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Mount Vernon News May 4, 2012

Mount Vernon residents come together for prayer

MOUNT VERNON -- Denominational differences were put aside for an evening in a showing of unity for one common cause.

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Small crowd listens to police panel in Danville

DANVILLE -- Only four people attended the Danville Community/Police roundtable discussion Thursday evening, but Police Chief Monte Vance hopes it will still be the beginning of improved communication between his department and local residents.

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Dinner unites individuals in quest to end domestic violence

MOUNT VERNON -- "It's not possible for New Directions to end domestic violence in Knox County,"said Tuesday Ryan-Hart, keynote speaker at Thursday's New Directions dinner and celebration benefit.

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Where is General McClellan and his army?

Reading the Mount Vernon Democratic Banner in April 1862 is not the place to find out what was going on with Gen. George McClellan and the Army of the Potomac.

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Groshongs embark on missionary trip

FREDERICKTOWN -- Two local siblings recently left their home and put aside their family, girlfriends and the life of teenagers to answer a call to the mission field.

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Danville man arrested

DANVILLE -- Jeffrey Moore, 204 S. Market St., Danville, was arrested Thursday by officers from the Danville Police Department and Knox County Sheriff's Office.

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Howard woman stable after accident

HOWARD -- A Howard woman is in stable condition at The Ohio State University Medical Center following a one-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon.

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Thefts a problem at county parking lots

GAMBIER -- Six thefts from cars have been reported since February at the parking lots for the Kokosing Gap Trail, the Kokosing Water Trail and the Brown Family Environmental Center.

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County officials discuss financial forecast

MOUNT VERNON -- The county's five-year financial forecast was discussed Thursday morning when the Knox County elected officials met at the Knox County Service Center.

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9-1-1 system to receive upgrades

MOUNT VERNON -- A resolution to finance 9-1-1 system upgrades was approved by the Knox County Board of Commissioners when they met Thursday morning with Knox County 9-1-1 Coordinator Richard Dzik.

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Shaka Smart entertains in return to Kenyon

GAMBIER -- As he stood on the stage at Rosse Hall on the campus of Kenyon College, Shaka Smart didn't look like someone who had reached celebrity status as a college basketball coach.

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Mount Vernon beats Zanesville in final home game

MOUNT VERNON -- The final home softball game for Mount Vernon's nine seniors was not only a victory, it may have also served as a bit of a wake up call.

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