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Polar X-Press Brings Delight Once Again

SHELBY - Temperatures in the 20s weren’t the only thing arriving in Shelby on Sunday at 5pm. As the Polar X-Press pulled nearer to the awaiting crowd, Jaxon Perkins, age 6, exclaimed, “Look! There it is!” as he anxiously pointed toward the approaching train. His younger brother Landon and cousin, Sydney, 5, followed his gaze and it was hard to resist the urge to join in their jumping up and down excitement.

Creeping to a stop across from the Central Gymnasium were two striking black engines decorated with classic Christmas greenery and lights. Following behind was a child’s dream: a boxcar brightly and expertly painted with a detailed Christmas scene complete with a gingerbread house, snowmen, a toy train, Rudolph, and Santa and his reindeer flying across the sky...Read More

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Suspect Caught In Tres Dens Break-In

SHELBY -  According to a press release from the Shelby Police Department, on October 28, 2015 at 3:03 a.m., Tres Dens Jewelry was broken into, by having their front window smashed out. A large quantity of jewelry was taken. There was some video footage of both the break in and the subsequent flight of two suspects.  It was also in part witnessed and reported by a citizen.  

Officer Keith Swisher was called in that morning to process the crime scene and subsequently took over that investigation.  Over the course of the last few weeks, Officer Swisher conducted a very thorough investigation, which led him to both Willard and Lorain, and caused him to work with several businesses as well as the Huron County Sheriff’s Office, and the Willard and Lorain Police Departments.  Officer Swisher conducted numerous searches, interviews, and collected a vast amount of information and evidence in this case.  He conducted a good, old fashioned police investigation...Read More

WHS To Hold Instrument Donation Drive December 5

In order to help more students get involved in band in the Willard City Schools, director Matt Keasal is giving musicians, and former musicians, the chance to put instruments in students’ hands.

There will be an instrument drive on Saturday, Dec. 5. They will be collected at the Willard High School band room...Read More

Continuation Of Sanitary Sewer Overflow Project A Possibility With Left Over Funds

The village has $703,000 in remaining funds from the Sanitary Sewer Overflow Project completed in New London, administrator Shawn Pickworth told council members during Monday night’s meeting.

“Representatives from the US Department of Agriculture and Rural Development contacted me last week to discuss those funds,” he stated. “The USDA wants the village to submit a plan for the funds.” He added, “John (Chapin) and I met with a representative from Underground Utilities to discuss possible design and cost of continuing the project on Park Avenue to East Street. That is 2,100 feet and we would put in five new manholes and remove the two old sewer lines and replace them with one new line.” He noted, “We are just trying to decide how to get the biggest bang for our buck.”...Read More

Future Vo-Ag Teacher

Former Plymouth FFA student, Levi Myers attends Wilmington College.  His major is Vocational Agriculture.  Currently he is in his Junior year at the college.  He participates in an internship that sends him to various schools throughout Ohio.  He also works on the College Academic Farm.  

The internship is a new program associated with Ohio FFA and the Department of Education and is based on future vocational agriculture teachers through professional development, working to make money and promoting the need for agriculture teachers.  There is a growing need in Ohio for agriculture teachers and Ohio Department of Education recognizes that need...Read More

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