Council discusses upcoming renewal levies
By Sherryl Sheets Richwood Gazette
Richwood Village Council members were told that there are three levies which
are coming up for renewal.
There is a 1.2-mill levy for the general fund, which brings in $30,885, set
to expire soon. After much discussion, council decided that it would put
this renewal levy on the Nov. 5 ballot. This levy, originally approved in
2010, would result in no new money on residents’ tax bills if approved.
Planting season lags due to heavy rainfall
From staff reports
June has arrived but the month that marks the beginning of summer might have
fields looking a little less green.
This spring, rain and severe weather has plagued Union County by creating
flooding and oversaturating the sub-soil with rainwater, making planting
season for local farmers a bit difficult.
The history, protocols of Flag Day
From Richwood Gazette staff reports
Flag Day is celebrated in the United States on June 14 every year. It is the
day the US flag was adopted. On the same day, the Army celebrates its
As early as 1777 on June 14, the Continental Congress replaced the British
flag symbols with a new design: a white background, 13 white stars on a blue
field, 13 red and white stripes for each country. The number of stars
increased when new countries entered the Union. In 1886, it was decided to
celebrate the birth of the flag.
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