Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 1, 2012

Students give ancient art a modern twist

MOUNT VERNON -- Wonderful results can be achieved when college-bound high schoolers team up with students with disabilities.

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Resource center may expand

MOUNT VERNON -- Talks are in the process for proposed expansion of the Children's Resource Center at The Village Network.

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County takes new approach to finances

MOUNT VERNON -- As counties deal with tight budgets caused by decreasing or flat revenue and rising costs, they need to be able to analyze trends and take action to avoid crises.

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Danville schools ask for changes at KCCC

DANVILLE -- Meeting in special session on Friday, the Danville Board of Education, with board member Carolyn Addair abstaining, passed a resolution requesting that changes be made to the composition of the Knox County Career Center school board.

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County applies for federal grant for improvements

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Commissioners are working with Clinton Township, CDC of Ohio, Mount Vernon Nazarene University SIFE Students and the Ariel Foundation to obtain almost $1 million in federal grant funds to make improvements in the Columbus Road, South Vernon, Buckeye Addition neighborhood.

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MVFD to use alternative routes

MOUNT VERNON -- Due to the Coshocton Road widening project that begins on Monday, the Mount Vernon Fire Department will be utilizing alternative routes to access the east end of the city.

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Big Walnut too tough for sliding Jackets

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon baseball team got a swift reminder Monday why Big Walnut is at the top of the Ohio Capital Conference.

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Baseball tourney draw set

COLUMBUS -- Local teams learned their fate as the Ohio high school baseball draw unfolded in Columbus on Sunday.

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Softball draws released

COLUMBUS -- Area high school softball teams now know where they are headed when sectionals begin Monday, May 7.

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