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The Sixth District Court of Appeals has upheld the prison sentence of a Woodville man for his role in the armed robbery and beating of an elderly rural Gibsonburg couple in 2009.

The appeals court affirmed the sentenced imposed on Jimmy Houston, who was convicted along with two other men by the Sandusky County Common Pleas Court for the July 2, 2009 break-in of the State Route 600 home of James and Mary Kohler.

A community health assessment in Ottawa County will focus on obesity among children, according to Nancy Osborn, the county health commissioner, who last week announced the health department has received a $40,000 grant to fund the assessment.

The Ohio Department of Health has awarded the grant for the project, which will include a sampling of several hundred adults and students living in the county.

The Ottawa County Soil and Water Commission will hold an election of supervisors Sept. 28 during an annual meeting at the county fairgrounds.

Two supervisors of the Soil and Water Conservation District will be elected to fill the expiring terms of Todd Winke and Jerry Whipple.

Oregon City Council on Monday will consider a project development agreement with BP Husky Refining LLC for the city’s flood relief and erosion control project.

“This is a project development agreement that spells out the cost share between the private and public entities of BP Husky and the city,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday.

Oregon Council voted 6-1 Monday for Councilman Mike Sheehy, a Democrat, to be president of council.

Sheehy, finishing his ninth term on council, has been president of council previously.

Mayor Mike Seferian had called a special council meeting last Monday before a scheduled committee of the whole meeting so council could pick a new president. Former council president Clint Wasserman had resigned from council at a meeting on Sept. 12 to take a job as an assistant prosecutor with the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office .

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