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Galion teen rewarded for taking care of his family

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One Galion teen got a big surprise last week. Korrey “Junior” Vance was excited when a brand new, Roadmaster mountain bike was wheeled to his feet — a reward the 13-year-old earned for helping his family.For the last several weeks, Junior had been riding a pink bike to the store to buy groceries for his mother. Before that, he walked.He even saved up nearly $60 to buy a wagon in order to tow the groceries. He also collects empty cans for recycling money.Why?His single mother, Holly Williamson, walks to and from work in Crestline. His 15-year-old sister, Becca, helps take care of his other sister, 1-year-old Hailey.

 

Galion Police Calls: July 1 - 6

July 1· S. Boston St., traffic stop of bicycle without lights· N. Market St./Payne Ave., traffic stop, verbal warning issued for speed· 900 block Charles St., report of domestic disturbance in progress· Edgewood Dr./Market St., report of dog running at-large, in traffic· 300 block Oak St., report of suspicious person attempting to enter home· 700 block Park Ave., report of abandoned vehicle parked ...

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Galion Police Calls: July 1 - 6

July 1· S. Boston St., traffic stop of bicycle without lights· N. Market St./Payne Ave., traffic stop, verbal warning issued for speed· 900 block Charles St., report of domestic disturbance in progress· Edgewood Dr./Market St., report of dog running at-large, in traffic· 300 block Oak St., report of suspicious person attempting to enter home· 700 block Park Ave., report of abandoned vehicle parked ...

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Municipal Court records

Hearings in the following criminal and/or traffic cases were conducted in Crawford County Municipal Court during the week of July 7, 2014:· Gary W. Gallant, Bucyrus, driving under financial responsibility suspension, fined $75 plus $154 costs; stop sign violation, fined $25; receiving stolen property, fined $100 plus $189 costs, sentenced to 90 days with 90 days suspended· Malcolm B. Jackson, Crestline, criminal damages, fined $100 plus $244 costs, sentenced to...

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Municipal Court records

Hearings in the following criminal and/or traffic cases were conducted in Crawford County Municipal Court during the week of July 7, 2014:· Gary W. Gallant, Bucyrus, driving under financial responsibility suspension, fined $75 plus $154 costs; stop sign violation, fined $25; receiving stolen property, fined $100 plus $189 costs, sentenced to 90 days with 90 days suspended· Malcolm B. Jackson, Crestline, criminal damages, fined $100 plus $244 costs, sentenced to...

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Movie Review - “The Purge: Anarchy”

“The Purge” turned out to be quite the sleeper hit last year. The otherwise basic home invasion horror movie was masked by its cool setting: a future where once a year for twelve hours, all crime is legal. This typically translates to rich people taking to the streets to murder the poor and homeless. A splatter-fest was promised and a splatter-fest was delivered. I saw the film opening day and I have rarely seen my favorite theater so crowded. It was seriously on par with “T...

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Leesville Grange celebrates 98 years

Members of the Leesville Grange no. 2078 are proud to celebrate 98 years as a chapter. Their annual fair-booth is one of the attractions one may visit at this year’s 157th Crawford County Fair that opened Sunday, July 13.According to member Priscilla Laughbaum, the Leesville chapter is one the remaining chapters left in Ohio. The organization once boasted 1.5 million member throughout rural communities across the Nation. Despite the decline in membership over the years, the G...

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The Wine Guys: Walla Walla Valley

Walla Walla Valley AVA has a fascinating geological history. A subset of the Columbia Valley AVA of Washington State, this area was inundated by a series of catastrophic floods — the Missoula Floods — at the end of the last ice age 12,000 to 15,000 years ago. The Walla Walla Valley was scoured and then received a massive amount of gravel and fine silt that when dried and blown by the wind resulted in loess — a very fine mineral-rich soil that covers most of the valley today ...

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