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Mount Vernon News December 5, 2012

Weston retiring after 40 years in law

MOUNT VERNON -- A 40-year career as a practicing attorney will come to an end Dec. 14 when Rob Weston will put in his last day of work at Zelkowitz, Barry and Cullers Lawyers.

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McKees named Outstanding Cooperator

MOUNT VERNON -- Nathan and Cheryl McKee of Harrison Township were honored Tuesday evening with the 2012 Outstanding Cooperator Award from the Knox Soil &Water Conservation District and Farm Credit Services of Mid America.

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Few criminals given long sentences

MOUNT VERNON -- Few things are more haunting than a wrongful death, wanton sexual act or incidence of violence.

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Students prepare truck for FFH auction

MOUNT VERNON -- Someone looking for a bargain in a late-model heavy duty pickup truck should go to the auction in front of City Hall Saturday.

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Cat shelter outbreak repeat of 2009 virus

MOUNT VERNON -- Angst over the recent euthanization of infected cats dominated Tuesday night's monthly meeting of the Knox County Humane Society at Emeritus at HillenVale, offset by determination to avoid similar situations in the future.

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Derby collects food on four courses

MOUNT VERNON -- The 10th annual Shopping Cart Derby will take place this Saturday. The teams represent the four media partners that work together to conduct the Food for the Hungry drive. Teams will be collecting food and funds to help our neighbors in need.

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Accidental shooting puts wife in hospital

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man accidentally shot his wife in the shoulder Tuesday night while showing his gun to a friend.

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Bladensburg Parade on Sunday

BLADENSBURG -- The Bladensburg community will be celebrating Christmas with its annual Christmas Parade on Sunday.

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Mount Vernon Board of Education meeting moves location

MOUNT VERNON -- Thursday's special work session of the Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education has been changed.

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Jackets succumb to Clear Fork pressure

MOUNT VERNON -- Defense ruled the roost Tuesday when Clear Fork invaded Mount Vernon.

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Trojans win defensive battle with Highland

SPARTA -- The Centerburg Trojans knew it wasn't going to be easy when they went up the road a few miles to face the Highland Scots -- their fierce, backyard nonconference rival.

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