If you knew of a man who had recovered from a broken neck that left him temporarily paralyzed and recently conquered cancer, you'd likely believe that man had credibility when it came to dealing with hardships and motivating others to do the same.
Two area bridges in central Ottawa County will be closed to traffic when renovations begin in May.
B. Hillz Excavating Inc. was recently awarded the $220,902 contract for replacement of two bridges over LaCarpe Creek on Behlman Road and Benton-Carroll Road, according to Ottawa County Commissioners’ records.
In observance of Earth Day, Terra State Community College will host its third annual Community Recycling Day April 26 from 2 to 6 p.m.
During recycling hours, area residents can drop off a wide variety of items including computer CPUs, monitors ($10 charge), speakers, keyboards, mice, electric typewriters, word processors, televisions ($20-25 charge), sweepers, fans, stereos/boom boxes, copiers, printers, game consoles, telephones, small kitchen appliances, ham radio equipment and just about anything with a power cord except large kitchen appliances, dehumidifiers, air conditioners and any device containing Freon.
There will be a farewell to Graytown Elementary School on May 6 from 2-4 p.m. with memorabilia posted and the school’s history displayed. Feel free to bring additional memorabilia. Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools is planning to close the building, constructed in 1938, at the end of this school year.