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Mount Vernon News February 23, 2013

Scholarships up for grabs as Distinguished Young Women takes stage

MOUNT VERNON -- The Distinguished Young Women of Ohio scholarship program participants took the stage Friday night at Mount Vernon's Memorial Theater with a spirited musical opening.

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United Way elects officers, welcomes new board

MOUNT VERNON -- The United Way of Knox County board met Tuesday at the Knox County Chamber of Commerce and elected new officers for 2013. They also recognized new board members.

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Knox Community Hospital and Anthem resuming talks

MOUNT VERNON -- Relief may be on the way for area residents who have health coverage through Anthem BlueCross Blue-Shield and have to pay out-of-network fees for healthcare in Knox County.

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Rates could increase at pool

MOUNT VERNON -- City Council Monday will consider whether to increase any of the fees for Hiawatha Water Park, Mayor Richard Mavis reported at his weekly press briefing Friday.

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KCCC extends contract of treasurer

MOUNT VERNON -- Due to predictions of inclement weather and potentially hazardous road conditions, Thursday's meeting of the Knox County Career Center school board was held at 4 p.m. rather than 7 p.m. as scheduled.

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Sheep Committee to hold dinner meeting

MOUNT VERNON -- The annual Knox County Sheep Improvement Committee's Dinner Meeting will be held March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, and it is open to the public.

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Shinaberry continues family's farming tradition

MOUNT VERNON -- Dennis Shinaberry and his wife Becky live on a family farm outside of Fredericktown and raise feeder lambs as well as some crops.

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Several Jackets on verge of state

HILLIARD -- Several Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket wrestlers took some big steps Friday toward the state meet.

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No local wrestlers unscathed in Divison III

PHILO -- Local wrestlers could not make it through Day 1 of the 2013 OHSAA Division III Central District wrestling tournament unblemished.

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Johnson shines at D-II districts

HEATH -- The first day of the Division II district wrestling tournament was unkind to most of the Utica and Highland wrestling team members.

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