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  • This one-car crash closed Ohio 229 west of Gambier at 8:30 a.m. today. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the westbound car ran off the road around a curve, breaking off the pole and pulling down power lines. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies closed 229 at Big Run Road on the west and Grove Church Road on the east. An Energy Cooperative electrical crew was on the scene to repair the damage. Names and other details were not available at press time. style=

    Accident takes out power lines

    This one-car crash closed Ohio 229 west of Gambier at 8:30 a.m. today. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the westbound car ran off the road around a curve, breaking off the pole and pulling down power lines. Knox County Sheriff’s deputies closed 229 at Big Run Road on the west and Grove Church Road on the east. An Energy Cooperative electrical crew was on the scene to repair the damage. Names and other details were not available at press time. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Fredericktown firefighters are working in the smoking ruins of the mobile home that burned Thursday night on Shady Lane in Pike Township. style=

    State Fire Marshal to investigate Shady Lane fire

    Fredericktown firefighters are working in the smoking ruins of the mobile home that burned Thursday night on Shady Lane in Pike Township. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Award winner during Thursday night’s Heritage Centre Association’s Annual Dinner were, front row, from left, Pat Crow, Walter Rudin Award; Sally Wright, Flowers for You, Mid-Size Business of the Year; and Becky Glass, Spirit of Heritage Award. Back row, from left, Jan Hall and Dee Allerding, Dennis & Schisler, Small Business of the Year; Jeff Scott, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Community Pride Award; and Vickie Sant, First-Knox National Bank, Large Business of the Year. style=

    Crow presented prestigious Walter Rudin Award

    Award winner during Thursday night’s Heritage Centre Association’s Annual Dinner were, front row, from left, Pat Crow, Walter Rudin Award; Sally Wright, Flowers for You, Mid-Size Business of the Year; and Becky Glass, Spirit of Heritage Award. Back row, from left, Jan Hall and Dee Allerding, Dennis & Schisler, Small Business of the Year; Jeff Scott, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Community Pride Award; and Vickie Sant, First-Knox National Bank, Large Business of the Year. (Photo by Samantha Scoles)

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  • Representatives of Children’s Services and the Creative Foundations Coffee Club visited the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday to hear the county commissioners issue a statement proclaiming March as Developmental Disability Awareness Month in Knox County. Commissioner Thom Collier holds Dante Sheridan, who at 23 months is one of the youngest clients of DD programs in the county. Also with Collier and Commissioner Teresa Bemiller are, from left, Cole Stricker, People First President Tami Grogg, Kristie Wooden, Katelyn James and Rose Fegley. style=

    Officials: Training still needed

    Representatives of Children’s Services and the Creative Foundations Coffee Club visited the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday to hear the county commissioners issue a statement proclaiming March as Developmental Disability Awareness Month in Knox County. Commissioner Thom Collier holds Dante Sheridan, who at 23 months is one of the youngest clients of DD programs in the county. Also with Collier and Commissioner Teresa Bemiller are, from left, Cole Stricker, People First President Tami Grogg, Kristie Wooden, Katelyn James and Rose Fegley. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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