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  • Purple Turtles, from left, Lily Tatman, Hannah Vaughn and Quincey Boone team up to win Friday’s Equine Clean and Groom Contest by transforming a very dirty Snowdrop to show-ready trim at the Knox County Fair.  style=

    Equine teams get down and dirty

    Purple Turtles, from left, Lily Tatman, Hannah Vaughn and Quincey Boone team up to win Friday’s Equine Clean and Groom Contest by transforming a very dirty Snowdrop to show-ready trim at the Knox County Fair. (Photo by Bill Amick)

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  • Thompson Square, Keifer and Shawna Thompson, entertained a packed crowd at the Knox County Fair Friday night. The country music duo sang their popular hits including “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” and “I Got You,” along with cover tunes the crowd could sing along to. The Knox County Fair closes out the week tonight with an open to the world truck and tractor pull starting at 7 p.m. style=

    Quite a show

    Thompson Square, Keifer and Shawna Thompson, entertained a packed crowd at the Knox County Fair Friday night. The country music duo sang their popular hits including “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” and “I Got You,” along with cover tunes the crowd could sing along to. The Knox County Fair closes out the week tonight with an open to the world truck and tractor pull starting at 7 p.m. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • Colton Walker, second from left, was named winner of the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club’s Dave Greer Award recently at the Knox County Fair. Pictured with Walker are, from left, past winner Gavin Rundell, his parents, Lee and Mary Ann Walker, and Kiwanis vice president Kathy Kasler. style=

    Walker wins Kiwanis Dave Greer Award

    Colton Walker, second from left, was named winner of the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club’s Dave Greer Award recently at the Knox County Fair. Pictured with Walker are, from left, past winner Gavin Rundell, his parents, Lee and Mary Ann Walker, and Kiwanis vice president Kathy Kasler. (Photo by Chloe Coleman)

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  • A backhoe digging in the new sewer line on Coshocton Road hit and broke this 2-inch water line about 10:30 a.m. Friday. Water Department workers, Jamie Pay, left, and Chris Roddy fit the pipe with a a shut-off valve to stop the flow. The line that goes back to the First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center was repaired in about three hours. style=

    Line break

    A backhoe digging in the new sewer line on Coshocton Road hit and broke this 2-inch water line about 10:30 a.m. Friday. Water Department workers, Jamie Pay, left, and Chris Roddy fit the pipe with a a shut-off valve to stop the flow. The line that goes back to the First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center was repaired in about three hours. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Ben Durbin, left, and Ed Annett, both from Danville, race around a sharp turn in the Modified XR feature race at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Friday. Durbin finished third in the lawnmower race.   style=

    Danville team holds its own at lawnmower races

    Ben Durbin, left, and Ed Annett, both from Danville, race around a sharp turn in the Modified XR feature race at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Friday. Durbin finished third in the lawnmower race. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Toboso’s Ron Day turns a corner in the Modified XR feature at the lawnmower races at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Friday. Day won the Super Stock class as well.  style=

    Danville team holds its own at lawnmower races

    Toboso’s Ron Day turns a corner in the Modified XR feature at the lawnmower races at the Knox County Fairgrounds on Friday. Day won the Super Stock class as well. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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