Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 5, 2012

Strait named Exchange's top KCCC student

MOUNT VERNON -- As the school year winds down, it's the season for 12th graders to reflect on their high school careers and make important educational and career decisions.

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First Friday turns up the heat

MOUNT VERNON -- Downtown Mount Vernon was the place to be Friday evening when the Heritage Centre Association's First Friday festivities resumed after a winter hiatus.

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Say goodbye to pot holes: Hot mix ready

MOUNT VERNON -- The city has been notified that hot mix will finally be available next week, so the street department will be able to begin making permanent repairs, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis reported.

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How do you feel about the proposed statewide ban on texting and driving?

Taking it to the streets

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Meth labs result in prison terms for two

MOUNT VERNON -- On Friday, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced Rodney J. Snyder, 37, Mount Vernon, to a five-year prison term for the illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal assembly or possession of chemicals for the production of methamphetamine and endangering children.

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Neighborhood watch starting at Knox Lake

MOUNT VERNON -- An informational meeting designed to establish a Neighborhood Watch program for residents around Knox Lake will be held Monday, May 7.

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Storms abbreviate SpecTRACKular

MOUNT VERNON -- The anticipated showdown between the Centerburg Trojans and the Fredericktown Freddies in the 4x800 relay highlighted the girls'portion of the lightning-shortened 2012 Mount Vernon News SpecTRACKular at Yellow Jackets Stadium on Friday.

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Yellow Jackets rule Spec field events

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon boys showed their dominance in the field events Friday in the Mount Vernon News SpecTRACKular.

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