Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 10, 2012

Seniors learn to say 'no'to scams

MOUNT VERNON -- In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, the Knox County Seniors and Law Enforcement Together advisory board sponsored a fraud prevention forum for senior citizens and family members.

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Teams competing in Destination Imagination

MOUNT VERNON -- Five teams of gifted and talented youngsters are representing Mount Vernon in the Destination Imagination regional competition being held today at River Valley High School.

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Council will take look at city garages

MOUNT VERNON -- City council is going on road trip Monday. They won't be going far, but at 6 p.m. they will pile in the mayor's van and visit the street garage and wastewater garage, then travel down Plum Alley behind the Mount Vernon Nazarene University facility on South Main Street.

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Franklin brought daylight savings time from Paris

MOUNT VERNON -- This weekend, most Americans will move their clocks ahead one hour to conform with Daylight Savings Time.

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Five men sentenced for felonies

MOUNT VERNON -- On Friday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in five felony cases, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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Centerburg rallies behind its Trojans

CENTERBURG -- When you drive to Centerburg along U.S. 36, the first thing you see when you reach town is a sign that reads "Way 2 Go Trojans."

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Trojans, Liberty-Benton similar

LEXINGTON -- The Centerburg Trojans are preparing to take the bright regional spotlight for the first time.

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