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Donkeys to help with homeless shelter fundraiser

Saturday, 22 July 2017
Donkeys to help with homeless shelter fundraiser

MOUNT VERNON – Regardless of how well the donkeys perform, ticket holders to The Winter Sanctuary’s second annual Donkey Doo fundraiser will have a be...


Law Enforcement

Knox Co. law reports July 21, 2017

Friday, 21 July 2017
Knox Co. law reports July 21, 2017



On 7-19-17, while attempting to serve a warrant at a North Norton Street residence, three people were found in a tent in the backyard. One o...



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

  COLUMBUS – Today Governor John R. Kasich ordered that all flags be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Ohio from sunrise to sunset on July 22, 2017, in...
  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...
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $300,000 to the Knox County...
By Cheryl Splain, KnoxPages.com Reporter MOUNT VERNON — Legislation prohibiting all medical marijuana activities within the city received its first reading at Monday night's city council meeting. In...
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Event Calendar

Sat Jul 22 @12:00PM -
Knox County Fair
Fri Aug 18 @ 5:00PM - 12:00AM
MVHS Class of 1977 40th Class Reunion
Sat Sep 16 @ 9:00AM -
7th Annual Suicide Prevention Coalition 5k Run/Walk