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Mount Vernon News December 6, 2012

Realtors end positive year with awards

MOUNT VERNON -- There was an air of optimism at Wednesday night's Knox County Board of Realtors Christmas banquet, with many agents convinced that the housing market is on the rebound.

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Christmas spirit in the air at Utica walk

UTICA -- The spirit of the Christmas season fell upon the streets of downtown Utica on Wednesday evening during the annual Utica Christmas Walk on Main.

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Night hunters charged by ODNR

MOUNT VERNON -- Two Butler area men have been charged with several violations from a hunting incident on Nov. 13, near Nunda.

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Benefit to help Fredericktown family

FREDERICKTOWN -- As December traditionally brings out the spirit of giving, Fredericktown area residents will have the opportunity on Saturday to give to one of their own in a fund-raising Christmas Workshop for Jennifer Burkett.

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Doing 'time'continues after prison

MOUNT VERNON -- How much punishment is enough? Society wrestles with that question, and answers are elusive.

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Dogs get treats from MVHS FCCLA

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon High School Family Career and Community Leaders of America members Kaitlyn Hathaway, Victoria Cunningham, Grace Shackle and Colton Hoar delivered over 150 bags of homemade dog treats to Carole Jarvis, Director of the Knox County Humane Society on Nov. 30.

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Food drive goes live Saturday

MOUNT VERNON -- Local media outlets will join together this weekend for the 31st annual Food for the Hungry drive, to benefit The Salvation Army and Interchurch Social Services.

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HopeNow receives foundation grant

MOUNT VERNON -- HopeNow, Inc., a local 501(c)(3) charitable organization, was recently notified by the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County that it has been awarded a grant to purchase a forklift, which will be used for moving its furniture inventory at the warehouse.

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Health Department to close early Friday

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Health Department will close at noon on Friday.

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Trojans roll to tri-match victories

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg wrestling team had plenty of expectations going into this season and, judging its progress in the early going, the expectations are well-founded.

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