Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 23, 2012

Electrical short causes fire at KCH

MOUNT VERNON -- The fire that caused an evacuation of 12 patients at Knox Community Hospital, Tuesday afternoon, was caused by an electrical short in an industrial floor scrubber.

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Gallwitz heading to Centerburg

CENTERBURG -- Meeting in special session Tuesday, the Centerburg Board of Education hired Ryan Gallwitz as high school/middle school principal, effective Aug. 1.

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Three indicted for meth lab

MOUNT VERNON -- Twelve indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury on May 21, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher. Arraignments are scheduled for June 8, before Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster.

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Fredericktown receives safe routes grant

FREDERICKTOWN -- The village has been informed that its Safe Routes to School project has been approved by the Ohio Department of Transportation, Mayor Alan Kintner told village council Monday.

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Danville school board commends scholars

DANVILLE -- The Danville Board of Education on Monday issued a proclamation commending 2012 valedictorian Katelyn Addair and salutatorian Ashley Didinger for their scholarship and service to the community.

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43rd OVI spends time in Mississippi

Democratic Banner readers continued to learn about the actions of the 43rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry through the letters of I.N.H.

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