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A long stretch of dry weather is exasperating an already deteriorating condition for groundwater levels in the Village of Elmore/Harris Township area, say some residents who rely on well systems.

A public meeting to discuss a study by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources of groundwater in the area is scheduled for July 25 at the Harris-Elmore Fire Station.

Their story started in 1967 – a time long before CNN and other 24-hour news channels brought world events into our livings rooms on demand. Way before email, Facebook and Skype too.

As the numbers of U.S. troops in Vietnam approached 500,000, Americans were reading the paper and watching news to get the latest war updates.

In Oak Harbor, 16-year-old Peggy Bennett didn’t know too much about the war, but she was worried about her brother who was fighting in Vietnam. She wanted to do something to support him and the other troops, but what could a teenager do?

Oregon’s Zena Cole has her eyes on Olympic gold.
 
Zena qualified earlier this year for Team USA and will compete in the London 2012 Paralympic Games in August.
 
The games will be held two weeks following the Olympics. More than 4,200 athletes from 165 countries will compete in such sports as swimming, volleyball, rowing, fencing, rugby, shooting, cycling and track and field. There will be live television and on-line coverage.

District 3 Councilman Mike Craig is asking the Mayor Mike Bell administration to hold off on demolishing three swimming pools until more options can be explored.

Craig was reacting to a newspaper article last week in which a city deputy mayor was quoted saying that four pools, all in Craig’s district, were to be demolished.

A resolution to place a millage request on the November ballot to fund police department operations was approved Tuesday by the Lake Township trustees.

Rather than a renewal, the trustees agreed to place a 1.4-mill replacement levy before voters, meaning the levy, if approved, will be based on current property valuations in the unincorporated area of the township instead of the valuations when it was first passed in the early 1980s.

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