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Mount Vernon News November 29, 2012

Rolls unveils new office building

MOUNT VERNON -- Seven months and $10 million after ground was broken in late April, Rolls-Royce Energy Systems unveiled its newest office building Wednesday morning at the corner of Sandusky and Chestnut streets.

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Mount Vernon school board silent on possible cutbacks

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon City school board is holding a special work session on Thursday, Dec. 6, to give board members the opportunity to take another in-depth look into district finances and to consider what cost-savings measures need to be taken since the latest operating levy proposal was rejected by voters.

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Child support requires social work for success

MOUNT VERNON -- "We try to impose order on disorder at a time people are having a life crisis."

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Young artist finds strength in talents

MOUNT VERNON -- The artwork of Ayanna Lowe, a student at Knox Learning Center has a place of honor in the offices of the Ohio Department of Education.

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Board of health to stay on county insurance plan

MOUNT VERNON -- Health insurance options were discussed by the Knox County Board of Health when it met Wednesday evening at the Knox County Health Department.

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Items being collected for Stockings for Seniors

HOWARD -- Donations are currently being taken for the second annual Stockings for Seniors project, initiated in 2011 by Boy Scout Troop 344 member Ramsey McCarthy, now a sophomore at East Knox High School.

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Minor fire at chicken barn

FREDERICKTOWN -- An overheated propane burner set a minor fire in the barn of a chicken raising operation early this morning.

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Fredericktown commemorative ornament released

FREDERICKTOWN -- The 11th Annual Fredericktown Christmas Walk commemorative ornament has been released and is available for purchase.

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State football finalist has 3 local players

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon resident Ryan Fitzgerald is getting an opportunity few Knox County students have ever had.

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