Virgil Shipley/News The East Knox school board on Thursday commended these students for outstanding achievement. From left are superintendent Steve Larcomb board president Dusty Buckingham and students Ethan Beckett, Christopher Shuler and Shane Wolford.


HOWARD — The East Knox school board on Thursday commended three students for outstanding achievement. Ethan Beckett was honored for being named All Ohio for Football, and Shane Wolford and Christopher Shuler were recognized for earning a spot on the Ohio Music Education Association District 15 Honor Band.

Public participation

Treasurer Jessi Busenburg told the News on Friday a trio of community members raised concerns about the elimination of the soccer program and the consequences of that action. Board president Dusty Buckingham said only one school in the new (Knox-Morrow Athletic) league, Highland, has a soccer program.


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