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Harlene Marley Theater dedicated

When Kenyon College’s first female students entered classes on campus for the first time in September 1969, a former farm girl from Oklahoma — who would become Kenyon’s first tenured female faculty member — came along with them.

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New Hope Industries bid below land bank estimate

Although the Knox County Land Bank won’t divulge its own appraised value of 1375 Newark Road — a 6-acre property with a 30,500 square-foot building currently occupied by New Hope Industries, Inc. — Land Bank President Jeff Gottke said he did send out a related, emailed note to potential buyers.

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Kenyon alumnae speak on women in leadership roles

Four Kenyon College women — whose leadership backgrounds range from being a seated Congresswoman from Texas to a Starbucks vice president for urban markets to a rising junior who was part of a 2019 Academy Award-winning documentary — gave insights Saturday on women as transformational leaders. The afternoon event was held in Gund Gallery’s Community Foundation Theater.

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Land bank finds tons of trash in old home

As the Knox County Land Bank started to clear out formerly occupied homes it acquired in the East Ohio Avenue/Howard Street area — part of an east-side revitalization effort — what was “left behind,” so to speak, required quite a cleanup effort.

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Staton appointed county clerk by committee

By a unanimous 22-0 vote Thursday evening from the Knox County Republican Central Committee — and with no one else expressing interest in the position — Christy Milligan Staton was appointed Knox County Clerk in a second-floor room at The Alcove normal reserved for dinner theater shows.

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Airport renovation set to proceed

Two Knox County Airport terminal projects and an airport electrical rewiring project are to start soon, now that the project is fully funded and three separate contractors are on board to handle the work, the president of the Knox County Airport Authority said Wednesday.

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