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MHS graduate to be remembered in plaque dedication ceremony Sun.

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  SYCAMORE — A Mohawk High School graduate who died in a car accident in 2010 is being honored during a plaque dedication ceremony Sunday at the Sycamore community pool. Spencer Wolfe was passionate about many activities. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, trapping and camping, as well as the fellowship he found around late-night bonfires. He enjoyed …

Food pantry donation

Riverdale Boys soccer can food drive featured

The Riverdale boys soccer team collected 400 canned vegetables this week for the Forest-Wharton Area Food Pantry located at Forest United Methodist Church. Team members decided to help when they heard the food pantry was running low on vegetables for the Aug. 25 distribution. Pictured are (from left) team captains Joe Lauck, Corbin Knedler, Chad Pever and Jackson Hankins.

WCHS takes in more than 1,000 felines in midst of ‘kitten season’

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The Wyandot County Humane Society has plenty of opportunities for area residents to adopt animals, especially cats after taking in more than 1,000 felines during the month of July. The Humane Society reported Aug. 7 it took in 1,022 cats among its 1,200 surrenders last month. Shelter manager Ann Pfeifer said it is not uncommon for the WCHS to take …

Annual Fill-the-Boot drive coming to Upper Sandusky

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Upper Sandusky Professional Firefighters Local No. 4523 is among groups raising funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association this summer and will be on the streets Saturday to raise money in the quest to overcome the life-threatening illness. Firefighters will be at Walmart and in the downtown area from 9 a.m. to noon to collect money for the Fill-the-Boot campaign. In …

One way

One way featured

Two vehicles make their way southbound, the wrong way on the new one-way Hazel Street. Hazel Street is one-way from Wyandot Avenue to Finley Street, and the westbound one-way Walker Street that runs in front of Union School is open only to through-traffic during school hours. The changes were made in an attempt to improve students’ safety. The school entrance …

Youth recognized for participating in JFS summer employment

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The Wyandot County Summer Youth Employment program recently held an appreciation banquet at the Elks Lodge in Upper Sandusky. Thirty-four youth participated in the summer employment program at 13 work sites. Youth are placed in different areas, from painting crews to lawyer’s offices and libraries to vineyards, said Kyle McColly, an eligibility and referral specialist with the Wyandot County Department …

Ready for school

Ready for school featured

Open Door Resource Center volunteer Rachel Moore (right) assists Braxton Johnson (back), 12, and sister Brianna Johnson, 10, at a school supply giveaway Tuesday while more parents and students line up behind them. Parents and children flooded the resource center for the giveaway, which was open to all regardless of income, director of development Scott Moore said.

New director appointed to lead JFS

The Wyandot County Department of Job and Family Services soon will have a new director. Tom Bennett is retiring from the post after 10 years, effective Aug. 31. His replacement, Jason Fagan, has been groomed for the position since a promotion to assistant director in 2008 and is an Upper Sandusky native. Fagan was appointed to fill the impending vacancy …

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