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Hospital donates to Galion police

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Galion Community Hospital recently made a donation to the Galion Police Department that will be a benefit to Galion police officers, as well as the Galion community.The donation allowed for the Galion Police Department to purchase an IPOK Trauma/Rescue Kit for each sworn officer. The kits are equipped with emergency items that will allow for officers to begin treating open wounds on scene.


This Week In Galion’s History

Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago.The week of October 25, 2004Galion Chamber of Commerce and new business owner, Troy Bryant, were pictured cutting the ribbon at the All-tell store grand opening.Marion County Sherriff Deputy Brady Winfield was recognized by...

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Galion library will host I Spy Challenge

The Galion Public Library will host a I Spy Challenge 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 1.The event is for students in grades K-2.Call 419-468-3203.

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Bank robbery suspects in custody

Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union.Steven Grant Simpson, 27, of Ingram Drive, and Zeb Maggard, 30, of Ogburn Avenue in Winston-Salem, have been charged with arrmed robbery after a prolonged manhunt Tuesday evening.King Police Chief Paula May said the bank was robbed at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday and said King officers were assited by Forsyth and Stokes county sheriff’s deputies as well as NC Wildli...

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Fight rages against Ebola

Not that long ago, Ebola seemed a world away.Ebola — the sound of the word spoken hints at something foreign and terrifying — was not considered by the average American to be an American problem. Ebola happened somewhere over there. To them.In March of this year, an outbreak of the potentially deadly virus struck West Africa. As it has spread from country to country, hitting hardest Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, Ebola has sickened more than 9,000 people, ...

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Heidelberg hosting series of events to observe Domestic Violence Month

TIFFIN – The Tiffin Branch of The American Association of University Women and Heidelberg University’s Office of Religious Life and Civic Engagement are teaming up to sponsor a presentation by Dr. Mary Krueger, the founding director of BGSU’s Women’s Center, in observance of Domestic Violence Month.Krueger’s presentation, “Life and Death and Domestic Violence,” will be at 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 23) in Wickham Great Hall (Campus Center). The ...

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Absentee ballots available

Absentee ballots have arrived at the Crawford County Board of Elections for the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. You may vote by coming into the office during the following hours:8 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday, from October 20, 2014 through October 24, 20148 am - 4 pm, Saturday, October 25, 20148 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday, from October 27, 2014 through Friday, October 31, 20148 am - 4 pm, Saturday, November 1, 201...

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Hoop House dedication set for Thursday

The University of Findlay’s Hoop House at 138 W. Foulke Ave., which began providing the University community with fresh produce this summer, will be dedicated at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.A ribbon cutting will be followed by mini-tours of the facility. Tasty salad mixes made with Hoop House greens will also be available.The three-season polycarbonate house mimics a greenhouse. Grown inside it have been plants such as bok choy, tomatoes and eggplant, which have been sold b...

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Health fair planned

North Central State students will host a health fair 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at Kee Hall, room 128 A, B and C on the main campus of the school, 2441 Kenwood Circle, Mansfield.There will be 14 stations which include: diabetes; heart disease; communicable diseases; driving safety; tobacco and e-cigarettes; nutrition; stroke and hypertension; exercise; stress; cancer; sun safety and community resources.

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Flu clinic cancelled

The Galion City Health Department must cancel the flu clinic scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 29.This is due to a lack of vaccine shipment from the manufacturer.Updates on shipping and further clinics in November will be provided when information is available. For more information contact the Health Department at 419-468-1075 or

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OHSAA Football Computer Ratings

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Nov. 2.OHSAA Football Computer RatingsDivision I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs)

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Bowling Results

CITY ‘B’ LEAGUECovert 19 - 5Affordable Tobacco 15 - 9Ed’s Barber Shop 15 - 9Sweet Tooth Bakery 13 - 11Eagles and Birdies 13 - 113 B’S 13 - 11Quest Machine 11 - 13Fisher Water Treatment 11 - 13Oakstone Landscape 9 - 15Top Men’s ScoresKeith Standridge 206-222-236=664Dave Daubenspeck 199-196-243=638...

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Pet of the Week

StellaLuna is a 1 year old, female, Shepherd/ Rottweiler mix. StellaLuna was a stray. She takes a little bit to warm up to new people. When she does her tail makes big wags. She is adoptable at The Humane Society serving Crawford County at 419-562-9149.

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Apron Free Cooking ~ Hearty Lasagna

Winter is coming, the cold rainy weather we’ve had recently is a sure indicator of that. If you weren’t sure, take a look at the trees – all that beautiful fall foliage has fallen.With the cool weather, appetites increase and folks at my house start asking for hot, hearty meals. One favorite dish is lasagna. Apparently it’s a favorite dish in other families, too, since a friend of mine commented the other day about making an hour and a half drive to eat mom&...

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Wife: Deer caused crash that killed husband, friend

Ruth Driskill Bloomfield said a deer standing on the middle of the road led to a one-car accident that killed her new husband, Andrew Bloomfield, and family friend Elizabeth Shelton, shortly after their wedding on Oct. 12.Driskill Bloomfield spoke from her home Tuesday, after being released from the St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima last week.She said the 2014 Dodge Ram driven by friend Tim Tebbe swerved to miss the deer. Her husband and Shelton weren’t wearing sea...

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Shelby discovers 82 points just aren’t enough

Tiffin Columbian’s Cliff Miller ran for 516 yards on just 25 carries in Friday’s game with Shelby. Yet it was a short gain that didn’t even count in the stats that was his biggest carry of the night.Miller scored on a 2-point conversion run in overtime, giving Tiffin Columbian an 83-82 win over Shelby in a wild Northern Ohio League battle.Miller powered Columbian to a 75-54 lead by scoring on 65-, 5-, 2-, 74-, 99- 45-, 37- and 61-yard runs, as well as a...

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Veterans tribute planned

Our veterans are important to us and we want to recognize them.To honor Veterans Day on Nov. 11, we will salute all area veterans in a special tribute which will appear in our Nov. 8 edition.We are looking to hear from you on this.To honor an area veteran, email their photo and basic information (name, organization, rank, years of service) to Deadline for submissions is Oct. 29.EVEN...

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Arc flash caused Friday’s power outage

City officials blamed an arc flash for causing a power outage in the southeast quadrant on Oct. 17. The incident also sent two city linemen to the hospital that day.On Monday, Electric Department Superintendent Tony Slone provided details on what happened. He explained the crew was inspecting the substation on Dawsett Street, which feeds the southeastern corner of the city, from Market Street east to First Avenue.A lineman with over 35 years of experience with the city w...

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