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  • Fredericktown’s Kayla Casto (10) shoots over the outstretched hand of Johnstown’s Makenzie Spang (52) during their Division III district final game Saturday at Worthington Christian. The Johnnies won in overtime, 43-41. style=

    Johnnies knock out Freddies in OT

    Fredericktown’s Kayla Casto (10) shoots over the outstretched hand of Johnstown’s Makenzie Spang (52) during their Division III district final game Saturday at Worthington Christian. The Johnnies won in overtime, 43-41. (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • Fredericktown’s Macy Earnest (11) shoots a floater over Johnstown’s Marissa Sheets during their Division III District final game Saturday at Worthington Christian. The Johnnies won, 43-41, in overtime style=

    Johnnies knock out Freddies in OT

    Fredericktown’s Macy Earnest (11) shoots a floater over Johnstown’s Marissa Sheets during their Division III District final game Saturday at Worthington Christian. The Johnnies won, 43-41, in overtime (Photo by Fred Main)

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  • The Side Street Strutters, a seven-piece jazz band, gave a Dixieland and Blues concert to a full house Saturday night at the Memorial Theater. With vocalist Melony Collins the group played such favorites as “Night Train,” “Shiny Stockings,” “April in Paris” and “A-Tisket, A-Tasket.” The next concert is the Vaugh Wiester jazz orchestra on Saturday, April 13. The concert is free general admission. The Red Head Express will perform the next Community Concert on April 27. style=

    Struttin’ their way in Mount Vernon

    The Side Street Strutters, a seven-piece jazz band, gave a Dixieland and Blues concert to a full house Saturday night at the Memorial Theater. With vocalist Melony Collins the group played such favorites as “Night Train,” “Shiny Stockings,” “April in Paris” and “A-Tisket, A-Tasket.” The next concert is the Vaugh Wiester jazz orchestra on Saturday, April 13. The concert is free general admission. The Red Head Express will perform the next Community Concert on April 27. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • A  honeycomb, estimated to weigh 200 pounds, was found when an old barn was being disassembled. Beekeeper Monte Gilbert, left, will take it home and in the spring  transfer the bees into hives. Nick Mullins, right, donated the hive from a barn on his property, west of Fredericktown on Ohio 95, that is being torn down and salvaged. The hive was between the barn siding and the inner wall of the barn granary. Mullins estimates the hive is more than 50 years old.   style=

    Honeycomb found in barn

    A honeycomb, estimated to weigh 200 pounds, was found when an old barn was being disassembled. Beekeeper Monte Gilbert, left, will take it home and in the spring transfer the bees into hives. Nick Mullins, right, donated the hive from a barn on his property, west of Fredericktown on Ohio 95, that is being torn down and salvaged. The hive was between the barn siding and the inner wall of the barn granary. Mullins estimates the hive is more than 50 years old. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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