Published: Thursday, 21 September 2017 08:25
MOUNT VERNON - The Knox County Grand Jury this week indicted Jacob Donalon, 26, for Robbery, Felony of the 5th degree, two Theft counts, Felony of the 5th degree, Receiving Stolen Property, Felony of the 4th degree, and Abduction, Felony of the 3rd degree.
The Grand Jury also indicted the following for Aggravated Possession of Drugs, Felony of the 5th degree:
- Rocky L. Parsons
- Robert C. Fulton
- Vaughn Stoutenburgh
- Allen D. Vandal
- Corry Lamer
- Shannon First
- Taylor M. Gray
- Jonathan Zimelis
The Grand Jury also indicted Brandy Jo Butcher and Danielle Reynolds for Breaking & Entering, Felony of the 5th degree.
Published: Tuesday, 19 September 2017 16:03
MOUNT VERNON - Over 170 volunteers worked together to clean up the Kokosing River from Riverside Park to Millwood at the annual River Rally Cleanup Saturday. Knox County Recycling Coordinator Randy Canterbury says the volunteers came from the community, Kenyon College, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon High School Key Club and a veterans group - Paddle for Heroes.
Dozens of volunteers participated in the Kokosing River Rally Saturday - Photo courtesy of Randy Canterbury
Beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing into the early afternoon volunteers recovered the following:
-2 car batteries
-1 box spring
-metal push lawn mower
This collection of tires was pulled out of the Kokosing River Saturday - photo courtesy of Randy Canterbury
Canoes were provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Kokosing Valley Canoe Livery, and private donors. Transportation was provided by Knox Area Transit, the local Fish and Game Association and ODNR.
The Ohio EPA provided grants to provide posters, disposal, and waterproof radios.
To learn more about reycling in Knox County contact Canterbury at 740-393-6704.