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9/26/07

     Village administrator updates council on various issues

     Local community works together to benefit Heifer International Festival

     Area resident pleads guilty

     Pleasant View school house restored

     Double tragedy saddens community

9/19/07

     MKC architects update the school board on NUHS/NUMS projects

     United Way campaign in full swing

     Two area residents plead quilty

9/12/07

     Village Council discusses expiring levies and the municipal building

     Fun Fall weekend planned by RABA

     Billboard honors senior services

     Program aims to assist families of children with disabilities

     Civic Center to host Neighborhood Watch forum

 9/5/07

      Weather nearly perfect for 2007 Richwood Fair

      Local girl experiences "American Idol"

      People, Pets and Personalities. . .

 
Village administrator updates council on various issues
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Village Administrator Larry Baxa updated council members about various
issues when they met in regular session on Monday, Sept. 24.  Mayor Bill
Nibert was absent.

Local community works together to benefit Heifer International Festival
By Dr. Monica Decker
Chairman of Heifer International Project
The 3rd Annual Heifer Fall Festival will be held at the Richwood
Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 2 to 5 p.m., hosted by the North
Union United Methodist Cooperative, which consists of Pharisburg,
Magnetic Springs, Community, McKendree, Claibourne, Richwood First and
Rush Creek United Methodist Churches.

Area resident pleads guilty
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
state penitentiary.

Pleasant View 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 restored.

Double tragedy saddens community
A one-vehicle accident Friday evening, Sept. 21, took the life of a
young Richwood woman.
According to reports from the Delaware County Ohio State Patrol, at
about 9 p.m., a 1990 GMC Sierra pick-up, registered to Courtney Nibert,
age 22, was traveling westbound on Donovan Rd. in Delaware County. The
vehicle traveled around a curve and lost control, rolled and rested in a
field. Nibert was ejected from the vehicle through the passenger window.

MKC architects update the school board on NUHS/NUMS projects
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
MKC architects Dave Zeller and Paul Mullens provided board members with
updates on the North Union High School and Middle School projects when
they met in regular session on Monday.

United Way campaign in full swing
Editor's note: The following information is supplied by Dave Bezusko of
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
By: LEIGH ANN GLASS
Richwood Village Council members discussed the expiring village levies
and the condition of the municipal building when they met in regular
session on Monday.

Fun Fall weekend planned by RABA
The 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
The Union County Senior Services was formed by the county commissioners
with the mission to make services available that can help Union County
seniors remain independent, healthy and secure in their own home.

Program aims to assist families of children with disabilities
From J-T staff reports
The Council 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 Civic Center).

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 Idol"
By now, most people in the world have heard of or watched the television
show "American Idol."  This show travels across the United States
searching for America's next "idol" in the music world. Well, look no
further for first hand experience. North Union student Kelsie Ross has
been there and here's her story.

People, Pets and Personalities. . .
Fallow deer create peaceful entertainment
By SYLVIA ZIMMERMAN
Even though the last drive-in movie theater has been gone for decades
around the Richwood area, there is still an opportunity to drive up,
pull out a chair and turn on your camcorder to film the fallow deer at
the corner of St. Rt. 4 and Fulton Creek Rd. Howard Bradford
inadvertently provided the entertainment when he brought home nine of
these very small, delicate and completely charming deer.

 

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