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Mount Vernon News July 27, 2012

Small animals raise big funds at fair

MOUNT VERNON -- The smaller animals went for some pretty big prices at this year's Sale of Champions at the Knox County Fair.

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Sale day a huge success

MOUNT VERNON -- It was a big day for 4-H'ers at the Knox County Fair's annual Sale of Champions. The larger animals were sold at the auction, raising a huge amount of money for the participants.

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Problem arises in county sewer project

MILLWOOD -- A project which was intended to bring mandatory public sewer service to Millwood village residents has turned into a huge headache at one location, according to Millwood resident Francis Flood.

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Meth a gritty, destructive drug

There are few limits to substances people will consume to experience illegal highs, and seemingly no extreme to which drug dealers won't go to give them what they want.

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Seavolts look through the lens at 40 years of photography

MOUNT VERNON -- John and Janis Seavolt gratefully looked back at 40 years of photography, making the transition from film to digital cameras, and doing business as Seavolt's Studio.

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Mount Vernon woman struck by lightning

MOUNT VERNON -- A young woman was taken to Knox Community Hospital by an emergency squad late Thursday afternoon from an apparent lighting strike during the afternoon thunderstorm.

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Morrow County teen killed in auto accident

MOUNT GILEAD -- A 16-year-old Mount Gilead girl was killed in a one-vehicle crash Thursday at 3:46 p.m. The crash occurred on County Road 46, between Ohio 19 and Township Road 97.

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Vargo gets good reception at Knox County Fair

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon's own presidential candidate Mike Vargo has been grateful for the reception he has received at the Knox County Fair.

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Storm causes some damage in county

MOUNT VERNON -- Some area residents experienced an unpleasant sense of déjà vu when rains and winds swept through the county Thursday evening and electrical power was disrupted due to storm damage.

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Shaffer wins for 4th straight year

MOUNT VERNON -- It was a four-time champion who took the biggest prize. But it was the pick-up trucks that stole the show on Thursday.

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Something for all ages at Antique Tractor Pull

MOUNT VERNON -- There was plenty of good, old fashioned power to spare at the 2012 Knox County Fair antique tractor pull.

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