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“Candles & Carols” to feature holiday singing and luminary display

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The community is invited to come together at Ariel-Foundation Park on Friday, Dec. 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. for “Candles & Carols,” a free holiday event that the Foundation Park Conservancy hopes to make an annual tradition. Guests should plant to park at the Urton Clock House lot off of Pittsburgh Avenue with overflow parking at the …

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Knox County Sheriff’s make arrests in Stolen Truck case

A three hour search in sub-freezing temperatures has resulted in the arrest of 38 year old Damian Miracle in a wooded area near Fredericktown. Miracle had been wanted on multiple felony warrants including felonious assault. The incident began around 5:30 a.m. with a call concerning a female that approached a residence on Knox Lake Road claiming that she had been …

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KGT Celebrates 30th Anniversary

MOUNT VERNON — The Kokosing Gap Trail Board of Trustees recognized its 30th anniversary at a recent dinner at The Alcove Restaurant, with three of the founding members in attendance. The board was incorporated as a non-profit organization on Nov. 10, 1988, to oversee the yet-to-be-built Kokosing Gap Trail. The trail opened for the public’s enjoyment and enrichment in 1991.  Randy …

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Place 4 Grace receives Big Grant

Place 4 Grace, a maternity housing ministry hoping to open their doors in May 2019 in Knox County, has received a $4,700 grant from an anonymous source. This grant is enabling Executive Director, Kandee Popham to receive the appropriate training to become a TBRI Practitioner. TBRI training, Trust-Based Relational Intervention, is a model P4G plans to utilize in their own …

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See the Food For the Hungry Broadcast Schedule for Dec 8, 2018. See the times for the auction Items including the Car-B-Que

MOUNT VERNON — Food For The Hungry will be broadcast live Saturday from the Knox County Memorial Building Theater. The community is invited to watch quietly in the theater or on MVNU.tv or on the radio on 1300AM or 100.9FM. Below is the schedule of activities for the day for those who may want to attend, watch or listen to …

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Mount Vernon City Council Meets Monday Night

Downloads: Agenda Agenda Packet I. Committee Meetings 1. Kirk Street Waterline Project 2. Sale of Elmwood Fire Station 3. Brick Streets/South Main Street 4. Ord. 2018-30 – Parking in Central Business District 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 Nov …

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Several Collection Points for Food for the Hungry Drive in Knox County

Food for the Hungry is celebrating 37 years of giving in Knox County. Join WMVO and hundreds of volunteers to fight hunger and help provide emergency client services through the Salvation Army and Interchurch Social Services. On Saturday, December 8th, 29 collection points around the county will be open at 9am! We are making it easy for you to drop …

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Annual Friends of the Library Christmas Stocking Silent Auction ongoing Through December 12

The Friends of the Library Christmas Stocking Silent Auction is open for bids through the end of the Friends Annual Program, “Stories from a Christmas Past,”  on Wednesday, December 12, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.   All  21 stockings are on display on the first floor of the main …

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“Candles & Carols” to feature holiday singing and luminary display

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — The community is invited to come together at Ariel-Foundation Park on Friday, Dec. 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. for “Candles & Carols,” a free holiday event that the Foundation Park Conservancy hopes to make an annual tradition. Guests should plant to park at the Urton Clock House lot off of Pittsburgh Avenue with overflow parking at the …

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