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  • Mount Vernon Fire Department Chief Chris Menapace gives Abby Hamman the Citizen’s Cross Award for her life-saving response when a fire erupted at her home. Her mother and father, Carolyn and Daniel Hamman, and her grandfather, volunteer director Dave Hamman of the Department of Emergency Services, look on. style=

    Sixth-grader Hamman receives citizen’s cross award

    Mount Vernon Fire Department Chief Chris Menapace gives Abby Hamman the Citizen’s Cross Award for her life-saving response when a fire erupted at her home. Her mother and father, Carolyn and Daniel Hamman, and her grandfather, volunteer director Dave Hamman of the Department of Emergency Services, look on. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Shelby Moreland, cadet senior airman, left, gets uniform advice from cadet major Johnathon Mundy prior to an inspection of the Air Force JROTC at Knox County Career Center. style=

    KCCC ROTC ‘exceeds standards’

    Shelby Moreland, cadet senior airman, left, gets uniform advice from cadet major Johnathon Mundy prior to an inspection of the Air Force JROTC at Knox County Career Center. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • With verbal agility and a touch of humor, Auctioneer John Ruckman successfully auctions off sponsorships for the Mount Vernon Christmas Parade. Thursday’s auction raised $6,280 for the Christmas Parade. style=

    Auction raises $6,280 for parade, walk

    With verbal agility and a touch of humor, Auctioneer John Ruckman successfully auctions off sponsorships for the Mount Vernon Christmas Parade. Thursday’s auction raised $6,280 for the Christmas Parade. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • Rev. Timothy Overly welcomes those attending the inaugural Prayer Rally on Thursday evening on Public Square. Local pastors and community officials led numerous prayers in the wake of the coming election. style=

    Community comes together in prayer rally

    Rev. Timothy Overly welcomes those attending the inaugural Prayer Rally on Thursday evening on Public Square. Local pastors and community officials led numerous prayers in the wake of the coming election. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Parents, coaches and friends honored the Mount Vernon High School boys soccer team in their annual banquet at the school on Thursday. Awards went to, from left, Seth Badger, Ohio Capital Conference First Team, Central District Second Team, team MVP; Aaron Nixon, OCC and District Scholar Athlete, Team Above Self award, Jacket Award; Kyle Dunnavant, JV co-MVP; Ben Cochran, OCC Honorable Mention, Team Hustle award; Jake Frazier, co-Most Improved; Noah “Tank” West, JV Most Improved; Parker Price, Alan Baker Freshman Award; and Gregg “Goggles” Mendel, JV co-MVP. Not pictured: Alex Glibert, OCC Second Team and Lucas Zambori, co-Most Improved. style=

    MV soccer team honored

    Parents, coaches and friends honored the Mount Vernon High School boys soccer team in their annual banquet at the school on Thursday. Awards went to, from left, Seth Badger, Ohio Capital Conference First Team, Central District Second Team, team MVP; Aaron Nixon, OCC and District Scholar Athlete, Team Above Self award, Jacket Award; Kyle Dunnavant, JV co-MVP; Ben Cochran, OCC Honorable Mention, Team Hustle award; Jake Frazier, co-Most Improved; Noah “Tank” West, JV Most Improved; Parker Price, Alan Baker Freshman Award; and Gregg “Goggles” Mendel, JV co-MVP. Not pictured: Alex Glibert, OCC Second Team and Lucas Zambori, co-Most Improved. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Highland junior Logan Ebersole, shown at the district cross country race at Watkins Memorial, will compete in the state meet at Hebron on Saturday. style=

    Ebersole looks to carve new legacy at Highland

    Highland junior Logan Ebersole, shown at the district cross country race at Watkins Memorial, will compete in the state meet at Hebron on Saturday. (Photo by News file photo)

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  • Mount Vernon High School senior Seth Badger poses with a lifesize cardboard cutout of boys head soccer coach Scott Dapprich during the team’s banquet at the school Thursday. style=

    MV soccer team honored

    Mount Vernon High School senior Seth Badger poses with a lifesize cardboard cutout of boys head soccer coach Scott Dapprich during the team’s banquet at the school Thursday. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Fredericktown freshman Bailey Gannon, shown during his qualifying run in the regional cross country race at Pickerington North, will compete at the state meet in Hebron on Saturday. style=

    Gannon part of tradition of Freddie runners

    Fredericktown freshman Bailey Gannon, shown during his qualifying run in the regional cross country race at Pickerington North, will compete at the state meet in Hebron on Saturday. (Photo by News file photo)

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