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All things new at Ashland Church

        Pastor Jeff Cooper at Ashland Church, 2350 Starr Ave., Oregon, has introduced the church’s preaching theme for 2018 – “Behold, I am making all things new.”

        “Based on Revelation 21:5, this year’s messages will see how God made things new in the past, how He will make things new in the future and how He is making things new in our time,” said Pastor Cooper.

Republican Women’s Club

welcome judicial candidates

        Members of the Wood County Republican Women’s Club recently met for their first meeting of 2018 in Perrysburg.

        Speakers included Judge Gene Zmuda, current Lucas County Common Pleas candidate for the Sixth District Court of Appeals, and Judge Craig Baldwin, candidate for Ohio Supreme Court.

        Judge Baldwin was appointed to the Fifth District Court of Appeals in 2013, and was elected to the position in 2014 and again in 2016. Prior to his time on the appellate court, he served eight years as a judge in the Licking County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division.

        Both candidates shared their experiences and their reason for seeking judgeships to higher courts.


Foundation board organizes for 2017


 Jan Preston, of Elmore, was approved as a new member on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa County Community Foundation, Inc. at the foundation’s annual organizational meeting on Jan. 19.
 Board members Marcia Jess, Joy Roth and Dave Slosser were re-elected to three-year terms. They join 10 other continuing board members representing all areas of the county.

 In addition, officers elected to head the foundation in 2017 include Joy Roth – president; Deb Harmeyer – 1st vice president; Dr. Derrill Hablitzel – vice president for public relations; Marcia Jess – secretary; and John Madison – treasurer.


Universal Income

What do you think of presidential candidate Andrew Yang's proposal for a universal basic income of $1,000 per month for every adult?
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