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Sherrod Brown tours Lifetouch, talks to employees

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He may have gotten stopped by a train on his way through Galion, but U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown made it to Lifetouch Church Directories on Wednesday afternoon. The Democratic senator of Ohio met with the company’s leadership and toured its Galion facility.In addition to the staff at the plant, several executives from Lifetouch, Inc., based in Minnesota, came out in support of the event. Officials from the City of Galion and the Chamber of Commerce attended as well.After the tour, Brown met Lifetouch’s 300-plus employees in front of the building and they posed for a photo. Then there was a press briefing inside a conference room.

 

Drugs confiscated during search warrant

On April 23, 2014, the METRICH Enforcement Unit, which consisted of Galion Police Department Special Investigations Unit, Crawford County Sheriff’s Office and Bucyrus Police Department, executed a search warrant at 1103 Harding Way East, Galion, Ohio. The search warrant was in reference to illegal drug activity.During the search, officers found suspected heroin, suspected crack cocaine, suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia, syringes, and cash. During the search the followi...

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Primary Election reminder

The 2014 Primary Election is Tuesday, May 6. Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm on Election Day. Voters choosing to head to the polls on Election Day need to remember to bring the proper form of ID and know their polling place and precinct. Voters can check their polling place and precinct and get other important voting information by visiting www.MyOhioVote.com. Absentee voting for military and overseas voters began on Saturday, March 22, 2014, and on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, for all other vot...

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Northmor raises money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Northmor High School’s show choir, Knightsounds, presented a dinner show on Saturday, March 22nd entitled “A Knight at the Movies.” Members of the group performed various duets, solos, quartets, dances, and ensembles involving famous movie musical selections while the approximately 325 guests dined on a wonderful lasagna dinner.

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HomeCare Matters holds 16th Celebrity Waiter Dinner

NORTH ROBINSON — The Celebrity Waiter Dinner and Auction, the biggest annual fundraiser for HomeCare Matters, celebrated its 16th year. It was held April 22 at William Crawford Intermediate School.This year’s theme for the event was “All your health bases are covered by the HomeCare Matters team,” a baseball motif. There was both a live and silent auction, as well as a dinner prepared by Special Occasions Catering.Money raised through the event be...

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City moves into 21st century

Galion City Council has officially moved into the 21st century. Last month it approved the purchase of iPad 2 tablets, to be used to access meeting agendas and documents instead of paper packets.During the April 22 meeting, some of the council members were using the devices, while others stuck with the paper.Council President Carl Watt said they had a training session on the previous night at Galion Middle School to familiarize themselves with the devices. Lori Dray, the...

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GHS baseballers remain perfect in the NCC

A day after beating Buckeye Central in a 12-inning grind, the Orange-and-Blue run-ruled the Bucks 13-3 in five frames at Heise Park.The Tigers — 12-2 overall and a perfect 6-0 in the North Central Conference — pounced on BC quickly with a 5-run outburst in the bottom half of the first inning. The locals banged out 5 hits and stole 4 bases during the blitz, with the key hit being a 2-run single to single by Bryton Carpenter.The winners added 4 runs in the seco...

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Foundation grant money goes to Center-Y

Terry Gribble, Galion Center-Y Executive Director, (R) is shown accepting a Galion Community Foundation grant from Dave Spraw, GCF Secretary. In addition to the general fund grant which will go toward the playground fencing project, the Y also receives yearly contributions from two specified accounts managed by the Foundation, the Virginia Boyd-Shafer Fund for operating expenses and the Ruth Ann Duvall Fund for youth memberships. In support of its mission, the Foundation’s 10th annual f...

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