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Rules on conduct receive initial approval

Portland City Council took the first step toward setting up clearer guidelines for public comment at its meetings.

Honors presented

Jay School Board focused most of its meeting Monday on celebrating.

Village awarded $499,000 grant

FORT RECOVERY — The village will be granted half a million dollars for its latest reconstruction project. Ohio Public Works Commission recently awarded Fort Recovery approximately $499,000 through the Small Government Program grant for reconstruction of Butler Street between Fort Site and Main streets.

Bowers resigns

A teacher who was placed on administrative leave last month has resigned.

FR school financial outlook stays strong

FORT RECOVERY — The school district should continue to operate with a healthy cash balance for the next several years. Fort Recovery School Board heard its five-year financial forecast update Monday.

Hosbach nominated for state honor

Dr. Edward Hosbach II of Mercer Health Medical Group in Fort Recovery and St. Henry is a nominee for the Ohio Hospital Association’s Albert E. Dyckes Health Care Worker of the Year Award.

Brenner charged in Long’s death

Cody A. Brenner, 34, 317 E. North St., Dunkirk, was charged in Jay Circuit Court with a Level 1 felony for knowingly or intentionally delivering fentanyl, which resulted in the death of Zachary Long on Sept. 11.

Leave an impact

Overcome pressure and rise above expectations. Remember lessons learned. Serve others. Those were the messages shared Sunday as Fort Recovery High School celebrated the 77 members of its Class of 2024.

Option offered

Craig Frazee of Dynamic Business Solutions presented an option to Redkey Town Council for livestreaming and recording its meetings, which will be required by state law beginning July 1, 2025.

Site announced

Jay County Drug Prevention Coalition and IU Health Jay announced a partnership Wednesday for the new sober living facility, which is planned for the house at 422 W. Votaw St., Portland. IU Health Jay has agreed to donate the property to Jay County Drug Prevention Coalition for the project.

Bidding set for next week

Jason Clearwaters of engineering firm Butler, Fairman & Seufert on Wednesday told Portland Board of Aviation that plans are to advertise for bids next week for the Portland Municipal Airport apron expansion project.

The Portland Foundation receives $1.5 million

The Portland Foundation has received another grant to develop an early learning center.

Progress made on lease agreements

During a Portland Board of Works meeting Wednesday, the city and the tenants of the building at 118 S. Meridian St., Portland, came to an informal agreement on how to move forward with the contract to rent space in the building and a separate agreement for sharing utilities and other …

The CR files a formal complaint

The Commercial Review has filed a formal complaint against Jay County Commissioners. The newspaper on Tuesday morning filed the formal complaint with the Office of the Public Access Counselor regarding commissioners’ May 2 administrative meeting.

Going to ‘School’

Jay County High School is bringing the show based on the 2006 Disney movie to the state this weekend with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday as well as 2 p.m. Sunday.
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