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Mount Vernon News November 15, 2012

Highland principals placed on leave

SPARTA -- Two elementary principals in the Highland Local School District have been placed on administrative leave for not immediately notifying Children Services or law enforcement following a report of possible sexual misconduct involving a Highland Elementary student.

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LEPC revises constitution

MOUNT VERNON -- Adopting a newly revised constitution, electing a vice chairman and appointing a Training and Education Subcommittee topped the business of the quarterly Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting Wednesday.

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Activities discussed by East Knox board

HOWARD -- Wednesday's meeting of the East Knox Board of Education was largely routine.

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War paused after Antietam, Perryville

There was a lull in the Civil War in the fall of 1862.

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Drug testing to begin at North Fork schools

UTICA -- The North Fork Board of Education, at its October meeting, approved bringing back drug testing of all students who are involved in any extra-curricular activity or those who drive vehicles on school grounds.

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Man arrested following burglary

MOUNT VERNON -- At 4:25 this morning, the Mount Vernon Police Department responded to a burglary in process call on Parkview Drive.

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Waste, compost area open on Saturdays

MOUNT VERNON -- The Board of Knox County Commissioners reminds residents that the Knox County Yard Waste and Compost Area on Thayer Road is now open only on Saturdays.

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Blue Devil-Green Wave history not on Danville's side

DANVILLE -- There's a sight in Danville that people there haven't seen for a few years -- football in late November.

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