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Mount Vernon News May 18, 2012

Drilling complete; fracking up next

UTICA -- Drilling is complete at the well being drilled by Devon Energy near Utica, and the drilling rig and equipment will be gone from the site by this weekend.

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Students cook up a delicious feast

MOUNT VERNON -- Gastronomic delights suffused the Knox County Career Center on Thursday as students in culinary arts programs from six schools competed in the 18th Annual Ohio Culinary Arts Invitational Tournament, which, for the first time ever, was hosted by KCCC.

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Homer VFD receives training funds

HOMER -- Ohio State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers spent Thursday on the road, visiting several fire departments in central Ohio. One of his stops was at the Homer Volunteer Fire Department, where he presented $3,600 in training funds to Chief Randy King.

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Mentorship helps students choose path

MOUNT VERNON -- Choosing a career path can be a tough decision for high schoolers and, given the rising cost of college tuition, changing majors after one has started college can be an expensive proposition.

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Proposal could bring back council's prayer

MOUNT VERNON -- A proposed resolution by Mount Vernon City Council member Sam Barone could bring prayer back to the city's legislative meeting, if approved by council.

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RPC briefed on blighted property funds

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Regional Planning Commission was briefed Thursday on the Moving Ohio Forward Grant Program.

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Young child taken to hospital

MOUNT VERNON -- A young child was taken to Knox Community Hospital, Thursday, with apparent injuries from a chain saw accident.

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Fredericktown tops Northmor, wins district title

LANCASTER -- The Fredericktown Freddies were crowned the kings of Division III Central District baseball Thursday night after slaying the Golden Knights of Northmor in a classic 2-0 duel.

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Competitive balance shot down for 2nd time

COLUMBUS -- For the second time in as many years, the Competitive Balance revision proposal by the Ohio High School Athletic Association has been shot down.

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