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LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center Local Schools Board of Education Monday approved multiple personnel items.

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Some students are opting to return to the classroom rather than continue with a virtual learning option implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic at Napoleon Area City Schools.

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A new Meals on Wheels truck (center) was recently purchased by the Henry County Senior Center. The $49,000 cost was fully funded through a grant from Meals on Wheels America. The new truck, which has separate compartments to keep meals cold and warm, will replace an older truck that was rece…

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The Napoleon Finance and Budget Committee Monday approved an additional allocation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stability (CARES) Act funds, sending it to the full city council next.

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The Henry County Historical Society has not been deterred by the pandemic this year, as it seeks to continue the mission it has worked toward for 50 years.

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The following was adapted from “Reflecting and revisiting 50 years as the HCHS” as published in the Henry County Historical Society’s September newsletter:

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LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center Local Schools Board of Education Monday received enrollment updates as the district nears the end of its first quarter.

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With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, and case numbers rising in Ohio, health officials are encouraging caution with Halloween events planned this week.

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ARCHBOLD - Crystal Joyner-Burk, the housing coordinator for Northwest Ohio Community Action Commission and The PATH Center, will explain how homeless individuals can access the services that they need through the coordinated entry program at the Nov. 3 meeting of NAMI Four County.

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ARCHBOLD – The Center for Lifelong Learning is planning a reservation-only “meet and greet” Thursday, Nov. 5, organized bt the new coordinator, Debbie Wikstrom.

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Christ United Methodist Church in Napoleon will host a free Pumpkin Fest event Saturday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. featuring pumpkin carving and costume contests. Guests are asked to carve and/or decorate their pumpkin at home and bring them to the church by 11 a.m. Youth up to age 18 can parti…

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The City of Napoleon’s bagged leaf pickup will run from Monday, Nov. 16 through, and including, Friday, Nov. 20.

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The fourth quarter meeting of the Henry County Republican Party Central Committee will be held at the Republican headquarters, 1215 N. Scott St. in Napoleon, at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center Local Schools Board of Education Monday approved a resolution for a potential Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement with the City of Napoleon.

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The following is an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) update on a project which is constructing a new bridge over the Maumee River near Napoleon. The $10.3 million project began in February and will be completed in June 2022. Vernon Nagel Inc., Napoleon, is the general contractor.

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COLUMBUS GROVE — Area authorities took an individual into custody following a pursuit that followed an alleged kidnapping.

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The Napoleon Area City Schools Board of Education Wednesday approved its five-year forecast, which continues to show deficit spending for each year.

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The Ohio Department of Transportation reported the following project updates for Henry County:

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The following is a list of meetings scheduled for next week for the City of Napoleon. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings take place at the city building. See the city’s website for a link to attend the meetings virtually.

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The Henry County commissioners Thursday received several updates, including regarding compensation management.

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The Henry County Community Improvement Corp. Board of Directors recently altered its meeting schedule for 2021.

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Below is a list of meetings planned for this week. Location or access information is included if it was available as of Friday afternoon:

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On Wednesday, the Napoleon Area City Schools Board of Education approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Napoleon Faculty Association (NFA) and approved tentative changes to the calendar for additional teacher workdays.

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The Napoleon Area City Schools Board of Education Wednesday approved participating in a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district with the City of Napoleon.

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Napoleon Area City Schools Board of Education Wednesday reviewed a traffic study aimed at improving parking on the campus.

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COVID-19 numbers in the county have been climbing over the past three weeks, and that’s a trend that’s being reflected throughout the state, nation and world.

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The Henry County Board of Health Tuesday approved the second reading of food license fees for the 2021-22 license year.

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Collections are beginning for the annual Christ United Methodist Church Coats for Kids giveaway, with a trailer located at Chief Supermarket in Napoleon Saturday and Sunday.

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COLUMBUS – This week is National School Bus Safety Week, and, with the theme of “Red Lights Mean STOP!” is intended to serve as a reminder for students, parents, teachers and the community to keep school bus safety in the forefront.

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LIBERTY CENTER — Village council Tuesday received updates on multiple pickup-related activities.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Henry County Christmas Cheer is undergoing some changes this year but will still continue its mission of helping low-income and residents in need throughout the county.

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Henry County Safe Communities recently met to discuss three fatal crashes that occurred in Henry County from July through September. The three crashes resulted in three deaths and occurred over the course of a six-week period.

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LIBERTY CENTER — Village council Tuesday continued discussions on COVID-related expenses as members approved appropriations for a third round of municipal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Stability (CARES) Act funds.

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A semi trailer caught fire on U.S. Route 6 near the Route 66 junction in Ridgeville Township at approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday. Emergency personnel from Ridgeville Township and Archbold, as well as the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, responded to the scene. No other information was available as…

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State representative Jim Hoops enjoys his work. “I like working to help people solve their issues,” said Hoops, who is seeking reelection to the 81st Ohio House District on Nov. 3.

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Watching the recent scandal unfolding at the Ohio Legislature allegedly involving former House Speaker Larry Householder and House Bill 6 (HB6), Janet Breneman knew she couldn’t stand on the sidelines any longer.

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Late Friday evening, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s office issued an amended COVID-19 health order regarding senior center openings, but testing is still required, which has been a major consideration for the county when choosing not to reopen.

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HOLGATE — The Holgate Local Schools Board of Education Monday heard an update on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, including that some students who attended virtually are planning on returning to in-person learning for the second quarter.