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April 4, 2014, 11:26 am

Fredericktown Elementary School fourth-graders are part of the Get Healthy Knox County campaign. Each will receive an exercise ball to take home. Shown here with the exercise balls are, first row, Taylor Whaley, and second row, from left, Oliver Childers, Justin Congrove and Alex Selby.

Pam Schehl/News Fredericktown Elementary School fourth-graders are part of the Get Healthy Knox County campaign. Each will receive an exercise ball to take home. Shown here with the exercise balls are, first row, Taylor Whaley, and second row, from left, Oliver Childers, Justin Congrove and Alex Selby. Buy Now

 


FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown fourth-graders are getting on the ball to crunch out obesity and are part of a county-wide 5-2-1-0 initiative called “Get Healthy Knox County.” The initiative encourages five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day, less then two hours of television viewing or video game playing each day, one hour, at least, of exercise daily and zero sugary drinks.

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