Police Calls for April 23, 2014

4/10/201412:24 A.M. The officer arrested a female subject on an active warrant out of Richland County on N. Main Street.1:03 A.M. A Sergeant with the Sheriff’s office requested that an officer respond to the 200 block of Boundary St. in reference to a 9-1-1 hang-up. The officer made contact with a female caller who advised that she had accidently called while asleep.

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Mount Gilead parents consider the importance of .25 percent levy for permanent improvements

Jodi Hayes took a few minutes last Thursday to talk about why she supports the five year ¼ percent income tax levy for permanent improvements that will be on the ballot May 6th. Hayes is the mom of three recent Mount Gilead High School graduates and she has a fourth child who is still in High School.When asked why she supports the levy she answered without hesitation, “It’s the future of our children. It’s very important to support the levy.”

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Annual Hearts for Hospice Auction gets strong support from community

General Grant entertains at Historical Society dinner

Sunny skies smile on Farm Bureau benefit for Flying Horse Farms

Elementary students critique international art

Chili Cook off breaks the winter blahs and brings the community together with music and fun

A Glance back in time from the pages of the Morrow County Independent for April 23, 2014

100 years ago, April 30, 1914:“Madison Sherman, driver for the Wilcox livery barn, had a runaway Thursday night. He had hauled a load of household goods from Bucyrus and in making a turn to go to the livery barn after unloading at the Chas. Steffey home, he was thrown out on the brick paving and badly hurt. The horse in making the turn at the R. F Chase home, upset the wagon and dragged it on its side for a square before being stopped...

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Library volunteers honored

Twenty two volunteers with the Cardington Public Library were honored when the library’s annual Volunteer Cupcake Reception was held.Included among these volunteers were two staff and the six board members. Each of them received a new Library Tote.The volunteers served a total of more than 300 hours of services and these include cleaning, shelf reading, decorating, book covering and working the circulation desk.The two staff members, Mary Lou Dowalter an...

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Local dentist commemorates her one year anniversary with donation to FHF

Local dentist Dr. Leslie McDougall and her staff celebrated their one year anniversary at their Mt. Gilead location by making a $1000 donation to Flying Horse farms.Office manager Jody Rowe shared, “From the beginning, she had every intention of donating to Flying Horse Farms.”“Being in the community and giving back is just as important as the success of the office,” explained Dr. McDougall.

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It is that time of year, prom season. On Saturday, April 5, 2014, Senior’s on Center held their annual Senior’s Prom at Mt. Gilead High School.More than 40 couples danced to music provided by DJ Curtis Ashley. The music chosen was from a time when the over 50 crowd was in high school.Students of Mt. Gilead high school helped to serve the seniors with cake and punch as well as joining in on the dancing.The highlight of the evening was the crowning o...

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Former Holistic Center practitioner sentenced

Randy Justice appears in court on Friday, April 18, 2014 with his attorney Andrew Wick. Justice agreed to a plea of six counts of drug trafficking and one count of possession stemming from his March 2012 arrest. He was sentenced to three years probation and two days jail time already served.

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