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Joshua Morrison/News These tombstones were discovered during the demolition of The Office Bar on East Ohio Avenue in Mount Vernon early in January. The stones and their history are being researched by the owner of the property.

A strange history uncovered

When it was torn down in early January, the building at 22 E. Ohio Ave., often simply referred to as The Office Bar, revealed a small mystery.

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Joshua Morrison/News Thursday afternoon, a meeting of the Municipal Planning Commission was held at the Station Break, 160 Howard Street. From left, Planning Commissioner Bob Drews, Austin Swallow, Amy Smart, Mayor Richard Mavis and City Law Director Rob Broeren. Smart, appearing on behalf of Riverside Recovery, spoke of the need to change the zoning of 197 Mansfield Road.

MPC votes against rezoning request

The Municipal Planning Commission voted 5-0 Thursday to recommend denial of a zoning change from R-1 (single family residential) to R-3 (multi-family residential) for 197 Mansfield Road.

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Danville health center seeks funding

The Knox County Board of Health voted Wednesday to endorse the Heath Center Board of Directors in seeking New Access Point funding for the Danville health center location.

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Joshua Morrison/News The traffic lights are now operational at the South Main Street and Parrott Street intersection in Mount Vernon.

Parrott Street lights up and running

The traffic light at the intersection of Parrott Street and South Main Street is now operating, but turn arrows, specific lane signals and pedestrian lights are not yet part of the sequence.

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