The Press Newspaper
After 25 years of promoting harness racing at the county fair, the Ottawa County Harness Horsemen’s Association has voted to not conduct the racing program at next year’s fair.
Betty Jo Sherman, association secretary, said members voted in September to not participate in the program but added the Ottawa County Fair Board may continue to offer a race program.
Some on Oregon council Monday praised the city’s One Call Now system for alerting the public to flash floods following a heavy rain storm on Monday.
One Call Now, an emergency notification system that the city contracted with two years ago, had annoyed some residents last August with repeated automated phone calls, many of which were for weather watches rather than warnings.
Yvonne Ramos, of Oregon, is a very busy woman.
By day, she teaches Spanish to 3- to 5-year-olds through the EOPA Day Care Academy. She is also mother of two children – daughter Savannah, a sixth-grader at Fassett Middle School, and son, Anthony, age 4.
By night, as well as on some weekends, she is an up and coming singer/songwriter playing gigs in Toledo, Detroit, Pontiac, Lansing, Saginaw, Los Angeles and Chicago.
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