Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News February 16, 2013

Go Red celebrates couples and hearts

MOUNT VERNON -- A number of attendees wore red clothing to the Knox Community Hospital Go Red luncheon on Friday at Urgent Care where board certified interventionist cardiologist, Dr. Cindy Baker, spoke about heart disease.

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Fredericktown adds three to Hall of Honor

FREDERICKTOWN -- Three accomplished products of Fredericktown Local Schools were feted Friday as the first graduates named to the high school's Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor.

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Centerburg schools lose $7,755 in federal funding

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg school board on Monday learned the district will see a $7,755.84 decrease in federal Title I funds.

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Body ID'd; cause of death, fire unknown

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Coroner Jennifer Ogle identified the man found in a Shirley Avenue apartment Thursday as 52-year-old Brad Grosscup.

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Time factor halts city's support

MOUNT VERNON -- Mayor Richard Mavis and Mount Vernon City Council will not issue any letters of support for a proposed housing development on Upper Gilchrist Road.

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Grant allows expansion of city park

MOUNT VERNON -- A $1.75 million gift from the Ariel Foundation enabled the Foundation Park Conservancy to purchase real estate parcels totaling 59.1 acres on the site of the former Pittsburgh Plate Glass plant.

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Jackets crushed by Eagles in final home game

MOUNT VERNON -- It was not the way the Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket seniors wanted their last home game to go.

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Freddies wrap up season with win

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Fredericktown boys basketball team performed its version of "Jekyll and Hyde"in the first half of its game Friday night with East Knox.

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