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MOUNT VERNON - 3,520 votes were cast in Tuesday's Special/Primary election in Knox County. That is a 14% voter turnout.  The Board of Elections released these results:    Primary/Special Election Results May...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - On Tuesday, a political newcomer defeated a long time city council member to become the Republican party's candidate for Mount Vernon mayor...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com reporter   MOUNT VERNON — One goal of substance abuse prevention is to delay the age a youth first experiments with drugs or alcohol. Central to that goal is...
MVPD reports May 5, 2015
Tuesday, May 5th 2015 12:58
Incidents: At 10:15 a.m. on Monday, officers responded to a report of child endangerment on the 200-block of Newark Road. A suspect was identified and an investigation remains ongoing.At 1:25 p.m. on...
Starr: Our Future is brighter than you think
Tuesday, May 5th 2015 06:49
By Matt Starr - Mount Vernon Republican Mayoral Candidate (Paid political advertisement)   Running for Mayor has been exhilarating. While meeting people at events, pounding the pavement knocking on...
MVPD    Incidents: At 1:30 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a burglary-in-progress at a residence on the 700-block of N. Main Street.At 11:00 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report of an...
By Mike Sherfy, KnoxPages.com reporter    GAMBIER - A man was tased by police in downtown Gambier on Sunday evening, just across Gaskin Street from the Village Market. Officers from the Campus Safety...
Knox Substance Abuse awareness focus in May
Monday, May 4th 2015 11:40
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor     MOUNT VERNON - Throughout the month of May, KnoxPages.com will publish stories about the prevalence of substance abuse in Knox County, how it affects...
by Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com   MOUNT VERNON - Sunshine was in abundance at the free fishing event at Ariel Foundation Park on Saturday. The focus was on child anglers as prizes were awarded for the...
CENTERBURG – All too often, alcohol and drugs play a role in prom and high school graduation events. In an effort to encourage substance-free year-end celebrations, AAA Ohio Auto Club awards $250...
  MOUNT VERNON - One hundred years ago a small-town banker and a world-renowned architect came together to build a striking new facility for the Home Building Association Co. in Newark, Ohio. Add to the...
By Hunter Orr, KnoxPages.com Intern MOUNT VERNON-Families from all over Knox County gathered around the Public Square Friday evening as vendors, galleries, and live entertainment of all types were...
KCSO reports May 1, 2015
Friday, May 1st 2015 12:03
  At 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, a victim reported that several items—including a laptop, a camcorder, and a camera—were stolen from her unlocked vehicle while it was parked overnight on Highland Hills...
MOUNT VERNON - Plans have been announced for the 2015 Mount Vernon Memorial Day parade Monday, May 25, starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade will travel west from East High Street at George to the...
COLUMBUS – Reflecting a continuing national trend, unintentional drug overdoses caused 2,110 deathsof Ohio residents in 2013. Records show there were about 196 more deaths in 2013 compared to...
Carter to be honored with tree planting
Friday, May 1st 2015 06:04
MOUNT VERNON - Starting Point, previously known as Care Net Pregnancy Services, will honor former Executive Director Lois Carter on Thursday, May 7th. Carter recently stepped down from the...
  MOUNT VERNON - Acting on the national theme of “Take steps to improve your health,” the Knox County Health Department is once again hosting a Healthy Happy Hour in recognition of National Women’s...
Knox County Law Enforcement reports April 30, 2015
Thursday, April 30th 2015 13:38
FPD 4-29Michael D. Novak, Lexington, citation for speed.Assisted the squad on Salem Ave.Disturbance on Miami Ave. 4-28Traffic complaint on St. Rt. 95.Civil complaint on Simons Ave.Civil complaint...
ODOT schedules Knox County road work
Thursday, April 30th 2015 13:12
JACKSONTOWN - The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 5, says that beginning Monday, May 4th SR 514 in Knox County will be closed. The road will close between Danville Jelloway Rd and the...
MOUNT VERNON - The third Senior Citizens Luncheon hosted by Mount Vernon City Schools was held Wednesday afternoon at the high school.  The event which was held to connect seniors with the schools and...
Danville Police reports April 29, 2015
Wednesday, April 29th 2015 13:47
DPD responded to: a disturbance call in the 100 block of Mickley Street on Tuesday. a vandalism call in the 200 block of East Walnut Street on Tuesday. an assault in the 100 block of South Market...
NEWARK— Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) student, Makenzie Thorpe has earned All-Ohio Academic Team honors. Thorpe was selected as an All-Ohio Academic Third Team member and honored at the...
By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor   MOUNT VERNON - City parents and community members searching for information on how their tax dollars are being spent can get a good idea by checking...
KCH welcomes endocrinologist Jaime Goodman, MD
Tuesday, April 28th 2015 16:27
  MOUNT VERNON - Knox Community Hospital is pleased to announce the addition Dr. Jaime Goodman to its medical staff. Board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Dr. Goodman is a...
Danville PD On Thursday, 4/24, DPD responded to a vandalism call at the Danville Village Park on South Market Street  of vandalism to the Park's restrooms. On Friday, DPD responded to a suspicious...
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