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  • Not a word was spoken in a solemn ceremony this morning when the Mount Vernon Fire Department honored the more than 3,000 American citizens who were killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. A flag-raising at half staff and the ringing of a ceremonial bell took place to honor our fallen citizens. Raising the flag, at right, was Honor Guard Commander Charles Swank with assistance from Honor Guard member Chad Chenault. Ringing the bell was Brian Conant. style=

    Remembering the fallen

    Not a word was spoken in a solemn ceremony this morning when the Mount Vernon Fire Department honored the more than 3,000 American citizens who were killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. A flag-raising at half staff and the ringing of a ceremonial bell took place to honor our fallen citizens. Raising the flag, at right, was Honor Guard Commander Charles Swank with assistance from Honor Guard member Chad Chenault. Ringing the bell was Brian Conant. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • The new Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses is rapidly nearing completion on Mansfield Avenue Constructed largely by volunteer labor Church Elder David Hatfield said more than 300 volunteer erected the 45 by 100 foot hall on Saturday. By Thursday of this week, the exterior will be bricked and electricity, plumbing and carpeting will finished and the facility will be ready for service on Sunday. style=

    New church nearing completion

    The new Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses is rapidly nearing completion on Mansfield Avenue Constructed largely by volunteer labor Church Elder David Hatfield said more than 300 volunteer erected the 45 by 100 foot hall on Saturday. By Thursday of this week, the exterior will be bricked and electricity, plumbing and carpeting will finished and the facility will be ready for service on Sunday. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • It is annual hose testing time at the Mount Vernon Fire Department. The department has 15,400 feet of attack and supply hose divided among four engines, the ladder truck and backup hoses. Because there is so much hose to test, the work was divided among the three shifts of firefighters. style=

    MVFD tests its hoses

    It is annual hose testing time at the Mount Vernon Fire Department. The department has 15,400 feet of attack and supply hose divided among four engines, the ladder truck and backup hoses. Because there is so much hose to test, the work was divided among the three shifts of firefighters. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Fredericktown’s Cassie Simpson, left, sets the ball while teammate Sydney Hathaway (6) looks on during Monday’s home volleyball match against Mount Gilead. The Freddies won in straight sets. style=

    Freddies surge early, shut down Indians

    Fredericktown’s Cassie Simpson, left, sets the ball while teammate Sydney Hathaway (6) looks on during Monday’s home volleyball match against Mount Gilead. The Freddies won in straight sets. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Centerburg’s Danni LeChard tries to guide a putt into the eighth hole at her team’s tri-meet at Table Rock Golf Course in Centerburg on Tuesday.  style=

    High School Golf

    Centerburg’s Danni LeChard tries to guide a putt into the eighth hole at her team’s tri-meet at Table Rock Golf Course in Centerburg on Tuesday. (Photo by Fred Main)

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