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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine last week warned the public to be more vigilant about suspicious phone calls due to the latest phone scam.

Several people across the state have filed complaints with DeWine’s office since Friday.

The scam involves the caller asking “Can you hear me?” The caller tries to trick consumers into responding “Yes,” and using their response to place unauthorized charges on their phone or utility bills.

 A state program to fund the construction and renovation of school buildings will be expanded to assist more districts  with other improvements if a bill sponsored by two area legislators becomes law.

 Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) and Representative Steve Arndt (R-Port Clinton) say their bill will allow school districts that haven’t funded projects through the Ohio School Facilities Commission to qualify for funding for technology and security upgrades.

 A request to rezone two acres in Troy Township from an A-1 agricultural classification to C-1 neighborhood commercial is on the Feb. 7 meeting agenda of the Wood County Planning Commission.

 The meeting is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m.

 Summit Properties Realty Fund 1, LLC, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, submitted the request and has indicated it intends to develop the property for retail/commercial use.  The parcel is located in the unincorporated area of Stony Ridge, between State Route 163 and Stony Ridge Road.

 Walbridge Mayor Ed Kolanko last week said he remains confident in the village’s fiscal operations despite a state audit revealing payroll overpayments in 2014 of about $7,200 to five employees.

 “The village had 27 pay periods for the year 2014 which is unusual as a normal year has 26 pay periods,” the mayor said. “The fiscal officer did not adjust the wages of salary employees to accurately reflect this difference, resulting in those employees receiving a total of one extra pay period over that year.”

If you ask Teri Hansen, she can tell you that Terry A. McKibben can do about anything. That’s why she nominated McKibben for induction into Eastwood’s Eagle Way Hall of Fame.

And, that’s why the hall of fame committee accepted her nomination and will induct McKibben.

What all has McKibben done? He’s a scout leader, tree farmer, builder, successful athlete, coach, teacher, staff leader, businessman, plus Hansen says he is funny and has countless personal qualities.

“In Terry's spare time, which isn't very much, you may find him doing stained glass work, playing cards, woodworking, and traveling with his wife,” wrote Hansen in her nomination submission.




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