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Joshua Morrison/News This weekend is the annual WACO reunion at Wynkoop Airport, 9051 Granville Road. Dan Wilkins, from Portland, Pennsylvania, works on his 1941 WACO UPF-7 biplane Wednesday afternoon. Wilkins, a retired school teacher, learned to fly when he was 16 and this is his third year at the reunion. The fly-in takes place today through Sunday.

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This weekend is the annual WACO reunion at Wynkoop Airport, 9051 Granville Road. Dan Wilkins, from Portland, Pennsylvania, works on his 1941 WACO UPF-7 biplane Wednesday afternoon.

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June 22, 2017

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Joshua Morrison/News Knox County Probation Chief Lisa Lyons speaks to the gathered citizens, including Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis during Thursday's town hall.

Drug town halls will continue

The series of town halls this spring on the drug epidemic was a good first step in that they increased public awareness of the problem, but maybe more needs to be done to drive home the cost of the epidemic.

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June 22, 2017

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Drones useful tool for farmers

The evolving use of unmanned aerial vehicles, in agriculture was the topic of the monthly Farmer’ Breakfast Tuesday.
Knox County OSU Extension Educator John Barker said everybody calls them drones, of course, but extension educators are told they should use the term “unmanned aerial vehicle” term because “drone” sounds like military hardware.

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June 21, 2017

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