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Galion and Morrow County residents voice concerns over closure

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio hosted public hearings in Galion and Mount Gilead on July 15 to hear public testimony regarding the proposed closure of a railroad crossing.CSX Transportation, Inc. filed a petition in March to close the crossing on Bloomingrove-New Winchester Road (Morrow-Crawford County Line Road). It is located south of Galion and west of State Route 309.In the petition, CSX cites low traffic volume and potentially dangerous site distance as the primary reasons for closure. It also states the closure “will not cause unreasonable inconvenience to the public because it is a redundant crossing and all vehicular traffic can be diverted to adjacent roads…”

 

Crestline Board of Education makes uniform policy changes

On July 17 the Crestline Board of Education met. A number of topics were discussed with the main one being proposed changes to the uniform policy.Spanish teacher Krista Ferini was in attendance and she voiced her opinion on the proposed changes. She likes how the uniforms are now and that they are meant to make the students look good as well as feel good. She also noticed that by the end of last school year that students were not abiding by the policy. She would like to see consequ...

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Glow Ball 2014 at Cranberry Hills Golf Course

United Way of Crawford County and Cranberry Hills Golf Course are teaming to bring you Glow Ball 2014. An evening glow golf outing sponsored by First Federal Community Bank, on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Cranberry Hills in New Washington.Watch your golf shots fly into the night sky, and play golf like you have never played it before. Registration begins at 6:00 PM, followed by a full course meal at Cranberry Hills Banquet Hall starting at 6:30 PM. Glow golf will begin promptly at 8:...

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Tractor Pull 2014

These scenes are from the tractor pull last Friday night at the Crawford County Fair.

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The Moonlighters Quartet to be featured at benefit

Sunday, August 24, 2014 is the date to set aside to attend the “Feed the Hungry Benefit Concert” being held at Galion Primary School from 4:00-5:30 with a root beer floats intermission. This is the second year St. Paul UMC has sponsored a benefit to aid in costs of their food pantry. You can count on an afternoon of inspiration and pleasure.The Food Pantry Committee is so honored this year to have The Moonlighters as our

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School News

Kent State Spring 2014 Commencement Lists Now AvailableKENT, Ohio – Kent State University recently conferred degrees to Spring graduates during commencement exercises May 9 and 10 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus. The university awarded 738 associate degrees, 2557 bachelor’s degrees and 827 graduate degrees to students.Local graduates were:Kyleen Dennison, BucyrusNeil Huggins, Bucyrus...

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Pet of the Week

Christian is a 9 year old, neutered male, domestic short hair tabby and white cat. He is front declawed and microchipped. He is a suave and well polished cat. He has been well cared for and just needs a new place to call his own. Christian is adoptable at The Humane Society serving Crawford County at 419-562-9149

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Pet of the Week

Christian is a 9 year old, neutered male, domestic short hair tabby and white cat. He is front declawed and microchipped. He is a suave and well polished cat. He has been well cared for and just needs a new place to call his own. Christian is adoptable at The Humane Society serving Crawford County at 419-562-9149

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White thanked for his service at the fair

Robert White, center, has served as a member of the Fair Board of the Crawford County Fair for 25 years; add to that his years at the fair when his father was on the fair board.White has been invaluable to the board — he is the one who knows where all the plumbing and electric lines — and everything else — run now and used to run on the fairgrounds property.Current fair board president Rebecca Starner and Junior Fair Queen Morgan Coffman, participated i...

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White thanked for his service at the fair

Robert White, center, has served as a member of the Fair Board of the Crawford County Fair for 25 years; add to that his years at the fair when his father was on the fair board.White has been invaluable to the board — he is the one who knows where all the plumbing and electric lines — and everything else — run now and used to run on the fairgrounds property.Current fair board president Rebecca Starner and Junior Fair Queen Morgan Coffman, participated i...

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Junior Fair Showmen compete

Among the competitions at the Crawford County Junior Fair is a “showman” category; the winner is named based on his or her ability to show their animal well regardless of whether or not the animal is a champion.In the Showman of Showmen competition the entrants handle animals other than their own. Gathered were Sidney Long, who won Showman of horses, Jessica Hensley, dog Showman, Taylor Lutz, dairy Showman, Matthew Hall, goat Showman, Taylor Delarber, lamb Showman, Sara...

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Community events through the end of July

Send your events to galnews@civitasmedia.comGalion Farmers Market July 23The Galion Farmers Market will offer goods on July 23 from 3:30-6 p.m., at Gospel Baptist Church.Human Trafficking Seminar July 24Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world after drug dealing, and the fastest growing. A seminar on human trafficking will be presented on Thursday, July 24, beginning at 11 a.m....

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Faster, easier website unveiled today

The Galion Inquirer is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.galioninquirer.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week’s launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over the past several months.Among our improved and upgraded features are:· Easier to read headlines with one-click accessi...

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Faster, easier website unveiled today

The Galion Inquirer is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making www.galioninquirer.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers.As with this week’s launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over the past several months.Among our improved and upgraded features are:· Easier to read headlines with one-click accessi...

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CU Lead begins Sept. 19

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Crawford Unlimited Leadership (CU Lead) program. A unique, nine-month, community-based leadership development, and community awareness program, CU Lead strengthens and develops leaders who enhance the quality of life in the community and the workplace.

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CU Lead begins Sept. 19

Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Crawford Unlimited Leadership (CU Lead) program. A unique, nine-month, community-based leadership development, and community awareness program, CU Lead strengthens and develops leaders who enhance the quality of life in the community and the workplace.

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Crawford SWCD Seeks Candidates for Supervisor Election

The Crawford Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a special election to elect two supervisors to the board. This year two (2) Crawford SWCD supervisors will be elected to a three-year term of office commencing January 1, 2015. The terms of current supervisors Kent Stuckey and Lorraine Walter expire on December 31, 2014.

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Crawford SWCD Seeks Candidates for Supervisor Election

The Crawford Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a special election to elect two supervisors to the board. This year two (2) Crawford SWCD supervisors will be elected to a three-year term of office commencing January 1, 2015. The terms of current supervisors Kent Stuckey and Lorraine Walter expire on December 31, 2014.

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