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It was when aspiring small business owners Rod and Donna McHaffie were seriously praying on opening a religious bookstore in Genoa this past summer that a symbolic miracle occurred.

It was in the guise of another Genoa businessman opening up his heart.

Oregon City Council on Monday will consider a project development agreement with BP Husky Refining LLC for the city’s flood relief and erosion control project.

“This is a project development agreement that spells out the cost share between the private and public entities of BP Husky and the city,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday.

The Sixth District Court of Appeals has upheld the prison sentence of a Woodville man for his role in the armed robbery and beating of an elderly rural Gibsonburg couple in 2009.

The appeals court affirmed the sentenced imposed on Jimmy Houston, who was convicted along with two other men by the Sandusky County Common Pleas Court for the July 2, 2009 break-in of the State Route 600 home of James and Mary Kohler.

A candidate for the Oregon school board blasted the Oregon City Schools superintendent and school board members last Wednesday for increasing the salaries of administrators at a previous meeting.

P.J. Kapfhammer, who is running for a seat on the school board, asked Dr. Mike Zalar, superintendent of the district, about the increase at a board meeting last Wednesday.

Gary Thompson, former director of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation, said he is continuing to assist with economic development projects in Oregon until a new director is found.

Thompson took a job on Sept. 1 with the Regional Growth Partnership (RGP) as the new director of JobsOhio for northwest Ohio.


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