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Mount Vernon News February 25, 2013

Black history celebrated at library

MOUNT VERNON -- The importance of black history on the local level was the topic of a discussion titled, "Celebrating Black History Month 2013 -- The African American Experience in Knox County, Ohio,"on Saturday afternoon at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

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Shappert named 2013's Ohio Distinguished Young Woman

MOUNT VERNON -- Saturday night's Distinguished Young Women scholarship program concluded with tears and warm embraces among the 2013 participants.

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Paying for programs topic at Mount Vernon board meeting

MOUNT VERNON -- How do short-term benefits affect long-term goals and needs? What is fair for all students? How does one avoid setting a precedent? What does a particular action do to the overall big picture? How does one balance best-case scenarios with real world actualities?

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Municipal court to get office update

MOUNT VERNON -- The next phase in the improvement of security of Mount Vernon Municipal Court could begin soon.

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Investigation continues into death, fire

MOUNT VERNON -- An investigation continues pertaining to the death of Brad Grosscup, who was found dead in an apartment house fire Feb. 14 at 209 Shirley Ave.

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Woman struggles to get compensation after home flooded

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Commissioners are being sued by a former Knox County resident after a 2011 flood caused damage to her Banning Road home.

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Fredericktown man charged with sex crime

COLUMBUS -- A 32-year-old Fredericktown man is accused of trying to have sex with a minor after an undercover sting operation by Franklin County authorities.

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Riley wins district; 2 others to state

HILLIARD -- There was a little redemption in Saturday's Day 2 of the Division I Central District wrestling tournament at Hilliard Darby High School.

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Hundreds convene for Big-Little Invitational

GAMBIER -- More than 900 swimmers converged on the Kenyon Athletic Center Sunday for the 45th Big Little Invitational on Sunday.

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Final push leads London past Utica

UTICA -- Most people would agree the first few minutes and the last few are the most important of a basketball game.

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Injuries, misfortune shut out local D-III wrestlers

PHILO -- Ten area Division III wrestlers from four local schools made the journey to the tiny village of Philo for this year's Division III Central District wrestling tournament.

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