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  • The Mount Vernon school board on Monday commended National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, who in turn honored the teachers most influential in their academic careers. Pictured are, from left, mathematics instructor Erin Daniels, semifinalist Casey Long, semifinalist Miranda Huang and French teacher Jennifer Bishop. Not pictured, English teacher Maria Casebeer. style=

    MV school board to discuss financial future

    The Mount Vernon school board on Monday commended National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, who in turn honored the teachers most influential in their academic careers. Pictured are, from left, mathematics instructor Erin Daniels, semifinalist Casey Long, semifinalist Miranda Huang and French teacher Jennifer Bishop. Not pictured, English teacher Maria Casebeer. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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  • All the first grade students in Mrs. Swendal’s class at Centerburg High School made customs like those worn by the first pilgrims at Plymouth Rock, Mass. Modeling their hats and vests are, from left, Kari Webb and Chase Johnson. The students enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal similar to that of  the pilgrims in the year 1621. style=

    Getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast

    All the first grade students in Mrs. Swendal’s class at Centerburg High School made customs like those worn by the first pilgrims at Plymouth Rock, Mass. Modeling their hats and vests are, from left, Kari Webb and Chase Johnson. The students enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal similar to that of the pilgrims in the year 1621. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The driver of this pickup fell asleep early this morning. His truck crossed U.S. 36 and tore out this guard rail and rolled on its side. The crash was just east of Tucker Road. He was not injured but traffic was stopped for an hour. The name of the driver and other details were not available this morning. style=

    Early morning crash

    The driver of this pickup fell asleep early this morning. His truck crossed U.S. 36 and tore out this guard rail and rolled on its side. The crash was just east of Tucker Road. He was not injured but traffic was stopped for an hour. The name of the driver and other details were not available this morning. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • It’s that time of year again when consumers hear the familiar ringing of the bell for the Mount Vernon Salvation Army Red Kettle drive. The annual fundraising campaign got its official kickoff Monday evening at Kroger. Pictured are, from left, Heather Fowler, Kroger service director; Salvation Army Captain Jon Jackson and Kevin Mishey, Advisory Board member. style=

    Red Kettle drive started

    It’s that time of year again when consumers hear the familiar ringing of the bell for the Mount Vernon Salvation Army Red Kettle drive. The annual fundraising campaign got its official kickoff Monday evening at Kroger. Pictured are, from left, Heather Fowler, Kroger service director; Salvation Army Captain Jon Jackson and Kevin Mishey, Advisory Board member. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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    Extension educator Cooper heading West for new job

    Troy Cooper (Photo by File Photo)

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