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Callan Pugh/News Dennis and Cheryl Tilbert, a couple in their 70s from Cleveland, visit with a goat at The Boers Nest goat farm located at 8181 Bishop Road in Centerburg. The couple has been attending farm tours like the Heart of Ohio Tour for the last 50 years in multiple counties. The Boers Nest was one of seven locations in the Heart of Ohio Tour that took place Saturday and Sunday.

HOOT takes visitors off the beaten path

Attendees of the 2018 Heart of Ohio Tour had a chance to visit seven different locations around Mount Vernon and Centerburg, Saturday and Sunday, including Dusty’s Ag Service, Everberry Farm and Flora, Sears Beef Farm, Stonehaven Farm, The Boers Nest, Granny B. Farm and The Harvest Market and Cafe at the Woodward.

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Harbaugh stands for people

Ken Harbaugh, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House 7th District. spoke unopposed at the Mount Vernon News General Election Debates at Foster Hall in MVNU’s Ariel Arena Thursday.

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Del-Co delays takeover

The Del-Co water cut-off date, when service will change over to Del-Co, has been pushed back to Oct. 29.

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Workshop focuses on first responder communication

First responders, social workers and all individuals who work with “citizens from diverse economic backgrounds” are invited to register for the Tactical Communication Program, a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop, Thursday, Oct. 18, which will feature guest speaker Jodi Pfarr.

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Callan Pugh/News 4th grader Morgan Gaboric shows off her first place Raspberry Almond Shortbread Thumbprint cookies during the annual auction at the Oldtime Farming Festival in Centerburg Saturday.

Sweets for a cause

Centerburg residents fed their sweet tooths for a good cause Saturday evening at the Oldtime Farming Festival pie auction.

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Callan Pugh/News United Way of Knox County hosted its annual campaign kick-off luncheon Friday at Foster Hall in MVNU’s Ariel Arena where they announced that the campaign is nearly half-way to its fundraising goal. Pictured from left is campaign chair Steve Oster, Program Coordinator Elizabeth Doolittle, Executive Director Kelly Brenneman and Chairman of the Board Bill Levering.

United Way halfway home at kickoff

At its campaign kick-off luncheon, United Way of Knox County Ohio announced that they have raised $567,097 for their 2019 campaign — 49 percent of their total $1,150,000 campaign goal.

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2019 United Way campaign kicks off

The United Way of Knox County 2019 campaign is starting its annual kick off this week, signaling the start of approximately three months of fundraising efforts.

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