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Farms seek permanent easements

wo farming families are in the running for a highly competitive state program that would turn large sections of their farms into permanent farming easements — with deed restrictions that they would remain farmland even if sold in the future.

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Geoff Cowles/News Highland’s Brylinn Tuggle (11) drives along the baseline against Centennial’s Naa Dromo Korley (00) in Tuesday’s sectional tournament game. The Scots picked up the 45-25 win.

Highland advances past Centennial

The Highland Scots controlled the boards and the ball in the first half, cruising to a 45-25, win over the visiting Centennial Stars in the first round of OHSAA girls Division II sectional tournament play, on Tuesday.

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Land bank joins Ohio association

The Knox County Land Bank joined a statewide organization Tuesday representing the interests of about 60 Land Banks throughout Ohio, while also hearing an update on progress in selling a former Mount Vernon fire station.

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Erick Starkey/News East Knox’s Taylor Nunamaker (22) puts up a shot over the reach of West Jefferson’s Taylor Roberts (45) in the second half of the first round of the Division III sectional tournament Tuesday. The Bulldogs fell, 39-38.

Bulldogs ousted by Roughriders, 39-38

The East Knox girls basketball team held a 38-37 lead with 18.2 ticks left on the clock, but the visiting West Jefferson Roughriders had the last bucket to secure a 39-38 win Tuesday over the Bulldogs, ending East Knox’s season.

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