Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 16, 2013

Mount Vernon Academy official in jail

MOUNT VERNON -- The assistant dean of men for the Mount Vernon Academy is incarcerated in the Knox County Jail on charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor and pandering sexually oriented materials involving a minor.

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Phillips Park almost ready for baseball

MOUNT VERNON -- Work at Phillips Park is completed, except for some cleanup, and the park will be ready for the baseball season, Mayor Richard Mavis reported.

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Coleman outspoken breeder

MOUNT VERNON -- Tom Coleman caught heat for vacating his Georgia dog kennel, and even more when he arrived in Ohio.

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KCESC accepts donations for Summer Honors Institute

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Educational Service Center on Wednesday gratefully accepted several donations that will help send students to the Ohio Summer Honors Institute.

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A whole new way to read

BLADENSBURG -- The Bladensburg Sertoma Club and the East Knox Lions Club joined forces to provide a video magnifier so East Knox kindergarten pupil Reagan Tokasz has the assistance she needs to access reading and other classroom materials.

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Local effort saves Camp Cornish

MOUNT VERNON -- Thanks to a new partnership between the Community Foundation of Mount Vernon &Knox County and Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council, Camp Cornish, a 66-year-old Knox County campground, will re-open beginning in April.

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