May 2016

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Memorial Day Observed in Fredericktown

By ZAK GRIMM Residents gathered on the Square, outside their homes, and at Forest Cemetery in the Village of Fredericktown to observe the annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony, honoring those soldiers whom gave their lives in the service of their country over the last…


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Knox County Head Start Enrolling for 2016-17

Knox County Head Start is now enrolling for the 2016-17 school year for Danville, Centerburg and Fredericktown. Openings are for preschool children 3 years old and not yet 5 by August 1, 2016, in Head Start half-day center-based programs and the home-based program. Center-based preschool…



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Bowman named to Heidelberg University dean’s list

TIFFIN, OH — Kathleen Bowman, a senior Biology major from Fredericktown, has been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Heidelberg University. According to Heidelberg Provost Dr. Beth M. Schwartz, a total of In 327 students met the qualifications for recognition on the dean’s…


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Memorial Day schedule of events

Schedule of Events for Memorial Day Observance, Monday, May 30, 2016  9:30 a.m.  Assemble at East side of Square 9:45 a.m. Flag Raising – Boy Scouts   National Anthem – Fredericktown H.S. Band, Director Michael Reeves       Invocation – Rev. Timothy Mohon, Fredericktown First Baptist…


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Remembering Our Heroes

Guest Column from State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl As the month of May begins to wind down, we can all feel it in the air. That feeling that summer is just around the corner as the pools begin to open and the smell of family…



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Porter to present newest book at Adult Brown Bag Chat

Author and Historian Dr. Lorle Porter will present her newest book, “Jane Payne, M.D., Unexpected Healer”  at a special “Exercise Your Mind-Read” Adult Summer Reading Program Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, June 8, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201…


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Girls Softball Awards Banquet Held

The Lady Freddies softball team held their annual awards banquet Tuesday night at Fredericktown High School.   The Freddies finished the season second in the MOAC Blue Division and they were coached by Kayla Shomaker and Jim Lester. Our Lady Freddies JV team went undefeated this…


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FHS Track and Fields Awards

By ZAK GRIMM The student-athletes for the 2015-16 season were honored and celebrated at the 2016 Fredericktown Track and Field Awards, on Monday, May 23rd. Following an official Welcome by interim Athletic Director Nate Bellman and a potluck dinner, Coaches Kevin Berry, Brennan Geoppinger, Bob…