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Proposed tax to aid fire, police

As a result of the public hearing last week and the complexity of explaining the distribution of the proposed 1/2 percent income tax, Mount Vernon City Council on Wednesday quickly agreed on a new approach to selling the tax.

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July 20, 2017

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Thomas wins quilt

This year’s summer reading program theme was “Build a Better World,” and Fredericktown Community Library expanded that to include a “Build a Warmer World” activity.

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July 19, 2017

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A summertime splash of cool

The heart of summer is here which means hot, humid weather will be engulfing Knox County, leaving residents thirsty for cold, refreshing drinks. And what’s more rejuvenating than an ice-cold cocktail?

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July 19, 2017

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Poultry facilities new income for farmers

Setting up a commercial poultry operation can be a part-time job or full-time addition to a farm.
Joe Costa, with Case Farms, spoke on poultry farming Tuesday at the monthly Farmer’s Breakfast, sponsored by Farm Services Agency at the Farm Service Agency offices on Harcourt Road.

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July 19, 2017

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Project will plug water issues

The village of Danville is about ready to begin work on the wastewater treatment facility after additional infiltration issues within the system will be addressed.
Bids on the trenchless sewer repair project were awarded recently and there may be some residual money left over from a $140,000 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency grant to apply to other storm sewer issues, according to Danville Mayor Bob Dile.

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July 19, 2017

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New supplier for Fredericktown electric

Fredericktown will have a new electrical supplier starting in October.

Fredericktown council voted Monday to enter into a three-year contract with energy broker Palmer Energy Co. The contract is for Palmer Energy to broker for the lowest fixed rate for electricity to village residents and eligible small commercial accounts.

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July 18, 2017

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