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  • Mount Vernon residents Martha Stull, 93, seated left, and Louise LaBenne, 82, seated right, show their Ohio State Buckeye pride at The Living Center. Behind them is The Living Center employee Norma Simpson of Howard. All three are cheering for the Buckeyes as they make their climb through the NCAA tournament. style=

    Local fans show youthful Buckeye spirit

    Mount Vernon residents Martha Stull, 93, seated left, and Louise LaBenne, 82, seated right, show their Ohio State Buckeye pride at The Living Center. Behind them is The Living Center employee Norma Simpson of Howard. All three are cheering for the Buckeyes as they make their climb through the NCAA tournament. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Mount Vernon High School varsity boys tennis members Nathan Nestor, left and Patrick Schermerhorn compare rackets Friday afternoon at the Memorial Park tennis court. The Yellow Jackets’ season begins Saturday, April 6, at Zanesville. style=

    Jackets prepping for season

    Mount Vernon High School varsity boys tennis members Nathan Nestor, left and Patrick Schermerhorn compare rackets Friday afternoon at the Memorial Park tennis court. The Yellow Jackets’ season begins Saturday, April 6, at Zanesville. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The Hawk family has a diverse farm raising turkeys, beef cows and crops, but feeder lambs account for the majority of the farm profits. From left Don, Janet and Delbert Hawk keep an eye on their successful feeder lamb operation. style=

    Hawks keep watchful eye on lamb market

    The Hawk family has a diverse farm raising turkeys, beef cows and crops, but feeder lambs account for the majority of the farm profits. From left Don, Janet and Delbert Hawk keep an eye on their successful feeder lamb operation. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

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  • The driver of this car was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital by the Central Ohio Joint Fire District with injuries from a crash at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the car went left of center on U.S. 36, east of Centerburg, just west of the bike path crossing. It struck the left front of a dump truck and traveled more than 300 feet, shedding parts from the damaged front suspension, before sliding backwards off the road onto the bike path. The truck driver was not injured. U.S. 36 was closed for more than an hour. Names and other details were not available at press time. style=

    Left of center

    The driver of this car was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital by the Central Ohio Joint Fire District with injuries from a crash at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the car went left of center on U.S. 36, east of Centerburg, just west of the bike path crossing. It struck the left front of a dump truck and traveled more than 300 feet, shedding parts from the damaged front suspension, before sliding backwards off the road onto the bike path. The truck driver was not injured. U.S. 36 was closed for more than an hour. Names and other details were not available at press time. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • A softball diamond back near the dike at Memorial Park has new fencing along each foul line. Jerry Cremeans, left, and Greg Coffmon, were fitting this gate Friday afternoon and hoped to complete the fence that day. The Ace Fence Co. of Columbus is the contractor. style=

    City helps residents with spring cleaning costs

    A softball diamond back near the dike at Memorial Park has new fencing along each foul line. Jerry Cremeans, left, and Greg Coffmon, were fitting this gate Friday afternoon and hoped to complete the fence that day. The Ace Fence Co. of Columbus is the contractor. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Achal Fernando-Peiris, a sophomore at Mount Vernon High School, has won a berth at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in May. style=

    Superior sends Fernando-Peiris to Phoenix

    Achal Fernando-Peiris, a sophomore at Mount Vernon High School, has won a berth at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in May. (Photo by ps)

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