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Newark Based Park National Corporation Announces Results

Park National Corporation has announced financial results for fiscal year 2016. The Newark Based financial institution had a net income of 86.1 million dollars for the year which is an increase of 6.3 percent from 2015. Park National Bank reported net income of 84.5 million dollars, up slightly from 84.3 million dollars from 2015.

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Knox County Murder Case Rescheduled

A murder trial in Knox County that was scheduled for March has been rescheduled for October. The March 28th trial for Herschel Jones the third, who is facing aggravated murder charges for killing a Danville Police Officer last year was continued to October 3 in Knox County Common Pleas Court. Jones was in court this past Friday where his public …

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Mount Vernon City Council to make Decisions Monday Night

Committee Meetings important Monday Night for Mount Vernon City Council: I. Committee Meetings 1. Community Drug Concerns 2. Parking Ticket Appeals Legislation 3. Utility Rates 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 Feb 13, 2017 7:30 PM VII. Receive Petitions …

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OFSWCD’s 74th annual conservation partnership conference Set

The Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ (OFSWCD) 74th annual conservation partnership conference, “All-In For Conservation” will take place on February 27-28, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Columbus. This year’s event was developed by the OFSWCD with partners: Ohio Association of Soil and Water Conservation District Employees (OASWCDE), Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Division of Soil and …

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Escape Zone Ribbon Cutting Friday

Escape Zone Friday, February 24th 12:00pm to 9:00pm The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 12:00pm Join us for tours & live music until 9:00pm!  1 Mansfield Avenue, Mount Vernon

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One of Two Remaining Hidden In Plain Sight Presentations is Tonight

MOUNT VERNON – The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) continues to offer Hidden in Plain Sight presentations during February and March. Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive and informative presentation for adults designed to build their awareness on items they may find in an adolescent’s room, book-bag, closet or car that indicate risky behaviors including drug and alcohol …

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Mount Vernon Man changes plea, is Sentenced for OVI

MOUNT VERNON – The following court cases were resolved before Judge John Thatcher in the Mount Vernon Municipal Court on February 21, 2017. Joshua J. Careins, 35 of Mount Vernon, changed his pleas and the Court found him guilty of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or a drug of abuse and refusing to take a requested …

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Pendings increase drops inventory further

(Feb. 22, 2017 – Columbus, OH) –  Central Ohio saw 2,473 homes go into contract during the month of January, up 24.5 percent from the previous month, and 4.4 percent higher than a year ago.   There were 2,170 central Ohio homes and condos added to the market in January. Although this was 47.8 percent more than the previous month, …

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Patrol now accepting applications for Troopers

The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be accepting applications for the position of Trooper. Individuals interested in a career in law enforcement can apply by visiting careers.ohio.gov for the opportunity to test. In order to apply, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: United States citizen 20  –   34 years of age High school diploma or   GED Ohio resident (upon …

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Cottrell Portrait Unveiled on Pataskala COTC Campus

FROM COTC: A portrait of Central Ohio Technical College (COTC) Alumnus and Danville Police Officer Thomas W. Cottrell, who was tragically killed in the line of duty just over a year ago, now hangs on the wall at the COTC Pataskala campus. The portrait was sent to the Cottrell Family by artist Kaziah Hancock who specializes in paintings of officers …

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