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Virgil Shipley/News Philip Antill’s motorcycle lays on the pavement while the MedFlight helicopter in the field in the background is ready to take him to Grant Medical Center with his injuries. The crash happened at the intersection of Green Valley and Braddock Roads on Saturday at 7:59 p.m. Antill was listed in fair condition this morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said Antill was riding west on Green Valley Road when the bike left the right side of the road, came back on the road and laid down on the right side. The patrol said Antill was not wearing a helmet and had head injuries. Alcohol or drugs are suspected and the crash is still under investigation.

Motorcyclist injured

Philip Antill’s motorcycle lays on the pavement while the MedFlight helicopter in the field in the background is ready to take him to Grant Medical Center with his injuries.

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June 5, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News Burning plastic bags filled with fiberglass caused this mess at the Owens-Corning fiberglass plant 350 Pittsburgh Ave., Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were hosing down the pile to put out the fires. Mount Vernon Fire Chief Chad Christopher said the cause is still under investigation. They were on the scene from the time of the call at 4:36 p.m. until 8:05 p.m. Mutual aid came from Fredericktown and Central Ohio Joint Fire District with engines and Utica EMS.

Small fire at factory

Burning plastic bags filled with fiberglass caused this mess at the Owens-Corning fiberglass plant 350 Pittsburgh Ave., Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters were hosing down the pile to put out the fires. Mount Vernon Fire Chief Chad Christopher said the cause is still under investigation.

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June 1, 2017

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Fred Main/News Central Ohio Joint Fire District Capt. David Miller, center, and a small group of people check out the attic area where a fire burned at Webb’s Marathon in Centerburg, Thursday morning. Miller said the fire was contained to the attic and was extinguished quickly by firefighters from COJFD, BST&G, Homer and Porter Kingston departments.

Attic fire at Webb’s

Central Ohio Joint Fire District Capt. David Miller, center, and a small group of people check out the attic area where a fire burned at Webb’s Marathon in Centerburg, Thursday morning.

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May 26, 2017

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Joshua Morrison/News Pleasant Street Elementary Principal Karen Boylan accepts cards from students on Wednesday afternoon. Boylan is retiring from the Mount Vernon City Schools.

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Pleasant Street Elementary Principal Karen Boylan accepts cards from students on Wednesday afternoon. Boylan is retiring from the Mount Vernon City Schools.

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May 25, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News The Knox County Joint Veteran Council held a Memorial Day service Tuesday morning at the Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation Center on East Gambier Street. At the conclusion, taps was played by Don Walters.

Honoring veterans

The Knox County Joint Veteran Council held a Memorial Day service Tuesday morning at the Mount Vernon Health and Rehabilitation Center on East Gambier Street.

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May 24, 2017

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East Knox honors staff

Recognized at a recent board meeting for service to East Knox are, from left, Superintendent Steve Larcomb, five years; intervention specialist Sandra Schell, 30 years; third-grade teacher Alice Noll, 15 years; high school secretary Tracy Beckett, five years; and cafeteria worker Crystal Gallwitz, 10 years.

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May 22, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News Glen Road has been closed indefinitely between Newark and Martinsburg roads because of structural problems with this bridge over Delano Run.

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Glen Road has been closed indefinitely between Newark and Martinsburg roads because of structural problems with this bridge over Delano Run.

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May 22, 2017

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