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Elmore resident Hunter Gregory now has a greater appreciation of things.

That is because last spring, Gregory went on a mission trip to Africa that saw him make new friends in another continent while enduring challenges not seen in Northwest Ohio.

For two weeks, Gregory, along with his aunt, Sharon, and some of her friends, helped to build a residence hall for an orphanage in Malawi, a country located in southeast Africa.

The July meeting of the Lake Board of Education has been rescheduled. It will be held July 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the middle school media center.

Public art projects to be followed by music festival

First, 18 cement trashcans and eight planters were transformed from dull, gray cylinders to bright and creative works of art stretching along Main Street in East Toledo.

B-C-S fills vacancies
To fill vacancies in the administration, the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board has tapped two people from the Fremont City School District.

The board last week agreed to hire Laramie Spurlock as assistant principal at Oak Harbor Middle School.

The 50th annual Ottawa County Fair will run July 14-20 at the county fairgrounds, 7870 SR 163, Oak Harbor.

The fair officially kicks off July 14, when Chases Racing Pigs will hold race times throughout the day. In addition to a number of judging events, the Junior Fair King and Queen Contest will be held at 8:30 p.m. in the Entertainment Tent. Grandstand entertainment will include harness racing at 5 p.m.; presentation of the King and Queen and the Future Kings & Queens Parade at 7:30 p.m.

Speed Limit

Do you think 75 mph is a good speed limit for the Ohio Turnpike and rural highways?
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