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Days after losing officer Jose Chavez to an act of violence, members of the Elmore Police Department were still trying to come to terms with the sudden death of the man known as Andy to friends and colleagues.

“I don’t think the reality has set in around here yet,” Chief George Hayes said Wednesday.

Hayes said he received a call at 3 a.m. notifying him of the shooting of the 26-year-old Chavez.

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Athletic director’s job description didn’t include this

A lot of things aren’t written into a high school athletic director’s job description.

One of them is breaking up a “disagreement” in the stands between students and/or alleged adults.

Terry Reeves, a lifelong Oregon resident who is in serving his fourth term on Oregon City Council, is in his fifth year as the athletic director at Bowsher.

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A meeting to discuss plans for the Second Chance House project will be held March 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Ida Rupp Library in Port Clinton.

Ottawa County Common Pleas Court Judge Bruce Winters is leading the effort to improve services for men with alcohol and drug addition problems.

A group of community and religious leaders, addiction experts and criminal justice professionals has been meeting to address problems the men face.

Judge Winters said the group hopes to include more social service agencies for support and assistance in launching the program, which will be funded by local churches, civic organizations and community members.

For information call Katelyn Embry at 419 635-5366.

The Oak Harbor High School Mixed Choir will host the Otterbein University Concert Choir in a joint performance March 15 at 7 p.m. in the high school theater.

The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken after the performance to assist with the university choir's touring expenses. The choir is on a week-long performance tour of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.

For information contact Russ Exlos-Raberat the high school: 419 898-6216, ext. 334.

The Village of Oak Harbor is looking for a new administrator and plenty of people want the job.

Mayor Bill Eberle said 70 applications had been received as of the Feb. 28 application deadline for the position recently vacated by Robert Pauley. Pauley, who had held the position since 2009, left unexpectedly in mid- February.

Eberle said he will review resumes to weed out the first wave of candidates.

“A lot of them are health care people looking for work,” he told council during the mayor’s report portion of Monday night’s regular Oak Harbor Village Council meeting.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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