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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Police were called to the 200 block of Shirley Avenue early this morning to investigate an alleged stabbing. Three individuals were taken to Knox Community Hospital for injuries suffered during the incident.

Three injured in stabbing

Mount Vernon Police are investigating an apparent stabbing incident that occurred this morning in the 200 block of Shirley Avenue.

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Nick Sabo/News Danville Police Patrolman Rene Joris thanks a motorist for buckling up during a seat belt check event Tuesday at Danville High School. Local law enforcement and Knox County Safe Communities are looking for ways to increase seat belt awareness after a spike in traffic fatalities in which seat belts were not in use.

Police increasing safety belt education

An increase in Knox County of fatal crashes where seat belts were not in use has local law enforcement weighing increased educational efforts to encourage buckling up.

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Village says no to marijuana

Fredericktown employees will not be able to use or distribute medical marijuana, as per a new addition to the village’s policy.

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Joshua Morrison/News Jay Nixon will move up from magistrate to judge of Knox County Juvenile and Probate Court, Monday. Nixon, who has served the court as magistrate since 2015, was appointed judge Wednesday by Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Governor appoints Nixon judge

Knox County Juvenile and Probate Court Magistrate Jay Nixon was appointed Wednesday to fill the unexpired term vacated by former juvenile and probate judge Jennifer Springer.

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