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  1. Officer Ault stresses the importance of car seat safetyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hometown News Daily

    ... Officer Matt Ault with the Vincennes Police Department, who is one of the two certified car seat technicians in Knox County, teaches local parents about car seat safety. The laws and guidelines concerning car seats have changed over the years as new ...

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  2. Cold weather freezes donations at Southern Indiana food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... homes, among other projects. Shipman noted that crews had been working on at least three roofing projects in the Knox County area. Earlier this year, the agency helped do a minor remodel on a home in the Bunker Hill area. "We just want to do what we ...

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  3. The YMCA of Vincennes Focuses on Prevention during National Diabetes Awareness MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Hometown News Daily

    November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the YMCA of Vincennes is encouraging residents of Knox County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease. New statistics for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that one in four Americans have prediabetes, up from 79 million in 2010.

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  4. Knox County Commissioners make motion to move forward with Mill Creek drainage issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Hometown News Daily

    Knox County Assessor Dick Vermillion went before the Knox County Commissioners Monday night to address the Mill Creek drainage issue. "Basically, it starts in the area of Old Wheatland Road, in the vicinity of Ridgeview Heights subdivision.

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  5. Vincennes family looking for runaway teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Hometown News Daily

    ... garding Dejah Adkins whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Vincennes Police Department at 812-882-1630 or the Knox County Sheriff's Department at 812-882-7660.

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  6. First Lady Pence recognizes Knox County Parks DeptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Indiana's First Lady, Karen Pence, recognized the Knox County Parks Department Friday for its work to acquire an Indiana Bicentennial Nature Trust grant for the purchase and acquisition of the former Fox Ridge Golf Course. The County Parks Department learned it was awarded the $267,000 grant earlier this year.

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  7. At least 7 businesses damaged in Loogootee fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... 10 different departments. According to officials at the scene, one Emergency Management Services team came from Knox County, Ind. An effort from bystanders was made to bring pizza, snacks, coffee, and hot chocolate to the fire fighters. A nearby ...

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  8. Donations sought for Thursday Church's 'Week of Serving'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Hometown News Daily

    ... to prepare for their families. Salters said in order to continue the tradition of delivering to the almost 200 Knox County families, they need some help from the community in the form of monetary and in-kind donations. Some of the bigger ticket ...

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  9. Knox county veterans, best friends reminisce about VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Hometown News Daily

    Vietnam veterans Kenny Ellis and Bill Kocher became friends while they were children growing up in Knox County, and they remain best friends to this day. What makes their friendship so unique is the fact that Ellis unknowingly saved Kocher's unit during the Vietnam War, which neither of them realized until many years later.

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  10. Large structure being placed now at Bridge 8 in VincennesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Hometown News Daily

    ... but they must enter from Niblack. The bridge went under emergency closure in mid-August, as determined by the Knox County Commissioners. Commissioners President Larry Holscher said at the time the bridge was in bad shape, and as a matter of public ...

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  11. Vincennes could get 'out of the trash business' to save moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Hometown News Daily

    ... 5; and Wabash Utilities in the amount of $147,061.74. The council voted to pay the 2015 annual contract with the Knox County Development Corporation in the amount of $48,000 for professional services from the EDIT fund.

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  12. Furry felines need friendly homes in Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    The Knox County Humane Society says it's in a tough spot. The society, which is not set up as a shelter, has about 40 cats, and not enough room to house them comfortably.

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  13. Knox County CASA requesting help with Blanket Bundle projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Hometown News Daily

    The Knox County Court Appointed Special Advocates program needs help with funding a project to help abused and neglected children have an item of their own. CASA volunteer Anne Prout and LaDonna Neumann are coordinating the Blanket Bundle project, which will give children and teens an age appropriate blanket and book when they are removed from their homes.

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  14. League of Women Voters of Knox County working to keep voters informedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Hometown News Daily

    The League of Women Voters of Knox County held an open-house reception at the Northwest Territory Art Guild Thursday evening in Vincennes. Elizabeth Pendley, co-president, explained what the League does.

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  15. Report: Pepper balls used to disperse group of Vincennes University studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... that VUPD also called in the assistance of area law enforcement agencies including Vincennes City Police and the Knox County Sheriff's Department. "Students were asked to clear the area and return to their residence halls for safety concerns and to ...

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  16. Mark Hill receives N. Philip Shelton Humanitarian AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Hometown News Daily

    ... Social Worker and is a part of the National Association of Social Workers. He is also the president of the Knox County Mental Health America and a past board member of Mental Health America Indiana. Mark is a board member of Knox County Association ...

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  17. Deadline approaching for Parade of Lights entrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Hometown News Daily

    Local businesses or organizations interested in having a float in the upcoming Parade of Lights, taking place on November 22 in Vincennes, must have their entry forms turned in by November 19. Entry forms can be picked up downtown at the Knox County Chamber of Commerce. As always, there are a few guidelines to keep in mind.

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  18. Kitty Poolooza at Knox County Human Society this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Hometown News Daily

    The Knox County Humane Society is located at 405 Main Street in Vincennes. All cats that will be adopted have been spayed or neutered and are current on a vaccinations.

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  19. VU Increases Patrols; Seeks Information from Campus CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Hometown News Daily

    ... Police requested assistance from local law enforcement agencies to disperse the crowd. Vincennes City and the Knox County Sheriff's Department responded. Students were asked to clear the area and return to their residence halls for safety concerns ...

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  20. Old campaign signs find new life in Knox CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    KNOX COUNTY, Ind. With Knox County's 2014 general election in the books, candidates are throwing out their unwanted campaign signs.

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