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Women Share Stories Of Addiction

SHELBY - Last week, women from Teen Challenge of the Firelands came to Shelby's Nazarene Church prompted by an invitation from Connie Roub, who had heard them speak at the Redemption Event held in Shelby at Come to the Well Biblical Counseling three weeks prior.

Roub felt compelled to bring them back to offer the community another chance to hear what treatment facilities can do to change the lives of addicts. Unfortunately, the church was not packed with people who needed to hear the message.

Shelby Police Chief Lance Combs said, "We need to have these churches packed. Addiction affects everyone, and what we're doing is not working."...Read More

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Animal Ordinance Passes Second Reading

SHELBY - After some input and a few more amendments, amended ordinance 42-2015, concerning keeping of livestock in the city of Shelby, passed a second reading when members of Shelby City Council met Monday night.

Resident Charlie Roub said he felt the current ordinance on the books sufficed and said the amended ordinance was confusing.

"I remember several years ago when this ordinance came up and there was a lot of debate and just kind of working to come up with a piece of legislation that would allow folks, not only for educational purposes, but also allow other folks that need to supplement their nutrition and income by raising small animals," Roub said. "That was a long arduous process and I think the legislation passed at that time was suitable; it's workable...Read More

Health Department Reviews Community Health Plan

Health partners in Huron County have developed a health improvement plan. The Process used was Mobilizing Partners through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP). A number of departments and agencies in the Willard area are a part of the group.

"Our vision statement is to promote individual responsibility," noted Elaine Barman of the Huron County General Health District, "and community commitment to create a safe, healthy and positive culture through education, involvement, collaboration and combined resources...Read More

High School Drivers Meet The Challenge

Finally being a student and a responsible driver has paid off, literally. Friday morning, for the second year in a row, AAA, with the help of New London High School and local law enforcement, hosted the Huron County Drivers Competition where students competed for the chance to win first prize of $300.

Sixteen students from New London, South Central, Norwalk High, Western Reserve and Monroeville high schools competed in three different assessments to test their driving knowledge, skill and maneuverability...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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