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  • Fredericktown pitcher Derek Thompson, right, and catcher Tyler Ruhl discuss strategy during a break in their game with Centerburg on Monday. The Freddies won, 4-3. style=

    Freddies pull out win over Trojans

    Fredericktown pitcher Derek Thompson, right, and catcher Tyler Ruhl discuss strategy during a break in their game with Centerburg on Monday. The Freddies won, 4-3. (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • Fredericktown's Mitch Sellers dives safely into third base ahead of the throw to Centerburg third baseman Justin Keys during their game Monday at Centerburg. Sellers had a triple on the play and the Freddies scored late to beat the Trojans, 4-3. style=

    Freddies pull out win over Trojans

    Fredericktown's Mitch Sellers dives safely into third base ahead of the throw to Centerburg third baseman Justin Keys during their game Monday at Centerburg. Sellers had a triple on the play and the Freddies scored late to beat the Trojans, 4-3. (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • The Knox County Commissioners read a proclamation Monday morning declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Knox County in conjunction with the efforts of Knox County Children Services in displaying 500 pinwheels, representing those who have advocated for prevention of child abuse and neglect. Local officials taking part in the proclamation are, from left, Connie Larue, Foster and Adoption Services; commissioner Teresa Bemiller; Hazel Coe, family aide; commissioner Allen Stockberger; Laura Wade, social worker; Matthew Kurtz, director Jobs & Family Services; Jen Odenweller, executive director United Way of Knox County; Nancy Omahan, coordinator Family and Children First Council; Jessica Crowthers, student intern at United Way; and Jana Shira, Children Services administrator. style=

    Child abuse prevention

    The Knox County Commissioners read a proclamation Monday morning declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Knox County in conjunction with the efforts of Knox County Children Services in displaying 500 pinwheels, representing those who have advocated for prevention of child abuse and neglect. Local officials taking part in the proclamation are, from left, Connie Larue, Foster and Adoption Services; commissioner Teresa Bemiller; Hazel Coe, family aide; commissioner Allen Stockberger; Laura Wade, social worker; Matthew Kurtz, director Jobs & Family Services; Jen Odenweller, executive director United Way of Knox County; Nancy Omahan, coordinator Family and Children First Council; Jessica Crowthers, student intern at United Way; and Jana Shira, Children Services administrator. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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