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Summer Reading Program Boasts Success

SHELBY - Another successful year is in the books for the Summer Reading program of Marvin Memorial Library.

Children's Librarian Jami Williams explained there were about 334 children who signed up for the program and a total of 132 children completely finished. Summer Reading began on June 11 and went through July 24.

"During Summer Reading, we had eight special programs that were put on and we had a total of 363 kids with all the programs. We also had six story time sessions and all together we had 448 children attend those. We had a great response with the programs," said Williams...Read More

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Remembering Lyons Today and Always

SHELBY - Today marks the 9th anniversary of the death of our featured Veteran, Lance Corporal Christopher Lyons. Lyons died in the line of duty during Operation Iraqi Freedom on July 28, 2005 when his unit, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces, (Lima Company 3/25), came under attack by enemy small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades while conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq...Read More

Mud, Sweat & Cheers

PLYMOUTH - The Fireman's Festival rides into Plymouth July 30-31. As always, the mud volleyball tournament will highlight the event, according to Don Barnthouse.

The tournament will start Friday night at 4 p.m. and there will be a cash prize for the top three teams...Read More

NL BOE Approves OAPSE Contract

NEW LONDON - New London's Board of Education approved the negotiated agreement with the district's classified staff during Monday evening's meeting.

Superintendent Brad Romano said, "Our Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) partners made three significant concessions for the district."...Read More

Middlefield Clinic Auction Well Received

On a Saturday morning the parking lot was full. Buggies were arriving; ladies were hanging on to the children; dad's were carrying things in to sell at the auction; many of the chairs were already occupied; there was a good supply of food. A table was loaded with homemade baked goods such as pies, cakes, and cookies. Some folks were eating breakfast while others were partaking of pulled pork sandwiches, sloppy joes, and half of chicken. The salad bar was a hit as folks could make their own and there were desserts galore. All of this food was available for a donation...Read More

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