Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 20, 2013

Commissioners reject sales tax proposal

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Commissioners have rejected County Engineer Jim Henry's proposal to place a 1/2 percent sales tax increase on the November ballot to pay for road improvements and repairs.

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Lax laws made Ohio fertile ground for puppy mills

MOUNT VERNON -- It's no accident that Ohio and Holmes County are nationally known for pockets of substandard dog breeding operations.

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Senior levy funds approved

MOUNT VERNON -- Annual funds of $849,280 from the Knox County Senior Levy for 2013 were recently approved by the Knox County Board of Commissioners.

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Humberston sentenced for BWC fraud

COLUMBUS -- A Howard woman was sentenced for working as a nurse while receiving Ohio Bureau of Workers'Compensation funds for a prior workplace injury.

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