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Seven sentenced on felonies in Common Pleas Court

Monday, 05 December 2016
Seven sentenced on felonies in Common Pleas Court

MOUNT VERNON – Seven defendants were sentenced Friday by Judge Otho Eyster in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas. Prosecutor McConville noted...

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KCSO investigating case of missing 17-year-old

Wednesday, 07 December 2016
KCSO investigating case of missing 17-year-old

MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case of a teenaged girl who went missing from her father's home Tuesday. Accordin...

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Knox County law reports Dec. 7, 2016

Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Knox County law reports Dec. 7, 2016

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On 12-7-16, William Frederick, Jr. was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Mount Vernon Municipal Court. Frederick was transported to the Kn...

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Community

MVHS students and staff support Food for the Hungry

Wednesday, 07 December 2016
MVHS students and staff support Food for the Hungry

MOUNT VERNON - Students and staff at Mount Vernon High School donated over $1,169 and 849 non perishable food items for the High School 2016 Food for ...

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Local News

HOWARD - Make plans to join the Knox County Park District for the spectacular magical event, "Fire and Ice," this Saturday, December 10th at 5:30 p.m. This wildly popular program is back for the...
Thumbnail MOUNT VERNON - The 6th annual Foodstock Concert to benefit the Food For The Hungry drive will be held at the Memorial Theater, 112 E. High Street, on Thursday December 8 (snow date is Monday...
NEW ALBANY - The Mount Vernon High School Yellow Jackets Swim Team competed in the Viking Classic on Saturday, December 3rd. Both the boys and girls teams locked in 1st place finishes against 13...
MOUNT VERNON – Campaigns launched this season at area high schools offering students the opportunity to participate in the Food for the Hungry food-raising effort. Sponsored by Central Ohio...
MOUNT VERNON - National studies indicate that the lack of transportation can directly lead to negative impacts on local residents, particularly when it concerns health. The lack of affordable and...
Legg found guilty of child endangering
Saturday, 03 December 2016
MOUNT VERNON – The Office of the Mount Vernon Director of Law announced that Roger W. Legg, 52, of Mount Vernon was convicted of a single count of Child Endangering on Thursday in Mount Vernon...
Dear KP Editor: Who is a Democrat. First, an American. When I listen to Rush Limbaugh, I hear him argue from false premises, saying liberals don’t like competition and want everyone to earn the same...
MOUNT VERNON - Looking for the perfect holiday gift and want to support a great cause at the same time? The Friends of the Library Christmas Stocking Silent Auction is going on now through end of...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - From the Public Square to the viaduct downtown a rebirth, of sorts,  is going on thanks to local Philanthropist and Ariel CEO Karen Wright.  The...
Letter to the KP Editor - Bell ringing
Friday, 25 November 2016
KnoxPages.com Editor: For the past few years, I took the opportunity to stand and ring the bell for the Salvation Army. I’m not a fan of high-pitched bell-ringing. (It’s nothing personal – high...
KCH receives national recognition
Monday, 21 November 2016
MOUNT VERNON - Knox Community Hospital is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI). The CNOR Strong designation is given...
Rastin tower to be open during holidays
Friday, 18 November 2016
MOUNT VERNON – Rastin Observation Tower at Ariel-Foundation Park will be open from dawn until dusk, weather permitting, on Nov. 23-28 and Dec. 22-27. While Ariel-Foundation Park is officially closed for the...
LJJA unveils expansion at Grand Opening
Thursday, 17 November 2016
By Adam Taylor for KnoxPages.com MOUNT VERNON - Growth and expansion has been a business model that David Lashley has never feared during his 20 years as a martial artist. Naturally, the prospect of...
Thumbnail By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - Workers transforming the Buckeye Candy building to Kenyon College's Wright Center Wednesday painted over the Buckeye Candy reference on the west...
MOUNT VERNON — After quitting a corporate job lasting 10 years in the insurance industry, Tracy Stainer found her calling as a teacher in a childcare center. A year later, she bought the center....
County investment income rising
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
MOUNT VERNON — According to Shelley Coon, Knox County treasurer, interest income on the county's investment portfolio continues to climb. Interest income through October is at $275,444.47; this...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Editor MOUNT VERNON - At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month residents gathered on the Public Square for the annual Veterans Day ceremony Friday morning....
rue21 cuts ribbon on Mount Vernon store
Thursday, 10 November 2016
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Shoppers lined up outside rue21 this morning, waiting for the store's grand opening. Sales assistants greeted shoppers with swag bags, coupons...
Carfagna elected to 68th Ohio House seat
Wednesday, 09 November 2016
MOUNT VERNON - Republican Rick Carfagna of Westerville is the newly elected representative for the 68th Ohio House district. He defeated Democrat John Russell 67% to 33%. The vote count was Carfagna 40,043...
Voters finally approve an East Knox levy
Tuesday, 08 November 2016
HOWARD - After several failed attempts voters in the East Knox School District on Tuesday said yes to a property tax levy. The unofficial final vote count was 2,402 for and 2,105 against or 53% to...
Unemployment up slightly in Knox County
Monday, 07 November 2016
By Dylan McCament, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - The unemployment rate in Knox County rose slightly in September, according to the latest report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family...
MOUNT VERNON — In February 2015, Knox County joined forces with ProAct to provide individuals who have little or no prescription coverage access to affordable medications. Since the program was...
COLUMBUS -  Matthew L. Dailey, 45, of Howard, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 72 months in prison for Hobbs Act extortion under color of official right. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States...
MOUNT VERNON - The MVFD is representing the Marine Corps Toys For Tots to provide Knox County needy families with toys for their children this Christmas season. They are asking for the Knox County...
MOUNT VERNON - Officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrested Andrew Wiegard, 37, of Thornville, Sunday. He is currently being charged with Importuning.   Importuning is definied as demanding or...
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