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  • Doug Gifford, district conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation  Service, talks at the Farmer’s Breakfast, Tuesday, at Southside Diner. Gifford reminded the farmers of upcoming Conservation Reserve Program sign-up deadlines and noted there would be no breakfast in October. Otherwise, the 13 who attended spent the time talking informally. The low turnout was expected, as the annual Farm Science Review at London opened Tuesday. style=

    Farmers enjoy breakfast

    Doug Gifford, district conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service, talks at the Farmer’s Breakfast, Tuesday, at Southside Diner. Gifford reminded the farmers of upcoming Conservation Reserve Program sign-up deadlines and noted there would be no breakfast in October. Otherwise, the 13 who attended spent the time talking informally. The low turnout was expected, as the annual Farm Science Review at London opened Tuesday. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Chelsea Hayes (19) and Big Walnut’s Shelbie Borchers fight for control of the ball during their game Tuesday at Mount Vernon. Big Walnut scored twice in the first half en route to a 3-0 victory. style=

    Jackets’ slide continues in 3-0 loss to Eagles

    Mount Vernon’s Chelsea Hayes (19) and Big Walnut’s Shelbie Borchers fight for control of the ball during their game Tuesday at Mount Vernon. Big Walnut scored twice in the first half en route to a 3-0 victory. (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • Centerburg’s Lindsey Daniels (17) tries to send the ball past Utica’s Lareese Marston (22) in Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference match. Looking on are Centerburg’s Kendall Compton (8), Mikaela Weldy (11) and Tristen Simpson.  style=

    Trojans win battle for MBC lead

    Centerburg’s Lindsey Daniels (17) tries to send the ball past Utica’s Lareese Marston (22) in Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference match. Looking on are Centerburg’s Kendall Compton (8), Mikaela Weldy (11) and Tristen Simpson. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Michaela Hunter swings for Ashayla’s Salon during a Sept. 12 game against Country Club. Hunter had one single in the game. style=

    Girls softball roundup

    Michaela Hunter swings for Ashayla’s Salon during a Sept. 12 game against Country Club. Hunter had one single in the game. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Democratic congressman Tim Ryan delivering the keynote address tells guests at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at the Alcove that we [Americans] need to work together. style=

    Ryan: Democrats need to keep moving forward

    Democratic congressman Tim Ryan delivering the keynote address tells guests at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner at the Alcove that we [Americans] need to work together. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • Mount Vernon Black’s Zachary Mullins (8) takes down a Mount Vernon Orange ballcarrier in the backfield during Saturday’s Junior Division football game. MV Orange won, 36-8. Also in on the play are MV Black’s Paul Snyder (85) and MV Orange’s Kaden Seavolt (19). style=

    Mid-Ohio Colt Football League Week 3 roundup

    Mount Vernon Black’s Zachary Mullins (8) takes down a Mount Vernon Orange ballcarrier in the backfield during Saturday’s Junior Division football game. MV Orange won, 36-8. Also in on the play are MV Black’s Paul Snyder (85) and MV Orange’s Kaden Seavolt (19). (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Utica’s Rachel Londot, front, and Kelly Overton dive for a spiked ball during Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference showdown against Centerburg. style=

    Trojans win battle for MBC lead

    Utica’s Rachel Londot, front, and Kelly Overton dive for a spiked ball during Tuesday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference showdown against Centerburg. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Vandals have damaged three ornamental trees at Memorial Park. Parks Director Geoff Oliver said they discovered the broken branches Monday morning, indicating it was probably done over the weekend. Oliver said he has been having trouble with a group of kids at the park this summer and suspects they may be behind the damage. He said crews will have to cut a bunch of damaged limbs out of the trees. style=

    Ornamental trees vandalized

    Vandals have damaged three ornamental trees at Memorial Park. Parks Director Geoff Oliver said they discovered the broken branches Monday morning, indicating it was probably done over the weekend. Oliver said he has been having trouble with a group of kids at the park this summer and suspects they may be behind the damage. He said crews will have to cut a bunch of damaged limbs out of the trees. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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