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Mount Vernon News December 17, 2012

New Kingdom Hall opens doors

MOUNT VERNON -- Passers-by 189 Mansfield Road saw the building go up on two weekends in September.

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Earnest uses artistic eye to help 'deck the halls'

HOWARD -- Decorating for Christmas does not have to be limited to traditional stars and angels, nor should the decking of the halls contain only shades of red and green -- at least that's how Connie Earnest decorates for the holidays.

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Birthday wishes go to the dogs

GAMBIER -- Birthdays are going to the dogs.

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Area schools have safety plans in place

MOUNT VERNON -- The events in Connecticut -- the shooting deaths of children and school staff members on Friday -- are horrific reminders that tragedy often strikes with no warning.

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Two injured in bar fight

MOUNT VERNON -- Two men were transported to Grant Medical Center in Columbus following an altercation early Saturday morning at Banana Joe's, 100 W. High St.

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Suicide prevention efforts should be year-round

MOUNT VERNON -- The common belief is that suicide rates increase in December because people become depressed at the sight of others enjoying the holidays while they cope with money problems or personal woes. The common belief is wrong.

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Quick start by Blue Devils too much for Bulldogs

HOWARD -- A fast start by the Danville Blue Devils was too much for the East Knox Bulldogs to overcome.

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