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  • The Knox County Career Center on Friday held a brief memorial ceremony and dedicated the front sidewalk to Orrin McConkie, a building trades student who was killed in a farm accident in April. The sidewalk was the last school project on which Orrin worked. Pictured with the memorial stone donated by Russ Ralston are Orrin’s parents, Rob and Missy McConkie. style=

    Fitting tribute

    The Knox County Career Center on Friday held a brief memorial ceremony and dedicated the front sidewalk to Orrin McConkie, a building trades student who was killed in a farm accident in April. The sidewalk was the last school project on which Orrin worked. Pictured with the memorial stone donated by Russ Ralston are Orrin’s parents, Rob and Missy McConkie. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The winning team in the 2013 Pro-Am Culinary Arts tournament includes, from left, Chef John Odenkirk, Tumbleweed Corp; Sammi Hayes, Wayne County Schools Career Center and top student overall; Sarah Kelley, Ashland-West Holmes Career Center; Chandler Boucher, Knox County Career Center; Chef Stacey Ramseyer, cookbook author, personal chef and caterer; and Chef Deric Skinner, Johnson & Wales University.  style=

    Pro-Am cook-off a savory competition

    The winning team in the 2013 Pro-Am Culinary Arts tournament includes, from left, Chef John Odenkirk, Tumbleweed Corp; Sammi Hayes, Wayne County Schools Career Center and top student overall; Sarah Kelley, Ashland-West Holmes Career Center; Chandler Boucher, Knox County Career Center; Chef Stacey Ramseyer, cookbook author, personal chef and caterer; and Chef Deric Skinner, Johnson & Wales University. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Leader of the Central Ohio Chapter of The Well Armed Woman, Mindy Whited, demonstrates the proper techniques in firing a handgun. Whited has recently formed the local chapter which gives women instruction and practice in firearms handling and safety. style=

    Local women taking up arms

    Leader of the Central Ohio Chapter of The Well Armed Woman, Mindy Whited, demonstrates the proper techniques in firing a handgun. Whited has recently formed the local chapter which gives women instruction and practice in firearms handling and safety. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Second baseman Haylee Hyde, playing for Mount Vernon Overhead Door in the MVGS 10-under league, celebrates after catching a pop fly in Friday’s game against Payne’s Heating and Cooling. style=

    ‘I caught it!’

    Second baseman Haylee Hyde, playing for Mount Vernon Overhead Door in the MVGS 10-under league, celebrates after catching a pop fly in Friday’s game against Payne’s Heating and Cooling. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • The area around the new Rolls-Royce building at the intersection of North Sandusky and West Chestnut streets is being spruced up. The Wade and Gatton Nursery at Bellville are planting 25 trees and will plant grass in the area and add flower beds. style=

    New trees

    The area around the new Rolls-Royce building at the intersection of North Sandusky and West Chestnut streets is being spruced up. The Wade and Gatton Nursery at Bellville are planting 25 trees and will plant grass in the area and add flower beds. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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