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  • Members of the Knox County Joint Veterans Council fold the American flag as Robert Vernon reads an explanation of what each of the 13 folds mean. style=

    Exchange Club honors patriots on Flag Day

    Members of the Knox County Joint Veterans Council fold the American flag as Robert Vernon reads an explanation of what each of the 13 folds mean. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Nominees for the Exchange Club’s Patriotism Awards who attended Friday’s Flag Day ceremony, were, from left, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis representing the city; Janelle and Ben Thomas (with grandchildren Gabe and Ty Thomas in front of them), Melody Brent; Eastern Star member Jo Ellyn Black, who accepted the business award on behalf of the Glenn Gallagher Centre; Exchange Club member Karen Conard, who headed the Flag Day ceremony, Terri Hillier, from the Knox County Health Department; and John and Sharon Fair, who received the Spirit of Patriotism Award. Col. John Fair served as speaker for the event. style=

    Exchange Club honors patriots on Flag Day

    Nominees for the Exchange Club’s Patriotism Awards who attended Friday’s Flag Day ceremony, were, from left, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis representing the city; Janelle and Ben Thomas (with grandchildren Gabe and Ty Thomas in front of them), Melody Brent; Eastern Star member Jo Ellyn Black, who accepted the business award on behalf of the Glenn Gallagher Centre; Exchange Club member Karen Conard, who headed the Flag Day ceremony, Terri Hillier, from the Knox County Health Department; and John and Sharon Fair, who received the Spirit of Patriotism Award. Col. John Fair served as speaker for the event. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

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  • Cyclist David Sharpe of Gambier, left, is taking a two-week break from his solo biking adventure across the United States. Sharpe, who resumes his cross country trek on June 20, is riding to raise money to pay for the medical bills of his girlfriend, Kasey Eddy, right, of Gambier. style=

    Gambier man pedaling across USA for good cause

    Cyclist David Sharpe of Gambier, left, is taking a two-week break from his solo biking adventure across the United States. Sharpe, who resumes his cross country trek on June 20, is riding to raise money to pay for the medical bills of his girlfriend, Kasey Eddy, right, of Gambier. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • The country music band “Lost Trailers” had country music fans tapping their toes and stomping their feet Friday night at the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The County Music Association-nominated band was the final attraction at Friday’s festivities. The Turkey Festival will conclude today at Memorial Park in Danville. style=

    Rockin’ country

    The country music band “Lost Trailers” had country music fans tapping their toes and stomping their feet Friday night at the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The County Music Association-nominated band was the final attraction at Friday’s festivities. The Turkey Festival will conclude today at Memorial Park in Danville. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Local bluegrass band Safire Sun made an appearance late Friday afternoon on the main stage of the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The group agreed to perform Friday after being rained out in a thunderstorm Wednesday. Allie Dible, center, belts out a tune at Memorial Park in Danville with Darell Sanson, left, and Yvonne Sanson, right. Not pictured are Brittney Hickey and Ethan Whitehair. style=

    Sweet sounds

    Local bluegrass band Safire Sun made an appearance late Friday afternoon on the main stage of the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival. The group agreed to perform Friday after being rained out in a thunderstorm Wednesday. Allie Dible, center, belts out a tune at Memorial Park in Danville with Darell Sanson, left, and Yvonne Sanson, right. Not pictured are Brittney Hickey and Ethan Whitehair. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Varina Ernest, left, April Brady and Amber Nutter received perfect attendance awards Friday at the adult education Medical Assisting and Medical Insurance Billing graduation ceremony. style=

    Medical assisting, billing students graduate

    Varina Ernest, left, April Brady and Amber Nutter received perfect attendance awards Friday at the adult education Medical Assisting and Medical Insurance Billing graduation ceremony. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

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