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Mount Vernon News February 5, 2013

Raccoon dinner draws crowd despite slick roads

DANVILLE -- Events that draw large crowds, like the one that drew hundreds of visitors to Danville on Monday night, are often remarkable -- in some way.

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Local MLB umpire shares highs, lows

DANVILLE -- Thirty-one years of baseball memories were crammed into 30 minutes Monday evening at Danville High School.

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Variety of services available in Centerburg

CENTERBURG -- Senior citizens age 60 and over are served by local providers in Knox County with a variety of services.

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Centerburg won't put electric aggregation issue on ballot

CENTERBURG -- After discussion at last night's monthly meeting, the Centerburg Village Council declined to place an electrical aggregation issue on the May special election ballot.

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Historical society director makes request for funds

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Historical Society has not received any financial support from the county commissioners for several years, but as Museum Director James Gibson concluded his annual report to the commissioners, he said the society is requesting $5,000.

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Case numbers on the rise at Children Services

MOUNT VERNON -- A rise in cases with Children Services at the Knox County office of Jobs &Family Services was the report to the Knox County Commissioners on Monday morning.

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Danville to equip new truck

DANVILLE -- The Village of Danville recently purchased a new dump truck. Monday, the members of village council approved funds to outfit the truck.

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School bus slips off road

MOUNT VERNON -- Icy road conditions were responsible for a slight bus mishap on Wells Road Monday as Mount Vernon Middle School students were on their way home from school.

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