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Mount Vernon News June 23, 2012

Garden murals need replaced

MOUNT VERNON -- For 12 years, two outdoor murals have watched over the Ray Richardson Children's Garden at the Knox County Career Center.

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Many local connections to WACO reunion

MOUNT VERNON -- It is by happy coincidence that the annual National Reunion for owners and fans of historic WACO aircraft came to Mount Vernon.

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Tindell brings disassembled WACO back to life

MOUNT VERNON -- "I guess I missed my timeline"is David Tindell's idea of an understatement.

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New Kenyon art studio lets in light

GAMBIER -- Kenyon College is widely known as a top-ranked liberal arts college; and U.S. News described the college as having "exceptionally strong programs in English, the sciences, and drama."With the construction of a new 41,000-square-foot art studio near the recently added Gund Gallery, that description may very well include fine arts as one of the most sought-after programs in the curriculum.

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'Stonewall'retreats across the Potomac

In late May, 1862, the Democratic Banner was running reports of skirmishes near Richmond and stories about the expected push of Union forces toward the Confederate capital.

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Sidewalk project complete; grant approved

MOUNT VERNON -- The Division Street/Mount Vernon Avenue improvement project is essentially complete, Mayor Richard Mavis reported this week.

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High schoolers take over at Pacemakers

MOUNT VERNON -- There's a youth movement at Pacemakers Dragway Park. Not really, but for Friday, that's the way it appeared. For one day, the high school kids took to the track in their own competition.

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