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‘Innovation’ funding to be decided

Officials in northern Wood County will soon have an answer to whether their plans for a regional dispatching center will receive state funding.

The Local Government Innovation Fund Council scheduled a meeting June 1 in Columbus to review round 1 loan and grant applications and decide if they should be approved.

The Oregon City Schools District will hold a public forum on Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. in the Clay High School Auditorium to get feedback from the community on the results of a community survey that was conducted last year.

The survey results showed that there is “a cloud of distrust and negativity,” between the public and the school system. A significant percentage of survey respondents expressed concerns about the district and how it is being run.

The Oregon Police Department received significantly less grant money from the Ohio Attorney General’s 2012-2013 Drug Use Prevention Grant this year than in previous years.

This year, the department received a paltry $5,162.66.

As the Genoa Future Farmers of America Farmer’s Market opened for business Tuesday, vendor Aliza Greenberg of Toledo expressed confidence.

“It will grow. It will,” she said as she spread a selection of fine, homemade jewelry across a table fronting Main Street at the Genoa Town Hall. A cool breeze blew across the lawn welcomed by sunshine and mild spring temperatures in the high 60s.

Eight fairways at Sugar Creek Golf Course in Elmore cross the creek and George Rodawalt, who operates the course with his wife, Sandy, and their sons, considers the creek a natural asset to the family business.

But creek has presented a challenge to the Rodawalts the past two years as flooding problems have forced them to excavate part of the course.

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