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Americans honor those who have answered the call to serve their country. This year, Woodmore high school
honored local veterans with an assembly held on Veterans Day.

The assembly featured patriotic music from the jazz band and symphonic chorale. The main speaker was retired Colonel Bob Hubbell, faculty member Britton Devier’s grandfather. The assembly was organized by Kristina Curtis and her AP History class. Curtis said she was pleased by how well the assembly went.

Possible health insurance premium hikes are the sticking point in the pending contract for Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies and detectives.

The Ottawa County commissioners last month rejected a fact-finders report affecting the 62 department staffers, according to commissioners’ records.

Lake Township trustees enjoyed some good economic news during their meeting last week with the announcement a countertop business was re-locating to a Tracy Road site where it plans to invest almost $800,000 in new machinery and building renovations.

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved a payroll credit for new jobs created by Cutting Edge Countertops, which is moving to the 60,000-square-foot facility on Tracy Road from a Perrysburg location.

Susor, who was elected to council last month, was the top vote getter.

Councilman Mike Sheehy, who had been president of council, made the motion to make Susor president.

Councilman Jerry Peach had nominated Sheehy to continue as president.

Oregon’s 2012 budget is more conservative than in previous years due to less income tax revenue and state cuts in the Local Government Fund.

Councilman James Seaman, chairman of the Finance Committee, has been holding committee meetings to discuss the city’s operating budget.

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