A motorist driving by saw heavy smoke from the chimney at the Dennis Rine home, 6139 Newark Road at 10:50 a.m. Friday and called 9-1-1. Mount Vernon firefighters, Leo Swank left and Josh Lester took the top off the chimney but found nothing. The heavy smoke was caused by wood smoldering in the furnace. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)
Mount Vernon water department workers were called to Belmont Avenue Friday morning because of a water leak from a broken 6-inch water main. The break was difficult to find and they dug long trenches “chasing” the break before it was located. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)
Mount Vernon’s Eric Ashbrook (25) and Seth Ringwalt (12) battle Franklin Heights’ Tochukwu Olie (20) and Ricardo Harris (1) for a rebound during their game Friday at Mount Vernon. The Jackets rolled to a 55-23 victory. (Photo by Bill Davis)
Fredericktown’s Ryan Logan, center red, and Centerburg’s Zac Holsopple battle for control of the ball during their game Friday at Centerburg. Looking on are Centerburg’s Clayton Schaefer (33) and Fredericktown’s Michael Miller (5) and Austin Hathaway (on floor). The Trojans stunned the Freddies in overtime, 37-32. (Photo by Fred Main)
Fredericktown’s Michael Miller (5) goes up for a shot between Centerburg defenders Tyler Stoyle (10), Mitch Stockmaster (23) and Jared Borton (34) during their game Friday at Centerburg. The Trojans won, 37-32, in overtime. (Photo by Fred Main)
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