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The Mount Vernon Baldwin Shrine Club received a check for $1,000 that goes to Shriners hospitals for care of children with injuries and illnesses, at their annual meeting Wednesday evening. Presenting the check is Priscilla Cunningham, 2nd vice-president of the Ladies Auxiliary of AmVets. Accepting was Galen Neibarger, 2017 president for the Shriners. This is the 11th year AmVets had made the contribution, totaling over $14,000. Cunningham has a personal involvement with the Shrine hospitals, a grandson was cared for after being burned with gasoline over much of his body.

Continued contributions

The Mount Vernon Baldwin Shrine Club received a check for $1,000 that goes to Shriners hospitals for care of children with injuries and illnesses, at their annual meeting Wednesday evening

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Ag museum expects many projects in ’17

Details of the budget for the Knox County Agricultural Museum were presented to the Knox County Board of Commissioners for consideration on Thursday morning. Presenting their budget were outgoing coordinator Don Hawk and incoming coordinator Greg Magers.

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Two commissioners will start new terms after the first of the year. They were sworn into office Thursday morning by State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl, left. Teresa Bemiller, center, will begin her third term and will be president of the Board of Commissioners. Thom Collier, right, is starting his second term on the board.

New terms

Two commissioners will start new terms after the first of the year. They were sworn into office Thursday morning by State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl

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Celebrating their graduation from the Knox Technical Center School of Massage Therapyon Thursday are, first row, from left, Felicia Curry, Amanda Currie, Amber Cooley and Jennifer (Penelope) Biggs; and second row, from left, Audrey Yoder, Jennifer Moneysmith, Angela Miller and Stephanie Litzenberg.

Grads possess healing powers

The healing power of touch was released on the world Thursday when the Knox Technical Center School of Massage Therapy held its 2016 Commencement Ceremony and eight graduates joined the ranks of qualified massage providers.
Program coordinator Diane Shew welcomed the family and friends who came to celebrate the students’ achievements, and thanked them for their support throughout the 17-month program.

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Gift returns can be confusing

Online shopping is an increasingly popular option for holiday gift givers, and you can’t deny that it is convenient for the purchaser. It can, however, get a little tricky when the recipient wants to return the present.

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Christmas is more than Jesus’ birthday

You’ve seen the bumper stickers. “Jesus is the reason for the season!” Trite, and often stuck on the bumper of someone who just cut you off or flipped you the bird. But just because something is trite or attached to hypocrisy does not make it untrue.

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East Knox’s Cade Finnell shoots during the second half of Thursday’s Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference game against Northmor. The Knights won, 46-26.

Knights score early, defeat EK

With just 90 seconds gone in Thursday’s game, Northmor had taken only three shots. But, for many in attendance at East Knox High School, it seemed like the contest had already been decided.

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