COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with members of the 6-State Trooper Project enforcing and raising awareness about the Move Over law from July 22 through July 28. The high-visibility campaign included the Indiana State Police, Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, West Virginia State Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.… Read full story
On July 27, troopers stopped a 2018 Chevy Malibu with Ohio registration for a following too close violation on the Ohio Turnpike in Erie County. During the stop, a bag containing 123 Oxycodone pills worth $4,018 was seized from the female passenger.… Read full story
The Winter Sanctuary is having a fundraiser August 16th from 3-7pm to benefit the homeless of Knox County! We are selling $5 tickets for the opportunity to win some pretty awesome prizes. Stop by the shelter on Tuesday or Thursday between 9 am and 2 pm to purchase a square!… Read full story
Columbus – A former director of the Jefferson Emergency Rescue District (Ashtabula County) will serve two years of probation and repay $1,032 for falsifying his time sheets, a judge ruled recently.
Eugene Carter received the sentence after pleading guilty on July 6 to fifth-degree felony counts of theft in office and falsification in a theft offense.… Read full story
We are looking to fill a cashier position!
If you or someone you know would be interested in a 9 am to 5 pm position Monday through Friday, please stop in today to apply!
We are also still looking to fill an evening position, as we are losing someone who will be going back to school in August!… Read full story
Interchurch Social Services will again offer back-to-school clothing vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children under the age of 18 and household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. In order to receive vouchers, families must provide proof of residency (a current utility bill is suggested), birth dates and social security numbers for every member of the household – NO EXCEPTIONS!… Read full story
Volunteers are always welcome to join us today for our for our weekly butterfly monitoring at noon -2:00 p.m. at Honey Run Highlands US 62 Lot (10816 Millersburg Road, Howard, Ohio 43028). A rain date of August 2 is scheduled if we have to cancel today.… Read full story
Dan Emmett Days 2018 starts Thursday, August 9 and runs through August 12. Below is the Knox Area Transit Free shuttle schedule. Come and enjoy free music, food, seeing old friends and the car and motorcycle show on Sunday. Call 740-392-7026 ext.… Read full story
Mount Vernon Police Register – Jul 31, 2018
(Information courtesy of The Mount Vernon Police Department)
Kyle Bartlett, 24, of Newcomerstown,
was arrested on an outstanding warrant on July 19th, 2018.
Jeremy Morris, 29, of Mount Vernon,
was charged with criminal trespass on July 22nd, 2018.… Read full story