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Mount Vernon News August 10, 2012

Veterans return to the skies

MOUNT VERNON -- The chance to return to the airways and to be behind the flight controls once again was a dream come true recently for three local veterans.

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Fine arts show offers wide variety of creative pieces

MOUNT VERNON -- Artisans play a big role each year in the success of the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival.

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Simmons, May win Knox Idol

MOUNT VERNON -- Black clouds rolled by, but the atmosphere on Public Square Friday evening was anything but gloomy during the 2012 Knox Idol contest.

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Leaves could make park soil richer

MOUNT VERNON -- The leaves the city collects each fall may eventually help grow grass at Foundation Park.

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Drug possession sends Utica man to prison

MOUNT VERNON -- According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, David R. Atkinson, 35, Utica, was convicted of aggravated possession of drugs for possessing cocaine, heroin and a syringe in a Centerburg apartment on Nov. 4, 2011.

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