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  • Members of the Utica Redskins gather on the mound before the seventh inning of Thursday’s game against Liberty Union. The Redskins lost, 5-2. style=

    Utica suffers first loss of season

    Members of the Utica Redskins gather on the mound before the seventh inning of Thursday’s game against Liberty Union. The Redskins lost, 5-2. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Sandy, Annie and Daddy Warbucks, played by Turbo, left, Ramey Turner and Drew Carrier, respectively, contemplate the changes that are coming in Fredericktown’s spring musical “Annie Warbucks.” style=

    Fredericktown presents ‘Annie Warbucks’

    Sandy, Annie and Daddy Warbucks, played by Turbo, left, Ramey Turner and Drew Carrier, respectively, contemplate the changes that are coming in Fredericktown’s spring musical “Annie Warbucks.” (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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  • Construction is ongoing at Ariel Arena on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Pictured is the gymnasium floor looking north which attaches to the Prince Student Union. An Oct. 1 goal has been set for completion of the state-of-the-art athletic arena. style=

    Ariel Arena taking shape at MVNU

    Construction is ongoing at Ariel Arena on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Pictured is the gymnasium floor looking north which attaches to the Prince Student Union. An Oct. 1 goal has been set for completion of the state-of-the-art athletic arena. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Demolition of the old Mount Vernon Bridge Co. building started Wednesday afternoon. The Commercial Clearing Co. of Marengo has the contract and estimates the work to take six weeks. Much of the building will be recycled including steel structural beams, wiring, cement blocks and sheet metal roofing. Now owned by Rolls-Royce, some of the area will be used for employee parking. style=

    Demolition begins on bridge company building

    Demolition of the old Mount Vernon Bridge Co. building started Wednesday afternoon. The Commercial Clearing Co. of Marengo has the contract and estimates the work to take six weeks. Much of the building will be recycled including steel structural beams, wiring, cement blocks and sheet metal roofing. Now owned by Rolls-Royce, some of the area will be used for employee parking. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • It was just a 240-volt service line into a building that an Allied Waste truck driver encountered Wednesday about 11 a.m. at the rear of 402 W. Gambier St.  The overhead bucket of the truck was caught under the line while loading from a dumpster. The driver stayed in the truck until AEP crewmen cut the power and lifted the wire so he could drive out. style=

    Truck stuck under electric wires

    It was just a 240-volt service line into a building that an Allied Waste truck driver encountered Wednesday about 11 a.m. at the rear of 402 W. Gambier St. The overhead bucket of the truck was caught under the line while loading from a dumpster. The driver stayed in the truck until AEP crewmen cut the power and lifted the wire so he could drive out. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District responded to an Endsley Road, Millwood fire on Tuesday. The fire was set to burn brush and spread into trash from building material, according to EKCJFD. The fire was on a steep embankment and a trac hoe was used to spread out the material so firefighters could get water on it. Burning is prohibited during spring and fall months and EKCJFD will send a report to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for review. The department was on the scene for three hours. style=

    Brush fire spreads

    The Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District responded to an Endsley Road, Millwood fire on Tuesday. The fire was set to burn brush and spread into trash from building material, according to EKCJFD. The fire was on a steep embankment and a trac hoe was used to spread out the material so firefighters could get water on it. Burning is prohibited during spring and fall months and EKCJFD will send a report to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for review. The department was on the scene for three hours. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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