Joshua Morrison/News After a recent discovery by the Knox County Engineer’s Office, the load limit on the bridge on Lower Gambier Road, near the Kokosing Gap Trail access, has been reduced to a 3-ton limit.

Bridge weight limit lowered

The County Engineer’s Office has imposed a 3-ton load limit on the Lower Gambier Road Bridge located 700 feet south of Mount Vernon Avenue in Pleasant Township where it crosses over Center Run.

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Joshua Morrison/News Knox Community Hospital’s CEO Bruce White

KCH’s White to lead OHA board

The Ohio Hospital Association, the united voice of Ohio’s 220 hospitals and 13 health systems, today announced new officers and welcomed three new members to its Board of Trustees for next year.

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Pam Schehl/News The Mount Vernon Board of Education on Monday recognized these outstanding scholars. From left are National Merit Scholarship commended students Conrad Stein, Amanda Miglin, Aidan Clarkson and Olivia Matulich, and National Merit Scholarship semifinalist Noah Shremshock.

Mount Vernon Board of Education lauds scholars

The Mount Vernon Board of Education on Monday issued special commendations to outstanding students Noah Shremshock, who is in the top 1 percent of students nationwide and a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship program.

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Joshua Morrison/News A beautiful sleigh sits in the front yard of this home at the intersection of Coshocton and Gilchrist roads. With wreaths on every window, a festive amount of icicle lights and a decorated rocking chair on the front port, this home is a favorite of passersby.

Beautiful sight

A beautiful sleigh sits in the front yard of this home at the intersection of Coshocton and Gilchrist roads.

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Judith A. Rogers

Judith A. Rogers, 73, passed away on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at the Mount Vernon Health in Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family.

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Lillian Irene Moury Robinson

Lillian Irene Moury Robinson, a devoted wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to many, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 102, on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017.

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Chelsea Olms/News Construction on the Mount Gilead Lower Dam is scheduled for substantial completion this month, with final completion in early spring 2018. The dam is the first in Ohio to have a labyrinth spillway design. The construction is part of a ODNR Dam Risk Reduction Program to revitalize ODNR-owned dams.

Dam nears completion

The Mount Gilead Dam construction project is scheduled for completion in spring of 2018 after a complete rebuild of the spillway and major improvements to the dam.

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