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Mount Vernon News August 8, 2012

Kahrl receives Mayhew award for community service

MOUNT VERNON -- Susan Kahrl was described as a woman who draws people to her by Knox County Democratic Women's co-chairperson Penny Rauzi, Tuesday night.

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MVFD record keeping questioned

MOUNT VERNON -- The integrity of the Mount Vernon Fire Department's record keeping came under fire as Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher discovered it is possible that not all firefighters finished continuing education courses when called out on emergency runs.

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KCH doctor off work during investigation

MOUNT VERNON -- A physician who worked at the emergency department of Knox Community Hospital is off the rotation while police investigate the death of a Pataskala woman found dead in the backseat of her car in Delaware County on August 1.

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2,000 bicyclists to arrive at Kenyon on Saturday

GAMBIER -- Approximately 2,500 bicycle riders will arrive at Kenyon College on Saturday beginning around noon and continuing throughout the afternoon.

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Fredericktown billing for EMS transports

FREDERICKTOWN -- Fredericktown Emergency Medical Services will begin billing health insurance carriers for EMS transport services effective Sept. 1.

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Flack arrested for meth lab

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man was arrested after an active meth lab was discovered at his residence in Liberty Township on Monday evening.

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One school levy passed, one failed

MOUNT VERNON -- Unofficial election results indicate the five-year 1 percent earned income tax levy the Clear Fork Valley Local Schools put before the voters on Tuesday's special ballot passed by about 100 votes.

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ESC board gets good fiscal report

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Educational Service Center board on Tuesday was again pleased by the monthly financial report given by Treasurer Heather Darnold.

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Watkins to fill in for future son-in-law in the classroom

UTICA -- Being prepared never meant more to Darin Prince. A recent interview for a teaching job at Utica High School impressed administration enough for them to offer him a job. Yet he has never met his employer in person.

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Eight indicted by grand jury

MOUNT VERNON -- Eight indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury, Monday, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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