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All Fair Poultry Purchased Given To Food Pantries

RICHLAND COUNTY - After months of hard work, members of the area 4H Clubs and FFA members were rewarded with their poultry projects being purchased in one big event.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, with the backing of the Paul Champion Fund, purchased all of the chickens and turkeys at Richland County Fair and given to area food pantries. The idea was formed from Fr. Daniel Orr of St. Mark's who works at a food pantry in Mansfield...Read More

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Police, School District Warn Against Alcohol At Sporting Events

SHELBY - With the beginning of the school year getting closer and closer, this brings the return of sporting events to the community. The Shelby Police Department and the administration of the Shelby City School District are continuing their partnership to ensure athletes, coaches and spectators have a safe and enjoyable time cheering on their Whippets.

Athletic Director Pat Lewis explained for high school football games at Skiles Field, crowd sizes are typically rather large.

“The weather is usually good for the games and we have always encouraged tailgating. That is part of the high school football experience and it is part of being in a community like ours that supports our athletics,” Lewis said. “No one wants to deter people from being a part of the experience. We do have officers down there and they have always been great. We haven’t had any major issues, but we do on occasion run into somebody who is a little more vocal...Read More

Eight Running For Board Of Ed

Eight residents in the Willard City School District will be vying for three open seats in the Nov. 7 General Election.

The three incumbents looking for another term include Lisa Bohach, Rod Cok and Marsha Danhoff. They will face Donna Cok, Dave Lawrence, Audrey Rose, Heather Slone and Richard Willoughby in an effort to retain their seats.

The four ward seats on Willard City Council will be unchanged since no one filed to go up against the incumbents. They include Joseph Daniel, Ward I; Chuck Danhoff, Ward II; David Sattig, Ward III, and Michael Elmlinger in Ward IV....Read More

NL Council Discusses Zoning, Tall Grass And Junk Cars

Zoning, tall grass, junk cars and the like were discussed during New London’s Monday night council meeting.

South Main Street resident Suzanne Cooke asked council members why the village even has zoning if it can’t ever be enforced.

She said, “I live between two dumps.” she continued by saying her neighbors have tall grass and unlicensed vehicles and has notified the zoning inspector. Again, nothing ever seems to get done. She claimed one neighbor just mows the tree lawn and nothing else...Read More

Welcome To The Huron County Fairgrounds

The 2017 Huron County Fair is August 14-19, and Fair Board members, volunteers and others are busy sprucing up the grounds and preparing to make this the best year ever.

Bob Morgan has been a member of the Fair Board for 31 years and president for at least 25 of those years. He is not certain of the exact number and all he can say is, “It’s been a long time.”

He says although there have not been a lot of new additions to the grounds the board purchased 7 1/2 acres of land north of the grounds last year. Some of that has been cleared and fenced in for additional parking in the West Lot...Read More

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Shelby Varsity Baseball vs. Willard

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Shelby Varsity Softball vs. Willard

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