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Mount Vernon News March 5, 2013

Mount Vernon girl escapes possible abduction

A female seventh-grade student was walking north on South Division Street this morning, to the Mount Vernon Middle School, when a greenish silver "old, rusty Dodge pick-up truck"pulled up and asked if she needed a ride.

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American Red Cross honors local heroes

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Chapter of the American Red Cross presented the Heroes of 2013 at this morning's annual Heroes Breakfast.

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Sheep association honors award recipient, ambassador

MOUNT VERNON -- The annual Knox County Sheep Improvement Dinner was a full event Monday night at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church including a lamb dinner, election of a new committee director, a speaker and introduction of the 2013 Sheep and Lamb Ambassador.

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Curtis Inn's hotel license issued in error

MOUNT VERNON -- The Curtis Inn has been ordered to return the 2013 hotel/motel license issued by the State Fire Marshal on Feb. 7.

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Mount Vernon school board announces proposed cuts

MOUNT VERNON -- As promised at the last meeting, the Mount Vernon Board of Education on Monday announced an additional $1.3 million in cuts that will be made if the emergency 5.6-mill levy fails in May.

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Centerburg council voices support of 9-1-1 consolidation proposal

CENTERBURG -- Centerburg's Village Council has thrown its support behind the proposed consolidation of Knox County's 9-1-1 system.

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New businesses taking shape

MOUNT VERNON -- A new accounting practice, a homestyle restaurant, and the closing of a restaurant/pub are among the recent business changes around Knox County.

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Roads closed

MOUNT VERNON -- Pealer Mill Road (County Road 45) in Brown Township between College Hill Road and Hostetler Road, is closed for approximately 30 days for culvert replacement.

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Blue Devils rally in 2nd half to victory

REYNOLDSBURG -- Trailing by one midway through the third quarter, the Danville boys basketball team turned it up a notch.

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