Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News February 8, 2012

Woman's actions results in arrest

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man was charged with three traffic violations after a minor crash on Wooster Road, Tuesday morning.

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Kenyon shares benefits of locally-grown food

GAMBIER -- The benefits and challenges of utilizing locally-grown food were discussed at the first of three Visits series at Kenyon College on Tuesday, sponsored by the Rural Life Center.

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Officials discuss changes to dilapidated buildings code

MOUNT VERNON -- Discussion continued Tuesday with the Mount Vernon Dilapidated Buildings Commission regarding Codified Ordinance No. 1305 -- Dangerous Structures, as requested by chairman Dave Glass, Mount Vernon Safety/Service Director.

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Inspector fills trustees in on fracking

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Engineer Jim Henry was to be the guest speaker for the monthly Knox Township Association meeting Tuesday evening to speak on what is being done to protect township and county roads from truck traffic that will be part of the coming shale gas and oil development.

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Adam back as Junior Fair Coordinator

MOUNT VERNON -- Rochelle Adam is back on the job as Junior Fair Coordinator for the Knox County Fair Board and anxious to get things back on course.

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One more year for KCCC drafting program

MOUNT VERNON -- Juniors in the engineering drafting program at the Knox County Career are no longer in limbo -- there will be a senior drafting class next school year, Superintendent Bernie Pachmayer told the News on Monday.

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Jackets overwhelm Warriors on Senior Night

MOUNT VERNON -- For Senior Night, the Mount Vernon girls basketball team played like seasoned veterans.

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Scots down Cardington on final shot

SPARTA -- Tuesday night the young Highland Scots (3-14, 2-9 MOAC), who led the visiting Cardington Pirates (5-11, 2-9 MOAC) by as many as 10 in the final quarter, hung on and won a thriller, 53-52, in Mid-Ohio Buckeye Conference basketball action Tuesday evening.

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