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Mount Vernon News July 7, 2012

First Friday thrives in the heat

MOUNT VERNON -- Downtown Mount Vernon comes alive on the First Friday of every month thanks to the Heritage Centre Association's goal to maintain a vital downtown.

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Local food available at The Farm

GAMBIER -- For Gambier resident Chrissie Laymon, selling produce at a farmer's market is not a weekly occurrence.

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Blood donors needed

MOUNT VERNON -- Last Friday's storm resulted in significant power outages in Ohio, but that specifically did not cause the blood supply shortages for the American Red Cross in Ohio.

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One week later, city still recovering

MOUNT VERNON -- The city continues to clean up following the storm last week that left thousands without power for several days, and downed trees and branches all over the city.

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'Grease'is the word: Show opens tonight

MOUNT VERNON -- Electric power has been restored to the Knox County Memorial Theater, just in time for the cast and crew of "Grease"to run their final rehearsal Friday before tonight's opening performance.

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Lanning's: A port following the storm

MOUNT VERNON -- Numerous retailers benefited from the selfless generosity of Lanning's Foods when electricity was knocked out from last weekend's windstorm.

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Compost site open for storm debris

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Compost Facility on Thayer Road will remain open as Knox County residents clean up storm damage.

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Power outage results in change of Mount Vernon board of education meeting

MOUNT VERNON -- Due to the recent power outages, the Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education has canceled its regular scheduled meeting for Monday.

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Planned outage in Apple Valley today

NEWARK -- Apple Valley residents who depend on The Energy Cooperative for power will see an interuption in power this morning.

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Mount Vernon 12-year-olds run-rule North Fork

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon 12-year-old All-Stars leftfielder Kaden Daniels smacked a grand slam to highlight a nine-run first inning. Mount Vernon went on to cruise past North Fork, 14-4, in Friday evening's District 5 tournament game.

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