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Mount Vernon News January 16, 2013

City project could move the Dan Emmett house again

MOUNT VERNON -- An improvement project to widen and expand Ohio 13 along South Sandusky Street is in the planning phases with the City of Mount Vernon.

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Be on alert for federal grant scam

DANVILLE -- In this economy, a $7,000 government grant sounds like a good thing, but chances are it's just another in a long list of scams which have swept the area in recently, and John Fongheiser would like people to be on their guard.

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Engineering scholarship available through foundation

MOUNT VERNON -- The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon &Knox County has announced a scholarship to engineering students from any four or five-year engineering school.

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Marathon station robbed

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man is in jail awaiting formal charges after assaulting a cashier and taking an unknown amount of money from the register at the Town Centre Marathon, 600 W. High St., just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Shoop, Smith nominated for military academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two Knox County residents have been nominated for acceptance into a U.S. service academy by U.S. Rep Bob Gibbs (R).

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AP English classes a hit at Centerburg High School

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg school board on Monday learned about the success of the Advanced Placement English literature class being conducted at the high school.

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North Fork board to talk with community prior to meeting

UTICA -- The North Fork school board started out the new year by expanding the opportunities for community members to interact with school board members.

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Offices to be closed for holiday

MOUNT VERNON -- The following area offices and businesses will be closed Monday in observation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Mount Vernon In the Know team on TV

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon High School's In The Know team will be on television.

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Scots give up lead in fourth, fall 60-51

SPARTA -- The Highland Scots treated their fans to three quarters of good, exciting basketball on their home court, taking a 40-31 lead into the fourth quarter.

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Kids learn hoops, life lessons through YMCA

MOUNT VERNON -- The YMCA is where basketball was invented. And now the Mount Vernon YMCA and its sports director, Eric Boggs, are trying to make sure it remains the sport of choice.

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