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War Brides: Finnegans Begin Again After WWII

SHELBY - On January 5, 1946, Lillie Mae Reeve, a 20-year-old English beauty, wed handsome American Army Airman Corporal Gordon Finnegan in a small Catholic church in Suffolk, England after a highly romantic and whirlwind courting.

After meeting at a USO dance at a local hall, Gordon was persistent in his pursuit of the lovely lass and Lillie gave in and went on a date with him after he waited and came calling two weeks later. The two fell quickly in love and planned for a Christmas wedding...Read More

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Two Jackson Township Trustees Named

JACKSON TOWNSHIP - Paul Carriere and Gaylord Rice, Jr. were appointed as the new Jackson Township Trustees on Friday night.

Rice and Carriere were appointed as Jackson Township Trustees through the Richland County Probate Court after former Trustees Steve Schumacher, Harv Traxler, and Larry Diebley resigned from their positions earlier in the month. Carriere and Rice will later appoint the third trustee...Read More

McGuiness Reveals Lessons Learned In 105 Years Of Life

Life is such a precious thing, and it is often times taken for granted for its beauty. To live 50 years is quite a feat, but to live an entire century is almost unfathomable.

For Henrietta McGuiness who is celebrating her 105th birthday today on Oct. 27, it is not a big deal. "It just feels like another day," she said."...Read More

New London Board of Education Approves Pay Increase

New London Board of Education members unanimously approved a 1.5 percent increase to administrative, supervisory and exempt staff during Monday night's meeting.

"When we moved the administrators and exempt staff to the wellness insurance plan as well as the spousal language it did save the district $28,000," superintendent Brad Romano told the board. "The 1.5 percent amounts to a little bit less than $7,000. So the district is still receiving significant savings as well as the fact it does not include Mrs. Guthrie and myself. We are taking a pay freeze."...Read More

Holmes County 2014 4-H Volunteer Recognition Banquet

WALNUT CREEK, Ohio - "Discover Yourself in 4-H" was the theme for the 2014 4-H Volunteer recognition banquet, celebrating 100 years of Cooperative Extension.

The event was held in the Carlisle Village Inn with about 137 persons attending. Friend of 4-H, Partner in 4-H, 4-H Alumni and other special awards were presented, and honor clubs and tenured individuals were recognized...Read More

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