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Mount Vernon News March 12, 2013

Dog breeders must follow local laws

MOUNT VERNON -- Like all business owners, dog breeders are subject to laws and regulations. Locally, that begins with a dog kennel license issued by the Knox County Auditor.

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Meeting yields info, but no vote

MOUNT VERNON -- A lengthy committee meeting on the 9-1-1 consolidation plan flushed out a lot of information, but Mount Vernon City Council members aren't yet ready to vote on the measure despite being in a general agreement that consolidation of the two dispatch centers is a good idea.

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Council opposes Upper Gilchrist Road development

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council members agreed to sign a letter of opposition regarding a low-income housing development for the city's east side.

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County assistance slows down

MOUNT VERNON -- An annual report from the public assistance unit of Knox County Jobs &Family Services was heard by the Knox County Board of Commissioners on Monday morning. Public assistance administrator Carla Poland along with Knox County JFS Director Matthew Kurtz shared statistical information about the department from 2012.

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Utica council sets budget for 2013

UTICA -- Utica village council approved ordinances to make appropriations for fiscal year 2013 and to adopt a permanent revenue budget for 2013.

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Mavis, Hillier battle over bike path value

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council passed a resolution Monday night that will allow the city to move forward with the downtown connector trail project, despite a heated discussion between Mayor Richard Mavis and At-Large Councilman Mike Hillier.

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Mid-Buckeye Conference hands out awards

BELLVILLE -- Local high school stars were honored at the Mid-Buckeye Conference's annual winter banquet, held in Bellville on Monday.

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