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  • With plenty of moisture and warm sun, newly planted corn is growning quickly. Corn in this field along Ohio 229 west of Mount Vernon is about 3 inches high. style=

    Corn growing quickly

    With plenty of moisture and warm sun, newly planted corn is growning quickly. Corn in this field along Ohio 229 west of Mount Vernon is about 3 inches high. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • The theme for the National Senior Fitness Day Walk is “Think Healthy, Eat Healthy, Act Healthy and Be Healthy.” Seniors, 55 and up, were on the Kokosing Gap Trail Wednesday morning to take one-, three- and five-mile walks. These three exuberant walkers, just completing a three-mile jaunt, are from left, Ray Booth, Jean Fowler and Marshall Winkle.   style=

    A healthy walk

    The theme for the National Senior Fitness Day Walk is “Think Healthy, Eat Healthy, Act Healthy and Be Healthy.” Seniors, 55 and up, were on the Kokosing Gap Trail Wednesday morning to take one-, three- and five-mile walks. These three exuberant walkers, just completing a three-mile jaunt, are from left, Ray Booth, Jean Fowler and Marshall Winkle. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Fredericktown’s Carolyn Webster successfully jumps 5-foot-6 in the high jump event at Wednesday’s first day of the Division III regional track meet in Lancaster. Webster won the regional title with the jump. style=

    Webster nears meet record at regionals

    Fredericktown’s Carolyn Webster successfully jumps 5-foot-6 in the high jump event at Wednesday’s first day of the Division III regional track meet in Lancaster. Webster won the regional title with the jump. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • East Knox’s Steven Jacobs runs in the 110-meter hurdles semifinal at Wednesday’s Division III regional track meet in Lancaster. Jacobs finished 14th. style=

    Webster nears meet record at regionals

    East Knox’s Steven Jacobs runs in the 110-meter hurdles semifinal at Wednesday’s Division III regional track meet in Lancaster. Jacobs finished 14th. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals’ Garrett Weikel slides back to first base on a pickoff attempt in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Licking County Athletics. The Royals lost, 6-2. style=

    New-look Royals drop home opener

    Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals’ Garrett Weikel slides back to first base on a pickoff attempt in the fourth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Licking County Athletics. The Royals lost, 6-2. (Photo by Bez Saciri)

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  • Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals’ J.D. Orr slides safely into second base after Licking County Athletics shortstop Austin Middlemus can’t handle the throw in the first inning of Wednesday’s game. style=

    New-look Royals drop home opener

    Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals’ J.D. Orr slides safely into second base after Licking County Athletics shortstop Austin Middlemus can’t handle the throw in the first inning of Wednesday’s game. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals shortstop Nick Sheehan leaps for a throw during a steal attempt in the seventh inning of Wednesday’s game against the Licking County Athletics. style=

    Mount Vernon/Ashley Royals shortstop Nick Sheehan leaps for a throw during a steal attempt in the seventh inning of Wednesday’s game against the Licking County Athletics. (Photo by Bez Saciri)

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