Local Archived News December '08
|Meeting set for NU campus wear|
Parents and students voice opinions on dress code
All school boards are responsible for the safety and well-being of
their students when school is in session. Some schools have a uniform
policy, some have strict guidelines, while other schools allow more
freedom in their dress codes. Regardless, every school has the
responsibility of safety, health and welfare as a top priority for
Attorney has love of law and agriculture
Submitted by: OSBA
Peggy Hall once owned a restaurant frequented by Harrison Ford, but
it was her first appearance in the courtroom that is the most
memorable experience of her professional career.
County prosecutor opposes egg farm permit
By MAC CORDELL
The Union County prosecutor has filed his formal, written objections
to the proposed HI-Q egg farm in York Township.
School board policy committee hears parents/students comments
Note: This is part one of a two-part series concerning the use of
school facilities on Sundays, and a proposed campuswear dress code
that is currently under consideration by the North Union Board of
Education. The second article will run in the next issue of The
Richwood Gazette, on December 31.
North Union Board of Education has heard, for a few years, that
parents and students would like to have a change in Board policy,
regarding the use of school facilities. The change which would permit
events to be held, in the schools, on Sundays. Approximately 75
parents and students got their chance to voice their opinions on this
issue and on a proposed new dress code/campus wear policy, at a
meeting held Monday, Dec. 15.
ODPS to change temporary permit procedure
Submitted by: ODPS
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and the Ohio State Highway
Patrol (OSHP), divisions of the Ohio Department of Public Safety
(ODPS), are implementing new measures to increase efficiency and
security when issuing temporary driving permits, commercial driver
licenses and motorcycle endorsements.
Buzzed driving is drunk driving this holiday season
Submitted by: UCHD
The holiday season can be one of the deadliest and most dangerous
times of the year, due to an increase in impaired driving. In
December 2007, 992 Americans were killed in crashes that involved a
drunk driver or motorcycle rider (operator) with a blood alcohol
concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher.
Jurors chosen for Grand and Petit Jury
Union County Board of Elections has released the next selection of
people chosen for both Grand and Petit jury duty.
North Union seniors provide board members with a presentation on Life Management
By LEIGH ANN GLASS
Assistant High School Principal Matt Burggraf introduced seniors Erin
Dixon and Tiffany Smith to board members when they met in regular
session on Monday.
Goodwin named new village fiscal officer
Timothy P. Goodwin, has been named Fiscal Officer for the Village of
Richwood, replacing Don Jolliff, who recently resigned.
Area church services scheduled
Several area churches have announced special Christmas services open
to the public.
Huff joins village council
Richwood Village Council members interviewed four candidates Monday,
Dec. 15, all whom were interested in filling the council seat vacated
by Jim Thompson, who resigned his position on council November, 13,
Pie giveaway winners announced
Richwood Area Business Association held their annual Pie Giveaway
Contest recently. Winners will each receive a pie, baked by Carlyle’s
Meeting set for NU campus wear
NU Supt. Rick Smith
On Monday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. in the North Union Board of Education
offices, in Essex, the Policy Committee will be meeting on two
Richwood Police Chief Monte Asher provides council with an update
By LEIGH ANN GLASS
Richwood Police Chief Monte Asher provided council members with an
update when they met in regular session on Monday.
Special holiday services
The Richwood Gazette will publish special holiday events, to be
held at area churches, in the December 17 edition. Details may be
submitted by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 740-943-3595 or
brought into the office at 26 S. Franklin St. Deadline for submission
is Monday, Dec. 15 by noon.
Richwood Ministerial Associaiton to give turkeys/hams for holiday
Richwood Ministerial Association will be giving turkeys or hams, to
needy families, this Christmas season.
Hamilton named Grand marshal
Pat Hamilton, owner of Pat's Print Shop and active member of the
Richwood Area Business Association (RABA), has been chosen as Grand
Marshal for this year's Richwood Christmas Parade.
Department of Insurance warns consumers about phone scam concerning auto insurance
Submitted to: ODI
Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) Director Mary Jo Hudson is warning
Ohioans about a recent telephone scam, in which the caller claims to be
from the person's auto insurance company. The caller then says they need
the person's personal and financial information in order to process an
State accredits UC Board of Developmental Disabilities with highest
Submitted by: UCBDD
Union County Board of Developmental Disabilities (UCBDD) has been
honored with the highest possible award, by the Ohio Department of
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. A five-year
accreditation by the state was awarded to UCBDD for the quality services
and support provided to people with disabilities.
ODA issues preliminary permit to Hi-Q Eggs
Members of the Northwest Neighborhood Alliance (NNA) are asking for
public support their efforts to oppose a draft Permit to Install and
draft Permit to Operate, issued by the Ohio Department of Agriculture
(ODA), to Hi-Q Egg Products, LLC.
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