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Virgil Shipley/News The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co. Thursday morning work was started removing the roof beams by workers in the lift 20 feet above the ground.

Piece by piece

The old Friendship Methodist Church on New Delaware Road, about five miles west of Mount Vernon, is being carefully dismantled for salvage by the Mount Vernon Barn Co.

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Joshua Morrison/News New York Times best selling author Margaret Peterson Haddix answers questions from Fredericktown middle school students about writing, character development and how she titled her books on Thursday in the elementary library.

Haddix inspires Fredericktown students to read

After a whole semester of preparatory activities and a disappointing delay due to adverse weather conditions in December, Fredericktown middle school students on Thursday got to meet famed author Margaret Peterson Haddix, and to say they were excited just might be an understatement.

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Photo submitted by Trent Miller Mount Vernon’s Peyton McCord (14) shoots during Thursday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game against Ashland. The Yellow Jackets won, 62-50.

Mount Vernon girls win 10th straight, 62-50

Getting back to road play in the Ohio Cardinal Conference on Thursday after a home win over first-place West Holmes on Monday, the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team kept the winning going, winning its 10th game in a row with a 62-50 victory over Ashland.

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January 27, 2017

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