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The Henry County Board of Health Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Henry County Job and Family Services to help support the health department’s Pathways Program.

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Grace Swary (left) and Raena Willett (middle), along with Coach Sue Meister (right), were recently recognized by the Holgate Local Schools Board of Education for their performances at state competition for indoor track. Willett qualified for the state competition in the 800, 1600 and 3200 an…

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ARCHBOLD — The fourth-annual Henry County Democratic dinner will be held Thursday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at Northwest State Community College in Voinovich Hall.

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LIBERTY CENTER — Village council Tuesday received updates on a couple of projects.

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Technology in agriculture that requires an internet connection is only becoming more prevalent, and progress to expand broadband access was viewed Tuesday by Congressman Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr.

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LIBERTY CENTER — Village council Tuesday learned the local Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) board expressed interest in continuing the district agreement for at least a couple more years.

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The Ohio Department of Transportation announced guardrail work scheduled today will affect traffic on Interstate Route 75 in Allen County.

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The American Cancer Society is calling on community members to participate in the annual Relay For Life of Henry County Friday, June 14-15 at the Henry County Fairgrounds.

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HOLGATE — An agreement for a new contract has been reached between the Holgate Board of Education and Holgate Teachers Association (HTA).

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BOWLING GREEN — The Ohio Department of Public Transportation District Two reported the following project update for Henry County:

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As part of its Safe Communities grant, the Henry County Health Department is raising awareness about traffic safety through blitzes and events throughout the year. One event was held Wednesday at Tenneco in Napoleon where health educator Tante Lovins (right) spoke with three shifts of worker…

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Former Ohio State football defensive lineman Joel Penton was a guest speaker at Liberty Center Schools Wednesday morning. Penton played on the 2002 Buckeyes’ National Championship team and was awarded the Danny Wuerffel Award, which is known as the Humanitarian Heisman award of college footb…

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HOLGATE — Village council Tuesday received updates on several ongoing projects, including projects through a Neighborhood Revitalization Grant.

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DESHLER — Village council Monday approved two ordinances intended to update its construction specs for streets and alleyways.

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Pleasant Township Fire Chief Mike Gustwiller reported the department responded to a fire at 15-458 State Route 18 in Holgate at approximately 4:17 p.m. Tuesday. Gustwiller reported fire from bales of straw at the location melted siding on the garage and scorched wooden boards under the sidin…

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Napoleon Police Chief Dave Mack Tuesday received the American Legion Law Enforcement Certificate of Commendation from Napoleon’s Bert G. Taylor American Legion Post #300. He was presented the award by Post Commander Andrew Young in recognition of his public service and actions in an emergenc…

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St. Augustine School hosted its annual academic fair Monday evening. Pictured with their projects include sixth graders Nick Flowers and Nola Davis. Flowers’ project was about the Oregon Trail and he constructed a covered wagon, and Davis’ project was Middles Ages clothing and she sewed a dr…

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HAMLER — Fifth graders at Patrick Henry Local Schools recently had the opportunity to create authentic Mayan Villages using the educational version of the computer game Minecraft.

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A display of local history was set up for the American Legion at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Sunday. The American Legion organization was established in 1919, and the Holgate Legion was organized with officers within the next year.

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COLUMBUS — State Sen. Rob McColley, R-Napoleon, is reminding local businesses the deadline to apply for the 2019 Agriculture Linked Deposit Program (Ag-LINK) no later than Thursday, March 14.

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Holgate American Legion Post Adjutant Roger Junge was one of the speakers at Sunday’s recognition of 100 years of the American Legion organization.

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The William F. Helmke Post of the American Legion in Holgate held an event Sunday to recognize the 100th year of the American Legion organization. The event was held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, where a display of American flags was set up.

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SWANTON – The Toledo Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on North Main Street southeast of Fulton Street in the City of Swanton Sunday.

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Lions from District OH-1 gathered at the Findlay Inn recently for the annual District Convention. Included in the activities, most occurring on Saturday, were district business meetings, election of officers for the 2019-20 Lions year, district awards and a necrology service for 24 Lions tha…

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Work on studying the Michindoh Aquifer as a potential water source for seven communities is continuing with work underway to calculate transmission costs back to those communities.

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Ohio 4-H Week is wrapping up today, but there is still time to become involved in the youth development activity.

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The Henry County Regional Water and Sewer Board of Trustees Wednesday were updated on a couple of ongoing projects, including cleanup needed for McClure’s sanitary sewer system.

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Liberty Center students will present “Mamma Mia!” in the Liberty Center Local Schools auditeria March 14-16. Each performance will begin at 7 p.m. The musical is a romantic comedy that contrasts the dreams and aspirations of a ‘70s girl and a ‘90s girl. Pictured are (front, from left) Libby …

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Fourteen individuals were recently indicted by a Henry County grand jury, according to Henry County Prosecuting Attorney Gwen Howe-Gebers.