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Allison Glass/News The Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life Flag was raised on the flag pole in front of City Hall on Public Square in Mount Vernon last night during August’s First Friday. From left, Rich Hardwick, Renee Kaylor, Brent Kaylor, City of Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis and Jaime Nesbit are pictured raising the flag. The flag honors those that have given through organ donation. Mavis is a living organ donor himself, after donating his kidney to his daughter, Julie, 31 years ago. The Kaylors, honored their daughter, Josie, whose tragic death five years ago has helped hundreds of people through organ, tissue and eye donation.

Saving Lives at First Friday

The usual festivities of Main Street Mount Vernon’s monthly First Friday events came to brief pause in front of City Hall last night, when Mayor Richard Mavis took the opportunity to honor those that have given through organ donation, by raising the Lifeline of Ohio Donate Life flag on the flag pole in front of City Hall.

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Joshua Morrison/News East High Street remains closed to traffic between Gay and Park streets after crews discovered Century Link wires next to a city sewer line. Crews were in the process of upgrading the line when the communication bundle was identified. Traffic is being detoured to East Chestnut Street until the project is completed.

Timing changed on lights

Because of the traffic backups on Chestnut Street resulting from the closing of East High Street, changes have been made to the lights at Park Street and McKenzie Street, Street Superintendent Tom Hinkle reported.

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