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Whitney graduates from Ohio Leadership Institute

Former Ohio Attorney General Betty D. Montgomery, chair of the board for The Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute, announced that Brittany Whitney of Howard graduated from the Institute at a recent ceremony that took place in Washington, D.C.
“These outstanding women leaders are dedicated to applying their experience and skills to community and public service,” Montgomery said.

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Decorated bicycles celebrate veterans

redericktown Tots to Teens of the Ohio Child Conservation League will hold its Memorial Day Bike Contest again this year. This contest is for infants to 17 year old.
Qualified entries include two-wheel bicycle, two-wheel bicycle with training wheels, tricycle, wagon, stroller, unicycle, scooter and skateboard. No motorized entries will be accepted.

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Lego League teams share projects

Fredericktown Elementary’s Night at the Museum on May 11 featured science and social studies projects, and museum guests got an extra treat when Lego League teams shared their research and construction results.
Third-graders Kit Bellman, Scarlett Allison, Kalli Baker, Hopa Roubinek and Micah Phillips, aka The Lady Bugz, studied the interaction between bees and African elephants and used Legos to construct an African habitat.

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Chautauqua Series welcomes Jesse James

Of all the world’s legendary characters, few have attracted world-wide fascination like the outlaw, Jesse James. Some call him America’s Robin Hood, while others see him as a cold-blooded killer and still others a terrorist, and others the defender of Southern rights. Perhaps he was all of these things.

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Wiggin Street visits Statehouse

Fourth-grade students in the social studies classes of Betsy Sabo and Lisa Loveland at Wiggin Street Elementary School visited the Ohio Statehouse on May 15.
Ohio government is part of the fourth-grade standards, and by going to Columbus, the students were able to see government in action rather than just read about it in a textbook.

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A festive, cool way to celebrate

This Memorial Day, allow your family and friends to stay cool under the warm, May sunshine by snacking on a homemade red, white and blue ice cream cake! This simple cake recipe utilizes blueberries, strawberries and vanilla ice cream to produce a festive, American-flag inspired design that is sure to create a refreshing treat for the whole family.

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KCCC honors seniors

The 49th Annual Senior Awards were handed out Tuesday night for the 2017 graduating class of the Knox County Career Center at the R.R. Hodges Chapel at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
The graduates were excited and flaunted their graduation caps and gowns and were happy to have all their outstanding accomplishments recognized, awards received, and scholarships handed out.

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911 considering Smart911 option

Calls to 911 are on the rise in 2017, according to a report presented by 911 Operations Manager Laura Webster to the Knox County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.
Webster, along with 911 Director Jason Booth, discussed the numbers as well as the possibility of integrating a program that would provide personal information for dispatchers and first responders.

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