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Americans honor those who have answered the call to serve their country. This year, Woodmore high school
honored local veterans with an assembly held on Veterans Day.

The assembly featured patriotic music from the jazz band and symphonic chorale. The main speaker was retired Colonel Bob Hubbell, faculty member Britton Devier’s grandfather. The assembly was organized by Kristina Curtis and her AP History class. Curtis said she was pleased by how well the assembly went.

Not everyone has a goodwill-towards-man mindset when it comes to the holidays. This is also the time law enforcement officials say residents run into unexpected hassles like a surge in home and vehicle break-ins.

Home and car invasions consistently spike in the west end of Ottawa County as the holidays approach, said Genoa Police Chief Bob Bratton. The area’s proximity to Toledo as well as rural settings attract the criminal element, he said. The need for quick cash and drug habits drive the crime sprees.

Every day, thousands of kids are afraid to go to school because of bullies, says a curriculum provided to schools by the state department of education.

Studies show that bullying can cause depression, low self-esteem, and truancy among children of all ages.

To most people, red and green, symbolize the holiday season, however the Pemberville Hot Flashes will have audiences feeling “in the pink” at a holiday music extravaganza Dec. 18 at 3:30 p.m. at Riverview Banquet Center in Pemberville.

Proceeds raised from the concert will benefit the local Christmas Angel Tree Project, which supports families in need during this holiday season.

Lake Township trustees enjoyed some good economic news during their meeting last week with the announcement a countertop business was re-locating to a Tracy Road site where it plans to invest almost $800,000 in new machinery and building renovations.

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a payroll credit for new jobs created by Cutting Edge Countertops, which is moving to the 60,000-square-foot facility on Tracy Road from a Perrysburg location.

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