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Free Day Highlights Knox County Fair Opening Weekend

SATURDAY, July 22, 2017 Free Admission Today Only AG 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M AG Museum 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. & 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. Free Rides G 7:00 P.M. The Energy Cooperative Grandstand Harness Racing SUNDAY, July 23, 2017 The Fredericktown Chevrolet Company Day *** 8:00 A.M. Worship Service (Multi-Purpose Building) 8:30 A.M Gates Open AG 11:00 …

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McGuffey Lane to Perform at Ariel Foundation Park Friday Night

Ariel-Foundation Park will welcome central Ohio country rock band McGuffey Lane in concert on Friday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. on the Schnormeier Event Center stage. The event is free. Guests may bring their own chairs or use those provided by the park. In 1972, founding members Steve George Reis (bass/ vocals) and Terry Efaw (steel guitar/ gut string guitar/ …

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Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies confiscated 1018 marijuana plants

The following is a media release from Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer: On Tuesday July 19, 2017 Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies confiscated 1018 marijuana plants from various locations in Howard and Butler Townships. Most of the plants were approximately three feet tall. So far no charges have been filed and the reports remain under investigation. Officers were responding to …

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Mosquito Spraying continues in Knox County Tonight

The Knox County Health Department will provide spraying for mosquitos this week on the following date and location:   Wednesday                     July 19                  Danville, Brinkhaven, Martinsburg, and Bladensburg Thursday                        July 20                  Mount Vernon North / NorthWest   If the spraying is cancelled due to inclement weather, this will be rescheduled.   Spraying will take place after 8 p.m.   Spraying may …

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Knox County Sheriff’s Office Charges woman after Drug Discovery

Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, in a joint investigation with the United States Postal Service have arrested 32 year old Megan Miller of Gambier. The arrest took place at the Gambier Post Office after the discovery of suspected heroin that was being shipped via U.S. Mail. Miller has been charged with possession of heroin. Additional charges are pending. Miller was …

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Mount Vernon Board of Education to meet Monday

The Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education will meet Monday at Twin Oak Elementary School in the Commons at 6pm. Among the items on the agenda include approval of minutes, reports and public participation, the Superintendent’s Report, Curriculum Planning, Free Facilities Requests, resignations, employment and fiscal services.

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Man wanted in car theft captured in Mount Vernon Early Friday Morning

Captured in Mount Vernon! 54 Year old Keith Martin of Mount Vernon was captured this morning around 1 am this morning on Follin Avenue. He was the suspect being sought in Mt Vernon earlier this week following a stolen car report. Also has a charge of Aggravated robbery out of Franklin County. Martin was found in an apartment complex and …

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Flood Warning in effect in Knox County

..A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EDT FRIDAY FOR SOUTHERN RICHLAND…CENTRAL MARION…SOUTHERN ASHLAND…MORROW… CRAWFORD AND KNOX COUNTIES… At 1258 AM EDT, reporting river gauges and departments of transportation indicated flooding across the warned area due to heavy rain from Wednesday and Thursday. Many creeks and streams have overflown their banks and others will continue to rise as …

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Arms of an Angel Foundation to present check Friday

At 3:30 on Friday, on the steps of City Hall, the city will receive a check for $18,000 from Arms of an Angel Foundation. Public is encouraged to come to show support for our cause and for our men and women in blue. Our Arms of an Angel K-9 Fund Drive for MVPD is drawing to a close, thanks to …

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MVPD says to stay vigilant as male suspect on run

The Mount Vernon Police Department has concluded their search in the City’s North end, and has lifted all lock-downs in the area. Although male subject involved hasn’t been located, firearm that was allegedly involved has been recovered by The Mount Vernon Police Department. Citizens are encourage to remain vigilant and report any additional information to local authorities. Updates to follow …

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