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Farm Festival fun for all in Centerburg

The Centerburg Old Time Farming Festival took place this past Saturday and Sunday in the Heart of Ohio in Centerburg. There were games, alot of entertainment including the Centerburg High School Marching band and of course alot of food. Craft vendors were also on hand this year as they have been since the event kicked off over 20 years ago. …

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Knox Partners-in-Tourism meeting at Ariel Foundation Park next week

The Knox County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau will be holding a Fall 2017 Knox Partners-in-Tourism meeting. In it’s 13th year, this series of gatherings is designed to provide you an opportunity as a Knox County tourism partner, to network with your fellow industry peers, learn of the activities of the area industry and to hear top notch programs about the …

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Flu Shots available in Knox County

The Knox County Health Department will kick-off its schedule of flu shot clinics with walk-in clinics on Monday at the health department, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd. Flu shots will be available for adults and children, 3 years of age and older. On Monday, flu shots will be available from 9- 11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Shots …

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Kenyon College receives $75 million, largest gift in its history

GAMBIER, Ohio, September 15 — Kenyon College announced today that it has received the largest gift in its nearly 200-year history, $75 million from an anonymous donor. This transformational gift will support the development of a new library and academic quad on Kenyon’s historic campus. The interdisciplinary hub in the core of campus will bring together 21st century teaching and …

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One killed in Crash in Knox County Thursday

Knox County – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at approximately 8:15 PM in Butler Township in Knox County. The crash occurred on County Road 38 (Woods-Church Road) south of SR 229. A 2005 Ford Excursion, driven by Tyler O. Weisgram, age 37, of Delaware, Ohio …

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Local Solar Eclipse Space Balloon Team for NASA to share experiences

Ever wonder what a solar eclipse looks like from 75,000 feet above the Earth?   Students from the Knox County Solar Eclipse Space Balloon Team will share their experiences on Sunday, September 17, 2:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon.   On August 21, the group of 30 students …

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Ohiolina Music Festival in Mount Vernon this weekend

The 5th annual Ohiolina Music Festival takes place September 15th and 16th at Ariel Foundation Park in Mount Vernon. Doors open at 430pm Friday and 1030am Saturday. Nikki Lane will be the headliner for Friday and perform at 9pm on the Main Stage. A breakout star of outlaw country and rock, Nikki Lane’s third album, Highway Queen, has been described …

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Hot Yoga Escape to host Hidden in Plain Sight

MOUNT VERNON – The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT), in partnership with Hot Yoga Escape, will offer Hidden in Plain Sight this Sunday, September 17 th from 5:30-7:30PM. This presentation will be open-house style, meaning guests can come and go as they please. Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive and informative presentation for adults designed to build their …

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Light Agenda for Mount Vernon City Council Monday

Mount Vernon City Council meets Monday Night at City Hall Committee Meetings 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 Aug 28, 2017 7:30 PM VII. Receive Petitions and Communications VIII. Receive Committee Reports IX. Liquor Control License X. Proclamation XI. …

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Federal Funds announced for Energy Upgrades in Knox County

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) has awarded $40,131 to Burch Hydro for renewable energy improvements. This funding will go toward installing a solar power system to generate renewable electricity. “Ohio, farmers, businesses, and manufacturers are leading the way in renewable energy advancement, …

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