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Mount Vernon man killed Thursday in one-vehicle crash

MOUNT VERNON -- A 30-year-old Mount Vernon man was killed late Thursday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash on Ohio 3 near Monroe Township Road 267, according to the Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 5:24 p.m., troopers said. The patrol said Jacob D....
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OSHP investigating single-vehicle fatal crash in Knox County

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Thursday, May 19, at approximately 5:24 p.m., on state Route 3 near Township Road 267. Jacob D. Donalon, age 30, of Mount Vernon, was operating a 2001...
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Knox County crash leaves one person dead

KNOX COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — A man was killed after crashing into a tree in Knox County Thursday night.   The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Jacob D. Donalon, 30, of Mount Vernon, was driving a 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse southwest on state Route 3, near Township Road 267, around 5:30 p.m., when the vehicle drove […]
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Two 'Report for America' journalists set to join Ashland Source, Knox Pages

Two new faces are joining the Source Media Properties in June, doubling our reporting capacity in Ashland and Knox County. Nathan Hart and Grant Ritchey are joining the Source through Report for America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. It is an initiative of The GroundTruth Project, a nonprofit journalism organization.
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Knox County Sheriff's law report: May 18 - 19, 2022

Deputies were dispatched to a Mount Vernon residence for a case of identity fraud. The complainant advised they had received a notice from a collection agency and another bill from an electric company saying they owed money on a bill. The complainant advised they are disabled and have nothing to do with the town of Humble Texas where the charges originated. A report was taken for documentation.
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Spomer Found Guilty of Theft of Truck and Tools

Shawn P. Spomer, 34, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, was found guilty today by a Knox County Jury of a January 2021 theft of a tow truck and tools from a Mount Vernon auto repair business. He faces up to 18 months for the vehicle theft and 12 months for the felony theft charge for the tools.
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Jazz in the Park swings back into summer season

MOUNT VERNON – The first event in Ariel-Foundation Park's 2021 summer concert series will be Sunday, May 29, with Jazz in the Park, featuring the Knox Community Jazz Orchestra at 6 p.m. at the Schnormeier Event Center. Jazz in the Park is a chance to reacquaint with Ariel-Foundation Park...
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Hilliar Township rest stop rebuilt, rededicated 70 years later

CENTERBURG — North-south routes to transport goods from Lake Erie to the Ohio River started forming following the establishment of counties throughout Ohio, including Knox County in 1808. One of those north-south routes included what became State Route 314. Then, with the capital moving to Columbus, more east-west routes...
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Community Calendar

Knox Public Health has posted a notice on vaccine availability that will be updated regularly as conditions change. Anyone 5 and older is eligible for the Pfizer vaccine; third-dose Pfizer and Moderna vaccinations, along with booster shots which are a smaller dose, and second dose Johnson & Johnson are all available currently. "All three of the vaccines offered by KPH can be intermingled, i.e. someone can get first and second doses of Moderna and a booster shot from Pfizer," according to a press release from Knox Public Health. Visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov to check eligibility and available sites. For more information about COVID-19 vaccination in Knox County, call 740-399-8008.
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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Cleveland OH 854 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022 OHZ029-030-047-201330- Richland OH-Ashland OH-Knox OH- 854 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022 ...A cluster of thunderstorms producing heavy rain will impact portions of southeastern Richland, southern Ashland and Knox Counties through 930 AM EDT... At 851 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking an area of thunderstorm extending from Ashland to Mount Vernon, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...Torrential rainfall. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Ponding of water on roadways and frequent lightning. Minor flooding is possible. Locations impacted include... Mansfield, Ashland, Mount Vernon, Lexington, Loudonville, Fredericktown, Gambier, Bellville, Centerburg, Danville, Hayesville, Butler, Perrysville, Lucas, Jeromesville, Martinsburg, Mifflin, North Liberty, Rowsburg and Bladensburg. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. && LAT...LON 4026 8248 4027 8254 4027 8274 4035 8270 4035 8265 4049 8264 4075 8252 4086 8233 4088 8212 4067 8214 4067 8222 4056 8223 4024 8220 TIME...MOT...LOC 1251Z 228DEG 32KT 4073 8239 MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN MAX WIND GUST...<30 MPH.
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ROX: Equipping Girls with Skills to Navigate Challenges

Confidence. Pressure. Social Media. Body Image. Today’s girls are facing tremendous challenges. They experience a 26% drop in confidence between 5th and 9th grade. The worst part? Their confidence never recovers. One in three girls say that they are afraid to be a leader because others will think she is bossy and half of girls report that they are afraid to speak their mind or disagree with others because they want to be liked.
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One vehicle fatal crash in Knox County

MOUNT VERNON – The Mount Gilead Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at approximately 5:24 PM, on State Route 3 near Township Road 267. Jacob D. Donalon, age 30, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, was operating...
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Knox County Sheriff’s Report – May 20, 2022

(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office) Deputies were dispatched to a Mount Vernon residence on a case of Identity Fraud. The complainant advised that they had received a notice from a collection agency, and another bill from an electric company saying they owed money on a bill. The complainant advised they are disabled and have nothing to do with the town of Humble, Texas, where the charges originated. A report was taken for documentation.
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