October 2016

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Trick-or-Treat Times

Knox County Communities will celebrate Trick-or-Treat on Halloween, Monday, October 31. Times by community are as follows: Fredericktown: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Mt. Vernon: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Howard: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Danville: 5:30 – 7 p.m. Centerburg: 5:30 – 7 p.m. A reminder…

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FCFD Collects Food Items For Fredericktown Interchurch

By ZAK GRIMM Fredericktown residents visited the Fredericktown Community Fire District’s home base in town on a warm Saturday, October 29 to deliver canned goods and other non-perishable food items. The FCFD gave all donations of food items to the Fredericktown Interchurch, to help stock…

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Pugh Member of Alpha Phi at Ashland University

ASHLAND, OH — Callan Pugh of Fredericktown, is a member of the Alpha Phi sorority at Ashland University. Pugh is majoring in digital media production. She is the daughter of Vincent Pugh and Sabrina Pugh of Fredericktown. Pugh is a 2013 graduate of Fredericktown High…

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The Works Grow Up Great STEM Programs Receives $12,500 Grant From PNC

NEWARK, Ohio, October 21, 2016 – The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology announced today that it has been awarded a $12,500 grant from PNC to bring science, technology, engineering, and math programs to pre-kindergarten students in Newark and Utica, Ohio. This is…

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Drug Take Back Day a Success

Despite last Saturday’s cool weather, nearly 119 lbs. of drugs in the form of pills, capsules and tablets were collected in Knox County during the nationwide Drug Take Back Day. The annual fall event was organized locally by the Knox Substance Abuse Action team. There…


Election Day Turkey Supper at First Presbyterian Church

For over 40 years, the First Presbyterian Church in Fredericktown has held a traditional Turkey Supper, with all the trimmings, on Election Day in November. This year, our Annual Election Day Turkey Supper will be on Tuesday, November 8th, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m….