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Virgil Shipley/News A drainage pipe with better “fall” has been installed across Martinsburg Road, just south of Twin Oak School. It replaces one that was just uphill and did not drain the lowest area. The plastic pipe is 15 inches in diameter. The two-day project is expected to be finished today.

Draining the water away

A drainage pipe with better “fall” has been installed across Martinsburg Road, just south of Twin Oak School. It replaces one that was just uphill and did not drain the lowest area.

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Pam Schehl/News Students in Mount Vernon High School’s ninth-grade Honors English class look as Common Peas Court Judge Richard Wetzel, right, points out features of the judge’s chambers.

Students get inside look at court system

Christine Keaton’s Freshman Honors English class at Mount Vernon High School is reading “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and on Monday Knox County Common Pleas Judge Richard Wetzel welcomed them to his courtroom so students can better visualize and understand the trial of Tom Robinson in the book.

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