Richwood Central United Methodist Church closes
Members of the Central United
Methodist Church held their last service
on Sunday, June 24.
learns about park facelift
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Park Committee Chair George
Showalter informed council members about the
facelift the park will be
receiving when they met in regular session on
Monday, Aug. 27. Council
members Von Beal and Jim Thompson were absent.
Hall of Pride
The North Union High School Hall of Pride selection committee
two Richwood/North Union graduates to receive the Hall of Pride
The awards ceremony will be held at the first home North Union
game on Friday, Sept. 7, at 6:15 p.m. on the football field. A
will be held at 5:30 p.m. in their honor prior to the
Leesburg Township Trustees to host open house - Sept.
The Leesburg Township Trustees will hold an open house to be held at
new fire station and road maintenance/storage building, located at
St. Rt. 347. The new facility is situated between Magnetic Springs
Pharisburg and will serve as the Leesburg Township Fire Department.
building will also be used for storage of township equipment.
Stofchecks and Ballingers combine expertise into one entity
families have joined their funeral homes together,
combining experience, care
and resources into one entity, to provide the
best possible care to bereaved
families in the area. The long standing
histories of Ballinger Funeral Home
and Stofcheck Funeral Home will
create a new generation of professional
excellence and a continuation of
two family traditions.
Board learns about Instant Alert Program
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Kaczmarek, local representative of Honeywell, informed North Union
Education members about the Instant Alert Program when they met
session on Monday, August 20.
115 years of history for the Richwood
The Richwood Independent Fair has a rich history of agriculture.
years area residents have planted gardens expecting to bring in
produce or flowers to compete with their neighbors and friends.
children raised their livestock projects, nurtured them and
the animals for their respective shows during the fair. All of
traditions will come alive Wednesday, Aug. 29, through Labor Day,
3. at the local fairgrounds.
Candidate Filing Deadline for
November 6 General Election
The Union County Board of Elections is reminding
any candidate wishing
to run in the Tuesday, Nov. 6 election that the filing
Thursday, Aug. 23.
Resident suggests that council preserve the town clock
By: LEIGH ANN
Richwood area resident Ted Reynolds addressed council members about
town clock when they met in regular session on Monday, August
The numbers are in - Springenfest was a success!
anniversary of Springenfest was deemed a success by members of
Union Athletic Complex (NUAC) at their board meeting last
week. With all the
figures in, the group along with the support of the
community, helped raise
$15,000 for NUAC.
Are you ready for the 115th Richwood Independent
4-H and FFA members are putting their final touches on their
projects in preparation for the upcoming Richwood Fair. Fair
members are organizing the barns, touch-up paint jobs and last
odd jobs to welcome visitors to the local fairgrounds, Wednesday,
29 through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.
Park Day dampened by rain, not spirits
Those who know and love The Richwood
Park and Lake showed their support,
despite the rainy weather Sunday, Aug. 5
for Park Day.
Magnetic Springs 2nd annual Mini-Fest August 11
village of Magnetic Springs will come alive Saturday, Aug. 11, with
of family events held throughout the day. All activities will
be held between
the Leesburg Township Fire House and the park area on
School board holds special session on hiring and personnel
The North Union Board of Education held a special meeting on
making last minute preparations for the upcoming school
Former Richwood Bank Vice President Dies
James Sheridan "Jim"
Jobe, age 59, of Marysville, died Friday, August 3,
2007 at Riverside
Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Former school teacher indicted
were filed last week against Tommy C. Hansen, age 55, of
criminal use of a chemical weapon, allegedly involved in
a chemical spill of
mercury at the Morrow County Courthouse on June 27,
2007. He is also facing
four charges of gross sexual imposition,
charges allege he had inappropriate
contact with three girls under the
age of 13 at a campground Hansen owns in
Danger Brothers: 26 years and counting
featured act at All Ohio Balloon Festiva
By CORINNE BIX
Not many bands
can boast more than 25 years playing together but The
Danger Brothers are
going on year 26 and things couldn't be better.
Police Chief Monte Asher
Collins, Bike patrol unit
There are hundreds of accidents each year
involving cyclists that could
have been prevented with proper bicycle
safety. Here are some things to
think about before riding your
Proposed bus route schedule announced for North Union
North Union high and middle school routes
Union elementary routes
See paper for routes
The Richwood Village Council will be available during the
5, Park Day event, hoping to get input from the voting public.
needed is regarding the possibility of swimming in Richwood Lake.
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