Village administrator updates council on various issues
By: LEIGH ANN
Village Administrator Larry Baxa updated council members about
issues when they met in regular session on Monday, Sept. 24. Mayor
Nibert was absent.
Local community works together to benefit
Heifer International Festival
By Dr. Monica Decker
Chairman of Heifer
The 3rd Annual Heifer Fall Festival will be held at the
Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 5 p.m., hosted by the
Union United Methodist Cooperative, which consists of
Magnetic Springs, Community, McKendree, Claibourne, Richwood
Rush Creek United Methodist Churches.
Area resident pleads
From Journal-Tribune staff reports
Wanda Bright, 47, of 11117
Askins Rd., Marysville, pled guilty to one
count of misuse of credit cards, a
fourth-degree felony and one count of
theft, a felony of the fifth degree.
She was sentenced to 16 months in a
school house restored
Very few one-room schoolhouses remain standing, but
after several years'
of hard work and over $35,000 in costs, the old Pleasant
View or Big
Swale School on LeMasters Rd. has been completely
Double tragedy saddens community
A one-vehicle accident
Friday evening, Sept. 21, took the life of a
According to reports from the Delaware County Ohio State Patrol,
about 9 p.m., a 1990 GMC Sierra pick-up, registered to Courtney
age 22, was traveling westbound on Donovan Rd. in Delaware County.
vehicle traveled around a curve and lost control, rolled and rested in
field. Nibert was ejected from the vehicle through the passenger
MKC architects update the school board on NUHS/NUMS projects
By: LEIGH ANN
MKC architects Dave Zeller and Paul Mullens provided board members
updates on the North Union High School and Middle School projects
they met in regular session on Monday.
United Way campaign in
Editor's note: The following information is supplied by Dave
United Way of Union County.
Volunteers around the county are
helping United Way of Union County
achieve an $800,000 fundraising goal
during this fall's annual campaign.
Two area residents plead quilty
from Journal-Tribune staff reports
Two area residents have pled guilty to
charges in Union County Court
last week. Stacey Lynn Pertuset, 38, 0f 4699
Centerville-Green Camp Road
in Prospect plead guilty to four counts of
deception to obtain dangerous
drugs. One of the counts was a fourth-degree
felony and the others were
fifth degree felonies.
Village Council discusses expiring levies and the municipal building
LEIGH ANN GLASS
Richwood Village Council members discussed the expiring
and the condition of the municipal building when they met in
session on Monday.
Fun Fall weekend planned by RABA
Richwood Area Business Association (RABA) is putting the final
touches on the
upcoming Customer Appreciation Day, which will be held
Saturday, Sept. 15.
The event, held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., gives local
merchants an opportunity
to offer customers special discounts in
appreciation for their past, current
and future business.
Billboard honors senior services
County Senior Services was formed by the county commissioners
mission to make services available that can help Union County
independent, healthy and secure in their own home.
Program aims to assist
families of children with disabilities
From J-T staff reports
for Union County Families is offering a free education
program for families
of children with special emotional needs.
Civic Center to host
Neighborhood Watch forum
On Thursday, Sept. 13, at 9:30 a.m. the Richwood
Civic Center will host
a Neighborhood Watch program in the annex (rear of the
Weather nearly perfect for 2007 Richwood Fair
Fairboard members could not
have asked for better weather as large
crowds attended the six-day event of
the 115th Richwood Independent Fair.
Local girl experiences "American
By now, most people in the world have heard of or watched the
show "American Idol." This show travels across the United
searching for America's next "idol" in the music world. Well, look
further for first hand experience. North Union student Kelsie Ross
been there and here's her story.
People, Pets and
Personalities. . .
Fallow deer create peaceful entertainment
Even though the last drive-in movie theater has been gone for
around the Richwood area, there is still an opportunity to drive
pull out a chair and turn on your camcorder to film the fallow deer
the corner of St. Rt. 4 and Fulton Creek Rd. Howard
inadvertently provided the entertainment when he brought home nine
these very small, delicate and completely charming deer.
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