Dorothy M. Kempton

Dorothy Mae (Schlairet) Kempton, 97, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.

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Image gallery for December 23, 2014

The 2013-14 Mount Vernon girls basketball team presented superintendent Bill Seder, center, with a encased ball in honor of the team’s Ohio Capital Conference title.

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High wind watch in effect for Christmas Eve

Low pressure near the Gulf Coast this evening will race northward to the Ohio River Valley tonight. This storm system will bring very strong winds. Some of these winds may initially be brought to the surface along a line of showers and thunderstorms late Wednesday afternoon.

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Sheriff requests more money for ’15

An increase in appropriations for 2015 was the request by Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer when he met Monday morning with the Knox County Board of Commissioners for his annual budget hearing.

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