Petitions for school board seats due in Aug.

School board members in Ohio set educational goals and establish policies for each school district based on state laws and community values. They also serve as a link between the schools and the public.

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Paradigm shift in North Fork Schools

At Monday’s school board meeting, North Fork superintendent Scott Hartley announced a paradigm shift in the educational process. The new approach represents a shift away from the mere acquisition of facts to the effective application of learned facts.

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Fredericktown looks into resource officer grant

The village will apply for a grant that could help pay for a full-time school resource officer.
Fredericktown council Monday gave Police Chief Roger Brown the green-light to seek an Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Solutions (OCJS) Community Oriented Policing Services grant that would pay 75 percent of a school resource officer (SRO) salary.

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Danville OKs security proposal for computers

After listening to a comprehensive proposal, members of Danville’s Village Council on Monday decided to spend the money and upgrade the village’s computer security system.
Ben Rule, vice president of InfoLink, explained in detail a proposal to secure the computer system for the village’s employees and police department.

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Pedaling for a cure

Twenty bicycle riders rolled into Mount Vernon Monday, two weeks into a trip from New York City to San Francisco. All of them have Type 1 diabetes and they represent five countries and 14 states.

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Virgil Shipley/News Mitch Durbin, vice president/general manager at Ver-Mac Industries, left, accepts a Visionary Strategic Leadership Development award from Alber Enterprise Center Director Myra Wilson.

Ver-Mac earns award

Ver-Mac Industries recently received an award from Alber Enterprise Center at the Ohio State University Marion for Visionary Strategic Leadership Development.

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