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Commissioners select historical center director

        Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus, announced the selection of Kelli Kling as the new director of the Wood County Historical Center.

Betty Montgomery lauded

        Betty Montgomery, former Ohio Attorney General and State Auditor, is the recipient of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) Women in the Profession Section’s Nettie Cronise Lutes Award.

        The award, which commemorates the first woman to practice law in Ohio, was presented to Montgomery at the OSBA Council of Delegates meeting April 27 by chair of the award committee Melissa Wilburn, and Women in the Profession Section Council member Lindsay Ford Ellis.

New business manager at Hayes

        The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums has hired a local resident with experience running a non-profit organization as its new business manager.

        Pam Babione, of Fremont, will handle the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ finances. Her duties range from managing credit card payments and the system that runs the facility’s ticket sales to payroll and preparing for the annual audit.

        Babione replaces Merry May, who retired March 31.

        Before coming to HPLM, Babione spent 12 years as the executive director of Camp Fire of Sandusky County, a non-profit organization that offers programs for youth. There she managed finances, ran programming and camps, handled fundraising and oversaw volunteers, among other duties.

        For information, call 419-332-2081, or visit


Universal Income

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