|Local Archived News 03/06|
Landon accepts plea bargain in theft case
By RYAN HORNS
The Richwood builder who allegedly stole more than $100,000 from
unsuspecting customers, entered a plea bargain, which should result in him
spending eight years in prison. Landon could have faced up to 12 years in
prison for his crimes.
Alcoholics Anonymous group forming in Richwood
Starting Saturday, April 8, a new Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group will be
meeting in Richwood.
Smith hired as new North Union Superintendent
By LEIGH ANN GLASS
North Union Local Board of Education took action Monday evening to employ
Richard D. Smith, Jr. as superintendent effective Tuesday, Aug. 1. The
employment followed a six-month search process involving community focus
groups and interview teams.
Gov. Taft announces that funds will soon be available for new NU Middle School
Governor Bob Taft an-nounced that 28 school district have been identified
for funding this year under the statešs Rebuilding Ohio's Schools program.
North Union Local Schools is among those on the list.
Richwood Fair strikes gold with performers Little Big Town
The entertainment committee of the Richwood Fair Board has announced that
country music sensation "Little Big Town" will be performing at the 2006
Richwood Independent Fair
Village Administrator Miller and Councilman Ford resign
Search for replacements underway
By Leigh Ann Glass
Village Administrator Raymond Miller and Councilman Jim Ford submitted
their resignations at the Monday, March 13, Village of Richwood Council
New Community Policing Officer added to RPD
Jim Johnson, a resident of Marysville, has been hired as the new Community
Policing Officer by Richwood Police Chief Rick Asher.
Union County Election Board to host seminar
The Union County Board of Elections will be hosting a hands-on training
seminar for the new iVotronic voting machines. These new touch-screen voting
machines will be used for the first time at the primary election on Tuesday,
Council and village residents discuss water drainage issues
Renovation possible for Community Apartments
By Leigh Ann Glass
Water drainage issues were the main topic of discussion at the Monday,
Feb. 27, Village of Richwood Council meeting. Richwood area farmers John
Wiley, Jim Wiley, Gary Taylor, Bill Foos, and resident Dick George were in
attendance to discuss this matter with Council.
German World War II survivor shares experience with students
By CHARLENE JOLLIFF Irma Wielinski (pronounced Vielinski) was born
February 2, 1927. Growing up, her childhood was not like a lot of other
children's, because Irma was born in Hamburg, Germany, during the reign of Adolf Hitler.