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Four more “deadbeat parents” have been indicted by the Ottawa County Grand Jury for failing to pay court-ordered child support for their minor dependents, according to Prosecuting Attorney Mark Mulligan.

Tyrone T. Porter, 33, of Toledo, and Dale R. Weber, 50, of Cleveland, were each indicted on two counts of criminal non-support. Christopher W. Harvey, 37, of Greenwood, Ind., and Ricky L. Burris, 44, of Bellefontaine, O., were each charged with four counts.

Wooden Feather Day
Local wood carvers will be displaying their crafts at the annual Wooden Feather Day Nov. 30 from noon to 4 p.m. at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area’s Bird Center.

Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite feathers, to see some of the area that is usually closed to the public on a Marsh Walk at 1:30 p.m., and to enjoy a warm fire and free refreshments. The event is co-sponsored by the Maumee Bay Carvers and the Friends of Magee Marsh.

Public hearing planned
The Wood County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities will hold a public hearing to gather public comment on their annual action plan.

The board will hear all comments in relation to the plan Dec. 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the board office, 11160 East Gypsy Lane Rd., WLI conference rooms 2 & 3, entrance C.

The 2009 annual action plan is available to any citizen upon request. Requests may be directed to Donna Beam, director of operations, at 419-352-5115 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.




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