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Many Woodmore students might have noticed a new face at Woodmore High School. Her name is Pimolpoin Jintarith or as others like to call her, Mo.

She is a foreign exchange student from Thailand, where she lives with her mom and dad.

In Thailand, Jintarith goes to school and attends afternoon activities. Unlike America, if students wish to participate in a sport, art, drama or other activity, he or she would have to sign up outside of school.

Two named to county park board

Two people have been appointed to the Wood County Park District Board of Commissioners,

Wood County Probate Judge David Woessner appointed Mary McCormick-Krueger, Perrysburg, and John Calderonello, Bowling Green, to three-year terms on the board from a field of six applicants.

Their terms begin Jan. 1, 2012.

Americans honor those who have answered the call to serve their country. This year, Woodmore high school
honored local veterans with an assembly held on Veterans Day.

The assembly featured patriotic music from the jazz band and symphonic chorale. The main speaker was retired Colonel Bob Hubbell, faculty member Britton Devier’s grandfather. The assembly was organized by Kristina Curtis and her AP History class. Curtis said she was pleased by how well the assembly went.

Possible health insurance premium hikes are the sticking point in the pending contract for Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies and detectives.

The Ottawa County commissioners last month rejected a fact-finders report affecting the 62 department staffers, according to commissioners’ records.

Lake Township trustees enjoyed some good economic news during their meeting last week with the announcement a countertop business was re-locating to a Tracy Road site where it plans to invest almost $800,000 in new machinery and building renovations.

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a payroll credit for new jobs created by Cutting Edge Countertops, which is moving to the 60,000-square-foot facility on Tracy Road from a Perrysburg location.

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