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Mount Vernon News July 9, 2012

G.R. Smith Hardware marks 100 years of customer service

MOUNT VERNON -- It was 100 years ago that the Titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean, just four days into her maiden voyage.

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Historic building being renovated in downtown Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- Deeply rooted in the Henry B. Curtis-era of Mount Vernon history, the building at 100 N. Main St., is undergoing extensive renovation in an attempt to revive its active days of years gone by.

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Patient care improves with high-tech charting

MOUNT VERNON -- The fact that Kwi Holland is going on vacation speaks well of progress made in the month since Knox Community Hospital began to phase in a $6 million conversion to electronic record keeping.

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Catalytic converters stolen

MOUNT VERNON -- Over the weekend, four vehicles were stripped of their catalytic converters, Mount Vernon Police Capt. George Hartz said this morning.

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Conservancy marks successes

MOUNT VERNON -- Preserving the rural nature and natural beauty of Knox County against the encroachments of modern civilization is the mission of the Owl Creek Conservancy.

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Power restoration nearing completion

MOUNT VERNON -- Restoration of residential electric service in Knox County is nearing completion by American Electric Power and The Energy Cooperative following the strong windstorm on June 29.

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Compost site remains open

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County compost site on Thayer Road southeast of Ohio 3/U.S. 36 will remain to be open 24 hours a day until 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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Mount Vernon 12-year-olds keep rolling

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon 12-year-old All-Star team isn't slowing down.

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