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  • Members of Boy Scout Troop 342 paid honor to many buried in Amity Cemetery by placing flags on 100 graves on Tuesday evening in recognition of the upcoming Memorial Day. The flags will remain up until July 4. Among those being honored was former area resident Ryan Martin who died in Iraq on Aug. 20, 2004, at the age of 22, while serving in the United States Army. Placing the flag on Martin’s grave are, from left, Quinn Bartsch and Austin Stone. The hill pictured in the background is the farm where Martin grew up just north of Amity. style=

    Honoring those who served

    Members of Boy Scout Troop 342 paid honor to many buried in Amity Cemetery by placing flags on 100 graves on Tuesday evening in recognition of the upcoming Memorial Day. The flags will remain up until July 4. Among those being honored was former area resident Ryan Martin who died in Iraq on Aug. 20, 2004, at the age of 22, while serving in the United States Army. Placing the flag on Martin’s grave are, from left, Quinn Bartsch and Austin Stone. The hill pictured in the background is the farm where Martin grew up just north of Amity. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket boys volleyball team was honored at a banquet at the school on Tuesday. From left, Jake Scott, Coaches’ Award; Bryan Downs, team captain and Team MVP; Dan Eddy, team captain and Ohio Capital Conference Scholar Athlete; and Dan Tharp, Coaches’ Award. style=

    Jacket volleyball team honored

    The Mount Vernon Yellow Jacket boys volleyball team was honored at a banquet at the school on Tuesday. From left, Jake Scott, Coaches’ Award; Bryan Downs, team captain and Team MVP; Dan Eddy, team captain and Ohio Capital Conference Scholar Athlete; and Dan Tharp, Coaches’ Award. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Members of the Mount Vernon Fire Department use their ladder truck to get at a fire Tuesday on the seventh floor of Knox Community Hospital. style=

    Electrical short causes fire at KCH

    Members of the Mount Vernon Fire Department use their ladder truck to get at a fire Tuesday on the seventh floor of Knox Community Hospital. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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