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Fred Main/News Mount Vernon’s Layne Lepley (15) tries to force up a shot between West Holmes defenders Taylor Miller (13) and Katie Sprang (33) during their girls basketball game Thursday at Mount Vernon. West Holmes pulled away in the second half for a 45-30 victory over the Yellow Jackets.

Jackets downed by Knights at home

Even though it struggled offensively in the first half, the Mount Vernon girls basketball team was sticking with visiting West Holmes with a stingy defense.

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Fred Main/News East Knox’s Shane Knepp (1) goes for an acrobatic shot around the defense of Cardington’s Danny Vaught (3) in a 37-30 Bulldog victory.

East Knox beats Cardington

East Knox’s Shane Knepp (1) goes for an acrobatic shot around the defense of Cardington’s Danny Vaught (3) in a 37-30 Bulldog victory.

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‘And this one belongs to the Reds’

This will be the last summer we get the opportunity to hear Marty Brennaman utter his famous phrase. The longtime announcer for the Cincinnati Reds said he plans to retire after the 2019 season.

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Fred Main/News Mount Vernon Street Department crew members cut up and chip a tree that fell over power lines on Martinsburg Road near Pine Street, Tuesday afternoon. The road was closed and electrical and phone power were knocked out in the area for nearly an hour. Mount Vernon Street Department Superintendent Tom Hinkle said high winds knocked over the tree and that trees were also downed on Newark Road and Craig Drive.

Tree down disrupts traffic

Mount Vernon Street Department crew members cut up and chip a tree that fell over power lines on Martinsburg Road near Pine Street, Tuesday afternoon.

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Fred Main/News A trio of snowmen are part of a large display of inflatable Christmas decorations at this home on Floralwood Drive in Apple Valley.

Three times the fun

A trio of snowmen are part of a large display of inflatable Christmas decorations at this home on Floralwood Drive in Apple Valley.

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