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Mount Vernon News December 3, 2012

Hunters help feed the hungry

MOUNT VERNON -- Last week's deer-gun season kept area processors busy processing the deer. But hunters weren't just stocking their own freezers; many shared the meat with local food banks.

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Pleasant Street students learn real-world science applications

MOUNT VERNON -- Pleasant Street Elementary School is pleased to have a team from Rolls-Royce helping the 4th and 5th graders learn about science through the eyes of a community based company.

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Weather doesn't dampen spirits at walk

FREDERICKTOWN -- Gray skies and a light drizzle did nothing to dampen the spirits of those who turned out Sunday for Fredericktown's annual Christmas Walk.

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Students freezin'for a reason

GAMBIER -- Being the parent of a college student has its ups and downs, so picture this good news, bad news, scenario: Your son or daughter has been away from home for just a week, but has already made new friends and joined a campus organization. Its name is Beer and Sex.

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Juvenile court similar to adult

Chip McConville prefers to go through his workday without seeing children, and when he does encounter them on the job he routinely tells them he hopes it's for the last time. Sound like an ogre or crank? Not at all. McConville is the Knox County Assistant Prosecutor with primary responsibility for the office's substantial load of unruly child and juvenile delinquency cases.

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Gun sales on upward trend nationally

MOUNT VERNON -- Nationally, gun sales have been reported on the rise. Some stores have reported increase before and after the election and attributed it to people worried that President Barack Obama was planning new anti-gun legislation.

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Yellow Jackets dominate field at Wazie

MOUNT VERNON -- It was quite a turnaround from one year ago. At last year's Wazie Wrestling Classic, not a single weight class was won by a Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket.

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Centerburg grad named finalist for top honor

TIFFIN -- Hard work and perseverance. All coaches preach that to their players, no matter the sport. By working hard and persevering through adversity, good things will come.

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