Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News January 23, 2013

9-1-1 committee tables decision

MOUNT VERNON -- The 9-1-1 Planning Committee tabled the vote that will decide whether or not to move forward with the 9-1-1 consolidation plan after a public hearing on Tuesday where a wide range of opinions and concerns, as well as support, were shared.

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Dispatchers voice ideas, concerns

MOUNT VERNON -- Dispatchers from both the Mount Vernon Police Department and the Knox County Sheriff's Office spoke during Tuesday's public hearing regarding the possible consolidation of the two dispatch centers.

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Mount Vernon schools to place 5.6-mill tax levy on May ballot

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon school board on Tuesday voted to place a 5.6-mill property tax levy on the May ballot to generate $3 million needed to pay for the day-to-day operating expenses of the district.

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Henry: Tax needed for roads

MOUNT VERNON -- The current sales tax rate in Knox County is 6.5 percent, which comes out to $1.63 on a $25 purchase.

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Danville council has vacancy

DANVILLE -- Danville will have to fill a seat on Village Council after it was announced Monday that Danny Slone had submitted his resignation.

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Logan scores 31 in Freddie victory

FREDERICKTOWN -- Ryan Logan did his damage on both ends of the court and from the free throw line as well.

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New dual wrestling tourney to begin

MOUNT VERNON -- Tournament time begins early this winter, thanks to a new idea by the OHSAA.

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Scots respond with home win

SPARTA -- Highland girls basketball coach Galen Chapman admits it's more fun to coach when the team wins.

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