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RAMTEC Began With Former Shelby City Schools Superintendent

SHELBY - As Pioneer Career and Technology Center awaits the arrival of its Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative Center (RAMTEC) lab at NCState's Kehoe Center, it doesn't have to look far for whom to thank for the opportunity. Former Shelby City Schools Superintendent Chuck Speelman, who is now the Superintendent at Tri-Rivers Career Center in Marion, was instrumental in the concept, design, implementation, and growth of RAMTEC.

Speelman has proven that "meaningful learning through a career pathway is critical to student development." Since his inception as Superintendent of Tri-Rivers Career Center eight years ago, Speelman has worked to provide solutions for meaningful learning. "Our RAMTEC model here at Tri-Rivers was recognized with distinction in the state, and has set us apart. Buckeye Educational, based in Lexington and co-owned by Shelby resident Jason Hoffman, has been here through all of that. As we add pieces and opportunity and training, we look to them to help us with that," Speelman said...Read More

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Work Continues On Blackfork Commons

SHELBY - Members of the Shelby Park Board met on Monday night and went over the progress of Blackfork Commons, and talked about the last few items that need finished to complete this phase of the new park construction.

Talking about the Blackfork Commons, Board President Dave Keinath said the landscape company should be back the first part of May to plant the rest of the 16 trees in the park...Read More

Board of Ed Adopts Campus Wear Specifics

Effective Date Now Set For Nov. 2

At the April meeting, the Willard City Schools Board of Educations adopted the specifics of the campus wear dress code for all students in prekindergarten though grade 12 which will be implemented in the 2015-2016 school year.

The beginning date of enforcement, which originally was the first day of school, has been changed, according to Willard City Schools Superintendent Jeff Ritz. The first date of enforcement will be Monday, Nov. 2...Read More

NL Business Owners Discuss Zoning Issues At NL Council Meeting

CGI Road Services owners Gordon Cantley and Chris Jenko attended Monday night's New London Council meeting to address zoning issues.

Cantley told council members their operation located at 20 S. Main St. requires the storage of licensed and unlicensed vehicles behind a fence.

He said he had tried to obtain a zoning permit and wanted to share his experience with council...Read More

Tuscarawas County 2015 Pork Producers Banquet

DOVER, Ohio-The 2015 queen and princess were crowned, and several board members were elected at the 2015 Tuscarawas County Pork Producers annual banquet.

The event was held March 23 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Dover. Mary Jane John asked the invocation for the meal.

Rod Endsley and Mark Laughlin were elected to the Pork Producers Board. They will join three other members, Jamie Beaber, Sue Canfield and Courtney Spillman, whose terms expire in 2016...Read More

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