Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 12, 2012

Maple season sweet despite early start

FREDERICKTOWN -- What would a pancake be without maple syrup?

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Trail's path starting to take shape

MOUNT VERNON -- The Heart of Ohio Trail will take another step toward completion this year, Knox County Park District Director Kim Marshall reports.

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Winter shelter finds permanent home

MOUNT VERNON -- Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County and the generosity of Mark and Denise Ramser, the Winter Sanctuary will be able to provide emergency shelter to homeless women and children in a permanent space. Women and children currently needing shelter have to be housed in hotels or motels.

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Board of Health hires physician for medical clinic

MOUNT VERNON -- During a special board meeting this morning, the Knox County Board of Health accepted the resignation of board member Dr. Tracy Schermer and then voted to hire Schermer to work in the health department medical clinic.

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Centerburg's run ends at regional final, 61-47

LEXINGTON -- The Centerburg Trojans finally ran into a team they couldn't outrun.

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Bracket Bucks returns

MOUNT VERNON -- It's that time of year again. March Madness means BracketBucks is back.

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