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Making T-shirts for camp

Virgil Shipley/News Dye from plants is used for the color of these T-shirts these 8- to 11-year-old youngsters prepared at a three-day Nature Keepers outdoor adventure camp at the Brown Family Environmental Center at Gambier this week. From left are Andrew White, 10, Sophie Zoldak, 9, and camp counselor Gabriella Carver. The dye was made from Goldenrod and Jewel Weed grown at the center. Other activities for the 32 young people from around Knox County include crafts, creeking, hiking and games.

By Virgil Shipley August 1, 2014, 11:30 am

Dye from plants is used for the color of these T-shirts these 8- to 11-year-old youngsters prepared at a three-day Nature Keepers outdoor adventure camp at the Brown Family Environmental Center at Gambier this week.

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Hotel construction to begin this month

By Alan Reed August 1, 2014, 10:48 am

Construction on the new hotel at the vacant spot of the former Curtis Inn on the Square will begin the third week of August, according to Director of Facilities Services Denny Taylor at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

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Obituary

Robert L. ‘Bob’ McMillan

By Mount Vernon News August 1, 2014, 10:36 am

Robert L. “Bob” McMillan, 82, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Country Club Retirement Campus, surrounded by his loving family.

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Obituary

Calvin A. Pence

By Mount Vernon News August 1, 2014, 10:35 am

Calvin A. Pence, 89, of Summit Drive, Fredericktown, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon

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‘Grandma’ Freas celebrates 100 years

Virgil Shipley/News Mabel Freas feeds the family bull calf, Buddy, who is 3 months old.

By Emily Rogers July 31, 2014, 6:00 pm

Mabel Freas turned 100 years old on May 24, and hasn’t slowed down since.

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