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Mount Vernon News June 15, 2012

Centerburg teacher Vargo running for president

CENTERBURG -- Mike Vargo teaches social studies (history and government) at Centerburg High School. And he's running for president of the United States as an Independent.

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Weckesser, Karlovetz crowned at Turkey Festival

DANVILLE -- The Danville-Howard Turkey Festival kicked off Thursday with clear skies, moderate temperatures and the always popular Little Miss/Little Mister Turkey Contest.

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Flag-flying patriots celebrated on Flag Day

MOUNT VERNON -- An American flag waving in the breeze is an iconic image to any patriot, and it evokes pride in the nation it has now flown over for 235 years.

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Living Center retires flag

MOUNT VERNON -- A patriotic celebration occurred at The Living Center on Thursday in honor of Flag Day.

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Stone garden helps to find inspiration, peace

MOUNT VERNON -- Although located behind Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., the New Testament Stone Garden is a community garden featuring displays illustrating Biblical passages referring to stone.

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Luau helps send athletes to July's Transplant Games

MOUNT VERNON -- A golf tournament and "Luau for Life"on June 24 will raise money to support Team Ohio at the Transplant Games of America, July 28-31, at Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Convicted rapist agrees to move

MOUNT VERNON -- In 2007, Ohio adopted the Adam Walsh Act that changed the way those convicted of sexual crimes were classified.

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Clear Fork puts levy on November ballot; just in case

BELLVILLE -- Hedging its bets, so to speak, the Clear Fork Valley Board of Education on Tuesday passed a resolution to place an earned income tax levy on the November ballot.

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KCESC board accepts resignations, hirings

MOUNT VERNON -- Wednesday's meeting of the Knox County Educational Service Center board was short and sweet, Treasurer Heather Darnold told the News.

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