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Banners Add More Spirit To SMS

HELBY - There are new banner additions hanging throughout the hallways of Shelby Middle School for students to take a peek at as they move from class to class.

Assistant Principal of Shelby Middle School Barb Green explained the idea from the banners came from the staff and administration.

“We knew we wanted to do something to make the building have more of a school spirit and community feel. We wanted it to be more welcoming for both the students and staff,” Green said.

After the decision was made to make the additions, Green explained she spoke with Natalie Lantz of Lantz Star Graphics to compose the banners...Read More

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Shelby YMCA To Show Their Appreciation

SHELBY - The Shelby YMCA will express their gratitude by hosting a Community Appreciation Day this Sunday.

Interim CEO and Aquatics Director of the Shelby YMCA Jordan Nelson explained the purpose of the event was to give back to the community for their ongoing support.

The Community Appreciation Day is scheduled to take place on Sunday, August 28 from 12-5 p.m. at the Shelby YMCA.

“We have received so much positive support for the YMCA over the years,” Nelson said.

A blood drive will also be held from 12-5 p.m. and the YMCA will kick off their membership drive...Read More

PAARI Offering Way For Addicts To Find Help

The Willard Police Department has joined the Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative in an effort to help the addict and their family.

On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Willard Police Chief Mark Holden said the City of Willard, along with cities and towns all over the world, will be observing International Drug Overdose Awareness Day.

At 7 p.m. at the gazebo downtown, Danielle Garcia will speak about the problem of addiction and overdose. Candles will be lit so families can remember those they have lost to overdoses. Ceremonies will be held in other countries...Read More

NL's Anna Shaw Crowned Sr. Queen At Huron County Fair

Anna Shaw was chosen as the the 2016 Huron County Fair Senior Queen, and David Russell was announced as the winner of the 2016 Huron County Senior King.

There were ten contestants and a large group of people who joined them as the contest for the 2016 Huron County King and Queen crown unfolded.

Kelly Lippus coordinates this event. She explained there are four judges. Each candidate is graded on a 1 - 5 scale, with five being the highest...Read More

Flying Horse Farms - Where Camp Is Good Medicine

If you ever want to see God’s work first hand, make a visit to the Flying Horse Farms near Mt. Gilead.  

Flying Horse Farms provides magical, transformative camp experiences for children with serious illnesses and their families-free of charge.  This camp began in 2010 and hosts about 850 children and families each year.  They are funded by gifts from individuals, corporate partners and foundations.

According to the Flying Horse Farm’s magazine, the network was founded in 1988 by actor, philanthropist and Ohio native Paul Newman. The Network is a community of independently managed and financed camps and programs creating opportunities for children with serious illnesses and their families.  The Network has evolved from one camp to a global community serving 600,000 children and families across five continents...Read More

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