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Residents request speed bumps for Edgewood Road

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Residents request speed bumps for Edgewood Road

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — When residents Starla Benson and Dennis Swingle brought up the issue of increased traffic in th...

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MV Council approves ballot initiative to increase income tax rate

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
MV Council approves ballot initiative to increase income tax rate

By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter

MOUNT VERNON — After adding specific language about how the money will be used, City Council members approved ...

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Knox Co. law reports July 24, 2017

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Knox Co. law reports July 24, 2017

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On 7-23-17, deputies responded to Vincent Rd. near Coshocton Rd. to assist an off-duty officer. Information was gathered and deputies arrested Tro...

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Chautauqua Series welcomes Clara Barton

Friday, 21 July 2017
Chautauqua Series welcomes Clara Barton

MOUNT VERNON - She earned the title "Angel of the Battlefield" for her work during the American Civil War. She became the most decorated American woma...

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Local News

MOUNT VERNON - A representative of the Apostolic Christian Church on Old Delaware Road reported to police that over $1400 was stolen in an apparent burglary from the sanctuary building. The report...
MOUNT VERNON - Weather warnings via Twitter from KnoxAlerts system have not been working properly in the last few days and county officials are looking into it. This morning, July 25, KnoxAlerts...
MOUNT VERNON - With the start of the 2017-2018 school year just weeks away, the city school district wants to notify parents to login to their Mount Vernon OneView account and begin to fill out the...
  MOUNT VERNON - United Way Executive Director Kelly Brenneman has announced that Karen Schoeder has accepted the position of Resource Development Coordinator, beginning on July 31, 2017. Schroeder is...
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Health Department will once again be at the Knox County Fair. The health department booth will be located in the Merchant’s Building, but this year, the agency is...
MOUNT VERNON - MVFD responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of E. Pleasant St at 8:30 p.m Saturday. Mutual aid was received from College Twp Fire Department. Chief Chad...
By Dylan McCament, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON - A police dog should be on patrol in the city in the not-so-distant future, thanks in large part to a successful community fundraising drive. A...
  COLUMBUS - Ohio’s fair season is underway across the state and leaders at the Ohio Departments of Agriculture (ODA) and Health (ODH) are reminding Ohioans to practice good hygiene when visiting...
Knox County Grand Jury indictments
Thursday, 13 July 2017
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Grand Jury met this week and the following indictments were issued: Kurt Stump - Gross Sexual Imposition, Felony 4th Degree John Lowe - Breaking & Entering, Felony 5th...
MOUNT VERNON – Knox County has been awarded $7863 in Phase 34 Federal funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board chaired by the...
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