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  • Luminary winners Morgan and Marla Dague are joined by Leslie Franz as they celebrate winning the Lights in the ’Hood contest in their Mount Vernon neighborhood. style=

    Neighborhood contest sets streets aglow

    Luminary winners Morgan and Marla Dague are joined by Leslie Franz as they celebrate winning the Lights in the ’Hood contest in their Mount Vernon neighborhood. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • Grace Lahmon, at center, celebrated her 98th birthday Saturday at the Eastern Star Home. She has no children but many nieces and nephews who care for her came to celebrate with her. Standing from left are Marguerite Mills, Pat Cook, Jim Grubaugh, Stanley Grubaugh and Andy Grubaugh. style=

    Lahmon celebrates a special birthday

    Grace Lahmon, at center, celebrated her 98th birthday Saturday at the Eastern Star Home. She has no children but many nieces and nephews who care for her came to celebrate with her. Standing from left are Marguerite Mills, Pat Cook, Jim Grubaugh, Stanley Grubaugh and Andy Grubaugh. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The first baby of the new year in Knox County waited until Friday to put in his appearance at Knox Community Hospital. Mom, Ashley Jones, gave birth to Fenix Caiden Jones at 9:55 a.m. weighing in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces. style=

    First baby of new year

    The first baby of the new year in Knox County waited until Friday to put in his appearance at Knox Community Hospital. Mom, Ashley Jones, gave birth to Fenix Caiden Jones at 9:55 a.m. weighing in at 7 pounds, 15 ounces. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Centerburg’s Faithe Carr tries to dribble the ball past Utica’s Tory Minton during Saturday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference game. The Trojans won, 47-43. style=

    Centerburg beats Utica; teams tied atop MBC

    Centerburg’s Faithe Carr tries to dribble the ball past Utica’s Tory Minton during Saturday’s Mid-Buckeye Conference game. The Trojans won, 47-43. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department Chief Nick Cockrell, left, presents a special shield to retiring firefighter Fred Summerfield. style=

    Summerfield honored by Bladensburg Fire Dept.

    Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department Chief Nick Cockrell, left, presents a special shield to retiring firefighter Fred Summerfield. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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