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Magnolias Are a Solution for Clay Soil

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Steve BoehmeIf you’re looking for a showy flowering tree that’s not too large but grows fast, consider the Magnolia! There are some gorgeous Magnolia hybrids that work well in clay soil, making Magnolias a better choice for most landscapes than dogwoods, which prefer well-drained soils.Magnolias are known for their immense purple-pink and white tulip-shaped blooms. A few varieties have ivory or pale yellow blooms. Right now they are at their best, providing a real show in the early spring before their leaves form.

 

Bingo for Baskets

Bingo for Baskets, will be held at the New Boston Community Center, 3980 Rhodes Ave. on April 17 starting at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature food, raffles and many other items. Prizes for the event will consist of Longaberger Baskets and other collectable items. All proceeds support the fight against cancer.

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Scioto Board of DD Meeting Notes for March 2014

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities met Thursday, March 20 at the STAR, Inc. building. In addition to routine business of approving expenditures, program reports and minutes, the Board took the following actions:- Approved a finalized version of a contract between STAR, Inc. and the County Board that is in effect through the end of 2014- Adopted a master contract with Choice Housing, Inc., a not-for-profit working to provide safe, decent and affordable ...

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Individuals in Scioto County Save Money with the Medicare Prescription Discount Plan – Are You Eligible?

Assisting eligible individuals with Medicare prescription benefits is a service the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) provides through the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grant from the Ohio Department of Aging. This project provides outreach to and enrollment assistance for individuals who may be eligible for the Low-Income Subsidy and/or Medicare Savings Program.

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Burchetts, 63rd anniversary

Submitted photoJack and Dovie Burchett of Wheelersburg celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary on Monday, March 24, 2014. The couple was married on March 24, 1957, in South Webster, Ohio, by Rev. Crabtree. The couple have 11 children, Tom, Gary, Sue, Easter, Janet, Jackie, Steve, Deanna, Dave, Candy, Jessie; 19 grand children and 11 great-grandchildren.

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Rep. Johnson Announces Bill Permitting Use of Hunting Firearm Noise Suppressors Clears Ohio House

COLUMBUS—State Representative Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) announced that the Ohio House of Representatives today passed House Bill 234, which will allow hunters to use noise suppressors on their firearms.Under the bill, a person who has a valid hunting license is permitted to attach a suppressor onto their firearm while hunting game birds or wild, four-legged animals, including white-tailed deer, raccoons, rabbits and squirrels. Hunters may only possess a suppressor if it is ...

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SCCTC masonry students show off skills

The masonry program was given the chance to show off their skills by competing against other high school students at the Ohio-Kentucky Masonry Contest. The contest was held at the Ohio-Kentucky Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers new training center in Batavia, Ohio. This year seven SCCTC masonry students participated in the contest.In the senior division, Bennie Jenkins took third place, while Josh Baumgardner placed fourth. Austin Rideout took first place and Cameron Cline second...

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New assistant prosecutor takes oath

Scioto County Prosecutor Mark Kuhn announced that on April 7, Attorney Jay Willis joined the office of the prosecuting attorney for Scioto county. Mr. Willis took his oath of office as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney on April 7. Mr. Willis has been assigned as the lead juvenile prosecutor in all delinquency, unruly and truancy cases in Scioto County. Willis will also be serving as trial counsel on some adult felony indictments.Jay Willis has practiced law since 1995 following his...

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