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  • A giant maple tree in Riverside Park had to come down. Mount Vernon Parks Department Supervisor Geoff Oliver said the tree has been dying for the last two years. It will be replaced and other trees are to be added to the park. style=

    Old, dying tree taken down

    A giant maple tree in Riverside Park had to come down. Mount Vernon Parks Department Supervisor Geoff Oliver said the tree has been dying for the last two years. It will be replaced and other trees are to be added to the park. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Rumpke Manager John Cochran, left, shows Mount Vernon firefighters the controls of one of the machines at the company’s waste sorting facility on Columbus Road. Looking on are, from left, Lt. J.D. Burke, Patrick Hornsby and Capt. Joe Jurkowitz. Rumpke Regional Safety Manager Randy Broadright said the company does the orientation sessions at all its facilities so emergency personnel are familiar with the equipment and layout they may have to deal with. “We want to make sure that the first time they see our building isn’t an emergency situation,” he said. style=

    Checking out the controls

    Rumpke Manager John Cochran, left, shows Mount Vernon firefighters the controls of one of the machines at the company’s waste sorting facility on Columbus Road. Looking on are, from left, Lt. J.D. Burke, Patrick Hornsby and Capt. Joe Jurkowitz. Rumpke Regional Safety Manager Randy Broadright said the company does the orientation sessions at all its facilities so emergency personnel are familiar with the equipment and layout they may have to deal with. “We want to make sure that the first time they see our building isn’t an emergency situation,” he said. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Centerburg senior Tristen Simpson poses with the game ball used when she had her 1,000th kill before Thursday’s match against Danville. style=

    Simpson honored as Trojans sweep

    Centerburg senior Tristen Simpson poses with the game ball used when she had her 1,000th kill before Thursday’s match against Danville. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Centerburg Trojans’ Tristan Simpson (9) receives a serve while teammates Courtney Canter (16) and Lindsey Daniels (17) look on in their team’s match against the visiting Danville Blue Devils. The Trojans swept the Blue Devils, 25-8. 25-13, 25-16. style=

    Simpson honored as Trojans sweep

    Centerburg Trojans’ Tristan Simpson (9) receives a serve while teammates Courtney Canter (16) and Lindsey Daniels (17) look on in their team’s match against the visiting Danville Blue Devils. The Trojans swept the Blue Devils, 25-8. 25-13, 25-16. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Madi Montgomery, left, spikes the ball past Delaware Hayes’ Krysta Iwanek, center, and Kaitlyn Woerner during Thursday’s match. style=

    Yellow Jackets turn pink at Volley for the Cure

    Mount Vernon’s Madi Montgomery, left, spikes the ball past Delaware Hayes’ Krysta Iwanek, center, and Kaitlyn Woerner during Thursday’s match. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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