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Mount Vernon News November 2, 2012

Voting registration issue pops up

GAMBIER -- Why would someone register to vote at an address where they have never lived, then never vote?

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Sixth-grader Hamman receives citizen's cross award

MOUNT VERNON -- Abby Hamman, 11, a sixth-grader at Mount Vernon Middle School, was home Saturday morning, Oct. 6, with her 6-year-old brother, Jonathan, and her 10-year-old friend while her parents took her brother, Hunter, 7, to soccer.

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Community comes together in prayer rally

MOUNT VERNON -- A unified community came together for the sole purpose of prayer Thursday evening at Public Square.

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Auction raises $6,280 for parade, walk

MOUNT VERNON -- The annual Mount Vernon Christmas Parade &Walk auction was the recipient of monetary gifts Thursday night as local business owners and friends raised a total of $6,280.

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HOOT adds another section

MOUNT VERNON -- Another paved portion of the Heart of Ohio Trail connecting Centerburg and Mount Vernon -- from Thayer Road to Columbus Road -- was officially opened and dedicated Thursday.

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KCCC ROTC 'exceeds standards'

MOUNT VERNON -- The Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps unit at Knox County Career Center is top notch.

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Harper crowed over Democratic gains in 1862

As armies marched across Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky in the fall of 1862, back in Mount Vernon, Lecky Harper was promoting Democratic candidates in the 1862 elections.

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County purchases building

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Commissioners acted to lock in some long-term savings Thursday by purchasing a building to house two agencies and refinancing a 2008 property purchase.

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Gannon part of tradition of Freddie runners

FREDERICKTOWN -- On Saturday, a new chapter in a long story will be written.

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Ebersole looks to carve new legacy at Highland

SPARTA -- For the first time in nine years, a boy wearing the Highland High School cross country uniform will appear at the state meet.

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