April 17, 2014

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Trustees nominate Elwer as zoning inspector
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:17 PM

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MARION TOWNSHIP — The Marion Township Trustees held their regular schedule meeting on Monday with the following members present: Jerry Gilden, Joseph Youngpeter and Howard Violet.

The purpose of the meeting was to pay bills and conduct ongoing business. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved as read. The trustees then reviewed the bills and gave approval for 14 checks totaling $22,269.84.

Schools celebrate Healthy Kids’ ‘Every Kid Healthy Week’
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:16 PM

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Several area schools are observing Action for Healthy Kids’ Every Kid Healthy Week during the coming weeks.

While the nationally dedicated week is April 21-24, many Action for Healthy Kids Zone 2 area schools in Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Putnam and Van Wert counties, are electing to celebrate early to avoid conflicts with state testing and to help their students have a healthy start in preparation for testing weeks.

Girl Scout Cookie sales end Sunday
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:16 PM

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LIMA — Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs — these are just a few varieties of Girl Scout cookies that are for sale only through Sunday. After the sun sets on Sunday, they’re gone until next year!

Customers can still find their favorite Girl Scout cookies for sale at Girl Scout cookie booths, which occur outside of area businesses, like retail stores, businesses and banks. To find the closest booth sale, go to www.girlscoutsofwesternohio.org, click on the “Cookie Locator” link and enter your zip code.

Van Wert Outdoorsmen announce April activities
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:15 PM

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MIDDLE POINT — The Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Association has several events scheduled for the month of April.

The club’s monthly business meeting will be held at 7 p.m. April 2.

Nine Vantage BPA students heading to national contest
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 8:13 PM
Vantage Business Professional of America (BPA) 2014 national qualifiers show off their hardware, from left to right: Dmitry Billingsley, Tiffany Romero, Cailah Rickard, Layna Mihm, Maranda Bigham, Karissa Carder, Courtnie Laney, Jill Ross and Amber Sloan. (Submitted photo)

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COLUMBUS — And then there were 9.

Thirty Vantage business students competed at the Ohio BPA competition in Columbus and nine will advance to the national contest in Indianapolis!