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Thursday, May 25, 2017
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  • Pennville says goodbye
    White balloons streamed into the air as Pennville Elementary students, faculty and staff said their final farewells Thursday afternoon.
  • Mayor considering resignation
    Portland Mayor Randy Geesaman is considering resignation from office after information surfaced this week about his mishandling of Jay County Democratic Party finances in his role as party clerk-treasurer.
  • Holiday services planned
    Several local organizations will host Memorial Day services this weekend in honor of those who died while serving in the armed forces.
  • Initiative focuses on health
    Jay County doesn’t fare well across the board in health-related statistics.
  • Hudson wins
    At the Jay County Republican Party caucus Tuesday night, sitting commissioner Chuck Huffman stood up to introduce one of six candidates to replace outgoing commissioner Doug Inman.
  • Sometimes you just make a wrong turn.
  • To the editor: We did it again.
  • To the editor: The Just Say No Club from Pennville Elementary would like to say thank you to Portland Police Department and Jay County Sheriff’s Office for coming to our lock-in meeting May 12.
  • I am the new girl in town and I couldn't be more excited for the opportunities that Jay County will open up for me as an intern for The Commercial Review.
  • Portland Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to thank all the local fire departments, including Southwest Mercer (Fort Recovery) and Rescue 19, for participating in the vehicle extrication day on May 13.
  • Author to visit JCHS
    The John Jay Center for Learning spring speaker series continues with the next event held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, in the Jay County High School auditorium.
  • Emerys celebrating 50 years of marriage
    Rural Portland residents Stanley and Eileen Emery will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.
  • Jay County Public Library is planning lots of fun activities this summer, including its annual reading program
  • Last week was a good week. It began with Mother’s Day. I couldn’t bring myself to visit the graveyard. I miss my mom so much and I simply couldn’t face knowing I can’t see her.
  • Fortress - Art & Spiritual Mentoring will begin having community events at The Glass Bonsai, 110 S. Meridian St. in Portland.
JCHS spring band concert 04/09/2017
JCHS spring band concert 04/09/2017
Third House Session
State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) and Rep. Greg Beumer (R-Modoc) speak held a Third House Session on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Portland.


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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
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