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  • Gordon Yance, left, receives a Volunteer of the Year award from Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis during Monday’s City Council Meeting. Samantha Scoles style=

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    Gordon Yance, left, receives a Volunteer of the Year award from Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis during Monday’s City Council Meeting. Samantha Scoles (Photo by Yance honored at council)

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  • Developmental Disabilities Superintendent Steve Oster removes his shirt to reveal the T-shirt proclaiming “Feel the power of the Disability vote” at the People First voting rally on the square Monday morning. At left are County Commissioner Teresa Bemiller and State Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl, while at right are Deana Hasty, dressed as the Statue of Liberty; Knox County People First President Tammy Grogg and “Uncle Sam,” John G. Gillespie. style=

    Rally emphasizes importance of voting

    Developmental Disabilities Superintendent Steve Oster removes his shirt to reveal the T-shirt proclaiming “Feel the power of the Disability vote” at the People First voting rally on the square Monday morning. At left are County Commissioner Teresa Bemiller and State Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl, while at right are Deana Hasty, dressed as the Statue of Liberty; Knox County People First President Tammy Grogg and “Uncle Sam,” John G. Gillespie. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Frank Priboic steers his combine with a 25-foot wide cutter head into his soybean field off Mink Street in southwestern Knox County. At 11:30 Monday morning, the beans were still a little tough so he waited a couple of hours until they dried enough to harvest. style=

    Harvesting the soybeans

    Frank Priboic steers his combine with a 25-foot wide cutter head into his soybean field off Mink Street in southwestern Knox County. At 11:30 Monday morning, the beans were still a little tough so he waited a couple of hours until they dried enough to harvest. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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