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  • Joshua Morrison/News The former Mount Vernon Middle School on Mulberry Street has seen better days. Ivy grows over the sign, as the light on the pole leans. The school is facing intense scrutiny by the city of Mount Vernon.
    Joshua Morrison/News The former Mount Vernon Middle School on Mulberry Street has seen better days. Ivy grows over the sign, as the light on the pole leans. The school is facing intense scrutiny by the city of Mount Vernon.

    Building owners, city to discuss plans

    Mayor Richard Mavis said a meeting this week with Jason and Larry Gunsorek, owners of the old Middle School building at 301 Mulberry St., went well.

    Chuck Martin

    Updated 12:45 am

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Week 9: Devils clinging to KMAC title hopes

Danville at Mount Gilead, Utica at Northridge, Fredericktown at Cardington and Centerburg at Northmor

News file photo Highland’s Jack Weaver catches a pass while East Knox’s Ethan Beckett (51) pursues during their game in 2016. The two teams meet again Friday at 7 p.m.
Bulldogs, Scots play with title on line

For a battle that could decide the Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference championship, the recent history between the Highland Fighting Scots and the East Knox Bulldogs has been pretty one-sided.

Geoff Cowles/News Centerburg’s Sidney Fields lunges low for the ball during Tuesday’s Division III sectional semifinal against Africentric. The Trojans won in three sets.
Trojans unchallenged by Nubians

The Centerburg Trojans (15-8) simply got down to business, putting on a clinic of serving, passing and setting to sweep the Africentric Nubians, 25-9, 25-4, 25-14, in the Division III sectional volleyball semifinals Tuesday.

Bill Davis/News Mount Vernon senior Addy Mullins, right, scores a kill during the first set in Tuesday’s Division I sectional semifinal against Westland. The Yellow Jackets won in three sets.
Jackets use hot streaks to advance in sectionals

Molly Burnside found a little extra motivation Tuesday.



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