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Centerburg staff gets pay raise

The Centerburg Board of Education on Monday voted to give staff members a 2 1/5 percent raise in base pay for the 2017-18 school year. The increase applies to teachers, classified staff and the school psychologist, curriculum director, transportation director and athletic director. Administrators such as the elementary and secondary principal, the superintendent and the treasurer will not receive the increase.

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June 13, 2017

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New option in city quest for funds

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis was hoping his City Finance Study Group would give a recommendation to City Council to request a 1/2 percent income tax increase on the November ballot. What he got from Monday’s meeting was an unexpected option.

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June 13, 2017

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Sarah Poole/News Team Stars and Spatulas’ Cora Andrews, left, Rachel Ruth and Kelli Highnam open their basket full of secret ingredients during Sunday evening’s First Presbyterian Church’s youth cooking competition.

Youths cook up tasty dishes, fun

On Sunday’s warm evening, surrounded by wildflowers, fields and woodlands, Trent and Missy Kaufman hosted The First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon’s Youth Fellowship Grill and Chill at their property known as Camp Runamuck, 10320 Tucker Road.

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June 12, 2017

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