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    Worthington Kilbourne High School homecoming queen Brittany Ayers is escorted by her brother, Wesley, prior to the start of Wolves' game against visiting Franklin Heights on Friday, Oct. 10. Ayers was crowned during a pep rally. The homecoming king, football player Liam McCullough, was with the team for final preparations.

    WKHS homecoming queen

Commission chairman says city shouldn't purchase lodge

The Masonic Lodge might be one of the city's oldest and grandest buildings, but the city has no business buying it for preservation purposes, according to one city leader.
2015 capital improvements

City books $1.5M for abandoned library

The city of Worthington will pour an additional $1.5 million into the abandoned Kilbourne Memorial Library next year, making it the most costly project in the proposed 2015 capital improvements program.
Thursday for some, Friday for most

Beggars Night slated both Oct. 30 and 31

This is not a trick. Beggars Night really is on two nights this year.

Lindsay to give keynote address at mayors prayer breakfast

The Rev. Deborah Countiss Lindsay will be the keynote speaker at the annual Mayor's Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Holiday Inn, 7007 N. High St.
Police beat

TWHS student arrested, charged for having drug paraphernalia

A student who claimed to be snorting crack cocaine in the Thomas Worthington High School cafeteria was arrested and charged by Worthington police Oct. 7.
Pending Nov. 12 vote

District's 2015-16 school year runs Aug. 19-May 25

School tentatively will start Aug. 19, 2015, and end May 25, 2016, and students will get two full weeks of winter holiday break, according to the proposed 2015-16 school calendar, which was introduced during the Worthington Board's Oct. 13 meeting.
Library lines

Northwest Library garden is growing

Northwest Library's newest addition is as big as all outdoors. A garden has been added along the west side of the building, which is located at 2280 Hard Road.
'North Side Fix'

Latest work brings I-270 lane closures, new Route 23 signal

A new traffic signal on U.S. Route 23 and overnight closed lanes on Interstate 270 are the latest developments in the North Side Fix project.
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