New fax number for Morrow County Sentinel
The Morrow County Sentinel now sends and receives faxes electronically, thus our fax number has changed, Please use 419-932-6782 for all faxed correspondence.
Public hearing scheduled for July 22 on retire/rehire
The Mount Gilead Exempted Village School District Board of Education hereby gives public notice in accordance with Section 3307.353 of the Ohio Revised Code that Jeff Thompson, who is currently employed by the Board of Education as Superintendent, will be retired and seeking re-employment with the Mount Gilead Exempted Village School District in the same position following his service retirement. The Board of Education will hold a public meeting on the issue of re-employing the above-named person at a meeting to be held on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7:00PM at the Board of Education located at 145 N. Cherry Street, Mount Gilead, Ohio .
Northmor Class of 1974 to hold 40th reunion
The Northmor Class of 1974 is planning their 40th reunion, set for July 25 and 26 and is seeking graduates who have not been contacted. A pot-luck meal is planned for July 25 at the home of John and Linda Beal. Contact the Beals at 419-362-1169 for driving instructions and time. Friday’s activity is open to other Northmor classes from the 70s. Saturday, the class of ‘74 will meet at Der Dutchman on SR 97 at 5:30 p.m. with pre-purchased meal tickets.
MG BOE to hold special meeting July 22
The Mount Gilead Exempted Village School will hold a special meeting after the public hearing on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to discuss negotiations. No action to be taken.
Fourth Saturday Breakfast is July 26
First Presbyterian Church, 55 N. Cherry St. will host a Fourth Saturday Breakfast, July 26, 7-10am. The menu will be made-to-order omelets, hash browns, and toast. The cost is $6.00 for adults, and $3.00 for children. Proceeds will be donated to the Whetstone Special Olympics.
Next regular MG BOE meeting is July 29
The Mount Gilead Exempted Village School Board of Education regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7 pm at 145 N. Cherry Street, Mt. Gilead.
Hospice workshop for children coming up August 2
Hospice of Morrow County is hosting a workshop on Saturday, August 2nd from 10 am to 2 pm for children ages 6-12. The focus of the free workshop is to assist children with healing from any significant loss they have experienced. If you have any questions call Hospice Social Worker Ruth Reeve, LISWS at 419-946-9822.
Sparta Advent sponsoring Back to School Bash August 9
On August 9th from 5-7 PM the Sparta Advent Christian Church will be offering free food and basic elementary school supplies (while supplies last) to families in the Highland Community. Sparta Advent Christian Church is located at 1137 S. Church Street, Sparta, OH 43350. Please visit our Facebook page or email us for more information.
Highland High School’s Open House set for August 12
Highland High School’s Open House is scheduled for August 12th 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Students will be able to pick up their schedules with locker assignments, visit their classrooms, and chat with the staff. There is no additional freshman orientation. The high school supply list is available on the website @ www.highland.k12.oh.us. Choose high school and then scroll down on the right side to access the information. We are looking forward to another great school year!
Fair parade entry forms available
Anyone interested in participating in the 2014 Morrow County Fair parade on Sunday, August 31st can get forms in the Sr. and Jr. Fair Board offices when the offices are open. Deadline for parade is Friday, August 29th @ 6 pm in the Sr. Fair office. Questions, call Russ Mayer 419-560-3689.
Heartbeat of Morrow County
The Blessings for Many, The Blessings of Many! Heartbeat of Morrow County’s “Boutique” seeks donations of gently used clothing from newborn up to size 5 (boy& girl sizes 2-5 needed the most), linens, equipment, children’s books, maternity clothes and more. Any Morrow County resident is eligible to receive items that they need at no charge, (limits do apply per two month cycle)! We also have new items, diapers and furniture that can be purchased with Baby Bucks that parents earn through our “Earn While You Learn” program. Hours are Tuesday 1-3pm / 6-8pm & Thursday 1-3pm. Located at 900 Meadow Drive, Suite D, Mount Gilead. For more info, phone 419-947-9397.
