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Mount Vernon News March 18, 2013

Say Yes to the Dress brings fashion forward

CENTERBURG -- It's actually not a reality show, but it is a reality -- a girl was asked to prom.

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Computer helps county keep roads clear

Mount Vernon -- The Knox County Highway Department has a new computerized system of applying salt to roads that promises to save the taxpayers substantial amounts of money over the snow season.

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Knox County Goat Improvement Association celebrates success

MOUNT VERNON -- Celebrating the success of the goat industry in Knox County was the agenda when the fourth annual Knox County Goat Improvement Association banquet took place at First Congregational United Church of Christ on Saturday evening.

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SB130 expected to toughen up Ohio's laws

MOUNT VERNON -- President William Howard Taft once said, "Legislators seem to regard the passage of laws as more important than results of their enforcement."Animal rights activists hope Ohio's Puppy Mill Bill will be different.

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Mount Vernon Academy dean Smith facing felony charges

MOUNT VERNON -- Michael A. Smith, assistant dean of men at the Mount Vernon Academy, is in the Knox County Jail facing charges of pandering obscenity involving a minor and pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor. Both are second-degree felony charges.

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Decatur named next president of Kenyon

GAMBIER -- Sean M. Decatur, an emerging national leader in higher education, has been selected as the 19th president of Kenyon College.

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Science Play-Space Initiative moving, expanding

MOUNT VERNON -- The Science Play-Space Initiative has moved to 227 S. Main St., next to Paragraph's Bookstore, from its former location at 14 S. Main St.

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East Knox FFA banquet honors more than students

HOWARD -- On Feb. 27. 2013, the East Knox FFA chapter conducted its annual member awards banquet in the High School Auditorium following a catered meal in the cafeteria.

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Annual Senior Showcase set for tonight

MOUNT VERNON -- If Sunday's practice is any indication, there's going to be a lot of fireworks at this year's Mount Vernon News All-Star Senior Showcase.

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Bracket Bucks contest returns

MOUNT VERNON -- Along with several dozen newspapers across the country, the Mount Vernon News will carry this year's BRACKETBUCKS Basketball Contest in conjunction with the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

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