Checkpoint announced

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MOUNT GILEAD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight tonight on South Main Street (Ohio 13). The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter… Read more »

Pain at the pump

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With gas prices $4 and above in Mount Vernon, here is some information from our archives and the Associated Press 2008 Gas prices continue to soar John McBride of Mount Vernon found himself facing $3.45 when he pulled into Speedway to refill his gas tank on Tuesday. He said he is retired and relies on… Read more »


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Two teens were injured when this car went off the east side of Range Line Road just north of Sycamore Road, Wednesday at 3:25 p.m.

Mentors, students showcase talent

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MOUNT VERNON — Dogs, energy, sea creatures, volcanos, big bikes and different languages were the topics explored during the second semester Kenyon Mentor Tea held Tuesday at the Knox County Educational Service Center.