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Joshua Morrison/News Irish Hills Golf Course celebrates the completed renovation of the clubhouse and pro shop at 7020 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, with a ribbon cutting Wednesday. On hand for the cutting were, from left, Bill Barbour, Shannon Sigman, Billy Barbour, Pierson Barbour with Heather Barbour, and Knox County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carol Grubaugh.

Irish eyes are smiling

Irish Hills Golf Course celebrates the completed renovation of the clubhouse and pro shop at 7020 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, with a ribbon cutting Wednesday.

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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Police Department Officer Matthew Jones and K-9 DJ, center, accept a donation of $2,000 Monday from the Mount Vernon VFW Post 4027, presented by Post Commander Steve Lybarger, left, and Canteen Manager Jill Slaughter, right. The donation, raised through the post’s charitable bingo, will go toward supplies for MVPD’s K-9 units. Jones and DJ started work as the MVPD’s second K-9 unit March 25.

Bingo benefits K-9

Mount Vernon Police Department Officer Matthew Jones and K-9 DJ, center, accept a donation of $2,000 Monday from the Mount Vernon VFW Post 4027, presented by Post Commander Steve Lybarger, left, and Canteen Manager Jill Slaughter, right.

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Joshua Morrison/News Monday afternoon, before 2:15 p.m., a tractor-trailer traveling east on U.S. 62, near Martinsburg, went left of center, drove off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail twice and landing on its side at the bottom of an embankment. The driver, Andrew Richmond, 27, Cincinnati, was treated at the scene. He was cited for failure to control.

Bumpy ride

Monday afternoon, before 2:15 p.m., a tractor-trailer traveling east on U.S. 62, near Martinsburg, went left of center, drove off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail twice and landing on its side at the bottom of an embankment.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, welcoming Groups Recover Together, 401 W. High St., a substance abuse treatment center to Mount Vernon. From left, counselor Lindsay Smith, Regional Manager Stephanie Stitt and office coordinator Katelyn Ruhl. The center is scheduled to open June 21.

Groups ready to open June 21

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, welcoming Groups Recover Together, 401 W. High St., a substance abuse treatment center to Mount Vernon.

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Joshua Morrison/News The trailer of a semi truck traveling east on Eastwood Drive snagged power lines, pulling a pole onto three parked cars at the Eastend Laundry. There were a few people trapped inside until police and firefighters escorted them out safely. The incident closed Coshocton Avenue for several hours. No further information was available at press time.

Shocking accident

The trailer of a semi truck traveling east on Eastwood Drive snagged power lines, pulling a pole onto three parked cars at the Eastend Laundry.

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Joshua Morrison/News A Mount Vernon Fire Department ambulance was struck by an SUV at the intersection of East Gambier and South Gay Street, Tuesday afternoon. The SUV careened onto the sidewalk, hitting two parked minivans and striking the CenturyLink office building on Gambier Street. According to MVFD Chief Chad Christopher, injuries were reported. Christopher said the squad will be evaluated for damage today. No further details were available at press time.

Multiple-vehicle crash

A Mount Vernon Fire Department ambulance was struck by an SUV at the intersection of East Gambier and South Gay Street, Tuesday afternoon.

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Joshua Morrison/News North Main Street is now open to traffic after being closed for over a month while progress continued on the Pleasant Street surface and water line improvement project. Pleasant Street, between Gay and Mulberry streets, remains closed.

North Main reopens

North Main Street is now open to traffic after being closed for over a month while progress continued on the Pleasant Street surface and water line improvement project.

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Joshua Morrison/News The Chamber of Commerce with the Knox County Career Center held a grand re-opening ribbon-cutting of the Ray Richardson Children’s Garden, 305 Martinsburg Road on Thursday. Pictured are, from left, Jim Scott, Derek Fisher, Kathy Greenich, Joe Boff, Richard McLarnan, Gail Reinhart, Anita VanWinkle and Elaine Robinson. The school’s classes and labs, with the assistance of donations, grants and volunteers, were able to complete the project this spring.

Children’s Garden re-opens

The Chamber of Commerce with the Knox County Career Center held a grand re-opening ribbon-cutting of the Ray Richardson Children’s Garden, 305 Martinsburg Road on Thursday.

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