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12/27/07

     United Way receives big "Christmas Card"

     Area craftsman gives you something to hold onto

     New officer joins Richwood Police Department

     Newspaper Holiday publishing date set

12/19/07

     NU School Board hears from the Council for Union County Families

     Candidate seeks Clerk of Courts office

     Newspaper to publish

 12/12/07

     Richwood Village Council decides to put renewal levies on the March 2008 ballot

     New 700-seat auditorium, gymnasium planned for North Union Schools

     Liggett-Pelanda announces candidacy for judge

     Richwood resident found guilty of felonious assault

     RABA announces Great Holiday Pie Giveaway winners

 12/5/07

      Make A Wish fulfills request for Prospect twins

 
 United Way receives big "Christmas Card"
Michigan company donates in name of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Submitted by United Way

Every year, millions of Christmas cards are exchanged nationwide as
friends and family send holiday greetings. But one Michigan company
decided to start a new tradition this season.

Area craftsman gives you something to hold onto
Some people can't see the forest for the trees. Byhalia area resident
Barney Rea sees walking sticks and canes when he looks at the trees.

New officer joins Richwood Police Department
Richwood Police Chief Monte Asher announced the appointment of a new
full-time officer to the department, Officer Jonathon Todhunter.

Newspaper Holiday publishing date set
The Richwood Gazette will be publishing on Thursday, January 3 because
of the New Year holiday. Therefore, local subscribers will receive their
papers a day later than normal. Deadlines for advertising will remain the same,
Fridays at 3 p.m.

NU School Board hears from the Council for Union County Families
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Council for Union County Families Coordinator Brenda Rock informed board
members about the No Wrong Door Program as well as the six Commitments
to Child Well-Being when they met in regular session on Monday, Dec. 17.
All members were present.

Candidate seeks Clerk of Courts office
Karen Westlake Haller, a Marysville native and conservative Republican,
has announced plans to run for Union County Clerk of Courts. Haller
currently serves as Mediation Administrative Assistant for the Union
County Court of Common Pleas, as well as Executive Director of the
Community Service Program.

Newspaper to publish
The Richwood Gazette will be publishing on Thursday, Dec. 27 because of
Christmas. Also, the newspaper will be a day late the following week due
to the New Year holiday. Therefore, local subscribers will receive their
papers a day later than normal.

Richwood Village Council decides to put renewal levies on the March 2008
ballot

By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Richwood Village Council members discussed the renewal of the village
levies when they met in regular session on Monday, Dec. 10. Fiscal
Officer Don Jolliff was absent.

New 700-seat auditorium, gymnasium planned for North Union Schools
By RICK SMITH
NU Superintendent
 North Union Board of Education will be granting final approval to ask
voters to consider a 5.5 mill Permanent Improvement Levy to finish Phase
3 of the district building projects by adding a 700-seat auditorium,
extra classrooms and a full high school sized auxiliary gym.  Permanent
improvement funds can only be used for items that last over five years
like school busses, computers, parking lots, etc.  No one likes to ask
for money, but this one-time opportunity is unique and could not be done
for less funds in the future.

Liggett-Pelanda announces candidacy for judge
Dorothy Liggett-Pelanda has announced her candidacy for Judge of the
Union County Court of Common Pleas.

Richwood resident found guilty of felonious assault
Gerald Keeton, 40, of Richwood, was found guilty last week on one count
of felonious assault.

RABA announces Great Holiday Pie Giveaway winners
Winners are being announced for the annual Richwood Area Business
Association's Great Pie Giveaway. Lucky recipients are to pick up
certificates from the business where their name was selected and then
will need to give Carlyle's Restaurant a 24-hour notice prior to picking
up their order.

Make A Wish fulfills request for Prospect twins
Six-year old twins Alyson and Andrea Hoffman have had a busy year; one
full of dreams and wishes that have come true, courtesy of The
Make-A-Wish Foundation.

 

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