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Community Thanksgiving Dinner Tradition Continues

SHELBY - Every year for the last 13 years the Shelby First Lutheran Church on Broadway has opened its social hall doors to the public to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with a community dinner.

This event was started by Jackie Davies because she wanted to give to the less fortunate in the community and make Thanksgiving a special day for everyone. It has become a tradition in this church and has attracted people from other churches in Shelby to volunteer. ......Read More

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Smoking Area Signs Requested For Project


SHELBY- Pioneer Career and Technology Center senior students Megan Owen and Jensen Kurtzman made a presentation regarding designated smoking area signs during Wednesday afternoon’s regular Safety Committee meeting.

Owen explained she was a senior in the medical technology lab and Kurtzman said she was a senior in the exercise science lab at Pioneer.

“For our project, we are competing in a competition that can be done individually or in a group to get us out of our box so that we can present to other people. It gets us ready for the medical field,” Owen stated......Read More

Honoring The Past By Connecting With Present: WHS Senior Raises Money For Honor Flight

Several veterans will be able to take the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. because of the senior project of Mitchell Carnahan at Willard High School. He raised $1,000 for the veterans, with a cost of $400 per seat.

As part of his project, Carnahan was able to act as guardian to Barry Jester of Willard. The pair of veterans took the Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. along with Jester’s father, Lee. They flew from John Glenn International Airport in Columbus.......Read More

Hintz Elected For Third Term, Tkach Retains Auditor Post

Joe Hintz has been elected to his third term as a Huron County Commissioner following Tuesday’s election.

Hintz captured 51 percent of the vote beating Democratic challenger Melissa James and Independent Bob Morgan.

According to unofficial results from the Huron County Board of Elections Hintz took 9,424 votes compared to James with 5,532 and Morgan with 3,627.....Read More

Different Methods Used For Farming And Cooking


When Mary Lou Harris and I traveled to Peru and Ecuador, we knew we would visit both Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands. What we did not know was we would get to meet some native Peruvians and get up close and personal with some of their farming methods.

Peru is the third largest country in South America and its’ three most important industries are mining for gold, silver and copper, fishing and the service industry. Many of its citizens, however, are farmers and many are doing so with methods that have been in use for thousands of years.......Read More

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