Devils blank ‘Dogs

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HOWARD — The 2010 installment of the annual Danville versus East Knox clash, better known as the Devil-Dog Game, was a classic defensive battle between two archrivals.

Mavis: Safety still a concern

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MOUNT VERNON — The fire in the old Kresge building on Monday was at the top of the list of what Mount Vernon Mayor Richard. K. Mavis talked about during his weekly press conference.

Mobile unit serves multiple functions

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MOUNT VERNON — Major fires, such as the one this week in downtown Mount Vernon, require major investigations and the state-of-the-art mobile command post utilized by the State Fire Marshal's Office plays a big role in those investigations.

Sentences imposed

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MOUNT VERNON — Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced three men in felony cases on Friday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

Fredericktown wins, goes 10-0

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FREDERICKTOWN — The Fredericktown Freddies made it a perfect 10 for 10 in the regular season, as they downed the Loudonville Redbirds 40-14 on Friday night, giving Fredericktown back-to-back Mid-Buckeye Conference titles.

What do you feel should be done with the old Kresge building after Monday’s fire?

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Update on the Ground Zero Mosque

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A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York’s ground zero is appealing for another site not associated with the “wound” of the Sept. 11 attacks, a report said Thursday.

Yemen Terror Profile

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The discovery of two explosive-laden packages from Yemen bound for U.S. destinations appears to represent a new twist in the terror threat emanating from the violence-wracked Mideast country.

Access made to basement

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MOUNT VERNON — Investigators looking into the cause of the fire that consumed the former Kresge building at 201 S. Main St., were able to access the basement on Thursday after the uncontaminated water was pumped out.

School bus will stay in Centerburg

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CENTERBURG — A historic school bus, a 1923 Model T Ford, the first Centerburg School District bus, will become a part of the Centerburg Historical Society after the Centerburg Public Library and Historical Society voted Thursday night to pass a resolution to accept the donation from Mel and Patty Hardin.

Apples featured at final farmers market

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MOUNT VERNON — It's hard to believe winter is right around the corner, but as the harvest season wanes, local farmers are gathering in the last of their homegrown fruits and vegetables to bring to the Mount Vernon Farmers Market.

New Hope Industries recognizes employers

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MOUNT VERNON — New Hope Industries Inc. conducted their annual employer recognition breakfast Thursday morning at The Dan Emmett Conference Center, honoring numerous area employers and employees for their efforts with New Hope over the past year.