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Virgil Shipley/News It wasn’t much, just a fire in a trash can at 10:07 a.m. Friday, where dirty laundry is stored at the rear of the Bob Evans Restaurant on Coshocton Avenue. The fireman is holding up what looks like an apron after a few squirts of water doused the fire. The department is investigating the cause.

Small fire

It wasn’t much, just a fire in a trash can at 10:07 a.m. Friday, where dirty laundry is stored at the rear of the Bob Evans Restaurant on Coshocton Avenue.

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February 4, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of a Jeep, Olivia Kight, 20, Mount Vernon, pulled from Laymon Road, at Ohio 229, and hit the car in the foreground driven by Jennifer Orr, 44, Gambier. Orr was taken to Knox Community Hospital by the College Township Fire Department for a checkup. Kight was charged with failure to yield.

Collision

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of a Jeep, Olivia Kight, 20, Mount Vernon, pulled from Laymon Road, at Ohio 229, and hit the car in the foreground driven by Jennifer Orr, 44, Gambier.

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February 3, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News John Zweering, 85, Mount Vernon, was cited with a stop sign violation after failing to stop at the intersection of South Edgewood Road and East High Street, Tuesday morning. Mount Vernon Police said his car, at right, was struck by a vehicle driven by Tony Baker, 55, Mount Vernon.

One cited in accident

John Zweering, 85, Mount Vernon, was cited with a stop sign violation after failing to stop at the intersection of South Edgewood Road and East High Street, Tuesday morning.

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February 1, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co. Thursday morning work was started removing the roof beams by workers in the lift 20 feet above the ground.

Piece by piece

The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co.

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January 27, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The driver of the car in the background, Randi Brokaw, 30, Loudonville, was treated for minor injuries at Knox Community Hospital after this crash Monday at 3 p.m. on Ohio 205, at the north edge of Danville. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver of the truck was Levi Baker, 31, Danville. No additional details were available this morning as the investigation is ongoing.

One injured in accident

The driver of the car in the background, Randi Brokaw, 30, Loudonville, was treated for minor injuries at Knox Community Hospital after this crash Monday at 3 p.m. on Ohio 205, at the north edge of Danville.

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January 24, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News A group of Affordable Care Act supporters organized on Public Square on Saturday to get the attention of Congressman Bob Gibbs in hopes of saving the act that provides health care to millions of American. President Donald Trump and Republican members of Congress have vowed to repeal and replace the act. About 25 people from Mount Vernon, Gambier and Kenyon College joined the effort.

Supporting their cause

A group of Affordable Care Act supporters organized on Public Square on Saturday to get the attention of Congressman Bob Gibbs in hopes of saving the act that provides health care to millions of Americans.

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January 23, 2017

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