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Saturday, August 10th, 2013
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Part-time patrolman Kip Wright was the winner of the inaugural "Hometown Hero" contest at the Mercer County Fair. A co-worker nominated Wright, who received the honor on the grandstand stage immediately prior to Friday night's Joe Nichols concert.

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CELINA - Semi-retired Celina resident Kip Wright was honored as the first "Hometown Hero" on Friday.
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