Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 25, 2012

Hess sexual harassment case settled

MOUNT VERNON -- The sexual harassment lawsuit filed against former Knox County EMA Director Brian Hess and 16 other Knox County defendants has been settled and a request for dismissal was filed in federal court on Tuesday.

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Local students to participate in State Science Day

MOUNT VERNON -- A quartet of local science students will be participating in State Science Day on May 5. They will be competing for more than $2.2 million in scholarships and awards.

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Victim Assistance Program provides help

MOUNT VERNON -- The workings of the justice system can be perplexing, frustrating and intimidating. And that is from the perspective of the victim of a violent crime, one of the people the system is supposed to be working for.

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Extra services provided by North Fork schools

UTICA -- Springtime is the time for kindergarten registration, and parents/guardians gather pertinent information to provide to the schools, such as birth certificates and immunization records.

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Seven sentenced by judge in felony cases

MOUNT VERNON -- On Friday, April 20, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster handed down sentences in seven felony cases, according to Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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Danville rolls past East Knox, 13-3

HOWARD -- Strike hard, strike first and strike often.

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Fredericktown crushes Vikings in MBC clash

FREDERICKTOWN -- Fredericktown Freddies'pitcher Nash Cunningham went the distance on Tuesday, while he and his teammates dealt a 20-5 clubbing to the visiting Northridge Vikings in their run-rule shortened Mid-Buckeye Conference baseball matchup.

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