Fredericktown Ohio in Knox County


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PO Box 147 Fredericktown, OH 43019

 Village of Fredericktown Water Quality Report For 2014

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 Village of Fredericktown Back Flow and Cross Connection


Notice Regarding Village of Fredericktown Income Tax

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 Yard Waste Policy April thru September 2015

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September 9th thru 12th

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If you know of someone who would benefit from the S.O.S. support group, please let us know.
Meets: SECOND THURSDAY every month
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at

NAMI office
15 E. Vine Street Front
Mount Vernon, OH
Call Kathy or Dodie for more information-740-397-3088

 A NAMI Family Support Group meets the Fourth Thursday of each month – 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave. Mount Vernon.

Contact: Dodie 740-397-3088
Open (free) to and beneficial for family members (or others) of a loved one who may be dealing with depression/bipolar or other mental, emotional disorders.

 NAMI Peer Support Group meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Gay Street United Methodist Church.

For individuals sharing, caring, understanding and acceptance. Open and free. Contact: Dodie 74-397-3088

  The Community Foundation of Fredericktown continues to sell engraved Legacy Bricks as a fund-raiser for their scholarships and other community projects. The paving bricks come in two sizes: 4”x4”, three lines, maximum 20 letter/spaces per line @ $65.00; and 8”‘x8”, six lines, maximum 20 letters/spaces per line @ $85.00. Company logos are also available on an 8”x8” brick. An application form, including instructions, is available on the Fredericktown Community Foundation webpage. The bricks are layed around the Gazebo the week before the Tomato Show each year. This purchase is tax deductible. Call Andy Fox at 740 694-1586 for more information.

Community Survey:

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  Own a piece of local history!

Bricks from the 1894 section of the Intermediate School are now available for purchase.

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 Senior Activity Center Events 

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 Fredericktown Stadium Safety & Rehabilitation Project

 Fredericktown Saddle Club

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Contact Mary Clawson, 740-694-4563 

 Fredericktown Class of 2000
This year we would like to celebrate our 15 year reunion during the Tomato Show.
Meet up during the football game, grab food from the show, and maybe even join the parade!
More details to come later. If you'd like to help, have questions or ideas, email Amanda at
See you soon!

The Fredericktown Community Library will be offering an opportunity to learn circular knitting during fall and winter sessions of “Knitting with Hannah.” Free classes will be held on one Saturday each month, 2:00 p.m., on the following dates:

September 26 - Stripes

October 24 – Cabled Hat

November 21 – Cabled Hat

December 19 – Cabled Hat

January 16 – Short Rows

February 13 – Crochet

The focus this season is knitting in the round. Participants can bring their own circular or double pointed needles or extras will be available. Just bring yarn.

For more information, call the Fredericktown Community Library at 740-694-BOOK (2665), visit, or stop by the library at 1 Burgett Drive, Fredericktown.

 Freddies Helping Freddies

FHS Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment Fund

Registration for Fall Storytime is now open at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street.

Sessions begin the week of September 20 and run through November.

Baby Storyland for babies up to 24 months and their caregivers will be held on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. Baby Storyland activities include short books, songs, action rhymes and play time at the end so parents can visit with each other.

The Two and Early Threes program will be held on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Preschoolers and Kindergarteners will meet on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. and on Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. Family Storytime will be held once a month on Thursday, September 24, October 15 and November 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Storytime children and their parents will enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and a craft each week. All programs are free.

For more information or to register your child stop by the Youth Services floor or call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 248, or visit

August 2015



AUGUST 3: Village Council-7:00 pm./ Athletic Boosters- 8 pm-High School



AUGUST 6: Community Development Foundation Meeting -7:00 am / AmeriCorps service member Devin Warner will present the following free Guiding Ohio Online classes for August at the Public Library of Mount Vernon, 201 N. Mulberry Street: Photo Editing with GIMP, August 6, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Learn how to edit photos using the free photo editing software - GIMP. I Pad 101, August 12, 10:00 a.m.- noon. Feel free to bring your device and learn the basics of an I Pad by exploring settings and apps to get the most out of your device. Programs are free and open to the public of all ages. Classes will be held in lower level multipurpose room. No registration is required. For more information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext 238, or visit







AUGUST 13: Fredericktown Senior Citizens-12 noon



AUGUST 16: The classic Oscar award-winning 1959 musical, “Porgy and Bess”, will be featured at the next Silver Screeners free classic movie matinee on Sunday, August 16, 1:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Considered the first great American folk opera, the film is based on the 1935 opera written by George and Ira Gershwin and Dubose Heyward, who wrote the 1925 novel, “Porgy.” The film was produced by Samuel Goldwyn, directed by Otto Preminger and featured performances by actors Sidney Poitier, Dorothy Dandridge, Sammy Davis, Jr., Brock Peters, Pearl Bailey and Diahann Carroll. The film tells the story of the fictional Catfish Row community of Charleston, SC. Porgy, a disabled beggar, (Portier) attempts to rescue worldly woman Bess (Dandridge) from the clutches of her violent boyfriend, Crown, (Peters) and her drug dealer, Sporting Life (Davis, Jr.). The musical features classic favorites such as “Summertime,” “Bess, You is My Woman Now,” “I Got Plenty of Nothing,” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Guest hosts John and Marilyn Chidester will lead a brief discussion prior to and after the film viewing. Feel free to wear your favorite summertime bonnet or picnic parasol and enjoy a break from the summer heat. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665), visit or email

AUGUST 17: Safety, Utility & Safety Committee 5 pm./Village Council-7:00 pm

AUGUST 18: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. “The Martian” written by Andy Weir will be featured at the Adult Book Discussion on Tuesday, August 18, 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate, Watney finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive. He quickly realizes that even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills, and sheer will to live, he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next while waiting to be rescued. Matt Price will lead the discussion on this book which promises to satisfy science fiction and general fiction fans alike. Weir first posted the novel online for free before its popularity caught the eye of Crown Publishing, will be released as a movie in October featuring actors Matt Damien, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels and director Ridley Scott. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Copies of the book are available at the library of can be purchased at local book stores. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call the main library at 740-392-2665 Ext. 243, visit or email














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