September 2016


FPD Adds Second Patrol Bicycle

Fredericktown: The Fredericktown Police Department added a second police patrolling bicycle to the fleet with grant funding from Walmart, a discount from Y- Not Cycling and donation from Impact Media Signs. Chief Roger Brown said the police department was awarded a $750 grant for the…

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Call for Entries for the Knox County Nature Photography Contest

The Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College is now accepting entries for the 19th Annual Knox County Nature Photography Contest.  All community members are invited to submit photos they feel celebrate the beauty of the Knox County landscape. Prizes up to $50 are awarded…

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State Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl Appointed to Controlling Board

COLUMBUS – Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) has announced that State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl (R-Mount Vernon) has been appointed to the State Controlling Board. “I am honored to be appointed by Speaker Rosenberger to serve on the Controlling Board,” Rep….

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Fall Rummage Sale this Weekend

Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church will be holding its Annual Fall Rummage Sale on Thursday, Sept. 29th – 4 – 7pm, Friday, Sept. 30th – 9am -4pm and Saturday, Oct. 1st – 9am – 1pm. Come out and buy some fantastic bargains!

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Russell to Debate 68th District Opponent

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — John Russell is set to debate his opponent in the race for Ohio’s 68th District State Representative at the Knox County Memorial Theater on Oct. 4th at 7 p.m. The Mount Vernon News is hosting the debate, which will consist of…


Fredericktown Police Report

September 17 to September 23, 2016 Issued for the week: Citations 3, Criminal Charges 0, Warnings 14, Parking Tickets 0 Sept. 17 Assisted the Knox County Sheriff’s Office on Sparta Rd. Assisted the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office on Co. Rd. 19. Vehicle damage report on…

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Fredericktown Local Schools to Feature Choir Fall Showcase

Fredericktown, OH—Fredericktown Local Schools will feature a choir fall showcase on Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. on the Elementary Commons Stage. The choir’s fall showcase is titled “Sound Spectrum” and will feature choir students from FLS in grades 6 through 12. The music will…