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Together We Hurt holds banquet in Galion

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On Sept. 9, the Free Methodist Church in Galion hosted Together We Hurt, Together We Heal’s annual fundraiser banquet.After dinner was served, Together We Hurt board member Dianna Zaebst introduced Ginny and her son, Ryan.Ginny spoke first, describing her experience and journey with Ryan’s addiction. She mentioned that a way to attempt to cope, while including God in the decisions, would be to remember the “3 C’s” which are: You did not CAUSE it, you cannot CONTROL it, and there is no automatic CURE for it.


Apron Free Cooking ~ Potato Soup

September is upon us and it seems as if fall has begun. I’ve seen some leaves falling and the cool nights have caused me to add some blankets to the bed.I love this time of year for the warm days and cool evenings, but especially because I can start making soups and stews in my crock pot. Many of the recipes are too heavy for hot summer days, but really hit the spot after a day of cutting wood or working in the yard.The other morning was a drizzling rain, cloudy so...

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Colonel Crawford third at Galion Cross Country Festival

The weather was perfect and the competition fierce last Saturday at the annual Galion Cross Country Festival. One of the the largest meets this side of the Mississippi River, the event was held at Amann’s Reservoir.COLONEL CRAWFORD was tops out of 23 teams in boys’ Division III. The Black-and-Gold was paced by Clay Martin’s time of 16:28, good for fifth place individually. Others figuring into the scoring for the Eagles were Chad Johnson, ninth pl...

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Orange-and-Blue dominate, shut out Keystone

LAGRANGE — What a difference a week can make.The Galion Tigers (2-1) dominated in all phases of the game as they shut out the host Keystone Wildcats (2-1) 14-0 here Friday night.Just seven days removed from a 37-3 pounding at the hands of Madison, the Orange-and-Blue righted the ship against the Wildcats who won their first two games of the season by a combined count of 76-14. Galion held the hosts to only 143 yards of total offense in 56 plays while pounding their...

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Health Board approved commish salary

Last month the Galion Board of Health offered Environmental Health Director Stephanie Zmuda the interim health commissioner position, which was vacated by Dr. Steve Novack. During the Board’s Sept. 9 meeting, there was disagreement over salary.Zmuda met with Board members Dennis Long and Doug Schilling prior to the meeting to discuss salary and final employment details. That morning, Long informed the rest of the Board that they agreed the position would be full-time at $65,0...

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Tracking the Tigers …

GIRLS’ TENNISWith two more victories this week, the Lady Tigers sport an impressive 9-1 record in match play, including a perfect 4-0 mark in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference.On Tuesday in a conference home match, they topped Pleasant 4-1. Katelyn Smith won 7-5, 6-3 in first singles; Jackie Carriger triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in third singles; Sydney Dameron and Leah Fisher improved to 11-1 in first doubles with an easy 6-0, 6-1 victory; a...

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Ohio experiencing increase in respiratory illnesses

COLUMBUS — Ohio hospitals are experiencing an increase in the number of patients with respiratory illnesses, especially children. This increase may be associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has been confirmed in other states. The Ohio Department of Health has sent hospital specimens to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for testing.Enteroviruses are common, and there are more than 100 types which cause an estimated 10 million to 15 million infection...

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Ohio Central Bible College holds its fifth registration

Professors Josh Melvin and Jack Moore were on hand to welcome new students at Ohio Central Bible College’s fall registration Saturday, Sept. 6. The college holds classes at the Iberia Presbyterian Church in Iberia. Melvin, now in his fourth year at the college, will be teaching The Psalms (elective) this term. Moore, starting his third year, will be teaching Old Testament Survey which is required by all students wishing to earn an OCBC diploma. Moore also teaches Christian Apologetics (...

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Fall book sale announced

The Friends of the Library will be holding their Fall book sale on September 25, 26, & 27. The Wednesday evening before the sale will be for members only to preview and purchase books of their choice.Due to the generous donation from the public of their quality books throughout the year there will be hundreds available for the public-including: Hardback, cookbooks, biographies, novels, history, crafts, vintage, children, romance, paperbacks, etc. Many would make nice gifts....

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Crestline hears from FCCLA, preps for Harvest Fest

Crestline FCCLA director Kris Bruce and FCCLA member Blake Miller spoke to Crestline Village Council about some of the things the group is doing.During council’s Sept. 8 meeting, Miller said that the group performs community outreach programs including helping with the Crestline fireworks show, taking flags on and off graves during Memorial Day and Labor Day, as well as helping out with the Historical Society during the annual Cemetery Walk. Bruce said that with all the commu...

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Water line project tonight

There will be an emergency replacement of 130 feet of water line tonight on Portland Way North, from the bridge to Heise Park Lane.Water in this area will be shut off at 10 p.m. and the work will be done overnight. The city has notified all affected residents and business owners. Businesses in the area that are normally open late will close early this evening.Safety-Service Director John Swain said they hope to have everything up and running again on Friday by 6 a.m....

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Council amends pool pass legislation

The final reading of Ord. 2014-63 came before Galion City Council on Sept. 9. It amended language to the pool fees to change “Family Pass” to “Household Pass.”A household is defined in the ordinance as “two adults and up to and including four children who reside at the same residence.” (Pricing for the passes did not change.)Before the legislation was discussed, citizen Bob Cerar said several residents have brought up concerns with the...

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Letter to the Editor

The Galion Historical Society would liked to thank the City of Galion and in particular, John Swain, for helping preserve Galion’s Log Cabin at Heise Park. This log cabin was Galion’s first library that set behind Galion’s present library and moved to Heise Park many years ago.We hope to preserve the log cabin, Brownella Cotage and everything in our possession for many generations to come.The Board Members of the Galion Historical Society....

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5th Annual Galion Historical Society Car Show

The Galion Historical Society will host their 2014 Car Show on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 200 West Walnut Street, on the Historic Union Schoolyard.There will be music, concessions by Katering Kountry Style, a 50/50 drawing and lots of classic cars. Dash plaques and goody bags to the first 100 participants. Donley Ford of Galion is a corporate sponsor of this event and will be displaying a few brand new cars as well.If you are interested in being a participant,...

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This Week In Galion’s History

Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago.The week of September 13, 2004A Galion kindergartener wound up on the wrong bus for the ride home and ended up on the opposite side of town. Two older girls took him under their wing and took him home, where he called his mother and was reunited....

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Hall of Fame Scholarship Auction slated

The Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame is conducting its annual Scholarship Auction, October 4, 5:30 p.m. at the Crestline Activity Center, 216 N. Seltzer St., Crestline.The auction will feature both live and silent items and all proceeds benefit the CCSHOF Scholarship Fund. Food will be available and there will be a DJ and cash bar.Tickets are $10, and are available at each of the six high school athletic departments in the county, the Crestline Advocate and by calling...

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September 11th

September 11th will be a busy work day for me this year. Like other days, it will be one filled with commitments and responsibilities. However, on September 11th, as I navigate the demands of work, ministry and family, my mind will wander to events and memories outside the structure of the day, and my heart will swell with emotion, leading me, along with many of you, to pray.

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