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Mount Vernon News October 8, 2012

Sad day for Girl Scouts as camp closes

MOUNT VERNON -- Shutters were drawn on a beautiful 15-acre slice of Knox County over the weekend as closing ceremonies were held at Camp Cornish.

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Moore describes harrowing event

MOUNT VERNON -- For more than an hour Saturday morning, Morrow County Sheriff's Deputy Brandon Moore enthralled the attendees of the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast with the account of his near-fatal wounding on Sept. 21, 2010.

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First Christian Church sold at auction

MOUNT VERNON -- The future is uncertain for the building which housed the former First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at 110 E. Vine St.

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Annual farm tour a hoot

MOUNT VERNON -- In spite of sporadic showers and intermittent sunshine, Sunday's edition of the 2012 Heart of Ohio Tour saw a sparse, but steady, stream of participants.

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Antietam followed by smaller battle

As the nation reeled at the news of Antietam and its toll of 23,000 casualties, it would have been easy to overlook the news two days later of a battle in Iuka, Miss.

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Others weigh in on Freshwater case

MOUNT VERNON -- Several national organizations have weighed in on the John Freshwater contract termination appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court.

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Three arrested for armed robbery

CONDIT -- Three individuals were arrested for aggravated robbery on Saturday following a pursuit involving seven law enforcement departments which ended just southwest of the Knox-Delaware county line.

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Kenyon's Miller passes away

GAMBIER -- Former Kenyon College physics professor Franklin Miller Jr., died Thursday, Oct. 4. He was 100 years old.

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Energy high at Fall Festival

MOUNT VERNON -- The campus of the Mount Vernon Developmental Center was alive with energy and excitement at the 2012 Fall Festival.

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Contribute to library study

MOUNT VERNON -- The Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County is joining all types of libraries across the state to participate in "Snapshot Day: A Day in the Life of Ohio Libraries"on Tuesday, Oct. 9, to capture and share information about how important academic, public, school, and special libraries and library systems are to the state of Ohio.

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