Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 25, 2013

Election board preparing for May 7

MOUNT VERNON -- Elections don't just happen on the day the law designates, they take weeks of preparation.

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Wiggin Street jumping for joy, health

GAMBIER -- Maggie Williams jumped at the chance to join one of the most popular groups at Wiggin Street Elementary School.

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MVHS In the Know team continues to win

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon High School's In the Know team has chalked up three more victories, and coach Rob Fetters is pleased, to say the least.

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County Distinguished Young Women looking forward to 50th anniversary

MOUNT VERNON -- The Distinguished Young Women of Knox County program, formerly Knox County Junior Miss, will celebrate its 50th anniversary program in November, but program organizers are getting the word out now.

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Coroner: McGregors died from overdose

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Coroner Dr. Jennifer Ogle suspects Krystal McGregor, 20, and Paul McGregor, 31, died from heroin overdoses. The couple was found dead April 18 in their Harcourt Road home.

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ALA gives Knox County air a 'D'grade

MOUNT VERNON -- Recent figures released in the American Lung Association's annual State of the Air report show that Knox County currently receives a grade of "D"when it comes to air quality.

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Treason order set stage for Vallandigham case

On April 13, 1863, the newly-appointed commander of the District of Ohio, Gen. Ambrose Burnside, issued his famous General Order 38 threatening arrest of Confederate sympathizers...

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