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Mount Vernon News December 21, 2012

School officials have mixed views on carrying guns

MOUNT VERNON -- The recent school shooting in Connecticut has focused a spotlight on school safety issues, and some people believe it would make sense to allow school personnel to carry weapons as a defense against armed intruders.

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Attorney General pushes for schools to look into gun option

MOUNT VERNON -- Whether or not school administrators should have a gun is a question for local school boards, according to Mike Dewine, Ohio attorney general.

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Former Fredericktown man killed in Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A former Fredericktown man was shot and killed by law enforcement Saturday after he took a gun into the hospital where his wife was a patient and shot three people.

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High winds knock out power to residents

MOUNT VERNON -- The first day of winter brought the first winter storm of the season to Knox County on Thursday evening, bringing with it strong winds resulting in a few cases of downed trees and power lines.

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Health department braces for a lean 2013

MOUNT VERNON -- Discussion took place about handling finances through a lean year in 2013 when the Knox County Board of Health met Wednesday evening at the Knox County Health Department.

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No decision yet on suspended dog warden

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Commissioners, including commissioner-elect Thom Collier, spent about an hour and a half Thursday closeted in an executive session with Dog Warden Jim St. Clair and Assistant County Prosecutor Chip McConville.

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Sheriff's office acquires special vehicle

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Sheriff's Office has acquired a specialized vehicle from the military under the 1033 program of surplus military supplies for police agencies.

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Editor blamed administration for defeats

The debacle at Fredericksburg was bound to bring out the charges and countercharges in the newspapers.

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Change in annual dinner recognizes Ronald Reagan

MOUNT VERNON -- The Executive Committee of the Knox County Republican Party met last week at the Alcove Restaurant in Mount Vernon.

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Reservations taken for Fredericktown Community Parks

FREDERICKTOWN -- Planning a family reunion, class reunion, birthday party, baby shower or any other occasion where people gather together?

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Yellow Jackets mount comeback in home dual

MOUNT VERNON -- It came down to the final match of the night.

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Trojans frustrate Danville, win 45-34

DANVILLE -- The Centerburg Trojans, led by Stacey Fielding (13 points) and Kendall Compton (12 points), defeated the Danville Blue Devils, 45-34, in Thursday Mid-Buckeye Conference girls basketball action.

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