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Joshua Morrison/News On Monday afternoon, a mock crash was held in front of Mount Vernon High School, 305 Martinsburg Road. Sophomores and juniors were able to view a “crash” involving a classmate, driver Joe Duffy and his passenger, Lee Miller The crash was set up to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

Distracted driving can be deadly

Homecoming at Mount Vernon High School might still be a week away (Oct. 14), but students in Martha Melick’s Career & College Readiness class and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members have taken the lead in using the time to remind their fellow students of the perils of texting while driving.

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Knox Countians head off to war

Finally, more than five months after the United States entered World War I, the 192 Knox County men who were members of Battery E, left Mount Vernon and headed for the training camp at Montgomery, Ala.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Nobel Prize in Physics has a Kenyon College connection as the physics class was a part of thousands of researchers involved in the study. Pictured are, Madeline Stover, Burke Irwin, George Stolle-McAllister, Campbell Fee, Kenyon College Assistant Physics Professor Madeline Wade, Matthew Carney, Doni Moffa and Kyle Rose. Not pictured is Kenyon College Physics professor Les Wade.

Kenyon study Nobel worthy

American researchers Rainer Weiss of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Barry Barish and Kip Thorne of the California Institute of Technology have been awarded the 2017 Nobel Physics Prize for the discovery of gravitational waves.

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