Christiana Joneikis performs on the main stage during the fiddle contest at the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival on Saturday. Joneikis took first place in her age group for all three contests. Other items include: Lee Greenwood performs, Collier’s contributions ring at festival auction and Wheels and motors add spark, power to festival
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In the Knox Idol competition finals Friday, Annika Wolfe, left, and Alexis Chaney, right, tied for first in the Youth category. Nick Wheeler, center, won the Young Adult category.
For the first time ever, a Knox Idol final ended in a tie.
The 12th Annual Dan Emmett Cheerleading Competition added school spirit and a competitive flair to South Main Street on Thursday night as dozens of girls battled it out for first place.
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Phil Dirt and the Dozers rocked out on Public Square Thursday during the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival. Playing classic rock, blues and pop songs, they kept the crowd moving and grooving in their chairs. The festival continues in downtown Mount Vernon through Sunday including Saturday’s headliner Lee Greenwood.