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The Little Sisters of the Poor – Sacred Heart Home in Oregon was recognized by the State of Ohio June 21, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the Little Sisters serving the elderly poor at the Sacred Heart Home.

Sr. Ceclia Mary and Sr. Margaret traveled to the State House in Columbus, where Ohio State University President G. Gordon Gee made an introduction for the Sisters on the floor of the Senate.

Three Toledo Mud Hens players joined in the fun Sunday, June 12, participating in the annual Miracle League of Northwest Ohio All-Star game. The game closed out the league’s spring season.

Pitchers Robbie Weinhardt and Thad Weber and outfielder Deik Scram attended the event at Brentwood Park in Northwood to sign autographs, play a little baseball and bring a lot of smiles.

Seventy-four-year-old Oregon resident Joe Wyatt was preparing his 32-foot Allegro recreational vehicle for a cross country trip when he took a sharp blow to his head.

Two 13-year-old boys, Brock Belinske and Chase Bodeman, were passing by and came to Wyatt’s rescue.

“They were the nicest kids,” said 72-year old Fran Wyatt, Joe’s wife.

Not many people outside of Gibsonburg are familiar with the name Andy Gruner.

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Gruner, a 2005 graduate of Gibsonburg High School, just graduated from the University of Cincinnati and is moving to Dayton to become a pharmacist with Walgreens.

Asked which actor he would choose to portray himself in a movie, Gruner said, “I'm not that into movies. I have no clue. I wouldn't even know who to start with.”

The administration of the Genoa School District is still attempting to find a buyer of the Brunner Elementary School building and has been in talks with someone interested in the building.

Superintendent Dennis Mock walked through the building located in the Village of Genoa this week with a potential buyer.

Mock couldn’t be reached for comment but Bill Nye, district treasurer, said the person met with the superintendent Tuesday at the building.

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