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MVNU Choral Union’s 56th annual Handel’s Messiah Performance scheduled for Nov. 24

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University will present Handel’s Messiah earlier than usual, on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2024, in the R.R. Hodges Chapel/Auditorium. Traditionally performed in early December, the annual performance is considered a kickoff to the Christmas season attracting local guests, alumni, and visitors to glorify our Savoir through music. Year after year, attendees experience the incredible …

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Knox County Commissioners meet Thursday Morning

MORNING SESSION10:00 AM Call to Order10:00 AM Departmental Update – Knox County Dog ShelterResolutions to be Presented Approve State of Ohio Department of Development – Community Development BlockGrant Program – Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund AdministrationAgreement. Approve Agreement with Dalene M. Pride for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles TaxingDistrict Audits for the Knox County Engineer’s Office. Approve Document Management Agreement …

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KCH Welcomes New Providers

Mount Vernon, Ohio – KCH is excited to welcome three new physicians to our team of qualified medical professionals. Steven C. Reitz, MD, FACS  | General Surgery – Heartburn Treatment Center Dr. Reitz recently joined our General Surgery team and is seeing patients. He has been practicing as a general surgeon for 14 years. He received his medical degree from the Medical University …

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KCH Employee Honored at Statewide Conference 

Knox Community Hospital’s Stroke Program Coordinator, Amanda Wells, RN, was recognized at the Ohio Hospital Association’s (OHA) annual awards dinner on Tuesday, June 11, as a nominee for the 2024 OHA HealthCare Worker of the Year.  The event was attended by more than 350 health care staff and OHA officials. Her nomination states, “Amanda’s tireless efforts in developing KCH’s first stroke program …

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THE SUMMER FRONT PORCH CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO EAST HIGH STREET JUNE 21

Mount Vernon, Ohio – The Summer Front Porch Concert Series returns bigger than ever on June 21st from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on East High Street in Mount Vernon, Ohio. This beloved community event will take place the third Friday of June, July, and August, transforming the charming East High Street neighborhood into a vibrant hub of live music and community spirit. Event …

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Legislation Passed by Mount Vernon City Council, June 10, 2024

Public Notice The following legislation was passed by Mount Vernon City Council on June 10, 2024,signed by Bruce Hawkins, President of Council, approved by Matthew Starr, Mayor, attestedby Todd Hill, Clerk of Council. The legislation is on file with the Clerk of Council, 40 PublicSquare, Mount Vernon, Ohio for public inspection. R ESOLUTION NO. 202 4 – 5 7 A …

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MVNU launches first doctoral program— Doctor of Nursing Practice

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University is proud to announce the launch of its first doctoral-level program — Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). “As MVNU starts the DNP, I am excited to see us leaning into our mission of learning and serving,” said President Carson Castleman, Ph.D. “Academic excellence is critical for us, but more importantly, is our …

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Knox County Real Estate Property Taxes due July 12th

Second Half Real Estate tax statements have been mailed and are due on Friday, July 12, 2024.Payments by cash, check or money order are accepted in the treasurer’s office, which is open Mondaythrough Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Payments can be made on line by electronic check or credit card at the treasurer’s site onwww.knox.co.oh.us. There is a third party …

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Food For The Hungry Helps Seniors at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market 

As a part of the 2024 Summer Grant Program, Food For The Hungry (FFTH) is awarding the Mount Vernon (MV) Farmers Market with $2,000 for the purchase of food tokens for seniors.  The MV Farmers Market offers various local, state, and federal-funded food insecurity programs for Knox County. One of these programs is the Area Agency on Aging Senior Vouchers. In …

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