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Joshua Morrison/News Thursday, Knox County Career Center students with building trades and landscape and design classes planted new trees behind the baseball field at Dan Emmett Park. Students dug the holes for the little swamp oak trees. The trees were purchased by the Shade Tree Commission. Sixty students planted almost three dozen trees in projects around the city of Mount Vernon. Here, Joseph Sieving, left, and Austin Stiltner roll a tree into the hole they dug in the sub-freezing temperatures.

Planting time

Thursday, Knox County Career Center students with building trades and landscape and design classes planted new trees behind the baseball field at Dan Emmett Park.

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November 30, 2018

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Graphic designer Paula Walton of the Mount Vernon News spent Friday afternoon transforming the newspaper offices into the Secret Gift Shop as part of the activities on Sunday’s Christmas Walk. From 1-5 p.m. on Sunday the newspaper offices will have handmade gifts that can be purchased by children for parents, siblings, relatives and friends. The parade will kick off downtown at 2:30 p.m.

Decking the halls

From left, graphic designers Paula Walton of the Mount Vernon News spent Friday afternoon transforming the newspaper offices into the Secret Gift Shop as part of the activities on Sunday’s Christmas Walk.

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November 24, 2018

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