Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 13, 2012

Corruption biggest issue in developing democracies

GAMBIER -- The biggest failure of United States policies in Iraq and Afghanistan has not been in creating governments, or achieving compromise between divergent groups of people, but in dealing with corruption

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Transmitter would help find those who are lost

MOUNT VERNON -- It's not the latest technology, in fact it's nearly 100 years old, but it's helping law enforcement find clients that have wandered away from home.

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Students in afterschool program give back

MOUNT VERNON -- Sometimes what a student learns after school is just as important as what he learns in the classroom.

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Overheated iron causes dorm to be evacuated

MOUNT VERNON -- Around 30 female students evacuated the Pioneer Hall dormitory at Mount Vernon Nazarene University when a fire alarm sounded shortly before 9 a.m. this morning.

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Truck rolls down hill, strikes cars

MOUNT VERNON -- The driver of a semi-truck was cited for failure to control after his truck rolled down a hill and struck two cars on Public Square early Thursday afternoon.

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Students tell board about new building

HOWARD -- Two East Knox eighth-graders, Amber Farmer and Miriah Stahl, were special speakers at Wednesday's meeting of the East Knox school board.

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Utica drops thriller to Mount Gilead

UTICA -- The Utica Redskins fell just inches short of defeating the visiting Mount Gilead Indians, falling by the score of 6-5 in eight innings on Thursday in non-league high school softball action.

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