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Trip Of A Lifetime For SHS Students

SHELBY- Students at Shelby High School are preparing to take the trip of a lifetime by traveling to Europe during their spring break in 2016.

Shelby High School English teacher Katie Will explained she and her husband, Erik Will, came up with the idea for the students to take an international trip.

"We thought of the idea about taking students on an international trip because our previous schools offered this opportunity, but we were always unable to go. We decided that this was the perfect time to bring an experience like this to Shelby High School students," Will stated...Read More

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Road Funds Questioned In Jackson Twp.

JACKSON TWP- Residents provided input concerning funds in the township during Monday night's regular meeting.

Resident Harv Traxler explained during the previous meeting on Monday, September 21, he asked about a check which was written to Absolute Tree Service.

"The check was not run through the normal voucher procedure and it was signed by two trustees. My first question for you Mr. (Gaylord) Rice, Jr. (vice chairman of trustees) is did you have any knowledge of this?" Traxler asked.

Rice responded and explained he did not have knowledge until after the check had been signed...Read More

Fire Department Responds To House Fire On Icehouse Road

The cause of a fire on Sunday, Oct. 4 on Ice House Road has been listed as undetermined, according to Willard Fire Chief Joe Reiderman.

Firefighters were sent to a call of a structure fire at 12:54 p.m. Reiderman said flames were coming out of a bedroom window on the east side of the house.

"The supervisor on the first engine was able to knock out the fire," he explained. "The entry crew took care of the rest."

The residents of the home were outside when firefighters arrived. Reiderman said a family member suffered some minor smoke inhalation. No one else was injured as a result of the fire...Read More

Flag Disposal A Solemn Occasion

Scouts of New London Troop 217, officers and members of the New London American Legion Post 292 recently held a flag burning ceremony at the scout cabin at Reservoir Park.

The ceremony, according to legion members is, "The dignified disposal of unserviceable flags."

Members assemble out-of-doors at night. They are aligned in two parallel rows approximately 20 feet apart, facing each other, said Chaplin John Roeder. A small fire burned opposite Legion Commander Mark Roeder.

The unserviceable flags are presented to a detail for disposal and inspection...Read More

Ashland County Jr. Fair Names 2015 Royalty Court

The Ashland County Fair opened with sunny skies for the opening ceremonies, the dedication of the new Cheyenne Spidel Memorial Pavilion, and the announcement of the Junior Fair King and Queen of the fair. Following introductions and interviews, this year's Junior Fair royal court was announced after the visiting royalty of other fairs were introduced.

Selected as the 2015 Ashland County Junior Fair Queen was Natalee Blackford of Ashland. She is 17 years of age and the daughter of Kathy Blackford and Barry Blackford. The Ashland High School senior has been very involved in her community, school and 4-H activities, serving as a club officer, State4-H Ambassador, and on the 4-H Food and Fashion Board among an impressive list of additional activities...Read More

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