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Supreme Court declines Farmer case

The Ohio Supreme Court recently declined to consider Brian Farmer’s lawsuit against the East Knox Local Schools Board of Education and the Knox County Treasurer.

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Photo courtesy of Aimee Humphrey Twin Oak fifth-graders Katherine Ferrell and Lucy Peterson prepare for their April 4 trip to the Junior Achievement BizTown simulation.

Twin Oak students learn business concepts

Twin Oak fifth-graders are busily preparing for an April 4 trip to BizTown, a Junior Achievement program which provides students with a realistic opportunity to experience how basic economic concepts are applied in the real world.

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Joshua Morrison/News Members of the Wiggin Street third-grade class perform with Opera Columbus cast members during “Three Billy Goats Gruff” on Tuesday morning at the Memorial Theater.

Wiggin Street students star in musical

On Tuesday, Wiggin Street Elementary third-graders joined Opera Columbus cast members on stage at the Memorial Theater for the Youth Enrichment Series performance of “Three Billy Goats Gruff” and entertained fellow third-graders from all around the county.

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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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Pam Schehl/News Mount Vernon’s Stephanie Rine checks out the dress selection Saturday at the Heart of Ohio Women’s Club “Say Yes to the Dress” event.

Prom dress giveaway a success

Teens from all over visited the Centerburg Church of Christ on Saturday to take advantage of a prom dress giveaway sponsored by the Heart of Ohio Women’s Club.

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Threat averted at Centerburg

Centerburg High School on Friday received a call from a community member that their child had seen a posting stating that a young man made specific threats of violence in a Facebook messenger group discussion.

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KCCC staff get pay increase

After an executive session to discuss the matter, the Knox County Career Center Board of Education on Thursday approved new three-year contracts for teachers and non-certified employees, and granted said employees a 2 percent raise in base pay.

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