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City orders Mazza’s razed

The Mazza restaurant building was condemned and ordered torn down within 90 days at the Mount Vernon Board of Property Maintenance Appeals meeting Thursday.

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Pam Schehl/News Jeff Levering, left, presents Allen Stockberger with the 2017 Outstanding Cooperator award at Wednesday’s annual meeting of the Knox Soil & Water Conservation District.

Stockberger, others recognized by SWCD

The Knox Soil & Water Conservation District held its 70th annual meeting Wednesday at the Gallagher Center, and handed out several awards to recognize individuals and groups who care for the environment and natural resources.

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AP file photo In this May 24, 1943, file photo, the capsized battleship USS Oklahoma is lifted out of the water at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. The military says it has identified 100 sailors and Marines killed when the USS Oklahoma capsized during the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor 76 years ago. The milestone comes two years after the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency dug up nearly 400 sets of remains from a Hawaii to identify the men who have been classified as missing since the war.

Knox Countians recall attack on Pearl Harbor

The Sunday morning attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, is slowly becoming an event that only history books remember. But on this, the 76th anniversary, some Knox County citizens can still remember where they were and how it felt to hear that the U.S. was officially entering World War II.

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Jason Squires

Jason L. (Jay) Squires, 44, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, surrounded by his loving family after an extended illness. He was born on July 20, 1973, in Mount Vernon, the son of Donna J. (Williams) and Jon C. Squires.

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Anderson Carroll Roth

Anderson Carroll Roth, age 3, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 4, 2017. He was surrounded by his adoring family as he passed into Glory, where he is now sitting on Jesus’ knee.

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Dale Edward Lunsford

Dale Edward Lunsford, 87, of Fulton, Maryland, and former Mount Vernon resident, passed away at his home in Maryland on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.

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Rachel Lawson

Rachel Lawson, 95, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday morning, Dec. 6, 2017, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.

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Patricia Ann “Patty” Fawcett

Patricia Ann “Patty” Fawcett, 69, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Dec. 1, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She was born June 22, 1948, to the late Harold and Mable (Bell) Fawcett.

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