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Mount Vernon News April 20, 2012

KCCC board changes its participation policy

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Career Center school board on Thursday voted 7-0 to revise its public participation policy.

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Circus entertains kids of all ages

MOUNT VERNON -- This was no Ringling Brothers, but there's something about a circus that appeals to children of all ages and the Star Family Circus, performing Thursday night and today at the Knox County Fairgrounds, was no different.

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Bell silenced at Millwood Presbyterian Church

MILLWOOD -- The pews are empty. The church bell no longer rings. After 179 years of services in Knox County, the Millwood Presbyterian Church will officially close its doors in a decommissioning service this Sunday, bringing an end to generations of local family members faithfully attending the small, hometown church.

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Withers: Project progressing

MOUNT VERNON -- Despite some slight delays, work is progressing on the Knox County wastewater upgrade projects, as reported Thursday morning by county water/wastewater superintendent Ray Withers in his monthly update meeting with the Knox County Commissioners.

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Dzik to prepare plan for use of grant money

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Terrorism Advisory team voted Thursday afternoon to authorize Emergency Management Agency interim Director Rick Dzik to prepare a new plan for the use of 2010 grant money and file with the state.

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Citizens get chance to speak their piece

MOUNT VERNON -- Six individuals addressed the Knox County Career Center Board of Education at the tail end of its meeting on Thursday.

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Seavolts met music, TV icon Dick Clark

MOUNT VERNON -- Local photographers John and Janis Seavolt have taken pictures of thousands of people, many of them were celebrities including the late Dick Clark.

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Two arrested after discovery of meth lab

MOUNT VERNON -- Two people were arrested after an active methamphetamine lab was discovered at a Sycamore Road residence Thursday afternoon.

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Yellow Jackets rock Coffman in three sets

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets boys volleyball team faced yet another Division I foe on Thursday.

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Freddies win battle of ranked teams

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Fredericktown Freddies, the No. 4 team in the Central District, earned a big 6-3 win against the visiting Northmor Golden Knights, the No. 3 team in the district, in Thursday's nonconference baseball showdown.

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Mount Vernon grad Feasel runs 3:40 in Boston

BOSTON -- Mount Vernon High School and Wright State University graduate Megan Feasel ran a 3:40 in this week's running of the 2012 Boston Marathon.

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Mount Vernon grad Oswalt vies for Olympic glory

IOWA CITY, IA -- Sergeant Vanessa Oswalt of the U.S. Army Reserve is getting ready for her latest assignment, but it's not a military one.

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