Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 12, 2013

Williams receives belated diploma

COLUMBUS -- Back in 1925, Reba Williams missed getting her Mount Vernon High School diploma by one book report.

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Holley named Republican of the Year

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Republican Party Central Committee's Diane Holley was named Republican of the Year Wednesday night at the party's annual dinner where Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor was the guest speaker.

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Puppy bill a long, arduous process

MOUNT VERNON -- Puppies born the day Ohio Senator Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) introduced legislation to regulate high-volume dog breeders are now long of tooth.

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'The Haunting'latest in tale of Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- Is it a ghost? Or is the mysterious figure -- a flesh-and-blood stalker out to terrorize people at Mount Vernon High School?

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East Knox considers arming staff members

HOWARD -- Approximately 65 community members turned out Wednesday to listen to and participate in the East Knox school board's discussion about possibly arming staff members to minimize the danger to students should an active shooter gain access to a school building, as is the cases at Columbine and Sandy Hook.

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East Knox board approves purchase of more than 1,000 iPads

HOWARD -- At its meeting on Wednesday, upon the recommendation of the technology committee, the East Knox school board approved a 4-year lease with option to purchase for more than 1,000 Apple iPads for students and staff.

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Williams earns nod as Player of Year

MOUNT VERNON -- Nobody in local girls basketball could beat you as many ways as Emily Williams.

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