The Press Newspaper
Oregon’s 2012 budget is more conservative than in previous years due to less income tax revenue and state cuts in the Local Government Fund.
Councilman James Seaman, chairman of the Finance Committee, has been holding committee meetings to discuss the city’s operating budget.
Residents and businesses in unincorporated areas in Lucas County, such as Jerusalem Township, will see a change on their property tax bills next month.
Under Lucas County’s new storm water utility district, residential property owners will be charged a flat rate of $4.06 per month or $24.36 per tax bill, while non-residential customers within the unincorporated portions of the county will be charged $4.06 per month or $24.36 per tax bill for every 5,500 square feet of hard surface area on their property.
Susan Perry found out at a very young age how to do without.
Without a winter coat or winter gloves. Without a bed to sleep in. Without a home. Perry wasn’t even 10 years old when she and one of her older sisters, Midgie, and their mother, Nora Lee, were homeless and living out of the family car.
Up North where the pine is plentiful and the rivers run clear and cold, there are two types of music on the radio—country and oldies.
Our family vacation cabin is located, one–mile down a two-track through the Huron National Forest. The area is so remote searching for a cell phone or Wi-Fi signal can be an afternoon expedition. And, as it is seven miles to get to a newspaper box and we don’t have a television, the radio is our sole connection to a weather report and the outside world.
It's hard to imagine that, just three years ago, the young woman with the big smile holding her college soccer team's championship trophy was barely able to walk.
Alexis Donnelly was a sophomore at Clay High School in 2008 when she was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre (ghee-YA-buh-RAY) syndrome, a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the nerves.
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