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Mount Vernon News March 15, 2013

Raver sentenced to six years in prison

MOUNT VERNON -- A six-year prison sentence was handed down to Tabitha M. Raver in Knox County Court of Common Pleas this morning.

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KCCC hires architects to plan new facility

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Career Center board on Thursday took another step toward expanding the space for the ROTC and sports medicine programs: It approved Architectural Vision Group as the architect for the proposed building project.

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Three paramedics retiring after 30 years

MOUNT VERNON -- Today will mark the end of an era for three local paramedics as they embark on their final day of duty with the Mount Vernon Fire Department.

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Numbers create challenges for breeders

MOUNT VERNON -- More than 100 of your Knox County neighbors raise dogs as a business or hobby and will tell you dogs are like members of their family.

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Patrol expects problems if speed limit raised

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Gilead Highway Patrol Post Commander Lt. Toby Smith expects problems if the speed limit is raised to 70 miles per hour on rural interstates.

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Fredericktown foundation sets goals

FREDERICKTOWN -- "If we don't make something happen, there won't be anything left to fix."

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Freemans lead services at new church

MOUNT VERNON -- Just outside Mount Vernon, eight acres have been dedicated to a new congregation called the Church on The Mount.

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Danville/East Knox to present 'The Sound of Music'

DANVILLE -- The Danville and East Knox drama departments have teamed up to present the classic musical, "The Sound of Music."The curtain goes up at 7 p.m. today and Saturday in the Danville High School theater.

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Harper turns up the political rhetoric

February and March, 1863, was a slow period in the Civil War.

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County opens demolition bids

MOUNT VERNON -- Bids were open Thursday for the demolition of the first 11 properties in the Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Program.

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