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It's hard to imagine that, just three years ago, the young woman with the big smile holding her college soccer team's championship trophy was barely able to walk.

Alexis Donnelly was a sophomore at Clay High School in 2008 when she was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre (ghee-YA-buh-RAY) syndrome, a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the nerves.

Residents of the Village of Clay Center have until Dec. 11 to weigh in on the future of their post office.
The Postal Service is conducting a study of the office to determine if it should be closed and its operations assumed by the Genoa Post Office.

Letters notifying residents of the village of the study were mailed Nov. 23 and include a survey asking residents for their input.

The Wheeling Street Bridge, closed since earlier this year for major improvements, opened last week.

“I really wanted to get Wheeling Street open for Thanksgiving. That really was our goal,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman at a council meeting last month.

One week after touring the middle and high school buildings to see how they would absorb elementary classes, the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board approved a resolution to close Carroll and Graytown schools for the 2012-13 school year.

Board members also gave their approval for the district to implement single-route busing for the 2012-13 school year. Currently, the district uses two routes in the morning – one for the high school and middle school – and another for elementary students as well as one route in the afternoon.

Members of a committee formed last year to review the structure of Lucas County government and is advocating the election of a single, unifying leader for the county, appeared before Oregon City Council last month to present its recommendations.

The committee supports a political structure that would contribute to reversing the economic decline of the region by facilitating concerted, collaborative efforts to reduce costs, eliminate duplication, and encourage regional cooperation. The group made a series of recommendations last May based on its study.

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