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LIBERTY CENTER CONSIDERING SCHOOL

The Lib­erty Cen­ter Local Board of Edu­ca­tion is ask­ing res­i­dents for their input and thoughts about the loca­tion of a pro­posed new pre-kindergarten through grade 12 school. On Tues­day night, many showed up at a meet­ing to offer just that. The first 85 min­utes of the school board’s meet­ing Tues­day …

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DEFIANCE EYES BUDGET

The 2014 bud­get option before Defi­ance City Coun­cil was given a first look Tues­day night. Fol­low­ing a first read­ing, coun­cil let lie the ordi­nance which would approve the bud­get, six days after the county’s board of elec­tions cer­ti­fied that the city’s 0.3-percent income tax for police and fire ser­vices passed. …

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CLOVERDALE CLEANUP IS ONGOING

Ten days after two storms left destruc­tion in their wake, Put­nam County is on the road to recov­ery. The small vil­lage of Cloverdale was effec­tively “ground zero” for one storm cell which spawned a Cat­e­gory EF2 tor­nado on Nov. 17. Four fam­i­lies who rode out the storm in the Cloverdale …

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QUADCO BENEFIT SET

Quadco Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter is set to hold their 2nd annual ben­e­fit and gift shop open house a week after Thanks­giv­ing at their Stryker build­ing. Since last year’s ben­e­fit proved so pop­u­lar, they are once again plan­ning to hold a din­ner in the cafe­te­ria. This year’s menu will include spaghetti, bread­sticks, …

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HELP FOR CLOVERDALE ON THE WAY

The Gov­er­nor announced Tues­day that he has autho­rized the use of State Dis­as­ter Relief funds to assist Cloverdale in Put­nam County con­tinue to recover from the severe storms and tor­na­does on Nov. 17. The State Dis­as­ter Relief Pro­gram is an autho­rized reim­burse­ment pro­gram intended to pro­vide assis­tance to local gov­ern­ments …

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COMMISSIONERS MEET IN DEFIANCE

Defi­ance County com­mis­sion­ers got some updates at their meet­ing on Mon­day on road and land­fill mat­ters. Com­mis­sion­ers were told that Weber Road has reopened after being closed for a bridge replace­ment. County crews con­structed geosyn­thetic rein­forced soil abut­ments with recy­cled steel beams and con­crete deck. The steel beams were orig­i­nally …

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ALCOHOL FOR ANTWERP

At a spe­cial meet­ing Mon­day, the Antwerp Vil­lage Coun­cil approved twin liquor per­mits for the River Street Mar­ket in that com­mu­nity. The owner of the for­mer IGA in the vil­lage told coun­cil that the mar­ket had yet to make a profit. So… in order to cor­rect that sit­u­a­tion, he is …

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NEWS FROM PATRICK HENRY

The Patrick Henry Local Board of Edu­ca­tion accepted the res­ig­na­tion of high school foot­ball coach Bill Insel­mann dur­ing its reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing Mon­day. Insel­mann has served as the var­sity foot­ball coach at Patrick Henry for 23 years. The board also accepted the res­ig­na­tion of bus mechanic Mark Wil­helm who is …

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HENRY CTY CRASH

A two-vehicle col­li­sion Mon­day evening sent one dri­ver to the hos­pi­tal. The Henry County Sheriff’s office says the acci­dent hap­pened just after 6pm at the inter­sec­tion of U.S. 24 and County road P, west of Napoleon. 25 year old Lynette Baden­hop of Napoleon report­edly made a left turn and ran …

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Penny Canicom, 53

Penny Kay Canicom, age 53, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away Monday, November 18, 2013 at her residence. Penny was a graduate of Delta High School and had worked several jobs in the area. Penny was born February 19, 1960, in Port Clinton, Ohio, the daughter of James F. and Gloria …

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