Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 6, 2012

Celebrate the history of the most holy day

Quite a bit of history and a great deal of faith converge this week as Christians in America and throughout most of the world celebrate their most important holy days of the year, culminating in the observance of Easter Sunday.

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Shared services keep some costs lower

In a manner of speaking, there is an invisible sixth school district in Knox County -- the Knox County Educational Service Center.

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Animal control going high-tech

Knox County's Animal Control officers will soon have mobile access to dog tag and microchip information, as well as the history of dogs they have dealt with before, once the office obtains two new smartphones.

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Dan Emmett class top penny pincher

Students at Dan Emmett Elementary School, and their families, enthusiastically stepped up to the plate and raised more than $1,500 in this year's Pennies for Patients Drive.

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Students show off knowledge at bowl

Career-based intervention students from around the region put their academic skills to the test March 20 in the 2012 Region I Knowledge Bowl competition.

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Darkness wins as Jackets, Barons tie

It was one of those games no one wanted to lose. And in the end, no one did.

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Mickley, Devils shut down Redskins

Pitcher Kat Mickley fired a two-hitter to stifle the host Utica Redskins, giving the Danville Blue Devils an important road win, 5-0, in Mid-Buckeye Conference softball action on Thursday.

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