Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 12, 2013

Philosophies differ in dog breeding issue

MOUNT VERNON -- No love is lost between commercial dog breeders and animal welfare activists.

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Thatcher to testify for elder abuse bill

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher will be among those testifying this afternoon in favor of House Bill 49, which would target the growing problem of elder abuse.

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Veteran teachers to retire from Fredericktown

FREDERICKTOWN -- Several veteran educators submitted retirement requests to the Fredericktown Board of Education on Tuesday, and the board granted those requests.

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Friends pull teen from Mohican River

MOUNT VERNON -- Three friends, all seniors at the Knox County Career Center, headed off after school Monday to check out a site on the Mohican River near Brinkhaven to shoot a video.

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Mount Vernon, Gambier consider fire merger

MOUNT VERNON -- The process is now officially moving forward with a possible merger between the Mount Vernon Fire Department and the College-Monroe Township Fire Department.

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Centerburg school board commends athletes

CENTERBURG -- The Centerburg Board of Education on Monday issued formal commendations to both the seventh-grade girls basketball team and the seventh-grade boys basketball team, along with their coaches, for winning the Mid-Buckeye Conference seventh-grade championship.

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Spring begins next week with equinox

GAMBIER -- The contradictory nature of Ohio's seasons is evident when they collide; like they did March 6, when the severe weather sirens were tested on Wednesday -- the same day the county was due to get hit by a winter storm.

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Danville's run ends in 61-48 defeat at regional

COLUMBUS -- There is a terrible injustice in the world of sports that great teams so often end their season in defeat. Sometimes, it just doesn't seem fair.

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