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Mount Vernon News August 13, 2012

Pelotonia riders find warm welcome at Kenyon College

GAMBIER -- Riding through the finish arch at Kenyon College was either an exhilarating, inspiring, or emotional release for Pelotonia riders and supporters Saturday.

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Fiddle competition highly competitive

MOUNT VERNON -- Krista Solars and the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival both turned 25 this year, and if minstrel Dan was listening in from above one has to believe he was impressed with Krista's performance Saturday in the Old-Time Fiddle Contest.

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Musicians dazzle audience, judges

MOUNT VERNON -- It's been 108 years since Mount Vernon native son Dan Emmett drew his last breath, but the famed minstrel's spirit was nevertheless in evidence Saturday morning as area musicians competed in flat-pick guitar and banjo contests at the 25th Annual Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival.

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Death of 4 year old being investigated

MOUNT VERNON -- Investigation has begun on the death of a 4-year-old Mount Vernon youth.

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Mount Vernon man killed in farm tractor crash Sunday

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man, John F. Barton, 57, lost his life in a farm tractor crash Sunday morning.

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Starr, Jurkowitz honored at festival

MOUNT VERNON -- As people flowed to the north side of the square in anticipation of Saturday night's featured entertainment, they were witnesses to the annual bell auction and the presentation of two major awards.

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Buckeye basketball star speaks in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- Former Ohio State basketball star Scoonie Penn stopped in Mount Vernon on Saturday to share his experiences with some young hoops fans.

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