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Mount Vernon News June 1, 2012

O'Hara arrested for bomb threat at Mount Vernon Police Department

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Police Department on Tuesday received a Facebook threat of a bomb in the police department at 5 N. Gay Street.

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Construction not yet affecting businesses

MOUNT VERNON -- In the early stages of the Coshocton Avenue widening and safety project, businesses in the area where some utility work has begun have not suffered -- so far.

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County officials get refresher course on discrimination

MOUNT VERNON -- Elected officials, department heads, supervisors, board members and employees from around the county gathered at the Memorial Building on Thursday for a refresher course about unlawful discrimination and harassment.

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KCH to roll out new record system

MOUNT VERNON -- The apology "Pardon our Dust"is synonymous with construction work, and Knox Community Hospital has its share of plant improvements as well as repairs from the recent electrical fire on its plate.

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Learning Center honors students

MOUNT VERNON -- Determination and hard work were rewarded May 22 during the Knox County Learning Center's awards ceremony as family and friends joined staff members to celebrate the successes of the students and to applaud them as they received medals in recognition of their accomplishments this school year.

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EKCJFD gets new medic truck

HOWARD -- The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District has a new medic truck for transporting patients to medical care.

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Maxwell named new EMA director

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox Count Emergency Management Agency Board voted unanimously Thursday to hire county resident Mark Maxwell as the new EMA director, effective Aug. 1.

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