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Not alot on agenda for Mount Vernon City Council

Mount Vernon City Council meets Monday Night at City Hall, below is Monday Night’s agenda: I. Committee Meetings 1. N. Main St./Chestnut St. Intersection Improvement Project 2. Sanitary Sewer Extension Projects II. MEETING WILL RECESS UNTIL 7:30 P.M. III. Call to Order 1. Roll Call IV. Invocation V. Pledge of Allegiance VI. Acceptance of Minutes 1. Minutes of Jan 8, …

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Ariel Foundation Park Vandalized

The Community Foundation Pavilion at Ariel Foundation Park in Mount Vernon experienced vandalism on last week by three individuals, one of whom is believed to have cut his/her hand. If anyone has information regarding this activity, please private message Ariel Foundation Park on Facebook or contact the Mount Vernon police department. The vandals broke out 65 panes of a window …

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OHSAA Executive Director Dan Ross Announces Resignation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dr. Dan Ross, Executive Director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association since 2004, has announced his resignation, effective September 15. The OHSAA Board of Directors accepted Dr. Ross’ resignation letter Thursday at its regularly scheduled January meeting.   Dr. Ross began his duties as the OHSAA’s ninth commissioner on Aug. 1, 2004. He has worked in …

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Knox County Health Department offers Tobacco Free Program

The “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” program encourages mom and their spouse/partner to give up smoking during the early prenatal period. A free $25 monthly diaper voucher (for 14 months/$350 total) is offered as long as mom remains tobacco-free. (If the spouse/partner quits and remains tobacco-free an additional $25 voucher will be awarded monthly) Any pregnant mom and spouse/partner who …

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Newark Police Respond to Confusing Shots Fired Call

NEWARK – Newark Division of Police responded overnight to a Union Street apartment complex to find a confusing crime scene. On January 16, 2018 at 1931 hours NPD Officers, along with backup officers from Heath Police and Licking County Sheriff’s Office were sent to 327 Union Street, building C on a reported shooting. Upon arrival, Officers discovered 22 year old …

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Weekend music coming to Kenyon College

GAMBIER, Ohio — The Kenyon College Department will have a pair of concerts coming up this weekend. Friday, Jan. 19: The Warner Concert Series, sponsored by the Department of Music and the Charlotte Warner Chamber Music Fund, presents Gutbucket at 8 p.m. in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive. The New York-based quartet draws upon jazz, punk, progressive rock and classical influences …

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NFPA urges the public to use portable space heaters with caution

eeping sufficiently warm during the winter months can prove challenging, particularly when frigid temperatures persist, as they have recently for much of the country. While portable space heaters can help generate heat, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding the public that they do present potential fire hazards and must be used with caution. According to NFPA’s latest U.S. …

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Conference Held to discuss Impact of Addiction

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine brought together hundreds of people who help victims in Ohio to empower them with the latest research, best practices, and strategies for navigating the impact of addiction on children and families. The “Ideas for Advocacy” Conference focused on victims who also struggle with substance abuse issues and how addiction treatment can be worked …

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Howard Woman still missing, Disappeared December 20th

The KCSO is attempting to locate a missing adult. Angela Frazee age 52 was reported missing from her residence on Wed. afternoon Dec. 20th. She may be driving a black 2005 Chevy Suburban with Oh. license GGY6405. She lives in the Howard area, and she did not report to work at the Kenyon Inn. Her cell phone was left at …

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OHIO RECOGNIZES 125 HISTORIC FARMS IN 2017

n 2017, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 125 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years. Nearly 1,500 farms are now registered across the state in the Ohio Historic Family Farms program. Each family received a certificate signed by Governor John R. Kasich and Ohio Department of …

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