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Mount Vernon News November 22, 2012

News delivery turns into rescue

MOUNT VERNON -- Delivering the Mount Vernon News is a routine assignment: Newspapers are delivered to the carrier who then trudges up and down their route dropping off the paper's latest edition. But recently that routine delivery turned into a rescue.

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Mount Vernon Police Department add two more to force

MOUNT VERNON -- Two openings on the Mount Vernon Police Department have been filled with the hiring of two local men, and two other officers received promotions Tuesday.

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Daily meals fill body and soul

MOUNT VERNON -- As the nation gives thanks on this special day and sits down to feast on holiday fare, hundreds of Mount Vernon residents give thanks for the Hot Meals program which provides sustenance for those in need seven days a week.

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Volunteers make Hot Meals a success

MOUNT VERNON -- The Hot Meals program sponsored by Mount Vernon churches is a boon to many people in the community who need a good meal.

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Cattle reported stolen in Coshocton County

WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of cattle as two cases were reported in the past week in Oxford Township.

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Meschers hope Grinch finds heart, returns sleigh

GAMBIER -- Santa Claus and children everywhere would agree that this is no time of the year for a sleigh to go missing.

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Danville Council considers raises

DANVILLE -- A two-hour executive session Monday led Danville Village Council to propose wage increases and salaries for village employees for 2013.

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Think small when shopping Saturday

MOUNT VERNON -- Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to helping small businesses and their communities.

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Staats, Upton share All-Area football honors

MOUNT VERNON -- The staff of the Mount Vernon News sports department didn't have to look too far to find the All-Area Offensive Player of the Year for football.

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Carr named All-Area Golfer

MOUNT VERNON -- When the high school golf season panned out, it was Faithe Carr who stood as the lone competitor in the state tournament.

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Simpson wins for 3rd straight year

MOUNT VERNON -- For the third straight year, Centerburg's Tristen Simpson was dominant enough to be named Mount Vernon News All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year.

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Ebersole, Fowler named top runners

MOUNT VERNON -- He became the first runner in nine years to represent his school at the State Cross Country Championship.

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