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Sarah Poole/News Caramel apples made with freshly-picked Jonathan apples is a special autumn treat the whole family can enjoy.

Perfect time for caramel apples

Under the bright September sunshine, countless juicy, red apples are ripening amid Knox County apple orchards, making now the perfect time to treat your family to a day of apple picking and an evening of caramel-apple crafting.

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September 20, 2017

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Perfect time for caramel apples

Under the bright September sunshine, countless juicy, red apples are ripening amid Knox County apple orchards, making now the perfect time to treat your family to a day of apple picking and an evening of caramel-apple crafting. And that’s exactly what the Poole family decided to do this past weekend!

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September 20, 2017

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Dems honor best, look to future

Knox County Democrats haven’t had a lot to cheer about recently, but the speakers at the party’s annual dinner Tuesday night at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre did their best to spark their enthusiasm and determination to fight for the values they believe in.

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September 20, 2017

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Knox County Infirmary Ohio Historical Marker Dedication

The Knox County Infirmary went by various names throughout history, including the Knox County Poorhouse, Poor Farm, Poor Asylum, and County Home. But through all of the name changes, its function remained the same for over a century: To serve as a place of refuge for the less fortunate citizens of Knox County.

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September 19, 2017

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Driver shortages can leave schools in pinch

East Knox Local Schools on Monday announced that a bus route will be running late, due to a bus driver shortage.
Superintendent Steve Larcomb told the News he has talked with other superintendents around the county and discovered all of the districts are in the same boat

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September 19, 2017

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Fredericktown to ask for grant for road paving

Fredericktown Village Council voted to jointly pursue a grant with the Knox County Engineer’s Office for paving on two roads.
The village and the engineer will seek an Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) grant for resurfacing Columbus Road and Mount Vernon Avenue.

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September 19, 2017

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Russia dominates news

Dramatic events in Russia dominated the news in the middle of September 1917.
On Sept. 10, a story appeared in the Banner that Gen. Korniloff, commander of the Russian armies, was pushing a plan to replace the government with a five-man governing council, presumably with himself at the head, to “save the country.”

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September 18, 2017

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