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Joshua Morrison/News This triplex at 118 Chestnut Street will be partially demolished after it is purchased by the Knox County Commissioners. Ariel Foundation is funding the $175,000 purchase.

County purchasing neighboring property

The Knox County Commissioners, working with Ariel Foundation, will purchase a multiple-residential structure located behind the Knox County Service Center.

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Submitted graphic One of the suggested projects by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission included an extension of Beach Street to Belmont Avenue. The new roadway would cost $5.1 million.

County considers joining MORPC

A morning of meetings Thursday with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission ended with an invitation to the Knox County Commissioners to join the transportation and economic expansion planning group.

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Ariel Corporation CFO David Stuller

Stuller appointed city treasurer

The chief financial officer of one of Mount Vernon’s largest employers was appointed Mount Vernon City Treasurer Wednesday by the Republican Party Central Committee.

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Joshua Morrison/News Linden Scheff, left, and Neil Overly, lift the cover off the Ohio Historical Marker during a ceremony at the Fredericktown High School on Saturday night. Scheff and Overly were one of the first to wear the jacket. The marker honors the creation of the FFA jacket by Dr. J.H. “Gus” Lintner in 1933. The marker will be located outside the high school.

Piece of FFA history unveiled

A blue corduroy jacket designed in 1933 to keep Fredericktown Future Farmers of America delegates warm on a trip to Kansas City has become one of the most iconic images in youth agricultural education today.

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Prison term on drug charges

A Columbus man found to be in possession of more than five ounces of meth in two arrests was sentenced to prison Friday.

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Nick Sabo/News Guests were given their first look at the renovations at the Woodward Opera House Friday in conjunction with the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Open Doors Tour. Renovations are expected to be completed in October.

Sneak peek at Woodward

If the Woodward has an opening night with crowds as big as those that toured the historic structure Friday, its future is secure indeed.

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Joshua Morrison/News Jeff Harris of the Area Development Foundation of Knox County gestures during his presentation at the annual meeting of the members and board of directors of the ADF on Monday at the B&O Depot. Harris spent 45 minutes discussing the various activities and accomplishments of 2016, and goals and objectives for 2017.

Harris: MORPC resources needed by county

Forecasting growth in Knox County up from Columbus, Area Development Foundation Director Jeffry Harris is stumping for the county to join a central Ohio development group.

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