No Limits Food Pantry needs donations
The volunteers at the food pantry provided 10,047 individuals and 90,397 meals for Morrow County residents in 2013. Our shelves are almost bare. Please Help us feed our county. (Must be a resident of Morrow County to receive food.) No Limits is located at 4046 Vine Street, Edison, OH 419-946-5900.
TOPS meets on Monday evenings
T.O.P.S - Take Off Pounds Sensibly- is a non profit organization that meets every Monday night at the Mt. Gilead Methodist Church. Weigh-in begins at 4:30 p.m. and meeting starts at 5:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Linda at 419-946-9326 or 419-946-9326.
Marengo MOPS meets 1st, 3rd Fridays monthly
Marengo MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets from 9:30-11:30 am, the first and third Fridays of the month from September to May. Meetings are held at the Marengo Methodist Church 8 North Main St, Marengo, OH (across from the Marengo Market). Childcare is provided. For more info contact Traci at 931-200-8393.
Moms’ Connection meets two Thursdays monthly
Moms’ Connection of Morrow County meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month, 9:30-11:30 AM. Join us at Trinity UMC, 75 E. High St, Mt Gilead. We provide free childcare for children ages birth through 5th grade so moms can have a little ‘mommy time’. Join our Facebook page at “Moms Connection of Morrow County” or call 419-560-5459 for more info.
Voices for Morrow County meet every 3rd Tuesday
Voices of Morrow County is a club which meets to provide Morrow County citizens with informative and educational programs about social justice issues. The club meets the third Tuesday each month at the Community Services Bldg., 619 W. Marion Rd., Entrance B.
Breastfeeding Support and Information 1st Wed. of month
Planning to breastfeed? Then you’ll want the information and encouragement that La Leche League provides. Services are Free and include monthly informational meetings and 24 hour phone help for breastfeeding problems or questions. All pregnant women, mothers, and their babies are welcome. Meetings are at the Perry Cook Memorial Public Library in Johnsville/Shauck - 7406 Road 242 on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:00 pm. For directions to the meeting or more information, please call Lisa at 419-560-3559 or 419-560-3559 .
Friends of Cardington meets 3rd Tuesday monthly
Friends of Cardington meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 pm in the Cardington Municipal Building council chambers.
Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday and Friday
Narcotics Anonymous meetings are being held on Monday nights from 5:00-6:00 pm and Friday nights from 4:00-5:00 pm in Mt. Gilead at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive.
Narcotics Anonymous meets daily in Mt. Gilead
The Narcotics Anonymous “Lunch Bunch” meetings are being held daily in Mt. Gilead from 12:00 (noon) - 1:00 at 81 North Rich Street. The Monday night NA “Hope in Recovery” meeting is also being held from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at the RPR/Mental Health Building, 950 Meadow Drive.
Friday Night Faith & Hope Group meets weekly
Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Friday night, 8-9 p.m., at the First Baptist Church, 75 S. Cherry St., Mount Gilead. There is also an Al-Anon (family of alcoholics) meeting held separately.
Coupon club meets 1st, 3rd Tuesdays monthly
The Coupon Connection, a new coupon club in Morrow County, meets from 7 - 9 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at Edison Enterprise Baptist Church, 3055 State Route 95, Edison. To RSVP contact Angela Dendinger at firstname.lastname@example.org; couponsilly.blogspot.com or coupon connection on facebook.
Dance held every Saturday in Marion
A Marion Dance is held each Saturday from 8-12 p.m. at Sawyer Ludwig Park in the Shrine Building at 1313 White Oaks Rd., Marion. Admission is $8 for adults. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are available. No smoking.
Elm Valley Joint F.D. meets second Monday
The Elm Valley Joint Fire District monthly meeting is held the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at 3 N. Harrison St., Ashley, in the firehouse.
Veterans Services meet third Wednesday monthly
The Veterans Service Commission will meet at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month with the exception of November’s meeting which will be held on the second Wednesday at 10 a.m. The public is welcome.
Divorce counseling offered in Fredericktown
DivorceCare is a special weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced. For more information or to register, email Mary Lou at email@example.com or call 740-694-2298 or 740-694-2298 .