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Car Show supports Cub Scout Troop 382

The 2017 Central Ohio Cruise In brought many classic cars to the parking lot of Centerburg High School on Saturday. Car owners in attendance were glad to show off their vehicles and support Boy Scout Troop 382 of Centerburg which hosts the event as a fundraiser for activities they do throughout the year.

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Joshua Morrison/News Larry Grindle offers a wide ranges of attorney services from his office at Zelkowitz, Barry and Cullers.

Attorney not always in court

Larry J. Grindle is a lawyer at the Zelkowitz, Barry and Cullers Ltd. firm on 121 E. High St., who specializes in tax law, assisting the elderly with wills, trusts, tax returns, and estate planning with elder law, probate cases, and he is also in charge of the real estate title company they have at the firm.

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Virgil Shipley/News Concerned community members gathered in the basement of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County to discuss community issues that were close to their heart on Wednesday night as part of the nationwide Big Table effort.

Big Table sparks ideas

Concerned community members gathered in the basement of the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County to discuss community issues that were close to their heart on Wednesday night as part of the nationwide Big Table effort.

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Chase Strawser/News Firefighters from the Mount Vernon Fire Department and Central Ohio Joint Fire District battled these flames on a barn owned by Matt and Andrea Roddy of Mount Liberty late Friday evening. The barn was totally engulfed in just a few minutes and the roof collapsed soon after, according to Andrea Roddy.

Late evening blaze

Firefighters from the Mount Vernon Fire Department and Central Ohio Joint Fire District battled these flames on a barn owned by Matt and Andrea Roddy of Mount Liberty late Friday evening.

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Joshua Morrison/News Vine Street Barbershop owner Colin Pack resorted to placing this sign at the corner of Vine and Mulberry streets to let customers know his shop is open even when the road is closed due to construction at the Woodward Opera House.

Street closings cutting off downtown businesses

When Colin Pack moved his Vine Street Barbershop across the alley from 10 to 12 W. Vine St. earlier this year, one of the reasons was to avoid the street closings that have made downtown Mount Vernon a little harder to navigate and difficult for businesses to attract customers.

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Knox Board of DD, Health Dept. collaborate on health classes

The Knox County Health Department and the Knox County Board of Disabilities have been collaborating on a series of classes that show providers and individuals with disabilities how to work in unison to formulate better diets and organize healthier lifestyles for themselves.

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Climb your way to well-rounded fitness

When one thinks of rock climbing, it is usually on a spectrum ranging from the comforting, colorful rock walls of childhood, to daunting Mount Everest levels of mountain climbing insanity that one needs an oxygen mask just to read about, let alone actually attempting the feat. While starting out on the easier end of the spectrum is preferred, rock climbing can be an exciting way for a person to get fit who prefers the outdoors to a more traditional gym setting if that is not their forte.

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Harbaugh brings ideas to county

potential Democratic candidate for the 7th Congressional District made a stop in Mount Vernon on Saturday to introduce himself and talk to the public about their legislative concerns.

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