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Winter Storm Preparedness Tips

With a major winter storm in the forecast, you want to be prepared. Have you made the bread and milk run to the store? If you are like most, you have. But, have you thought of those pipes? Have you thought about ice and power outages? If you said no, you’re not alone. In fact most people that don’t deal …

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Community-building a focus of Kenyon’s annual MLK Day celebration

GAMBIER, Ohio — Kenyon College’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy on Monday, Jan. 21, will feature a keynote address by Leslie M. Harris, professor of history at Northwestern University. Events begin at 3 p.m. in Rosse Hall, 105 College Drive, and are free and open to the public. Harris is a prominent scholar in the field of African …

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Registration open for middle school students at Kenyon’s Science Saturdays

GAMBIER, Ohio — This winter brings a chance for middle schoolers (grade 6-8) to have an extraordinary, sensory, hands-on science experience on Kenyon College’s campus. BLAST (for boys) and ATHENAS (for girls) provide students with the opportunity to associate fun with science, be introduced to a community of scientists from all levels (including college and postgraduate), and gain exposure to …

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Mayville Promoted to Banking Officer at First Knox National Bank

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio – Bob Boss, president of First-Knox National Bank, announced the promotion of Paul J. Mayville to banking officer, Investments. “Paul has spent this past year obtaining his investment licensures,” said Boss. “He completed all testing with flying colors and is currently working with Mary Loyd to prepare for her upcoming retirement in spring 2019.” Paul joined the …

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Kenyon sets plans for National Girls and Women in Sports Day

GAMBIER, Ohio – The Kenyon College Athletics Department will host free sports clinics on Sunday, February 10 in observance of the annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The clinics are open to girls currently in kindergarten through eighth grade who seek to hone their skills or learn a new sport. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in …

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Foundation for Knox Community Hospital Leadership Is A Personal Matter

MOUNT VERNON – The Foundation for Knox Community Hospital changes leadership this year as outgoing Board Chair, Charlie Brenneman, steps down after a two-year term. Another local businessman, Matt Starr, takes Brenneman’s place and will continue the efforts to lead the campaignfundraising for the new KCH Family Care Center, a $45 million expansion of services focused on family healthcare. While …

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No Knox County Teams in latest State Boys Basketball Poll

AP state pollDivision I1. Cincinnati Moeller (20 first-place votes) 10-0, 212; 2. Pickerington Central (1) 12-0, 185; 3. Toledo Whitmer, 9-0, 137; 4. Hilliard Bradley, 11-0, 113; 5. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, 10-2, 108; 6. Dublin Coffman, 12-0, 105; 7. Sylvania Northview (1) 13-0, 71; 8. Mason, 11-1, 68; 9. Lorain, 9-2, 45; 10. Sidney, 9-1, 33. Division II1. Cincinnati …

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Radiolab creator Jad Abumrad to speak at Kenyon on storytelling, radio journalism

GAMBIER, Ohio — Where do colors come from? What makes someone a hero? What would a world without words be like? As creator and co-host of the popular public radio show Radiolab, Jad Abumrad has explored these questions and more. He brings his insatiable curiosity to Kenyon College on Saturday, Jan. 26, for a 7:30 p.m. address in Rosse Hall, …

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Chestnut Ridge to headline the 76 th Annual Raccoon Dinner

The 2019 Danville Lions Club Raccoon Dinner will be held Monday, February 4 th at the St. Luke’s Community Center, located immediately behind the Danville St. Luke’s Catholic Church. The meal will be served from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. At 6:30 p.m., the Devil Land Jazz Band will perform for the attendees across …

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One killed in fire in Mount Vernon

On January 13 at 12:25 am, the Mount Vernon Fire Department was dispatched to a residential odor of smoke at 1575 Yauger Road. Captain 491 was first on the scene and saw fire inside the apartment window. The MVFD arrived on scene with a Command vehicle and two Engines. Mutual aid was received from College Township and Fredericktown EMS. The …

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