Joshua Morrison/News The former Mount Vernon Middle School on Mulberry Street has seen better days. Ivy grows over the sign, as the light on the pole leans. The school is facing intense scrutiny by the city of Mount Vernon.

Legal action considered against two properties

Property Maintenance Code Enforcement Officer Greg Bemiller said a Board of Property Maintenance Appeals will be held Oct. 19 to consider condemnation actions against the old middle school property and a residence on Ohio Avenue.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Rainbow Unicorns team, Ally Colley, Zoie Shaw and Bobbi Hopkins almost tip their cardboard boat at the Highland Community Park on Wednesday. The fifth-graders designed their boat of cardboard pieces as part of a STEM project.

Sailing through STEM class

On Thursday, Highland fifth-graders found out if the project-based learning challenge they had been working on for the past four weeks was a success or if they needed to go back to the drawing board.

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Margaret J. Marra

Margaret J. Marra, 94, formerly of Clarksburg, West Virginia, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the Meadowview Manor Healthcare Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

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Fake money bought pizza

A Mount Vernon man has been charged with passing fake $100 bills that are sold online as “prop” money.

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Joshua Morrison/News Pat Crow, Woodward project manager, talks about the eye level of the theater area. The wood in the carts is the original floorboards which will be reinstalled.

Progress at Woodward

Walk through the Woodward Opera House and Annex today and it is hard to believe it could be ready for a grand opening by March or to have an occupancy permit by the beginning of January.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Chamber of Commerce was the scene for Thursday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony of Central Ohio Safety Solutions. Connie Cline, left, and Julie Webb, right, offer NRA seminars, personal firearms instructions, and home, travel and vehicle safety. For more information, visit www.ohsafetysolutions.com.

Safety first

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce was the scene for Thursday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony of Central Ohio Safety Solutions.

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