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Mount Vernon News December 15, 2012

Hoffman hits century mark with a smile

MOUNT VERNON -- For a man who loves his roots and has called Licking or Knox County home for the past century, Fred Hoffman has gotten around.

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Coshocton Avenue remains 25 mph

MOUNT VERNON -- Work on the Coshocton Avenue improvement project has been completed for a while, but the orange construction signs won't come down until after the first of the year, Mayor Richard Mavis reported at his weekly press meeting.

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KCESC board approves routine financial actions

MOUNT VERNON -- On Wednesday the Knox Educational Service Center board had a fairly routine meeting Treasurer Heather Darnold told the News on Thursday.

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FFA takes center stage at East Knox board meeting

HOWARD -- FFA took center stage Wednesday when the East Knox Board of Education met in regular session.

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Funds and supplies raised for Sandy relief efforts

GAMBIER -- Sunday school teacher Korinna Waddell and youth group leader Darlene Rousseau teamed up with Kenyon College and First Congregational United Church of Christ youth group to collect clean-up supplies and raise funds to support relief efforts on the east coast after hurricane Sandy displaced thousands from their homes.

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Bailey's 17 points propel Jackets to easy win

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets are like a jigsaw puzzle with a bunch of square pieces.

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Utica responds from slow start

DANVILLE -- For the Utica boys basketball team, Friday had a strange feeling of deja vu.

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Freddies soar past Redbirds, 58-31

FREDERICKTOWN -- Ryan Logan put on a dunking show, pacing the undefeated Fredericktown Freddies to a 58-31 victory over the Loudonville Redbirds at home in Mid-Buckeye Conference action.

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