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Mount Vernon News September 7, 2012

Miller reaches century mark

GAMBIER -- Franklin Miller Jr., professor emeritus of physics, has reached the century mark, and Saturday is Franklin Miller Day at Kenyon College to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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Long lines wait for flu shots

MOUNT VERNON -- A steady stream of cars entered the Knox County Fairgrounds Thursday evening to take advantage of the eighth annual drive-through flu shot clinic.

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Fredericktown's top tomato and other veggies selected

FREDERICKTOWN -- Tomatoes appropriately occupy a considerable amount of exhibitor space at the Fredericktown Tomato Show this week; and on Thursday, OSU Extension educator Troy Cooper judged all of the produce.

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Casino funds, insurance discussed by county officials

MOUNT VERNON -- Topics of casino funds, employee iHealth insurance and centralized purchasing were discussed when the Knox County elected officials met Thursday morning at the Knox County Service Center.

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Calico paper honored Ohio governor

FREDERICKTOWN -- A newspaper printed on calico was the centerpiece of the Main Street Free Press Museum's program at the annual Fredericktown Tomato Festival.

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Schoolhouse rocks at Tomato Show Lip Sync

FREDERICKTOWN -- A group of teachers from Fredericktown Elementary School won the "Best Overall"award at the lip sync contest at the annual Fredericktown Tomato Show.

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Knox County tourism shows marked increase

MOUNT VERNON -- Executive director of the Knox County Convention and Visitor's Bureau Pat Crow spoke to Knox County Commissioners Teresa Bemiller and Roger Reed on Thursday.

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Miller updates commissioners on health department's business

MOUNT VERNON -- Speaking to the Knox County Board of Commissioners on Thursday, Knox County Health Commissioner Julie Miller said the department has been "busy."

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Beroth takes unforgettable trip

MOUNT VERNON -- Fifteen months of child sponsorship finally led to a face-to-face meeting between Jim Beroth and his sponsored child in Cambodia this past June. An eight-day trip to Cambodia through the Asia's Hope program took Beroth on an unforgettable trip, one which touched his heart in a special way.

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Three sentenced to prison

Robert L. Endsley, 45, Warsaw, was convicted today of his eighth drunk driving offense in 20 years, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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