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  • Paulette Harrod delivers the reading “Final Inspection” during the Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at Brandon Cemetery. At left is Rev. Marvin Haught with members of the Knox County Joint Veterans Council in the background. style=

    Brandon remembers service of vets

    Paulette Harrod delivers the reading “Final Inspection” during the Memorial Day ceremony Sunday at Brandon Cemetery. At left is Rev. Marvin Haught with members of the Knox County Joint Veterans Council in the background. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • A unique entry in the annual Utica Ice Cream Festival parade was this 1939 horse-drawn manure spreader. The team of horses have been substituted by a gasoline engine. Entered by Steve Kidwell, Martinsburg, it was colorfully decorated in a patriotic theme. style=

    Ice cream parade a hit

    A unique entry in the annual Utica Ice Cream Festival parade was this 1939 horse-drawn manure spreader. The team of horses have been substituted by a gasoline engine. Entered by Steve Kidwell, Martinsburg, it was colorfully decorated in a patriotic theme. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The 150th anniversary of Christ Church at the Quarry known at Quarry Chapel Church is being celebrated this year with three events. Saturday was an open house, Oct. 5-6 is the Heart of Ohio Tour and another open house Oct. 19. A steady stream of people came to admire the church Saturday. At left, Tom Hoffmann, president of the Friends of Quarry Chapel Church, talking with Spence and Nancy Badet, Canada Road. style=

    Celebrating an anniversary

    The 150th anniversary of Christ Church at the Quarry known at Quarry Chapel Church is being celebrated this year with three events. Saturday was an open house, Oct. 5-6 is the Heart of Ohio Tour and another open house Oct. 19. A steady stream of people came to admire the church Saturday. At left, Tom Hoffmann, president of the Friends of Quarry Chapel Church, talking with Spence and Nancy Badet, Canada Road. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Jordan Price, class president of the Mount Vernon Academy Class of 2013, addresses her fellow classmates and states commencement is just one of the memories they share that will bond them forever. style=

    Academy grads told to dream big, believe bigger

    Jordan Price, class president of the Mount Vernon Academy Class of 2013, addresses her fellow classmates and states commencement is just one of the memories they share that will bond them forever. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Danville School Superintendent Dan Harper congratulates class Valedictorian Whitney Hawk after she received her diploma Saturday evening. style=

    Danville class will be remembered

    Danville School Superintendent Dan Harper congratulates class Valedictorian Whitney Hawk after she received her diploma Saturday evening. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • The top students in Danville’s Class of 2013 are, from left, Whitney Hawk, Brendan Urban, Jamarcus Hershberger and Megan Bice. Not pictured, Christian Severns. style=

    Danville honors top seniors

    The top students in Danville’s Class of 2013 are, from left, Whitney Hawk, Brendan Urban, Jamarcus Hershberger and Megan Bice. Not pictured, Christian Severns. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Mount Vernon’s Danaye Nixon runs in the girls’ 3,200-meter event in Saturday’s Division I Central District finals at Hilliard Darby High School. style=

    MV track ends at districts

    Mount Vernon’s Danaye Nixon runs in the girls’ 3,200-meter event in Saturday’s Division I Central District finals at Hilliard Darby High School. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Fredericktown senior Sarah Fowler runs the third lap in the 3,200-meter event of Saturday’s Division III Central District finals at Hamilton Township High School. Fowler finished at 11:21.19, shattering the meet record. style=

    Local teams fare well at D-III meet

    Fredericktown senior Sarah Fowler runs the third lap in the 3,200-meter event of Saturday’s Division III Central District finals at Hamilton Township High School. Fowler finished at 11:21.19, shattering the meet record. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Danville’s Bri Staats swings at a pitch in Saturday’s Division IV district finals against Newark Catholic. The Green Wave won, 5-4. style=

    Late home run ends Blue Devils’ softball season

    Danville’s Bri Staats swings at a pitch in Saturday’s Division IV district finals against Newark Catholic. The Green Wave won, 5-4. (Photo by Bez Saciri)

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  • East Knox’s Steven Jacobs leaps over a hurdle during the 300-meter hurdles final in Saturday’s Division III Central District championships at Hamilton Township High School. style=

    Local teams fare well at D-III meet

    East Knox’s Steven Jacobs leaps over a hurdle during the 300-meter hurdles final in Saturday’s Division III Central District championships at Hamilton Township High School. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Centerburg’s Amelia Holt, left, runs past Columbus Academy’s Margaret Sutton in the final stretch of the 800-meter event of Saturday’s Division III Central District championship meet at Hamilton Township High School. style=

    Local teams fare well at D-III meet

    Centerburg’s Amelia Holt, left, runs past Columbus Academy’s Margaret Sutton in the final stretch of the 800-meter event of Saturday’s Division III Central District championship meet at Hamilton Township High School. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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