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Joshua Morrison/News After being read twice at City Council, an ordinance to allow deer hunting on 40 acres of private property was tabled indefinitely as nuisance permits are no longer issued by the state. Speaking at a committee meeting before the regular session are State Wildlife Officer Michael Budd, left, Granville Clerk of Council Mollie Prasher, center, and State Wildlife District 1 Wildlife Supervisor Gary Comer, right.

City shuts down hunting ordinance

City Council killed an ordinance adding 40 acres off Vernon View Drive to area inside the city where bow hunting for deer is allowed with the issuance of nuisance permits, but only after a 30-minute committee meeting and confusion by council over what they were doing.

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November 14, 2017

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Sarah Poole/News Fredericktown Police Department’s Lt. Kyle Johnson, right, loads up his cruiser on Saturday morning with Thanksgiving goods to deliver to area residents. Behind him, Mount Vernon Police Officer Nick Holdren carries two bags of groceries.

Police, foundation team up for meals

Ten officers, and one K-9 officer, and volunteers from the Byron Saunders Foundation loaded up cruisers with dozens of paper grocery bags filled to the brim with canned goods, potatoes and a certificate to receive a frozen turkey from Baker’s IGA or Hometown Market in Centerburg.

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November 13, 2017

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Joshua Morrison/News Austin Anderson, a cadet with the Knox County Career Center Air Force JROTC program, places a wreath at a grave of a veteran in Moundview Cemetery on Wednesday. The JROTC, along with the Lucy Knox Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and other volunteers, placed 429 wreaths on the graves of veterans.

Wreaths honor fallen heroes

As people gather today to honor the men and women who have answered the call to serve in our armed forces, thoughts are also turning to those individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our freedoms.

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November 11, 2017

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