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NORTH CENTRAL FINANCES LOOK GOOD

Some good news Mon­day for the North Cen­tral Board of Edu­ca­tion regard­ing dis­trict finances. The five-year fore­cast was pre­sented and shows rev­enues exceed­ing expen­di­tures for the com­ing four years, with deficit spend­ing fore­cast in the fifth year, but with a car­ry­over bal­ance. School offi­cials say it’s all because per­son­nel costs …

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SENIOR SEMINAR SET

With equal empha­sis on the rewards com­ing with new inter­ests and the know-how to unlock skills for every­day use of dig­i­tal, hand– held devices like smart­phones and dig­i­tal cam­eras, Sem­i­nar Fifty at the Cen­ter for Life­long Learn­ing offers area adults 55 plus an unusual oppor­tu­nity on Sep­tem­ber 27. In the …

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NEW SUPERINTENDENT GETTING SETTLED IN

Vicki Brunn is the new super­in­ten­dent of the Cen­tral Local School Dis­trict, and already she says she feels right at home here. Brunn says she was born in Elwood, Pa.,but spent part of her for­ma­tive years in Find­lay. Her fam­ily then spent years in Ney, Edon and Desh­ler before mov­ing …

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HUSTED MAKES PUTNAM APPOINTMENTS

Sec­re­tary of State Jon Husted on Fri­day appointed Anthony Wobler and Carla Tooman as mem­bers of the Put­nam County Board of Elec­tions. Wobler and Tooman will com­plete the unex­pired terms of Ann Dillinger and Mar­tin Kuhlman, who were recently removed from the board by Husted after being found to have …

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FAMILY TAKEN BY FLAMES

A fam­ily in Tif­fin is mourn­ing the loss of six lives, includ­ing five chil­dren, who died in a fire early Sun­day morn­ing. Police iden­ti­fied the vic­tims as 25 year old Tim­o­thy Fresch, along with his son, 2-yr-old Dominic Fresch and his girl­friend Anna Angel’s four daugh­ters 3-yr-old Sun­shine Huey, 4-yr-old …

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DEFIANCE WOMAN INJURED IN CRASH

A Wood County deputy is reported to be seri­ously injured fol­low­ing a two-vehicle crash involv­ing an 18 year old woman from Defi­ance. The Ohio High­way Patrol has released a report say­ing that the crash Wednes­day evening just after 6:30 on Ohio 281 and Huff­man Road in Wood County. Police say …

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RIDE FOR CHILDREN ON SUNDAY

Check your cal­en­dar. That’s right, Christ­mas is only about 3 1/2 months away. Now, one area group of motor­cy­cle rid­ers is get­ting set to do their best for kids who may not get any toys oth­er­wise this year. The Con­ti­nen­tals Motor­cy­cle Club will be mak­ing its annual Ravens Care Christ­mas …

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SCHOOL MENTORS SOUGHT

Con­ti­nen­tal Ele­men­tary School offi­cials say they are in need of men­tors to read with stu­dents in K-3. If you are inter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing your ser­vices as a men­tor, you can con­tact Terri Hoff­man at 419–596-3860, by email­ing at cnthoffman@cn.noasc.org, or by stop­ping at the ele­men­tary school and fill­ing out a …

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STEUBEN SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED

A Steuben County man, and accused sex offender, has been arrested. The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says 55 year old Jerry Hai­fley of Angola was arrested Wednes­day for fail­ure to reg­is­ter as a sex offender. That’s a class D felony. Hai­fley was con­victed of sex­ual bat­tery in 2003 and is …

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FINED FOR DOG CODE VIOLATION

A judge in Ful­ton County East­ern Dis­trict Court has granted a con­tin­u­ance in the case of a man charged with fail­ing to reg­is­ter a dog which had pre­vi­ously been deter­mined to be vicious because it is con­sid­ered a “pit bull” mix. A pre­trial con­fer­ence was set for 9 a.m., Oct. …

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