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  • Relay for Life came to a close Saturday after 18 hours of excitement and community participation at Yellow Jacket Stadium. This year’s event raised $195,816.92, just short of its goal of $218,000. style=

    Stepping forward

    Relay for Life came to a close Saturday after 18 hours of excitement and community participation at Yellow Jacket Stadium. This year’s event raised $195,816.92, just short of its goal of $218,000. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Paul Knoebel, right, from the Friends of Ohio Barns, explains his barn construction model to Mike Sims of Zanesville on a stop of the Knox County Barn Tour, Saturday.  style=

    History revisited during barn tour

    Paul Knoebel, right, from the Friends of Ohio Barns, explains his barn construction model to Mike Sims of Zanesville on a stop of the Knox County Barn Tour, Saturday. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Mayre Newcomb, left, and her sister Maygan, right, showed other children how to make edible barns from graham crackers, pretzels and frosting during the Knox County Barn Tour Saturday. Between them are Joanna and Jade Mlakar of Shelby.  style=

    History revisited during barn tour

    Mayre Newcomb, left, and her sister Maygan, right, showed other children how to make edible barns from graham crackers, pretzels and frosting during the Knox County Barn Tour Saturday. Between them are Joanna and Jade Mlakar of Shelby. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • James Hurlow, 7, of Howard, makes a full pull during the pedal tractor pull Saturday at the Howard-Danville Turkey Festival. style=

    Fun for all ages at festival

    James Hurlow, 7, of Howard, makes a full pull during the pedal tractor pull Saturday at the Howard-Danville Turkey Festival. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Jim and Sherrie Holmes of Danville serve as grand marshals while riding on this vintage fire truck during Saturday’s Danville-Howard Turkey Festival Parade. style=

    Fun for all ages at festival

    Jim and Sherrie Holmes of Danville serve as grand marshals while riding on this vintage fire truck during Saturday’s Danville-Howard Turkey Festival Parade. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • No injuries were reported in an accident on Ohio 13 just north of Mount Vernon at 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Debra Cooper, 56, of Fredericktown, was northbound on Ohio 13 when pieces of lumber in her pickup shifted, causing an obstruction in the roadway. Swerving to avoid the lumber was Mike Cockrell, 45, of Fredericktown, whose Ford pickup went off the right side of the road and into a ditch, sustaining moderate damage. His airbag was deployed. Two other drivers also swerved and avoided any damage. The Knox County Sheriffåœå’s Office responded to the scene and has yet to issue any citations. style=

    In the ditch

    No injuries were reported in an accident on Ohio 13 just north of Mount Vernon at 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Debra Cooper, 56, of Fredericktown, was northbound on Ohio 13 when pieces of lumber in her pickup shifted, causing an obstruction in the roadway. Swerving to avoid the lumber was Mike Cockrell, 45, of Fredericktown, whose Ford pickup went off the right side of the road and into a ditch, sustaining moderate damage. His airbag was deployed. Two other drivers also swerved and avoided any damage. The Knox County Sheriffåœå’s Office responded to the scene and has yet to issue any citations. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Runners take off at the starting line of the East Knox Lions Club 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday during the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. style=

    Dozens turn out for annual Turkey Trot

    Runners take off at the starting line of the East Knox Lions Club 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday during the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Runners Brandon Boeshart, left, Ernie Russeau, center, and John Yoder reach the halfway point in the East Knox Lions Club 5K Turkey Trot in Danville on Saturday. style=

    Dozens turn out for annual Turkey Trot

    Runners Brandon Boeshart, left, Ernie Russeau, center, and John Yoder reach the halfway point in the East Knox Lions Club 5K Turkey Trot in Danville on Saturday. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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