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Fredericktown Community Fire District Issues Public Letter

To the Residents of the Fredericktown Community Fire District, The Fredericktown Community Fire District (FCFD) provides fire protection and rescue services to approximately 8,700 residents in a 118 square mile area. Our staff consists of 26 personnel trained from the volunteer firefighter level up to the professional firefighter level. Our department does not provide emergency medical services as these are …

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Knox County Moves to Join fight against Opioid Dealers

KNOX COUNTY — The Knox County Board of Commissioners announced Tuesday that Knox County, Ohio, is taking a much-needed step to hold accountable the companies responsible for dumping millions of dollars’ worth of prescription opiates into its community. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to declare a public nuisance against the opioid manufacturers and wholesale distributors and to request …

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Chautauqua Series Tells Stories Of American Indian History

The year is 1758. The French and Indian War is raging. The bitter struggle between two European powers, the native peoples and the colonies finds a raiding party of French soldiers and Shawnee warriors descending on the Jemison family home near present day Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Mary Jemison, her parents and siblings are captured and taken to Fort Duquesne (present day …

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Criminal Cases increasing in Knox County

Mary Jo Hawkins, Clerk of Courts for the Court of Common Pleas in Knox County recently released numbers from last year for the year end report. In 2017 there were 333 criminal cases, up from 277 last year. The amount of criminal cases have increased every year since 2015. Civil cases were down  by 9 last year and were at …

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KCSO begins Sex Offender Compliance Checks

Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies have begun their regularly scheduled sex offender compliance check. With assistance from the Mount Vernon Police Department, Mount Vernon Municipal Court Probation, and Adult Parole Authority. Officers are working to verify that all registered offenders in the county are living at the location indicated on their registration. Checks are also conducted on offenders who are …

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Danville Community helping Centerburg in time of Need

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Danville High School will honor their three senior Blue Devil basketball players, Skyler Durbin, Tyler Mickley, and Trey Fritz, during their senior night festivities. They will also be honoring senior cheerleaders Rachel Naber and Kyra Lepley, as well as senior wrestler Brice Berger. On this night, the proceeds from the sale of 50/50 tickets will …

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Missing Howard woman found unharmed

On Saturday February 10, 2018 the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received information from the Lewisville Texas Police Department that they had located a missing person from Knox County. Angela Frazee was reported missing by family members on December 20, 2018. Officers indicated that Angela was alive and unharmed. She has been staying in the Lewisville area.

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Mount Vernon City Council meets Monday Night

Mount Vernon City Council meets tonight at Mount Vernon City Hall, below is the agenda for the night. Agenda Agenda Packet I. Committee Meetings II. MEETING WILL RECESS UNTIL 7:30 P.M. III. Call to Order 1. Roll Call IV. Invocation V. Pledge of Allegiance VI. Acceptance of Minutes 1. Minutes of Jan 22, 2018 7:30 PM VII. Receive Petitions and …

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COJD Hosting Prayer Vigil for fallen Officer Eric Joering

The Central Ohio Joint Fire District will be hosting a prayer vigil Monday Night to show support for the family of Officer Eric Joering. contact Chaplain Lohmeyer if you want to participate or feel free to just show up from 7 – 9 pm This event is open to the public and all are welcome… Please feel free to come …

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Dreamland featured in Danville Sunday

Described by a reader as “fascinating, disturbing and important”, the non-fiction book, “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” will be featured at a special afternoon adult book discussion on Sunday, February 11, 2:00 p.m., at St. Luke’s Community Center. The program is sponsored by the Danville Public Library. At the beginning of the program, author and acclaimed journalist …

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