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Joshua Morrison/News Restoration of the Woodward Opera House theater continues with risers being built into the balcony for stadium seating. Work continues on the main floor area which will not only provide seating for shows but can serve as convention space.

Woodward opening in October

MOUNT VERNON — While the exterior of the Woodward might look slow going, inside the Woodward is a flurry of activity with renovations happening around the clock. The project at the Woodward is funded largely by tax credits according to project manager Pat Crow. To continue getting the full tax credits the project must meet… Read more »

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April 30, 2018

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Greg Pifer walks through the tall grass as flames grow during a prescribed fire at Wolf Run Regional Park.

Controlled burn rejuvenates land

The burn was part of two controlled burns in Knox County. Honeyrun Highlands Park had a burn held on Friday. Burns such as this are designed to manage invasive plants and restore nutrients to the soil. A total of 23 acres were burned at Wolf Run on Monday.

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April 24, 2018

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Memorable start

Pacemakers Dragway Park started the 2018 racing season with a roar on Friday night, playing host some of the very best street racing in the country with the first of the Trick Flow Specialties UnTouchable No-Prep Series.

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April 21, 2018

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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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April 11, 2018

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