Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 12, 2012

Report details KCCC board meeting

MOUNT VERNON -- According to a report compiled by the Mount Vernon Police Department, Steve Jefferson, engineering drafting teacher at the Knox County Career Center, told MVPD he was being "harassed by the school administration and told the board he was tired of it."

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When is someone missing?

MOUNT VERNON -- Your spouse or child who is usually prompt, is extremely late returning from work or school. Your daughter didn't show up for softball practice. Your aging parent doesn't return from a quick trip to the store. Your ne'er-do-well brother doesn't show up to mooch a free meal for at least a week. All could be perfectly innocent; all could be early indicators of a mishap or abduction.

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KCESC board accepts donations

MOUNT VERNON -- There were some special guests at Wednesday's meeting of the Knox County Educational Service Center governing board.

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Fredericktown board commends athletes

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Fredericktown school board on Tuesday formally commended winter athletes for their outstanding achievements this year.

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Marine Patrol ready to set sail

MOUNT VERNON -- Thanks to grant funding, the Knox County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol is ready for the upcoming boating season.

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Nation stunned by news from Shiloh

When readers of the Democratic Banner received their April 15 edition, they read about the stunningly bloody battle at Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., better known today as the Battle of Shiloh.

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