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Mount Vernon News October 15, 2012

Rash of burglaries strike area churches

MOUNT VERNON -- Three local churches -- First Congregational United Church of Christ, North Main Street; First Presbyterian Church, North Gay Street; and St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, East High Street -- were burglarized over the weekend.

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Reward offered in arson

MOUNT VERNON -- The State Fire Marshal is offering a reward for information that helps to identify those responsible for an arson fire at 301 N. Norton Street, according to Mount Vernon Fire Chief Chris Menapace.

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KCESC board gets good financial report

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Educational Service Center has a healthy cash balance right now, treasurer Heather Darnold told the board on Thursday, but there has been a major shift in funding.

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Kids Shelf celebrates 25 years

MOUNT VERNON -- Colonial Books and Kids Shelf, located at 521 S. Main St, is celebrating its silver anniversary.

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Gibbs, Healy-Abrams agree to debate at Kenyon College

GAMBIER -- Kenyon College will host the only face-to-face debate in the race for Ohio's 7th Congressional District on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.

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Nunn sentenced to seven years for heroin trafficking

MOUNT VERNON -- Courtney D. Nunn, 25, Toledo, was sentenced to a seven-year prison term on Friday for trafficking and possession of heroin charges and for charges of tampering with evidence and engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity.

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ODOT projects continue

MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Department of Transportation continues to work on the following projects in Knox County.

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New crime tip line in service

MOUNT VERNON -- The crime tip line for the Knox County Sheriff's Office has been changed. The new tip line number is 740-393-6800, ext. 230.

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Carr improves at state golf tourney

COLUMBUS -- Saturday was a better day on the links for the only Knox County high school golfer in the state tournament.

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