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Mount Vernon News August 15, 2012

Vouchers help families send children back to school

MOUNT VERNON -- Many Knox County families will send their children off to school later this month with new clothes and the necessary supplies with help from Knox County Department of Job &Family Services and Interchurch Social Services.

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Swanson honored with memorial portrait

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Career Center School of Practical Nursing was established in 1978 and has a long history of nursing excellence.

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Culvert replacement work closes Ohio 661

BRANDON -- Ohio 661 south of Brandon between Berger and Butcher roads has been closed since Monday for a culvert replacement project.

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Cow's health questioned

MOUNT VERNON -- The health and safety of animals is often a topic of concern for local residents.

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Centerburg school board approves fiscal actions

CENTERBURG -- Monday's meeting of the Centerburg Board of Education was uneventful, treasurer Ellen Scott told the News on Tuesday.

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MVDC employees concerned about cost-cutting measures

MOUNT VERNON -- Employees of the Mount Vernon Developmental Center continue to be unsettled about cost-containment measures such as the announced abolishment of 32 positions by Oct. 20 and the closing of Rian Hall slated for June 2013.

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Filter issue floods Apple Valley home

HOWARD -- A fracture in a water filter under the sink in an Apple Valley home flooded the ground floor and left a pool of water in the basement recreation room Tuesday morning.

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Tennis team suffers growing pains

MOUNT VERNON -- It was a clean sweep for the Golden Gales of Lancaster, who spoiled the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets'girls tennis home opener.

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