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Mount Vernon News June 20, 2012

Here a goose, there a goose (VIDEO)

MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Divison of Wildlife undertook the banding of Canada geese in Foundation Park on Tuesday.

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Keep eye to sky: WACOs coming to town

MOUNT VERNON -- If you think WACO is just a town in Texas, you may need an aviation primer this week as Wyncoop Airport hosts the National WACO Club's 53rd Annual Reunion for owners and aficionados of WACO aircraft.

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Family suspects neglect, moves aunt closer

MOUNT VERNON -- It's now happier days for Helen Dickerson, age 96, who was recently moved from her apartment in Newark to a new home here in Mount Vernon. The move was prompted after what her two great-nieces call a case of neglect.

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Care standards tackled tough issues

MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Livestock Care Standards that went into effect last year were a successful effort to head off a ballot issue planned by the Humane Society of the United States and make sure animal care standards in the state were made by farmers, veterinarians and the agriculture industry, Bill Moody told those attending the monthly Farmer Breakfast on Tuesday.

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Tuesday farm market good for vendors and families

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Health Department held its first Farmers Market on Tuesday, to benefit clients of the WIC (Women Infants Children) programs who often attend the late clinics held on the third Tuesday of the month.

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Indictments tackle drug crimes

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

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Granville holds off Royals in extra innings

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Post 136 Knox County Royals ran out of comebacks on Tuesday.

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