News
Twenty of the county’s best spellers progressed one word at a time to narrow it down to one winner during Thursday’s 57th annual Knox County Spelling Bee. Fredericktown’s Brandon Cobb, shown far right, was named champion after Round 16.

‘Malacca’ for the win at bee

Compound words, plural words, words with double letters, diphthongs, multisyllabic words, words with double vowels and silent letters were all heard Thursday during the 57th annual Knox County Spelling Bee.

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Virgil Shipley/News Kindergarten and first-graders at Newton Elementary School presented the musical program titled “Snowball Fight” Thursday afternoon. The youngsters presented songs about what they would like to do in the snow to friends and family.

Joyful song

Kindergarten and first-graders at Newton Elementary School presented the musical program titled “Snowball Fight” Thursday afternoon.

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Events

Lakeholm choir to present ‘And There Was Light’

Due to the cancelation in December, this Sunday, Jan. 15, at 9:30 a.m., the choir at Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene, 16001 Glen Road, Mount Vernon, will present its Christmas musical “And There Was Light,” a compilation of varied and exciting Christmas selections for both the adult and children’s choirs.

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