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oshua Morrison/News Judge Craig Baldwin answers questions from Centerburg sixth-graders Friday. Baldwin was a guest of the Centerburg Lions Day at the middle school.

Centerburg celebrates liberty

The Centerburg Lions Club did its part to “secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity” Friday afternoon, as they celebrated Liberty Day with sixth-graders at Centerburg Middle School.

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Allison Glass/News Mount Vernon High School hosted its Spring senior citizen luncheon Wednesday in the high school gymnasium. The event featured a family-style lunch, a musical performance by Dan Emmett Elementary first and second grade students based on the book “Where the Wild Things Are” and a potting plant activity. Pictured here are Jaron Gardner, left, Dan Emmett second-grader and Mary Ellen Merki, Mount Vernon resident.

MVHS closes generational gap

Mount Vernon High School is doing its best to bring generations closer together as it held its Spring senior citizen luncheon on Wednesday afternoon, which was attended by 270 local senior citizens.

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Allison Glass/News East Elementary School held its Spring Program on Tuesday evening, set to a theme of the classic tale “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak. All kindergarten through second-grade students participated in the program, with Max, center, portrayed by second-grader Silas Bailey.

East Elementary students go wild

East Elementary school started a wild rumpus Tuesday evening, when it held its Spring program for Kindergarten through second grades, based off of the classic tale “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak.

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STEM Camp offered

Goal Digital Academy, through, Knox County Youth Works, is hosting a youth manufacturing camp June 25-29.

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Submitted photo Mount Vernon High School students and faculty followed along with March Mammal Madness, which was created by Arizona State University scientists and researchers. This activity, led by the MVHS science department, capped off its final on April 4. Pictured above are the biology students with the highest bracket averages, Byron Justice, left, and Nick Ball, right, holding his championship trophy of the winning animal, the pygmy hippo.

Mammal Madness at MVHS

A scholastic March Madness has overtaken Mount Vernon High School, with “March Mammal Madness,” led by the MVHS Science Department.

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Joshua Morrison/News The fifth-grade team from East Knox Elementary react to a question during the Tuesday night preliminary competition of the Knox County Battle of the Books at St. Vincent De Paul in Mount Vernon. From left, Alicia Humphrey, Aryis Blankenship, captain Parker Kimball and Bryanna Dean.

Bookworms rejoice

The 2018 Battle of the Books competition is in full swing this week as the preliminary competition rounds took place simultaneously at St. Vincent de Paul and Twin Oak Elementary schools Tuesday evening.

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Style shines through at Soroptimist show

All of the latest Spring fashion trends were on display Saturday as The Soroptimist International of Mount Vernon and Knox County hosted its 25th annual Style Show and luncheon on April 7 at Gund Commons in Gambier.

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