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Shelby Is Blooming

SHELBY - Jen Walter and her “Puma” group of seventh grade students from Shelby Middle School worked hard to fill the flower boxes in downtown Shelby on Tuesday.

Walter stated, “I try to instill in the students to give to their community. Not money, but their time and labor. Helping the Friends of Black Fork plant the flowers each year gives the students a sense of pride and responsibility.

“During the summer the students can point to the boxes they planted flowers in and tell their parents they are responsible for the blooming plants,” Walter said...Read More

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New Firefighter Welcomed To Shelby

SHELBY - A new Shelby Firefighter was welcomed to the city on Wednesday afternoon during a swearing in ceremony with family, city officials, and fellow firefighters in attendance.

Robert Hildebrand, 25, of Bucyrus is a entry level firefighter hired as a lateral transfer. He previously worked as a firefighter/paramedic in Crestline.

“We are celebrating an occasion that has long been anticipated by the fire department and the administration as well,” Mayor Steve Schag said in opening remarks...Read More

Questions But No Answers Concerning South Central Prom

Willard Middle School held its honors evening where several students were given certificates for their achievements and encouraged to succeed in their future endeavors by putting forth the effort they did this school year.

“Each year we work with several members of the Historical Society here in Willard, and we select a student that exemplifies everything that the Willard Historical Society is known for and has excellent citizenship, outstanding grades in the classroom in American History and goes above and beyond,” Kyle von Kamp said. “Each year the Historical Society awards a $50 savings bond and this years recipient (is) Audrey Poston.”

Three students were also honored for the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award awarded to Jonathan Rothhaar and Tristin Buurma, and the National Federation of High School Board of Directors National Award of Excellence awarded to Austin Adelman...Read More

NL Student Drug Testing To Be Implemented Upcoming School Year

New London High School Principal Cosetta Adkins reported to board of education members during Monday night’s meeting there has been no opposition to drug and alcohol testing high school students for the upcoming school year.

Students who will be randomly tested are those involved in extracurricular activities including driving to school.

The board gave first reading to a policy relating to the testing...Read More

FFA Teams Place In National And State Competitions

The Buckeye Central FFA placed fourth in the nation in National Land and Range Judging Contest in Oklahoma City.

Competing were two teams of four students each. The Homesite Team consisted of Kendra Stahl, Mason Stahl, Makayla Aichholz, and Jared Clark took fourth place in their respective division in the nation. This is the highest placing for an Ohio team in over five year

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Shelby Varsity Baseball vs. Willard

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Shelby Varsity Softball vs. Willard

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Shelby Tennis vs. Tiffin Columbian

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Shelby Track Invitational

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