Gov. John R. Kasich issued the following statement in response to news that a Dallas health care worker who tested positive for Ebola virus had recently traveled to Ohio: “I have...
Arrests made after suspected meth lab bust in Danville
Wednesday, October 15th 2014 13:01
DANVILLE - Police Chief Monte Vance reports that on Monday at 11:17 PM the Danville Police Department, with assistance of detectives and two road units from the Knox County Sheriff's Office,...
Rinehart, Schultz honored at MVNU
Wednesday, October 15th 2014 12:11
MOUNT VERNON -- Faculty and staff members were honored recently for their years of service at Mount Vernon Nazarene University's annual University Dinner. President Henry Spaulding, reminded those...
article thumbnailby Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Audience members spanning three generations gathered Tuesday to learn more about how to identify and deal with the drug problem the county...
KCSO receives two traffic safety grants
Wednesday, October 15th 2014 07:31
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff’s Office applied for and received two traffic safety grants from the Ohio Department of Public Safety. The two awarded grants are titled Impaired Driving...
MOUNT VERNON - The  Knox County Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner with special guest Rep. Connie Pillich, candidate for Ohio Treasurer, is set for Thursday, October 23, 5:30 pm at...
MOUNT VERNON - Ten hours of chills and thrills will be featured during the third annual “Halloween Classic Movie Marathon” beginning at 2:00 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, October 25, at the...
MVPD reports October 14, 2014
Tuesday, October 14th 2014 13:04
Arrests and Charges:Keith Musgrave, 53, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:00 a.m. on Monday for criminal trespassing and an open container violation. Michael Durst, 20, of Mount Vernon was...
MOUNT VERNON - Vickie A. Sant, president of First-Knox National Bank, announced that Nick Blanchard, banking officer, has been named commercial lender. Nick Blanchard joined First-Knox in September...
by Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — In a departure from meeting formats of late, Monday’s city council meeting was brief and to the point. Council members waived the required three...
by Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON - Many Ohioans played prominent roles during the Civil War era, pointed out Professor Allen Guelzo to his audience on the Public Square on Monday...
Food for the Hungry accepting grant applications
Monday, October 13th 2014 16:03
MOUNT VERNON – For the past 33 years, Food For The Hungry of Knox County (FFTH) has helped our neighbors in need through an annual drive to collect food and funds for the Salvation Army and...
  By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - This November voters of the 68th Ohio House District will choose who will represent them in Columbus. The 68th district includes Knox...
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