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  • Hotel entrance to be scaled back

    MOUNT VERNON -- The proposed portico for the new hotel on Public Square has been scaled back to a porch, Kim Rose, legal representative for Mount Vernon Nazarene University, told City Council Monday night.

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  • Council approves water line extension

    MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon City Council suspended the rules requiring three readings to pass a piece of legislation that will start a project extending water service from Wooster Road to the Knox County Fairgrounds.

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  • City agrees to purchase land for park

    MOUNT VERNON -- Ariel-Foundation Park will grow by 25 acres when Mount Vernon City Council agrees to purchase the property owned by the Grandstaff Family Limited Partnership for just under a half million dollars.

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  • Reed dies in two-car accident

    MOUNT VERNON -- A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Wooster and Sychar roads on Monday claimed the life of Kathy Reed, 63, Fredericktown.

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  • East Knox board applauds students

    HOWARD -- The East Knox school board on Monday formally congratulated the FFA Landscape and Design team, recognized an Eagle Scout and said farewell to a veteran teacher.

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  • Hughes appointed to Utica Council

    UTICA -- An open seat on Utica Village Council was filled Monday evening when Cyle Hughes was appointed to council.

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  • Pickleball growing through youth movement

    MOUNT VERNON -- Chase and Ethan Endicott have found a sport to play together.

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  • Weather pushes games back once again

    MOUNT VERNON -- What is it they say about Ohio weather?

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  • Daniel Cochran

    MOUNT VERNON -- Daniel Cochran, 29, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 15, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at the Arlington Care Center in Newark.

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  • T. Edward 'Ed'Genre

    MOUNT VERNON -- T. Edward "Ed"Genre, 90, formerly of Green Valley Road, Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014.

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  • Elmer G. Gullett

    MOUNT VERNON -- Elmer G. Gullett, 90, of Marma Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.

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  • Kathy Reed

    FREDERICKTOWN -- Kathy Reed, 63, of Taylor Street, Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

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