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  • Members of the Percheron Horse Association of America gathered at the group’s headquarters on Quaker Road, Fredericktown, for their annual plowing contest Saturday. Teamsters were judged in various categories, and numerous prizes were awarded. Pictured is veteran teamster Charlie Adams leading his team of Percherons in Saturday’s plowing competition. style=

    Percherons put through their paces in competition

    Members of the Percheron Horse Association of America gathered at the group’s headquarters on Quaker Road, Fredericktown, for their annual plowing contest Saturday. Teamsters were judged in various categories, and numerous prizes were awarded. Pictured is veteran teamster Charlie Adams leading his team of Percherons in Saturday’s plowing competition. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • The Redhead Express musical group, otherwise know as the Walker family, came to the Memorial Theater on Saturday night for a concert, performing a variety of popular music. The four oldest sisters are, from left, Meghan, bass; Kendrak guitar; Aust, fiddle; and LaRae, banjo. The three young sons of the family contributed to the concert playing a variety of instruments, while mom and dad added their vocal talents to the mix. The next Community Concert is Saturday, Oct. 19, with the Italian Saxophone Quartet. style=

    Redhead Express entertains Mount Vernon

    The Redhead Express musical group, otherwise know as the Walker family, came to the Memorial Theater on Saturday night for a concert, performing a variety of popular music. The four oldest sisters are, from left, Meghan, bass; Kendrak guitar; Aust, fiddle; and LaRae, banjo. The three young sons of the family contributed to the concert playing a variety of instruments, while mom and dad added their vocal talents to the mix. The next Community Concert is Saturday, Oct. 19, with the Italian Saxophone Quartet. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Old medications were turned into the Fredericktown Police Station Saturday, including these pills forfeited by Kim Breeze of Fredericktown. Pictured are, from left, Kelly White, Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities; Breeze; Kristina Foreman, Freedom Center; and Kathy Breeze, Knox Substance Abuse Action Team. Saturday’s collection was part of the Old Prescription Round-Up program. Old medications were also dropped off at the Knox County Health Department, Foster’s HealthMart Pharmacy in Centerburg and St. Luke Community Center in Danville. style=

    Turning in old meds

    Old medications were turned into the Fredericktown Police Station Saturday, including these pills forfeited by Kim Breeze of Fredericktown. Pictured are, from left, Kelly White, Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities; Breeze; Kristina Foreman, Freedom Center; and Kathy Breeze, Knox Substance Abuse Action Team. Saturday’s collection was part of the Old Prescription Round-Up program. Old medications were also dropped off at the Knox County Health Department, Foster’s HealthMart Pharmacy in Centerburg and St. Luke Community Center in Danville. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Highland’s Amanda Mosier leaps over a hurdle during the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdles event at Saturday’s Yellow Jacket Relays. The Scots took first place with a time of 1:09.57. style=

    Mount Vernon, Highland duel at Yellow Jacket Relays

    Highland’s Amanda Mosier leaps over a hurdle during the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdles event at Saturday’s Yellow Jacket Relays. The Scots took first place with a time of 1:09.57. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Mary Egan tosses the discus during Saturday’s Mount Vernon Rotary Yellow Jacket Relays. Egan threw a PR of 72 feet, 7 inches to help lead the Jacket throwers to a first-place finish. style=

    Mount Vernon, Highland duel at Yellow Jacket Relays

    Mount Vernon’s Mary Egan tosses the discus during Saturday’s Mount Vernon Rotary Yellow Jacket Relays. Egan threw a PR of 72 feet, 7 inches to help lead the Jacket throwers to a first-place finish. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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