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  • Linda Phillips, left, Kim Fry and Nancy Gallogly, co-captains of the Faith Warriors team, participate in an empathy exercise during Wednesday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick Off event. style=

    Kick-off for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    Linda Phillips, left, Kim Fry and Nancy Gallogly, co-captains of the Faith Warriors team, participate in an empathy exercise during Wednesday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kick Off event. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • This house at 14640 O’Brien Road was one of two properties declared to be a public nuisance Wednesday evening by the Knox County Board of Health. style=

    O’Brien Road home declared nuisance

    This house at 14640 O’Brien Road was one of two properties declared to be a public nuisance Wednesday evening by the Knox County Board of Health. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • South Main Street, near Melick Street, was the scene of this crash Wednesday about 9 p.m. Stephanie Peters, 28, Mount Vernon, was northbound and, just after crossing the railroad tracks, went left of center, breaking off the power pole. She was cited for failure to control, OVI and endangering children by the Mount Vernon Police Department. style=

    Virgil Shipley

    South Main Street, near Melick Street, was the scene of this crash Wednesday about 9 p.m. Stephanie Peters, 28, Mount Vernon, was northbound and, just after crossing the railroad tracks, went left of center, breaking off the power pole. She was cited for failure to control, OVI and endangering children by the Mount Vernon Police Department. (Photo by OVI crash)

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  • Mount Vernon Black Sox pitcher Jaret Gaumer throws during his team’s Central Ohio Youth Baseball League game against the Mid-Ohio Diamond Dawgs at Dana Field in Fredericktown. The Diamond Dawgs won Wednesday’s game, 7-2. style=

    MV Black Sox fall to rival Diamond Dawgs

    Mount Vernon Black Sox pitcher Jaret Gaumer throws during his team’s Central Ohio Youth Baseball League game against the Mid-Ohio Diamond Dawgs at Dana Field in Fredericktown. The Diamond Dawgs won Wednesday’s game, 7-2. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

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  • Judging of 4-H projects took place Wednesday at the Mount Vernon High School. Kayley Jayjohn, left, displayed photos she took for her photography project for judge Carolyn Grimm. Kayley, 18, is a member of the Bush Bodies 4-H club and is a 2013 graduate of Centerburg High School. style=

    4-H projects judged

    Judging of 4-H projects took place Wednesday at the Mount Vernon High School. Kayley Jayjohn, left, displayed photos she took for her photography project for judge Carolyn Grimm. Kayley, 18, is a member of the Bush Bodies 4-H club and is a 2013 graduate of Centerburg High School. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Knox County Royals head coach Mike King argues a balk call with the home plate umpire in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against Zanesville. style=

    Royals win storm-shortened game, 9-3

    Knox County Royals head coach Mike King argues a balk call with the home plate umpire in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against Zanesville. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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  • Gayle Lavener, left, removes a tray of freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies from an oven Wednesday morning at Thrall Lodge No. 170 F&AM. Ready to put more cookies into  the oven are Harold Ebersole, center, and Jim Wagner. The Lodge will deliver 100 dozen cookies Friday to athletes participating in Ohio Special Olympics. style=

    Cookies have ‘special’ meaning for Masons, athletes

    Gayle Lavener, left, removes a tray of freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies from an oven Wednesday morning at Thrall Lodge No. 170 F&AM. Ready to put more cookies into the oven are Harold Ebersole, center, and Jim Wagner. The Lodge will deliver 100 dozen cookies Friday to athletes participating in Ohio Special Olympics. (Photo by Alan Reed)

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  • Ted Schnormeier, a volunteer for the Foundation Park Conservancy, shows an area of the old PPG plant that is being torn down to help create a new outdoor showcase at Ariel-Foundation Park. style=

    Vision becoming clear for park

    Ted Schnormeier, a volunteer for the Foundation Park Conservancy, shows an area of the old PPG plant that is being torn down to help create a new outdoor showcase at Ariel-Foundation Park. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

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  • Knox County Royals’ Nick Rummel hits a two-RBI single in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against Zanesville Post 29. The Royals won, 9-3, in a five-inning rain-shortened game. style=

    Royals win storm-shortened game, 9-3

    Knox County Royals’ Nick Rummel hits a two-RBI single in the first inning of Wednesday’s game against Zanesville Post 29. The Royals won, 9-3, in a five-inning rain-shortened game. (Photo by Bill Davis)

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