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  • The Central Ohio Farmers Co-op has closed this feed mill on Kinney Road. According to President and CEO Tom Bostic, the facility will remain part of the company. Kim Rose piloted the plane from which this photo was taken. style=

    Farmers Co-op feed mill closes its doors

    The Central Ohio Farmers Co-op has closed this feed mill on Kinney Road. According to President and CEO Tom Bostic, the facility will remain part of the company. Kim Rose piloted the plane from which this photo was taken. (Photo by John Seavolt)

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  • The Mid-Buckeye Conference honored its top players and coaches at Monday’s annual spring banquet in Bellville. Front row, from left, Danville’s Kimmy Hansen, Girls Best in Field; Loudonville’s Sierra Wright, Girls Runner of the Year; and Danville’s Olivia Rice, softball Player of the Year. Second row, Utica’s Jeremy Jenkins, baseball Player of the Year; and Loudonville’s Craig Henderson, Boys Track Coach of the Year. Back row, Utica’s Bren Henderson, baseball Coach of the Year; Johnstown’s Brad Orr, Girls Track Coach of the Year; and Danville’s Mike Beheler, softball Coach of the Year. style=

    Utica, Danville take top awards at MBC banquet

    The Mid-Buckeye Conference honored its top players and coaches at Monday’s annual spring banquet in Bellville. Front row, from left, Danville’s Kimmy Hansen, Girls Best in Field; Loudonville’s Sierra Wright, Girls Runner of the Year; and Danville’s Olivia Rice, softball Player of the Year. Second row, Utica’s Jeremy Jenkins, baseball Player of the Year; and Loudonville’s Craig Henderson, Boys Track Coach of the Year. Back row, Utica’s Bren Henderson, baseball Coach of the Year; Johnstown’s Brad Orr, Girls Track Coach of the Year; and Danville’s Mike Beheler, softball Coach of the Year. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Local musicians received the most prestigious award for high school band members when the Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon conducted the second annual John Philip Sousa Awards Luncheon on Monday at the Knox County Conference Center. One student was selected from each of the Knox County schools to receive the John Philip Sousa Award, based on the students’ superior musicianship, leadership, dependability and loyalty. Sousa was a renowned composer and band leader and was a strong supporter of school music programs. This year’s award recipients are, from left, Elizabeth Ickes, East Knox High School; Paige Arthur, Danville High School; Alexis Szenas, Mount Vernon High School; Kathryn Hebenthal, Centerburg High School; and Matt Shoewalter, Fredericktown High School. style=

    Musicians honored with Sousa awards

    Local musicians received the most prestigious award for high school band members when the Kiwanis Club of Mount Vernon conducted the second annual John Philip Sousa Awards Luncheon on Monday at the Knox County Conference Center. One student was selected from each of the Knox County schools to receive the John Philip Sousa Award, based on the students’ superior musicianship, leadership, dependability and loyalty. Sousa was a renowned composer and band leader and was a strong supporter of school music programs. This year’s award recipients are, from left, Elizabeth Ickes, East Knox High School; Paige Arthur, Danville High School; Alexis Szenas, Mount Vernon High School; Kathryn Hebenthal, Centerburg High School; and Matt Shoewalter, Fredericktown High School. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Jan Taylor, left, and Linda Spurgeon are retiring from the Knox County Educational Service Center. style=

    Spurgeon, Taylor to retire from KCESC

    Jan Taylor, left, and Linda Spurgeon are retiring from the Knox County Educational Service Center. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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