Flames doused, investigation begins

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MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon fire and police departments are partnering with the Division of State Fire Marshal and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobaco, Firearms and Explosives to investigate the the cause of the fire that gutted a downtown building on Monday.

Downtown businesses start reopening today

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MOUNT VERNON — Downtown business owners wanting to know if they should open their doors today in the wake of Monday's tragic fire received a briefing Tuesday morning from Mount Vernon Fire Department Assistant Chief Chris Menapace.

HCA makes plea to City Council

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MOUNT VERNON — Members of the Heritage Centre Association and the Greater Downtown Management Council presented a plea to Mount Vernon City Council on Monday night to continue a renewal of the bed tax funds allocated to the HCA and the Mount Vernon Parking Co.

Knox giving back to his school

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MOUNT VERNON — Maximizing his own potential while helping others, 22-year-old James Knox, confined to a wheelchair due to spina bifida, decided to focus on his abilities and not his disabilities.

Students set for graduation tests

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MOUNT VERNON — The fall administration of the Ohio Graduation Tests starts today, and while Ohio students have been preparing for the tests for years, guest students from foreign countries have not.

Jackets shocked at home, 2-0

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MOUNT VERNON — It wasn't supposed to end this way. The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets boys soccer team fell, and fell hard, Saturday night at home to Reynoldsburg, 2-0, in the Sectional Final.

East Knox soccer loses to top seed

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COLUMBUS — The East Knox Bulldogs soccer team ended its best season ever on a note of hope, despite dropping the second round OHSAA Division III tournament match to top-seeded and undefeated Grandview Heights, 6-1, on Saturday afternoon.

Downtown fire

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Discussion closed, new blog entry posted MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Fire Department is currently responding to a basement fire at 201 S. Main St. The MVFD was dispatched at approximately 6:45 this morning to a call of a basement fire. Bodi N Balance is located on the first floor of the building. South Main… Read more »

2010 Devil Dog Game

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