July 2015

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Blue Moon Tonight

A Blue Moon occurs when there are two full moons in one month. When a full moon is at the beginning of a month, there is a good chance that a Blue Moon will occur at the end of that month. A full moon happens…


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Interchurch distributing school vouchers

Interchurch Social Services will offer back-to-school clothing and school supply vouchers to eligible Knox County residents. To be eligible, households must include children under the age of 18 and household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines. Families must provide…




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Car Show on Saturday in Butler

Looking for something to do this Saturday? There will be a car, truck and motorcycle show in Butler, Ohio, held at the Weekley Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge, 50 Main St. in Butler, Saturday, August 1, 2015. The event is held rain or shine with registration from 2:30 until…


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Rook Siblings Demonstrate Dairy Showmanship

By Zak Grimm “Getting your cow to lead is one of the hardest parts for me,” said Jacob Rook, Fredericktown student and member of the Knox Cattle Kids 4-H club. “It’s a big challenge to get the cow to stop and go when you want…


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Fredericktown School Supply List for 2015-2016 School Year

Reminder that the first day for students is Thursday, August 20. An open house will be held on Tuesday, August 18. Check the school website www.fredericktownschools.com for times. ELEMENTARY SUPPLIES KINDERGARTEN These supplies are to begin the year. If more are needed, we will let…


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Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Fast Approaching

S.B. 243 enacted a one-time sales tax holiday to occur only in 2015. The holiday starts on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and…


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Haxton Highlights Goats in Competition

By Zak Grimm The Showmanship portion of the Goat Competition at the Knox County Fair took place the morning of Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Knox County Fairgrounds. Joining nearly 100 other showmen was first-year competitor and Fredericktown Junior High student Makayla Haxton. Haxton…