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Walbridge Village Council has approved the hiring of its police chief to fill the vacant administrator’s position.

Council unanimously approved a motion Wednesday to appoint Ken Frost to the position on a temporary basis.

A paragraph in a letter to the editor May 14 from Joann Schiavone about fracking was inadvertently left out:

Republicans and drillers will say it will provide 870,000 jobs by 2015. Ask them to show you the car-fax. Just remember residents what you will transform if you agree to fracking on your property. Gas tankers clog the two-lane roads and drilling rigs dot the horizon. Large water tanks will be needed to help people whose water goes bad. These oil and gas companies will paint a picture for you, and once you sign that lease for them to drill you have put your and your family at risk – making perhaps $81,000 – but now you have a home you can’t sell for $25,000. Do the math. Our Congressman Bob Latta of the 5th Congressional District is for this. Remember this when you vote.
 

A new contract between Genoa and AMP-Ohio will allow the village to add wind turbine electricity to its service portfolio.

Genoa is one of several hundred members of the AMP-Ohio consortium and its involvement allows the village to buy power at competitive rates from a number of different sources.

Court bill finds solid support in Ohio House

A bill that would consolidate the judgeships of the Sandusky County courts in Clyde and Woodville was passed Tuesday in the Ohio House of Representatives by a vote of 96-0.

The Sandusky County Commissioners threw their support behind the bill after holding a special meeting Monday to hear comment on HB 433, which is sponsored by Rep. Rex Damschroder (R- Fremont).

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved hunting and trapping regulations for the 2012-13 hunting seasons, during the council’s April 4 meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

Seven west-central Ohio counties will move from deer Zone A to Zone B; those counties are Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby. Madison County, currently in Zone B, will move to Zone A.

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