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WOOSTER DISTRICT -- Gone are the days when cell phones used at school by students automatically were nabbed in the Wooster City Schools District. In fact, their use is now often encouraged by teachers, depending upon the phone's applicable functions.
WOOSTER -- Imagine you are a second-grader in a department store, just an aisle away from your mother. A man approaches, snatches you and darts toward the door. What do you do? If you are Katie Myers-Griffith you start punching the man, kicking him and yelling at the top of your lungs. The man eventually tossed her aside and ran off.
WOOSTER -- When Sen. Sherrod Brown stopped in Wooster to tout the pending Farm Bill, he took some time to visit quasar energy group to get an update about the company. Brown, an Avon Lake Democrat, had visited the company that manufactures anaerobic digesters that convert biomass waste into natural gas before, and Chief Operating Officer Clemens Halene updated the senator about some of the newer projects, like upgrading Wooster's wastewater treatment plant.
A GIRL, Landra Allyn, was born Dec. 2 to Steve and Natalie Marty of Smithville. She weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins siblings Tavia, Grant, Adam, Ryan, Karis, Zora, Irelyn and Finnley.
EvergreenGarden Club Fourteen members of the Evergreen Garden Club met Nov. 20 at Buchwalters Greenhouse. Bob Buchwalter presented a program on "Trends in Houseplants." He said fairy gardens are popular and there are many miniature plants and accessories available. He discussed the importance of buying houseplants best suited to the correct lighting available in homes. Plants generally need less water in the summer than in winter because of the drier air inside homes at that time of the year....
SHREVE -- Harold Miller Memorial Park will see some upgrades in the near future, as council received a notice from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources that a grant will be given to the village. The ODNR grant will total $10,894 toward playground equipment for the park, but the grant has not been received by the village yet, according to Fiscal Officer Jamie Greegor.
William McCulloch, a 1925 College of Wooster graduate, played a significant -- but largely overlooked -- role in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. After earning his law degree from Ohio State and then passing the bar exam, McCulloch established a firm in Piqua. He then ran for state representative and won. His career was interrupted by military service during World War II, but in 1947, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served for the next 24 years.
The Orrville All Sports Booster Club is once again holding a raffle fundraiser that will benefit athletes at the school. This year's grand prize is a 2014 Chevy Cruze, donated by Bob Serpentini and Serpentini Chevrolet of Orrville. This is the fourth year that Serpentini has generously donated a car for the raffle. Second prize is a recliner donated by Brown's Furniture in Orrville and third prize is $250 given by the Booster Club.
FREDERICKSBURG -- Opening day of the deer-gun season is a ritual for a lot of Ohio hunters, who no matter what the weather brings, find themselves in the woods chasing whitetails on that first Monday after Thanksgiving. It's the first of seven days of hunting with a shotgun or muzzleloader, and a time that some wait 365 days to experience once again.
COLUMBUS -- Hunters checked 22,620 white-tailed deer on Monday, Dec. 2, the opening day of Ohio's deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Last year's opening-day harvest total was 29,287, nearly 23 percent better than this past Monday's first-day total. However, after opening day, the 2013 deer harvest total stood at 109,932 deer compared to 113,107 at the same point in the season last year, which represents just a 3 percent...
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WOOSTER -- Veterans and their families joined the Wayne County Veterans Service Commission at the Wayne Center for the Arts Sunday to remember the day that still lives in infamy, Dec. 7, 1941. During the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremony, president of the Wayne County Veterans Service Commission Chuck Craig noted two local Wayne County survivors who were at Pearl Harbor on the day of the attack: Bernard Comito of Dalton and Glenn Mellor of Shreve.
GOSHEN, Ind. -- Carolyn E. Swartzendruber, 77, died Wednesday afternoon at Courtyard Healthcare after an extended illness. She was born in Dalton to Phares D. and Magdalena (Miller) Martin.
MANSFIELD -- Carol J. Keener Buchholz, 82, of Mansfield, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Kingston of Ashland. Carol was born on June 7, 1931, to Russell and Ruth Ickes Keener. She was a member of First Church of the Brethren, Mansfield. Carol enjoyed reading, watching sports, cooking, baking pies and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
WOOSTER -- Richard George Allen, 85, of Wooster, formerly of Creston, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at his home following a lengthy illness. Richard was born Jan. 8, 1928, in Creston to Floyd and Gayle (McIlvaine) Allen and following the death of his mother was raised by his aunt, Doris McIlvaine. He was a member of the Creston High School Class of 1945 and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1946- 1948.
WOOSTER -- Life has come full circle for a pair of Wooster women, bringing the two together in a business venture where everything started for them. Shelley Mattefs has returned to her Ohio roots to take over the business her parents began, Shelmar Tennis and Fitness Club. Mattefs is the daughter of Joe Lebovitz, who designed the Shelmar Trailer Park and the tennis and racquetball facility on Mechanicsburg Road in the 1970s.
Annual Daily Record deer photo pages The annual Daily Record deer photo pages will run in Monday, Dec. 30 newspaper. The deadline for submitting a deer photo to be included on the pages will be Friday, Dec. 20.
W. HOLMES DISTRICT -- Leadership comes naturally to the West Holmes High School Teens of the Month. Seniors Alexis Rolince, the daughter of Jeremy and Teresa Rolince, and Tim Meyer, the son of Ty and Becky Meyer, have become role models for many, in and out of school.
Wednesday, Dec. 11 Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, for people living with mood disorders, 12:30 p.m., MOCA House, 637 College Ave., Wooster. 330- 264-1590.
DEAR ABBY: I was laid off from work, but my husband, "Keith," works full time in a factory. We live with his parents. By the time Keith gets home from work and gets cleaned up, it's time to eat dinner. Immediately afterward, we always follow the same routine: We go in our bedroom and he goes on the computer to play video games, while I sit and watch TV and play on my phone. We love each other and rarely disagree about things, but this isn't fun for me. I have told Keith I feel ignored and I'd...
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