Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News January 4, 2013

County sales tax for roads?

MOUNT VERNON -- On Thursday, Knox County Engineer Jim Henry asked the county commissioners for legislation to put a 0.5 percent sales tax issue on the November ballot.

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Sheriff to collaborate with CODE Task Force

MOUNT VERNON -- A switch in task forces to combat the change in crime trends being made by the Knox County Sheriff's Office was the announcement made Thursday morning by Knox County Sheriff Dave Shaffer.

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False alarm forces evacuation at Dan Emmett Elementary School

MOUNT VERNON -- A false alarm at Dan Emmett Elementary School on Thursday morning, around 8:30, forced the evacuation of staff members and early arrivals to the school.

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Centerburg 2nd half run too much for Bulldogs

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg Trojans started slow but then exploded for a 21-4 run, pouring it on the visiting East Knox Bulldogs, 51-31, in Mid-Buckeye Conference basketball action on Thursday.

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Freddies overpower Blue Devils

FREDERICKTOWN -- On paper, the Fredericktown Freddies and Danville Blue Devils match up well.

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