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Thursday Apr 17 | Mount Vernon News

Everyone a winner at speech contest

Winners in the 2014 Knox County Speech Contest, are, first row from left, Marie Zaller, Declamation, Clear Fork High School; Jake Hamilton, Humorous Literature, CFHS; Eli Novak, Shakespeare, CFHS; and Emma Lucas, dual awards in Poetry and Original Oratory, Danville High School.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mount Vernon News

CNG Station coming to Knox County

The former Doc Fixit's at 521 S. Main in Mount Vernon will soon transition from two wheels to four wheels as it becomes a Trillium Compressed Natural Gas station.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WMFD-TV Mansfield

One person injured in two-vehicle crash in Knox County

A Mount Vernon woman was seriously injured a two-vehicle accident Monday at 12:04 p.m. at the intersection of Ohio 3 and Sychar Road in Knox County.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, OH

Marietta Times

Historic barns

Often quietly nestled on old Ohio farmsteads sit some of the state's most interesting and historic pieces of architecture-barns.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Gambier, OH, Mount Vernon, OH, Marietta, OH, Washington County, OH

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Mount Vernon News

Layton receives state scholastic award

Melissa Layton, Centerburg High School, is Knox County's winner of the 2014 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award, which she received Wednesday at the Ohio Educational Service Center Association spring conference.

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Mount Vernon News

Kids learn, have fun at Youth Field Day

Chuck Martin/News ob Parsons of Mount Vernon helps his daughter, Eva, 5, with a leather project at the Pheasants Forever Youth Field Day Saturday.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, OH, Danville, OH, Howard, OH

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Mount Vernon News

Partners in Public Health recognized

The Knox County Health Department celebrated its ninth annual Partners in Public Health awards Thursday morning with a light breakfast and awards presentations.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Neighbor chased suspect in killing, got plate number

The neighbor of an elderly woman who was killed this week chased an intruder through their senior-living complex, yelling for someone to call police, according to recordings of 911 calls released yesterday.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, OH, Howard, OH

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Advocate

Paving begins Monday on Ohio 16, Ohio 79, US 62

Three major road resurfacing projects begin Monday in Licking County, the Ohio Department of Transportation District 5 has announced.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Licking County, OH, Muskingum County, OH, Johnstown, OH, Utica, OH

Mount Vernon News

Leaders asked to take five to save lives

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kamal Nelson, with paper at right, talks with student athletes at Fredericktown High School who will serve as representatives and take five minutes to discuss the importance of drug abuse awareness with their peers.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Toledo Blade

Man charged in killing of elderly woman

A man is scheduled to appear in court after police say he killed an 80-year-old woman while burglarizing her central Ohio apartment.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Work to increase access to Uptown to begin in July

The MLK project is designed to cut down on travel time from I-71 to the Uptown area and increase access to the University of Cincinnati, various health centers and offices nearby, and the Cincinnati Zoo.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, Warren County, OH

Mount Vernon News

Centerburg throws support behind levy

Memorial Park has been central to the Centerburg community and southwest Knox County for more than seven decades, and Village Council reaffirmed support for management of the facility by a beleaguered Centerburg Joint Recreation District Monday evening.

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Mount Vernon News

County officials look at building security

A proposal to obtain a security analysis report at the Knox County Service Center was the topic of discussion Monday afternoon in a meeting between the Knox County Board of Commissioners and Knox County elected officials plus select department heads.

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WBNS

Authorities Track Down Murder Suspects In Mount Vernon

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says two men wanted in connection to a Tuesday morning homicide have been caught.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Mount Vernon News

KCCC to launch new sophomore program

Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, area sophomores will have a new career preparation option as the Knox County Career Center is launching the Skilled Trades Aptitude Readiness Training program, or START for short.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Toledo Blade

Embattled Ohio shelter dog saved

An Ohio shelter dog that became the center of a recent controversy after he nipped a little girl's hand has been saved from being euthanized.

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Related Topix: Mount Vernon, OH

The Columbus Dispatch

Few places to turn for bullied children

The boy was 10 years old, and in the note he left behind, he described feeling picked on and bullied by kids at his school.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Columbus, OH, Mount Vernon, OH

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Mount Vernon News

Care Net begins rebranding process

Care Net Pregnancy Services of Knox County held its annual fundraising banquet Thursday evening at Faith Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

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Mount Vernon News

Fourth-graders get on the ball

Fredericktown fourth-graders are getting on the ball to crunch out obesity and are part of a county-wide 5-2-1-0 initiative called "Get Healthy Knox County."

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Related Topix: Fredericktown, OH

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