Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 14, 2012

Solar power a reality at Centerburg schools

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg schools'renewable energy project, the largest school solar project in Ohio to date, was officially opened Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the solar array.

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Ronk: Be prepared with estate planning

MOUNT VERNON -- During this presidential election year, citizens will have countless opportunities to see statistics spun in every possible direction. There is at least one indisputable statistic, however, and it's a grim one: 100 percent of us will die. When we do, we trigger the estate probate process. And depending on how well we have planned, probate can be a straightforward matter or an expensive headache for our survivors.

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Weight loss opens doors for Williams

UTICA -- A new career is on the horizon for Victoria Williams, 24, who will soon be leaving the comforts of her home to serve her country in the United States Air Force.

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Perfect scores place piano prodigy on top

HOWARD -- It was the first-ever trip to the Christian Schools of Ohio Fine Arts Competition conducted recently in Cleveland for students from Temple Christian Academy.

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KCCC Adult Ed graduates 11 EMTs

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Career Center Adult Education has announced the graduation of 11 Emergency Medical Technician students.

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School board members establish policy

MOUNT VERNON -- Communication is a key to school boards doing an effective job, say veteran board members.

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Danville parents on alert

DANVILLE -- Danville schools are asking parents to talk to their children about being safe while walking to school.

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Knox County Health Dept. receives traffic safety grant

MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Department of Public Safety's Office of Criminal Justice awarded $35,000 in federal traffic safety funding to the Knox County Health Department for federal fiscal year 2012.

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