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Joshua Morrison/News Gantt Homes & The HIVE Adult Day Services founder Marge Gantt, CEO Julie Boggs and Program Manager Angie Hedges stand with their staff during the Knox County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting of their offices at 113 W. Gambier St. in Mount Vernon on Friday. Gantt Homes operates The HIVE (Helping Individuals Volunteer Everywhere) and supports individuals with intellectual and development disabilities in the community. The organization recently moved into its new offices on Nov. 1.

The HIVE moves in

Gantt Homes & The HIVE Adult Day Services founder Marge Gantt, CEO Julie Boggs and Program Manager Angie Hedges stand with their staff during the Knox County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting of their offices at 113 W. Gambier St.

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Mount Vernon tops Rams in overtime

Mount Vernon faced a 10-point deficit in the first quarter of Friday’s Ohio Cardinal Conference game at Mansfield Madison, but climbed out of that hole only to create another with a two-point second quarter.

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Submitted photo Wesley Jackson was presented the Thomas Cottrell Award at the recent grduation of the Central Ohio Technical College’s Basic Police Academy. Pictured are, from left, Courtney Cottrell, Melissa Osborn (mother of Officer Thomas Cottrell), Wesley Jackson and Brooklyn Cottrell.

Newark man recipient of Cottrell Award

Central Ohio Technical College held a graduation ceremony on Nov. 30, 2017, at the Newark campus to honor 12 graduates of the Basic Police Academy and name the Officer Thomas W. Cottrell Jr. Award for Character and Dedication to Public Service recipient.

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Callan Pugh/News Trees are planted in mid-April and will continue to grow for at least four years. Liners, like the one pictured above from Woodridge Tree Farm, are seedlings that have been given an extra two years of growth in a seed bed prior to being planted.

How does your Christmas tree grow?

Cutting down a fresh pine tree is a time-honored tradition at Christmas time for many families, but the process of getting that tree ready for December is far more involved than the few hours it takes to decorate.

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