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Mount Vernon News June 19, 2012

Grand jury indictments handed down

Nine indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury on Monday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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Knox County commemorates start of the War of 1812

MOUNT VERNON -- On June 18, 1812, the United States declared war on Great Britain in an attempt to end British violations of its sovereignty and to preserve its national honor.

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Put 'Voters First'when redistricting

MOUNT VERNON -- "Voters First"advocate Ann Henkener, Redistricting Specialist for the League of Women Voters of Ohio, was the speaker at the Knox County Democratic Women's meeting Monday night.

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Locals attend Romney rally; security tight

MOUNT VERNON -- A lot of fun, people having a good time, and much excitement and enthusiasm were words which described the atmosphere from Mount Vernon area residents when Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited the grounds of the Licking County Courthouse in Newark on Sunday on his Rust Belt tour.

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Kenyon suspends outsourcing negotiations

GAMBIER -- In a surprising turn of events, Kenyon College administration announced it has suspended its negotiations with an outside contractor and will create a community advisory panel to help determine the best direction for the grounds and maintenance workers.

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Fredericktown fills council vacancy

FREDERICKTOWN -- James Hobson, an employee of First-Knox National Bank, will be the new member of Fredericktown Village Council, filling the seat of the late Paul Seymour, who died May 26.

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Health Department offers first farm market

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Health Department will hold its first farmers market tonight from 3 to 6. Pam Palm, health promotions director, explained that the market will occur the third Tuesday of each month, in conjuction with an evening clinic that aids WIC (Women Infants and Children) clients.

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Fallout of Euro could affect US economy

A decision two days ago by voters in a Greek governmental election not to pursue abandoning the country's use of the Euro currency has rejuvenated the hopes of some for a stable financial economy in this and other countries.

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Cosmetology students earn licenses

MOUNT VERNON -- Imagine graduating from high school with a professional state license in your chosen field.

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