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Mount Vernon News July 11, 2012

Vouchers help residents recover

MOUNT VERNON -- Hundreds of individuals from all around Knox County -- including residents of Apple Valley, Danville, Fredericktown, Howard and Mount Vernon -- took advantage of the perishable food voucher give-away which took place Tuesday at The Salvation Army on East Ohio Avenue.

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Animal abuse: A case for professionals

MOUNT VERNON -- With about 11,000 dog tags issued last year, and probably an equal number of unlicensed dogs in the county, the staff at the Knox County Animal Shelter, have a large population of pets to look out for.

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Kiosk will direct downtown shoppers

MOUNT VERNON -- The Heritage Centre Association is undertaking a new project that will make it easier for downtown shoppers to find their way around.

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Keeping the pool water crystal clear

MOUNT VERNON -- As the summer continues its hot pace, Knox Countians are turning toward ways of cooling off.

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Sidewalk, street project dedicated

MOUNT VERNON -- With a quick snip of the scissors, Karen Buchwald Wright cut the ribbon Tuesday to officially open the Mount Vernon Avenue/Division Street sidewalk and intersection project.

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Mount Vernon man in critical condition after being pinned under tractor

HOMER -- Leroy W. Litt, 73, of Murray Road, Mount Vernon, remains in critical condition at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center after being pinned under a tractor Monday afternoon.

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Centerburg Schools to place renewal levy on November ballot

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg school board on Monday voted to ask residents in November to renew a 1.5-mill permanent improvement levy.

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Brown, Nunn face more drug charges

MOUNT VERNON -- Nine indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury on July 9, including additional drug trafficking charges against Deondre K. Brown, 31, and Courtney D. Nunn, 25, both of Toledo and more recently, Columbus.

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Big innings lift Mount Vernon All-Stars past Fredericktown

MOUNT VERNON -- For several minutes, a major upset was in the air at Phillips Park. That is, until the Mount Vernon 12-year-old All-Stars came to bat in the third inning.

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Royals blown out by Pickerington, 16-1

MOUNT VERNON -- It was as brutal as the recent heat wave. The Mount Vernon Post 136 Knox County Royals yielded five walks and three hits in a six-run second inning, falling to Pickerington Post 283, 16-1, at Mount Vernon High School on Tuesday.

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Kiwanis stuns Moose for Babe Ruth crown

MOUNT VERNON -- "It ain't over 'til it's over."Yogi Berra's famous line was a motto the Kiwanis Babe Ruth baseball team lived by on the biggest stage Tuesday.

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