Submitted photo Utica’s Emily Londot, back middle, and Highland’s Raina Terry, back second from right, pose with their Mintonette 71 team after a recent tournament. The squad is currently ranked third in the country and is looking to better that mark this weekend.

Locals excelling in club volleyball

Highland High School volleyball player Raina Terry has dreamed about playing Mintonette Volleyball ever since she was in middle school, watching her big sister (former Highland star Kam Terry) play for them.

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Erick Starkey/News Mount Vernon’s Ryan McManaway, middle, and Spencer Stanley come together to block the kill attempt of Dublin Jerome’s Andrew Shen in the first set of a three-set sweep by the Jackets Friday.

Mount Vernon boys sweep Dublin Jerome

The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets boys volleyball team put the pedal to the metal and won in three-straight sets over visiting Dublin Jerome in the Jackets’ first time back on their home floor since the season opener.

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Larry Di Giovanni/News CES Credit Union President/CEO Sandy Coffing thanks Main Street Mount Vernon for bestowing the Large Business of the Year Award upon a thriving business during Thursday’s MSMV 2019 awards dinner held at the Knox County Memorial Building.

Businesses feted for Main Street impact

Business owners and operators lauded the accomplishments of their peers who have made major contributions in revitalizing the downtown during Thursday evening’s Main Street Mount Vernon 2019 Annual Awards Dinner.

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Durbin honored as top 911 dispatcher

The Knox County Commissioners passed resolutions proclaiming this week to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, while recognizing Donna Durbin as Knox County 911 Center’s Dispatcher of the Year for 2018.

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Naomi I. Leedy

Naomi I. Leedy, 92, of Fredericktown passed away Wednesday morning, April 17, 2019, at the Colonial Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville.

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Sounds of the bells a comfort to veterans

If you’ve noticed the sound of the bells in the north end of town are a little different, it’s because you’re hearing Gay Street United Methodist Church’s new carillon system.

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