Friday, October 31, 2014

Local News

  MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department has received a $25,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) to promote traffic safety awareness. The funding will be used to...
MVPD reports October 30, 2014
Thursday, October 30th 2014 14:55
Traffic Violations: Connie Williams, 48, of Mount Vernon was cited at 12:40 p.m. on Monday for driving under a suspended license and for driving an unsafe vehicle. Margaret Magabe, 36, of Mount...
MVPD officers to participate in Movember
Thursday, October 30th 2014 11:56
  MOUNT VERNON - According to the American Cancer Society about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. New cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed at the rate of...
MOUNT VERNON - With new sets, new music and one of the best community theater cast in central Ohio, Orange Barrel Production company presents the story of Mr. Ebenezer Scrooge, a squeezing,...
Fatal drug overdoses termed epidemic in Knox County
Thursday, October 30th 2014 05:32
by Marty Trese, Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - Knox County Coroner Dr. Jennifer Ogle has released statistics on fatal drug overdoses for this year and calls it an epidemic. So far in...
MOUNT VERNON — Elementary and middle school students are once again helping those in need and fighting hunger in Knox County. The 2014 Central Knox County Food For The Hungry School Drive has been...
DANVILLE - Just before 1:00 Wednesday morning Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District personnel were dispatched to 801 S. Richards Street.  Upon fire department arrival, the structure was fully...
MVPD reports October 29, 2014
Wednesday, October 29th 2014 13:47
  Arrests and Charges: April Neagos, 37, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:20 p.m. on Saturday for child endangerment.   Traffic Violations: Carrie Wright, 30, of Mount Vernon was cited at 1:25 p.m....
MVPD reports October 28, 2014
Wednesday, October 29th 2014 11:40
Arrests and Charges: Jay Beaver, 19, was arrested at 9:35 p.m. last Tuesday (10/21) for a house arrest violation. David Matthews, 32, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 1:35 a.m. on Monday for drug...
The Saint John's Bible Project featured at library
Wednesday, October 29th 2014 08:26
MOUNT VERNON - "The Saint John’s Bible Project” will be the topic of the next Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, November 5, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry...
Free books for children under 18 at Book Warehouse
Wednesday, October 29th 2014 06:55
MOUNT VERNON - The Friends of the Library Book Warehouse will celebrate its last day open to the public on Saturday, November 1, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The sale will close for the winter and...
by Cheryl Splain, reporter     MOUNT VERNON — Councilwoman Nancy Vail, chairwoman of the Planning and Zoning Committee, held a public hearing Monday night to receive community input on the...
Awards presented at City Council
Tuesday, October 28th 2014 09:36
by Cheryl Splain, reporter     MOUNT VERNON — Awards highlighted the legislative session of City Council on Monday night. Councilwoman Susan Kahrl accepted an award from Cindy Miller of...
Council members consider jail contract with County
Tuesday, October 28th 2014 07:21
by Cheryl Splain, reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Chairman Mike Hillier convened a meeting of the Finance and Budget Committee on Monday prior to City Council’s regular session and reminded council...
by Cheryl Splain, reporter   MOUNT VERNON — Academically gifted third-, fourth- and fifth-graders in the Mount Vernon School District want to give back to the community en route to...
MVPD reports October 27, 2014
Monday, October 27th 2014 10:46
  Arrests and Charges: Neil Piar, 44, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:00 p.m. on September 14th for telephone harassment. Jessica Ferenbaugh, 28, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 6:05 p.m. last...
KCSO reports October 27, 2014
Monday, October 27th 2014 10:25
At 12:40 p.m. on Friday, a contractor checking a property on Allen Road in Mount Vernon reported that half of the rear basement French Door had been removed and taken—along with a brass lock set...
Fredericktown Police reports October 25, 2014
Sunday, October 26th 2014 16:42
  Suspicious vehicles and persons on N. Main St., Suspicious person on High St. , Animal related complaint on High St., Assisted the squad on Simons Ave. ...
MVPD reports October 24, 2014
Saturday, October 25th 2014 16:45
  Arrests and Charges: Jenee Hall, 29,  of Mount Vernon was arrested at 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday for an outstanding warrant. Caleb Hastings,21, of Mount Vernon was arrested at 5:05 a.m. on Thursday for...
Knox County High School Football scores week 9
Saturday, October 25th 2014 00:55
MOUNT VERNON - The MVHS Yellow Jackets lost to undefeated Olentangy on senior night 49-35. Fredericktown remains undefeated as they beat Northmor 34-16. It was Danville over Lucas 28-14.  Elgin beat East...
MOUNT VERNON - In this week's United Way Board of Directors meeting, Lisa Schott, 2014 Campaign Chair shared continued record results in this year's campaign effort in Knox County. To date, 33 new...
Danville Police reports October 24, 2014
Friday, October 24th 2014 12:43
Danville Police reports October 23, 2014 8 AM officer responded to area of 402 S. Cedar Street on trash complaint 8:30 AM officer responded to W. Rambo Street area of the Elementary/Jr. High School on...
Sgt. Gerber retires from MVPD
Friday, October 24th 2014 12:05
MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon Police Chief Roger Monroe has announced that after 33 years of dedicated service Sergeant Frederick H. Gerber has decided to retire. Sergeant Gerber started with the Mt....
  MOUNT VERNON - James R. Harrah, 49, of Albany, has been indicted on two felony counts of trafficking in marijuana. In June deputies stopped Harrah’s vehicle for displaying fictitious license...
Upper Gilchrist Road reopens
Thursday, October 23rd 2014 11:49
MOUNT VERNON - The city reports Upper Gilchrist Road is open at New Gambier Road to Yauger Road.  Work has been completed and traffic has returned to normal operation.
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Event Calendar

Fri Oct 31 @ 6:00PM -
Fall Festival at Howard Methodist Church
Sat Nov 01 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Ballroom Blitz annual bazaar
Sat Nov 01 @ 8:00PM -
Knox County Symphony Fall Concert
Thu Nov 06 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Mount Vernon Schools Senior Citizens Luncheon
Thu Nov 13 @12:00PM - 05:00PM
Knox County GOP Women's Club to hear program on human trafficking
Sat Nov 22 @ 1:00PM - 05:00PM
Mount Vernon Music Lovers' Jam

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