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Mount Vernon News September 18, 2012

Mount Vernon woman injured in crash west of Centerburg

CENTERBURG -- A Mount Vernon woman told the Ohio State Highway Patrol she was putting on makeup when her car crashed Saturday at 2:55 p.m.

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Pies, extras bring in cash at festival

CENTERBURG -- Perfect September weather drew a big crowd to the Oldtime Farming Festival on Saturday to enjoy the food, exhibits and entertainment.

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Enjoying the first taste of fall

CENTERBURG -- The hot and dry summer of 2012 has been anything but kind to farmers, but the weather could not have been better for the 20th Annual Oldtime Farming Festival here over the weekend.

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Accident knocks down pole on Sandusky Street

MOUNT VERNON -- A downed power pole across Sandusky Street from a one-car accident blocked traffic for more than one and one-half hours late Friday evening.

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Antietam site of single bloodiest day of war

Sept. 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day of the Civil War as the two armies engaged suffered a total of almost 23,000 casualties (killed, wounded and missing or captured).

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Alzheimer's Walk takes steps toward a cure

MOUNT VERNON -- The 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's in Mount Vernon is just one of over 600 walks nationwide and will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Memorial Park entrance to the Kokosing Gap Trail.

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OES breaks ground for expansion

MOUNT VERNON -- An expansion at the Ohio Eastern Star campus on Gambier Road started in grand fashion with an official groundbreaking ceremony in August.

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Deadline nears for voting in November election

MOUNT VERNON -- The deadline for registration and changes of address to vote in the Nov. 6 General Elections is Oct. 9.

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Jackets finish 3rd at MVMS Invitational

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Middle School golf team was looking to defend its own turf Saturday.

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