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Riverview staffer to run in Disney races to benefit St. Jude’s
Written by Cynthia L. Jacoby   
Monday, 16 December 2013 10:55

Every step Sarah Williams takes on her afternoon runs puts her on the path to help fight against childhood cancer.

Williams, a licensed practical nurse at Riverview Healthcare Center, is running in the Glass Slipper Challenge and the Disney Princess Half-Marathon this February in Orlando, Fla. She’s entered as a race participant on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“I wanted to run in the races for a while but I missed the deadline. But then I found there are some charities that you can run for and still sign up,” said Williams, 26.

More than 75,000 deer harvested in week-long gun season
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Monday, 16 December 2013 10:57

Ohio hunters checked 75,408 white-tailed deer during the state’s gun hunting season Dec. 2-8, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Counties reporting the five highest numbers of checked deer were: Coshocton, 2,658, Muskingum, 2,604, Tuscarawas, 2,604, Guernsey, 2,401 and Ashtabula, 2,334. Coshocton County also had the most deer checked in the 2012 deer gun season - 3,119.

Marquette: levy supporters `targeted’ by media
Written by Kelly Kaczala   
Monday, 16 December 2013 10:59

Bob Marquette, former chair of the Oregon Citizens Supporting Senior Services pro-levy group, and president of the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center, blasted The Press Newspapers before council on Monday for writing articles that raised questions on the need for a 0.5-mill five year levy for senior services.

Voters approved the levy on Nov. 5. But some felt betrayed after it was learned Marquette may have provided inaccurate information about the need for the levy in an effort to get it passed.

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