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  • Bruce Malek, defense attorney for Michael Collins, appeals to the jury to find his client not guilty by reason of self defense in the death of Lilly Dawn Pressley-Claggett and the shooting of Jesse Collins. style=

    Jury deliberations continue

    Bruce Malek, defense attorney for Michael Collins, appeals to the jury to find his client not guilty by reason of self defense in the death of Lilly Dawn Pressley-Claggett and the shooting of Jesse Collins. (Photo by Samantha Scoles)

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  • Little Miss Knox County Hadley Ramirez-George, right, is crowned on opening day of the Knox County Fair. She is joined by first runner-up Jacklyn Bolton. style=

    Ramirez-George wins Little Miss KC Fair crown

    Little Miss Knox County Hadley Ramirez-George, right, is crowned on opening day of the Knox County Fair. She is joined by first runner-up Jacklyn Bolton. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • “The Boss,” driven by Bob Shaffer, pulls its weight during Sunday night’s National Tractor Pull Association’s regional event at the Knox County Fair. Shaffer is the defending champion. Results were not available at press time. style=

    The Boss makes an impression

    “The Boss,” driven by Bob Shaffer, pulls its weight during Sunday night’s National Tractor Pull Association’s regional event at the Knox County Fair. Shaffer is the defending champion. Results were not available at press time. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Carlie Hashman and Gavin Rundell were chosen the 2012 Knox County Fair Queen and King Sunday at the fair. Hashman and Rundell are members of Down on the Farm 4-H, and Rundell is also the 2011 Fair King.  style=

    Hashman, Rundell to reign over fair

    Carlie Hashman and Gavin Rundell were chosen the 2012 Knox County Fair Queen and King Sunday at the fair. Hashman and Rundell are members of Down on the Farm 4-H, and Rundell is also the 2011 Fair King. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • The Knox County Junior Fair Rabbit Show ended Sunday with the selection of the Best of Show. Andy Rieman, 16, of Mount Vernon won the title with his white mini satin senior doe breeding rabbit. A special section will be published Wednesday, Aug. 1, with complete results information, as well as additional photos, from the Junior Fair activities. style=

    Best of show

    The Knox County Junior Fair Rabbit Show ended Sunday with the selection of the Best of Show. Andy Rieman, 16, of Mount Vernon won the title with his white mini satin senior doe breeding rabbit. A special section will be published Wednesday, Aug. 1, with complete results information, as well as additional photos, from the Junior Fair activities. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Ammon Hershberger, left, of Mount Vernon, drives Ima Count to a victory in her maiden race past I Wanta Zenyatta in the second race at the Knox County Fair on Sunday. style=

    Harness Racing

    Ammon Hershberger, left, of Mount Vernon, drives Ima Count to a victory in her maiden race past I Wanta Zenyatta in the second race at the Knox County Fair on Sunday. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Feeding wheat into the thresher was hard work in Sunday’s 90-degree temperatures. The demonstration was new to the fair this year. A final demonstration will take place Thursday afternoon. style=

    Fair returns to farming roots with demo

    Feeding wheat into the thresher was hard work in Sunday’s 90-degree temperatures. The demonstration was new to the fair this year. A final demonstration will take place Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Gage Steinmetz of the Kokosing Valley 10-year-old All-Stars belts an RBI single in the first inning of Sunday’s tournament game against Granville. style=

    Kokosing eliminated on Granville walk-off double

    Gage Steinmetz of the Kokosing Valley 10-year-old All-Stars belts an RBI single in the first inning of Sunday’s tournament game against Granville. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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