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Driver Of Stolen Vehicle Rams Police Car

SHELBY- On Friday, April 21, Shelby Police Department responded to a potential stolen car which was suspected to be in the area.

Chief of Shelby Police Lance Combs explained officers were contacted by Columbus Police Department in regards to a stolen vehicle.

“Columbus contacted us and said there was a stolen vehicle and it was possibly enroute to Shelby. Captain (Eric) Rath checked Martin Drive, the last known address of the suspected driver (Ryan Guthrie). The vehicle wasn’t there, so Captain Rath drove around and noticed the vehicle was parked at Taco Bell. Captain Rath did a check on the license plate just to make sure that was the correct vehicle and it was,” Combs stated...Read More

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New City Intern Welcomed

SHELBY- City Hall has welcomed Phattaraporn ‘Tongta’ Smith as their newest intern to serve the community.

Mayor Steven Schag explained in December, he attended a gathering for North Central State College and The Ohio State University-Mansfield with students who were seeking to become interns...Read More

Starting Point Outreach Center Celebrating With May 6th Fundraiser

In May 2010, the First United Methodist Church started Starting Point Outreach Center. It’s goal was to serve those in need throughout the community.

That need is still present, and the Christian outreach center moved to a downtown location after those involved decided Starting Point needed to move outside the church walls. Seven years later, more than 8,700 client visits have been logged by those who, according to Starting Point, are looking for assistance, encouragement and hope to deal with life’s challenges and difficultie...Read More

NLBOE Updated On Investment Income, Five Year Forecast

New London’s Board of Education members were updated on investment income and the five year forecast by district treasurer Jim Hudson during Monday evening’s meeting.

Hudson said the investment income last month was up to just under $2,000. “There are two reasons for that,” he stated. “One because our cash balance is higher than what it has been for the last two months and interest rates are higher. Right now interest is at .99 percent, prior to that it was about .75 to .85 percent.”

He gave details of the district’s funds for both expenditures and revenues to board members. He said cash balances within the five year forecast increased by 33.4 percent for February and March or $941,000. The increase is due to the district’s real estate settlements. “Last year I asked for a tax advance and that was given to us in January and February. I did not do that this year, so we got the bulk of our money in March...Read More

Students Learn About Healthy Soils In Ag Program

Soil sample and testing supplies? Check. Building materials? Check. Hexbug? What in the world is a hexbug?

A hexbug is a microrobot that Ohio sixth- and seventh-grade students used to complete the 4-H Ag Innovators Experience, the Healthy Soils C.S.I. (Carbon Soil Investigation) Challenge.

Ohio 4-H hosted the 2017 challenge kickoff in April at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus. By the end of December, several thousand other students from Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, Illinois and Nebraska will have used a hexbug microrobot to complete the Healthy Soils C.S.I. Challenge, too...Read More

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