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Mount Vernon News July 10, 2012

Summer reading keeps skills sharp

MOUNT VERNON -- Columbia Elementary's 6-year-old summer reading program is designed to keep students reading skills sharp and has succeeded.

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Corn at critical stage

MOUNT VERNON -- Last week's rain was a huge help for Knox County crops, but we could use some more.

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City to purchase Coshocton Avenue property

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council agreed Monday night to purchase a piece of property on Coshocton Avenue that is crucial in the city's plan to correct the traffic problems near CVS.

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Utica boy killed in accident

UTICA -- A 9-year-old Utica boy has died following a two-car accident at 1:55 p.m. Monday on Ohio 13 just south of Utica.

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East Knox to place tax levy on November ballot

HOWARD -- The East Knox school board on Monday took the first steps toward placing a tax issue on the November ballot.

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Out of state crews helping out around Knox County

MOUNT VERNON -- The return of electric power to Mount Vernon and Knox County following the storm on June 29 was made possible thanks to the efforts of various out-of-state electric utility companies.

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Utica residents, officials praised for storm efforts

UTICA -- Words of praise for village residents and officials coming together in a time of crisis were heard when Utica Village Council met Monday evening at Utica town hall.

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Vargo appeals to local small businesses

MOUNT VERNON -- Mike Vargo continues to gather signatures as he campaigns for president of the United States and wants to help voters understand his values and positions as an Independent.

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Food voucher program continues

MOUNT VERNON -- A reminder of the emergency food voucher distribution with Jobs and Family Services was shared with the Knox County Board of Commissioners when they met Monday morning with Knox County JFS Director Matthew Kurtz.

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