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Mount Vernon News June 19, 2013

No felony cases for MVPD detective

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher has asked the Mount Vernon Police Department to not use Detective Sgt. Kit Morgan on any felony investigations while BCI is conducting its investigation into actions by Morgan and Chief Mike Merrilees.

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Sewer grate thefts continue in county

GAMBIER -- Five more storm sewer grates have been stolen, this time from the village of Gambier. Village Administrator Susan Hopkins told the Knox County Sheriff's Office Tuesday that five grates on Brooklyn Street had been taken sometime between midnight and 8:30 a.m.

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Cook receives national FSA award

MOUNT VERNON -- Nearly 24 years of hard work and dedication were honored in a special ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the Knox County Farm Service Agency office.

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Details of dog bite still murky

MOUNT VERNON -- Reports on the case of a three-year-old girl being bitten in the face by a neighbor's dog, plus a related case involving a scuffle between the dog owner and the grandfather of the girl, are in the hands of the county prosecutor and city law director, respectively.

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Mount Vernon youth soccer program thriving

MOUNT VERNON -- The world's most popular sport has a solid foothold with the youth in Mount Vernon.

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