Shooting, turnovers doom Mount Vernon

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MOUNT VERNON — Hilliard Bradley's big three proved too much for the host Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket girls on Tuesday as the Jaguars handled them, 48-36, in Ohio Capital Conference basketball action.

Churches adjusting Christmas services

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MOUNT VERNON — At this time of year with Christmas less than a week away, one of the phrases we often hear is "Jesus is the reason for the season." Dec. 25 happens to fall on a Sunday this year, the day of the week when many people normally attend church services.

Public Defender's Office expresses concern on costs

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MOUNT VERNON — Issues of health insurance costs and assigned counsel were the main budget concerns expressed when the Knox County Commissioners met with Bruce Malek of the Knox County Public Defender's Office for an annual budget hearing Monday morning.

Accident leaves 2 dead south of Bellville

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BELLVILLE — A Fredericktown teenager and a Mansfield woman died today as the result of injuries they received in an automobile accident on Ohio 13, south of Bellville. Nicolas M. Gaumer, 16, Fredericktown was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Ashlei N. Ernsberger, 24, Mansfield. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Mansfield Post,… Read more »

County expresses concerns about roads

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MOUNT VERNON — Concern of excessive road use from oversized and overweight trucks was expressed when Knox County Assistant Prosecutor Chip McConville met with the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday afternoon.