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Joshua Morrison/News A flag retirement ceremony was held at Ariel-Foundation Park on Thursday evening. Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from Troop 328 along with the Knox County Joint Veterans Council retired warn and tattered flags.

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A flag retirement ceremony was held at Ariel-Foundation Park on Thursday evening. Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from Troop 328 along with the Knox County Joint Veterans Council retired warn and tattered flags.

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August 25, 2017

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WW1: Pope’s peace plan

The headline across the front page of the Aug. 14, 1917, Daily Banner proclaimed that Pope Benedict XV had sent a peace proposal to all the belligerent nations, calling for the “restoration of Belgium, Serbia and Romania and the peaceful solution of the problems of Alsace-Lorraine, Trent, Trieste and Poland.”

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MVNU employees recognized

Faculty and staff members at Mount Vernon Nazarene University were honored for their years of service at the annual University Dinner on Aug. 21. During the event, MVNU President Henry Spaulding reminded attendees that as the new academic school year begins, administration, faculty, and staff have “good work to do and that we have done good work together.”

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August 25, 2017

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Obituary

Dana R. Gage

A funeral service for Dana R. Gage, 79, of Utica, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 101 E. High St., Mount Vernon, with the Rev. David Kendall-Sperry officiating.

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