Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News February 24, 2012

Democrats state their case for offices

MOUNT VERNON -- Local candidates for office had the opportunity to make their voices be heard Monday evening when the Knox County Democratic Party hosted a town hall meeting at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

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Big jump in gas prices

Driving into Mount Vernon on Coshocton Avenue from Apple Valley, Eddie Rodehaver saw two prices of gasoline Thursday at noon.

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DYW has luncheon with Soroptimists

MOUNT VERNON -- Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County was the latest group to host a luncheon with the participants in the Distinguished Young Women program on Thursday.

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Cosmetology program featured at board meeting

MOUNT VERNON -- Both high school and adult cosmetology programs were featured Thursday during the Knox County Career Center's school board regular meeting, which followed an executive session that started at 6 p.m.

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Instructor escorted from KCCC this morning

MOUNT VERNON -- Two police cars showed up at the Knox County Career Center this morning for the officers to stand by in the event there was a problem with getting an instructor to leave the building.

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Chamber hosts candidates'luncheon

MOUNT VERNON -- Fourteen candidates showed up for the Mount Vernon-Knox County Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum, Thursday at the Dan Emmett Conference Center.

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ODD launches program to make up for cuts

MOUNT VERNON -- Partly as a way to make up for state funding cuts to local governments, the Ohio Department of Development has launched the Local Government Innovation Fund program.

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Former MV coach Stobart to be honored in Toledo

TOLEDO -- Former Mount Vernon High School football coach Chuck Stobart is back in the Buckeye State to receive a very special honor this evening.

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East Knox formally invited to MOAC

HOWARD -- East Knox is one step closer to joining a new conference.

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