On Monday, the Knox County Commissioners entered into a lease agreement with the Knox County Memorial Building Inc. Here, Josh Kirby, left, and Sarah Lynn Kerr are all smiles as George Curry, right, expresses his joy to keep veterans involved with the building.

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On Monday, the Knox County Commissioners entered into a lease agreement with the Knox County Memorial Building Inc. Here, Josh Kirby, left, and Sarah Lynn Kerr are all smiles as George Curry, right, expresses his joy to keep veterans involved with the building.
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MOUNT VERNON — A new chapter is beginning in the ongoing story of the Knox County Memorial Building and expectations are that the historic structure will be able to serve the community in an even greater capacity than it has in the past.

On Monday, the county Board of Commissioners, which owns the building, signed a lease agreement with Knox County Memorial Building Inc., a not-for-profit organization which will assume the responsibility for marketing the facility, scheduling events, determining fee structures, rules and regulations, and continuing to enhance the facility for public use.

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Pam Schehl: 740-397-5333 or pschehl@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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