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  • Work began Monday on this culvert replacement on Ohio 661 south of Brandon. The project is expected to be completed Aug. 24. style=

    Culvert replacement work closes Ohio 661

    Work began Monday on this culvert replacement on Ohio 661 south of Brandon. The project is expected to be completed Aug. 24. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • As a parting gift, graduating student practical nurse Kim Stevens presented the Knox County School of Practical Nursing with a portrait of Elinor Swanson, one of the founders of the program. The frame was donated by Swanson’s family. style=

    Swanson honored with memorial portrait

    As a parting gift, graduating student practical nurse Kim Stevens presented the Knox County School of Practical Nursing with a portrait of Elinor Swanson, one of the founders of the program. The frame was donated by Swanson’s family. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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  • This car driven by Arian Sapp, 43, Fredericktown, left the road after a crash with another car Tuesday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said she was northbound on North Liberty Road crossing  Lower Fredericktown Road. Zane Smith, 19, Fredericktown, ran the stop sign and contacted the Sapp car that ran up this embankment and rolled on top. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and escaped with minor injuries. Fredericktown EMS Chief Rick Lanuzza said both drivers were transported to Knox Community Hospital for a checkup. Smith was charged with failure to yield from a stop sign. style=

    Car flips off road

    This car driven by Arian Sapp, 43, Fredericktown, left the road after a crash with another car Tuesday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said she was northbound on North Liberty Road crossing Lower Fredericktown Road. Zane Smith, 19, Fredericktown, ran the stop sign and contacted the Sapp car that ran up this embankment and rolled on top. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and escaped with minor injuries. Fredericktown EMS Chief Rick Lanuzza said both drivers were transported to Knox Community Hospital for a checkup. Smith was charged with failure to yield from a stop sign. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Each month the Knox County Chamber of Commerce coordinates a “Business After Hours” event when members and the community can learn more about one of the Chamber businesses. This month the event was held at the Knox County Regional Airport where guests could see planes, tour the hangers and learn more about the airport. Attorney Korey Kidwell of Murray Rauzi & Kidwell Ltd. holds his daughter, Josie, as he tries to persuade her to sit in the Viper Seneca owned by the Divelbiss Corp. of Fredericktown. style=

    After Hours at the Airport

    Each month the Knox County Chamber of Commerce coordinates a “Business After Hours” event when members and the community can learn more about one of the Chamber businesses. This month the event was held at the Knox County Regional Airport where guests could see planes, tour the hangers and learn more about the airport. Attorney Korey Kidwell of Murray Rauzi & Kidwell Ltd. holds his daughter, Josie, as he tries to persuade her to sit in the Viper Seneca owned by the Divelbiss Corp. of Fredericktown. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Katey Durbin returns a shot against Lancaster’s Taylor Mulder during Tuesday’s team match. Durbin lost in straight sets as Mount Vernon fell, 5-0. style=

    Tennis team suffers growing pains

    Mount Vernon’s Katey Durbin returns a shot against Lancaster’s Taylor Mulder during Tuesday’s team match. Durbin lost in straight sets as Mount Vernon fell, 5-0. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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