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The Harris-Elmore Public Library will celebrate National Poetry Month with its fifth annual Teen Poetry Contest, open to students in grades seven to 12.
 
Grand prizes, which include $25 gift certificates to Books-A-Million, will be awarded for Female Humorous, Female Serious, Male Humorous and Male Serious categories. Prizes will also be awarded to runners-up.
 
Poems should be typed on one side of the paper (poems may be more than one page). Submit entries to the Harris-Elmore Public Library, 328 Toledo St., Elmore, OH 43416 by April 30. Entries should include the poet's name, address and grade level. For more information, call the library at 419-862-2482.

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Zion Lutheran of Luckey captured the Wood County Dartball League’s 2008-09 regular-season title with a 48-18 record. The team has won 12 championships since the 1949-50 season, including eight over the past 14 years. Zion last won the league in 2006-07.

Bethlehem No. 2 of Pemberville captured the 2009 Wood County Dartball League’s tournament championship with its 8-3 playoff victory over regular-season champion Zion Luckey. 

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Whether you have a power or sailboat, inboard or outboard, get ready for the season with the Spring Commissioning Safety Checklist from the Boat Owners Association of the United States.

Before you launch:
• Inspect and lubricate seacocks. Hoses and hose clamps should be inspected and replaced as necessary.
 
• Replace deteriorated anodes.

• Inspect prop(s) for dings, pitting and distortion. Make sure cotter pins are secure. Grip the prop and try moving the shaft - if it's loose, the cutlass bearing may need to be replaced.

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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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