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Mount Vernon News April 2, 2013

Coroner: Grosscup death a homicide

MOUNT VERNON -- Fifty-two-year-old Brad Grosscup died from asphyxia and blunt force trauma to the head, Knox County Coroner Jennifer Ogle told the News. Asphyxia was the result of a "smothering type mechanism."

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Dye, Fletcher receive Luke Biggs Award

MOUNT VERNON -- Althea Dye and Chris Fletcher of Howard were the 2013 recipients of the Luke B. Biggs Award from the Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon.

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Gasbarro helping self, others through volunteer work

MOUNT VERNON -- Volunteering has brought a new sense of purpose to Everett "Buddy"Gasbarro's life.

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County shows support for campaign

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Commissioners on Monday proclaimed April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month and expressed support for Prevent Child Abuse Ohio's campaign "Pinwheels for Prevention"by dedicating a display of 539 pinwheels to draw attention to the problem.

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Danville considering water rate hike

DANVILLE -- The village of Danville is considering raising its water rates.

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Farmers helped by going organic

GAMBIER -- Organic daily farming has enabled his community to farm profitably and maintain the Amish rural lifestyle, an Amish bishop, farmer and writer from Holmes County told a large crowd at Kenyon College, Monday evening.

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Gambier council supports talk for fire department merger

MOUNT VERNON -- While a number of items required its attention Monday evening, Gambier Village Council also devoted discussion to fire department services.

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Gambier council hears appeals for parking and traffic concerns

GAMBIER -- More than a dozen resolutions in council business and appeals from the public were given due attention at Gambier Village Council's April meeting Monday night.

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Centerburg council considers budget issues

CENTERBURG -- A routine Village Council meeting Monday night at Town Hall focused largely on budget issues as well as taxation, insurance and utility matters.

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Scots win home opener in frigid temps

SPARTA -- There's no better way to open up a season than facing one of your biggest rivals.

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