The Press Newspaper
A few I's still need to be dotted and some T's need to be crossed, but the Genoa Homecoming celebration will resume in 2009.
Marilyn Reeder, media coordinator and advisor for the Genoa Chamber of Commerce, said the event will be held May 29-30 at Veterans' Memorial Park in Genoa.
The Northwood resident, a native of Melrose Park, Ill., juggles basketballs for a living. But that's not the entire story.
During his peformances, Jones delivers motivational messages to his audience about learning to deal with and overcome learning disabilities. Jones, 43, was diagnosed with dyslexia near the end of his first grade year.
According to the Web site www.ldonline.com, dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.
“I’m recovering. A little bit of pain yet, but I’m starting to get a little bit better,” Neff told The Press from his home Thursday.
“I’ve had three stab wounds. One was in the back of the shoulder. One was a deep cut down to the bone of my triceps, about six inches long. The other was a stab to the palm of my hand underneath my thumb — that little, cushy part there.
Throughout history, it has conjured up images of witchcraft and magic. In the Middle Ages, it was burned alive for its supposedly supernatural powers.
Sarah E. Bunch, of 1929 Sharon Drive, is currently in the Wood County jail for allegedly murdering Robert Porter, of 350 West Andrus Road earlier in the week.
At approximately 4:30 p.m. last Monday, Dec. 8, Northwood police and fire departments responded to a fire at Porter’s residence. The fire was quickly extinguished. But while searching the residence, Porter’s body was found in a rear room.