Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 6, 2013

Barn dance

The Rural By Design exploration of rural sustainability shifted to a barn setting Friday afternoon as students in the dance department at Kenyon College presented a series of vignettes which unfolded in and around a barn.

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Dailey rides the eastern range

MOUNT VERNON -- Fred Dailey recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon about his life and career in agriculture.

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Awards earned from Education in Action

MOUNT VERNON -- Special students from around the county received recognition Thursday at the 2013 Education in Action Awards ceremony held Thursday in the Knox County Career Center.

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Mixed feelings over benefits of HB5

MOUNT VERNON -- Ohio's Municipal League and sponsors of Ohio House Bill 5 agree that towns and businesses can benefit from uniformity in municipal income tax administration, but are no closer to agreement on how to achieve uniformity than they were two years ago.

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Lost revenue possible with HB5

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council cites 1.1 million reasons to resist passage of Ohio House Bill 5, and if Knox County is any reflection of the state at large the bill faces determined opposition during the 130th General Assembly.

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Fredericktown school incident investigated by Knox County Children Services

FREDERICKTOWN -- Knox County Children Services is investigating an alleged incident between a teacher and student at Fredericktown Middle School that took place on March 22.

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Service center bids below estimate

MOUNT VERNON -- Bids for construction of the city's new service center came in more than $500,000 below the engineer's estimate and will enable the city to look at some additions to the project.

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March 1863 busier than it seemed

Some of the significant news of March 1863 never made the pages of the Democratic Banner, either because it didn't seem important at the time, or there wasn't room to publish the stories.

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Local stars shine at District All-Star game

GRANVILLE -- Getting together the best basketball players in the district for a game is always fun, and the boys 2013 District 11 All-Star Game at Granville High School gave the crowd second and third helpings.

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