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Chelsea Olms/News Knox County Girl Scouts slept outside of the Waterford United Methodist Church in Fredericktown to raise awareness for homelessness in Knox County. Pictured are, front row, from left, Anna Miller, Neveah Serio, Nula Hansen, Ruth Walsh and Ella Sheriff; and back row, Emily Holdren, Emma Lewis, Riley Jones and Deborah Sponseller.

Girl Scouts camp out for awareness

Last night, the girls from Fredericktown’s Girl Scout Troop 1691 slept in tents outside of the Waterford United Methodist Church in Fredericktown to raise awareness for homelessness in Knox County, as part of the troop’s community service project for The Homeless Families Foundation.

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April 21, 2018

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oshua Morrison/News Judge Craig Baldwin answers questions from Centerburg sixth-graders Friday. Baldwin was a guest of the Centerburg Lions Day at the middle school.

Centerburg celebrates liberty

The Centerburg Lions Club did its part to “secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity” Friday afternoon, as they celebrated Liberty Day with sixth-graders at Centerburg Middle School.

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April 21, 2018

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Callan Pugh/News Main Street Mount Vernon honored downtown businesses, volunteers and MSMV members at the annual meeting and awards held at the Knox County Memorial Building ballroom Thursday. Pictured from left, Lois Hanson, Spirit of Heritage Award; Vicki Coleman, Coleman Gallery & Galerie Suite, Small Business of the Year Award; Artistic Director of MTVarts Bruce Jacklin and MTVarts President Susan Moreland, Nonprofit of the Year award; Sandy Crow, Walter Rudin Award; and Vickie Sant, First Knox National Bank, Large Business of the Year award.

Sandy Crow Rudin winner

In a night full of community pride, Main Street Mount Vernon hosted it’s annual meeting and recognized community members and businesses that are helping Mount Vernon’s downtown grow into a thriving community and commercial asset.

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April 20, 2018

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Allison Glass/News Mount Vernon High School hosted its Spring senior citizen luncheon Wednesday in the high school gymnasium. The event featured a family-style lunch, a musical performance by Dan Emmett Elementary first and second grade students based on the book “Where the Wild Things Are” and a potting plant activity. Pictured here are Jaron Gardner, left, Dan Emmett second-grader and Mary Ellen Merki, Mount Vernon resident.

MVHS closes generational gap

Mount Vernon High School is doing its best to bring generations closer together as it held its Spring senior citizen luncheon on Wednesday afternoon, which was attended by 270 local senior citizens.

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April 19, 2018

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