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Riders Unlimited, Inc. has completed the purchase of a horse facility on Behlman Road near Oak Harbor and is now looking for volunteers to help with repairs.

The non-profit organization based in Fremont purchased the property that had been owned by  Robin Vess, who was convicted of animal cruelty in 2010 after officers from the Humane Society of Ottawa County responded to a call about the poor condition of more than 40 horses on the farm.

Oregon council on Monday will consider amending a sanitary sewer accommodation tap agreement for Cedar Point Development, LLC.

Public Service Director Paul Roman said at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday that the proposed ordinance would amend an existing sanitary sewer accommodation tap that was provided to Cedar Point Development LLC, 1040 N. Wynn Road, in 2005.

A resolution expressing opposition to the proposed lease of the Ohio Turnpike will be on the agenda of Oregon City Council on Monday.

Gov. John Kasich has proposed leasing the 241-mile turnpike to private interests to turn a profit.

“Oregon believes that leasing the currently well-maintained turnpike will result in a lesser maintained roadway and higher tolls unrelated to the actual cost of its safe operation,” states the resolution.

“Gone fishin'’” – that was the status of a contingent of Genoa Care Center residents one recent Thursday morning.

On Aug. 11, Tom Wojciechowski welcomed Center residents for a few hours of fishing in the pond at his Genoa home.

Doctor needed on county health board
The Wood County District Advisory Council is looking for a county physician to serve on the board of health. Board members must live in the county and may not hold an elected office. Members are appointed for a five-year term.

State law requires at least one member of the board to be a licensed medical professional who is either an MD (Doctor of Medicine) or a DO (Doctor of Osteopathy). Interested physicians may contact the Health Commissioner, Pamela Butler, at 419-352-8402.

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