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  • One juvenile was taken to Knox Community Hospital for minor injuries following a one-vehicle accident at 3:23 p.m. Tuesday on Lower Gambier Road, one mile east of Mount Vernon Avenue. The driver of this Saturn lost control while traveling westbound, struck an embankment on the right side and came to rest on the left side of the roadway. Responding to the scene were the Mount Vernon Fire Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. One female passenger was uninjured. Heavy damage was sustained to the driver’s side and rear of the vehicle. No other details were available at press time. style=

    One-car crash

    One juvenile was taken to Knox Community Hospital for minor injuries following a one-vehicle accident at 3:23 p.m. Tuesday on Lower Gambier Road, one mile east of Mount Vernon Avenue. The driver of this Saturn lost control while traveling westbound, struck an embankment on the right side and came to rest on the left side of the roadway. Responding to the scene were the Mount Vernon Fire Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol. One female passenger was uninjured. Heavy damage was sustained to the driver’s side and rear of the vehicle. No other details were available at press time. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Baker Bros., inside Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Hunter Hall on South Main Street, was the site of the May edition of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Tuesday afternoon. Visitors had the chance to enjoy food samples and view the downtown eatery which features sandwiches, wraps, salads, fresh fruit and Starbucks coffee products. University President Dan Martin stated that MVNU is happy to be downtown with Baker Bros. as their newest installment. He explained that the name came from the Baker brothers who, in the late 1800s, owned the empty lot up the street where the former Kresge building was located. Martin’s assistant, Laura Short, right, enjoys refreshments and chatting with Baker Bros. manager Celeste Smarr. Also pictured are Austin Swallow and Margie Bennett. style=

    After hours

    Baker Bros., inside Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Hunter Hall on South Main Street, was the site of the May edition of the Knox County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours on Tuesday afternoon. Visitors had the chance to enjoy food samples and view the downtown eatery which features sandwiches, wraps, salads, fresh fruit and Starbucks coffee products. University President Dan Martin stated that MVNU is happy to be downtown with Baker Bros. as their newest installment. He explained that the name came from the Baker brothers who, in the late 1800s, owned the empty lot up the street where the former Kresge building was located. Martin’s assistant, Laura Short, right, enjoys refreshments and chatting with Baker Bros. manager Celeste Smarr. Also pictured are Austin Swallow and Margie Bennett. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • East Knox’s Dallas Durfee, right, hands the baton to Cody Howard during the boys 4x800 relay at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference championship meet. style=

    Johnnies, Redbirds dominate MBC meet

    East Knox’s Dallas Durfee, right, hands the baton to Cody Howard during the boys 4x800 relay at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference championship meet. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Fredericktown’s Natalee Johnson finished second in the finals of the girls 100-meter hurdles at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference championship meet. style=

    Johnnies, Redbirds dominate MBC meet

    Fredericktown’s Natalee Johnson finished second in the finals of the girls 100-meter hurdles at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference championship meet. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Runners compete in the first 110-hurdles preliminary race at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Championships in Fredericktown. From left, East Knox’s Steven Jacobs, Fredericktown’s David Streby, Danville’s Landon Magers and Centerburg’s Dillion Eppich. All four qualified for the finals, with Magers and Eppich earning second and third place, respectively. style=

    Johnnies, Redbirds dominate MBC meet

    Runners compete in the first 110-hurdles preliminary race at Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Championships in Fredericktown. From left, East Knox’s Steven Jacobs, Fredericktown’s David Streby, Danville’s Landon Magers and Centerburg’s Dillion Eppich. All four qualified for the finals, with Magers and Eppich earning second and third place, respectively. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Mid-Ohio Blaze’s Jon Crow, left, tries to get under the tag of Eastside Irish third baseman Josh Moore during their game last Wednesday. The Blaze won, 8-3. style=

    Mid-Ohio Blaze team takes win

    Mid-Ohio Blaze’s Jon Crow, left, tries to get under the tag of Eastside Irish third baseman Josh Moore during their game last Wednesday. The Blaze won, 8-3. (Photo by Michelle Hartman)

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  • Utica pitcher Dakota Young throws during the fifth inning of Tuesday’s sectional semifinal against Linden McKinley. Young allowed no hits in Utica’s 21-0 victory. style=

    Young no-hits Linden McKinley in sectional

    Utica pitcher Dakota Young throws during the fifth inning of Tuesday’s sectional semifinal against Linden McKinley. Young allowed no hits in Utica’s 21-0 victory. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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