Joshua Morrison/News The Fredericktown Middle School sixth-grade band, under the direction of Kathryn Metz, performed three songs Wednesday at the Elementary School Commons. The band played “Jingle Bells,” “Stars and Angels” and broke out the kazoo’s for “Chipmunk Song.”

Sounds of the Season

The Fredericktown Middle School sixth-grade band, under the direction of Kathryn Metz, performed three songs Wednesday at the Elementary School Commons.

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Geoff Cowles/News Centerburg Trojans’ Dakota Hall (5) drives for a shot while Berne Union’s Zane Mirgon (12) and Chaz Dickerson (33) defend in their non-conference game Tuesday. Berne Union won, 58-44.

Centerburg effort fades in loss to Berne Union

The Centerburg Trojans showed what they could do Tuesday evening, coming right out of their locker room and pulling down 13 first-quarter rebounds, while building a 16-9 lead against the visiting Berne Union Rockets.

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Erick Starkey/News Utica’s Shawna Blake (30) looks to drive into the paint past Licking Valley’s Laken Griffith in the first quarter of a 55-49 Redskin loss Tuesday.

Redskins drop Licking County League matchup

After only scoring 21 points in the first half, the Utica Redskins girls basketball team turned on the jets and netted 28 points in the second half, but it came up just short Tuesday, falling to Licking Valley, 55-49.

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Tami Sue Grogg

Tami Sue Grogg, 49, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday evening, Dec. 4, 2018, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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Dolores Cupples

Dolores Cupples, 78, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at the Country Court Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family.

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Joshua Morrison/News Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Marty Ferguson, with the Mount Gilead Post, answers questions from senior citizens at the Station Break Tuesday. The Knox County Health Department’s Safer Communities program held the Q & A session, where residents asked questions about car safety and traffic laws, and received winter driving tips and suggestions.

Coffee with a cop

Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Marty Ferguson, with the Mount Gilead Post, answers questions from senior citizens at the Station Break Tuesday.

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Matthew Ragor colors a winter scene during the annual Shawn Kelly Memorial Dinner at the Kenyon Athletic Center Tuesday. The event was hosted by the Theta Delta Phi sorority, with a dinner provided by AVI Foodsystems. Sixty-five Knox County Head Start families were able to take part in cookie decoration, holiday card making and ornament and necklace making. The Owl Creek Singers performed Christmas carols. Each child was able to visit with Santa and receive a toy. The sorority worked with Head Start and raised over $7,000 for the event.

Holiday art

Matthew Ragor colors a winter scene during the annual Shawn Kelly Memorial Dinner at the Kenyon Athletic Center Tuesday.

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