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Joshua Morrison/News A truck was spotted leaking diesel fuel on Gambier Street and again at the intersection of Gay and Vine streets Wednesday afternoon, just after 4 p.m. Mount Vernon Fire Department was able to soak up some of the leaked fuel, but traffic was backed up during the clean-up process.

Fuel spill

A truck was spotted leaking diesel fuel on Gambier Street and again at the intersection of Gay and Vine streets Wednesday afternoon, just after 4 p.m.

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October 18, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News Columbus Children’s Theatre performed “The Reluctant Dragon” as part of the Youth Enrichment Series of concerts at the Memorial Theater on Wednesday. Second graders from around Knox County learned about empathy and friendship from a dragon that isn’t the typical flying fire breather.

A friendly dragon

Columbus Children’s Theatre performed “The Reluctant Dragon” as part of the Youth Enrichment Series of concerts at the Memorial Theater on Wednesday.

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October 18, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon firefighters assess the condition of a vehicle that landed on its top after it crashed in the 8100 block of Columbus Road/U.S. 36, south of Mount Vernon, Tuesday night. The driver, John Campbell, 21, of Centerburg, was traveling westbound on U.S. 36, when the car went off the right side of the road, hitting an embankment and coming to rest on its top. Firefighters were on the scene for about a half hour. Campbell was cited for failure to maintain control and for not wearing his seat belt. No injuries were reported.

Flipped over

Mount Vernon firefighters assess the condition of a vehicle that landed on its top after it crashed in the 8100 block of Columbus Road/U.S. 36, south of Mount Vernon, Tuesday night.

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October 17, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at Stein Brewing Co.’s Taproom, 10 W. Vine St., Thursday afternoon. From left, owner David Stein and Woodward Opera House’s Larry Grindle watch as Stein Brewing Co. manager Robert Lucente cuts the ribbon. The Taproom serves beer brewed in vats located in the bar. A restaurant in the Woodward complex is still under construction.

Cheers

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at Stein Brewing Co.’s Taproom, 10 W. Vine St., Thursday afternoon.

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October 12, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News A Mid-State Waste garbage truck went off the right side of the road and overturned on Old Mansfield Road, Tuesday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The driver, Scott Ferriman, 55, Marion, was uninjured. Fredericktown Community Fire Department was on the scene for several hours. FCFD Lt. Jeremy Moss is next to the truck at left, laying down pads to soak fuel that had spilled. The driver was cited for failure to control. The road remained closed while crews cleaned and cleared the scene. FCFD reported on the scene for three hours.

Smelly wreck

A Mid-State Waste garbage truck went off the right side of the road and overturned on Old Mansfield Road, Tuesday morning, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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October 10, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Wednesday at Knox Motor Group, 657 Sandusky St. Cutting the ribbon is owner Joe Curry, to his left is Jesse Curry and to the right is sales associate Gary Moses.

New car dealer

The Knox County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Wednesday at Knox Motor Group, 657 Sandusky St. Cutting the ribbon is owner Joe Curry, to his left is Jesse Curry and to the right is sales associate Gary Moses.

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October 4, 2018

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