Principal Ron Mangus helps students load the buses for the first weekend of the school year. The Southwest Local schools started the 2015-2016 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

Over lunch at Market Street Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 11, Congressman Steve Chabot asked Harrison Township trustees to describe issues that need to be resolved in small-town Ohio. Trustee Bill Noes, right, was joined by Fiscal Officer Greg Bybee and Trustee Thomas Losekamp.

The Garden club pauses in front of the Meadowview Gardens famous bus during an overnight stay. From left: Gail Chuck, Debbie Dattilo, Mary Lou Smith, Fritzi Kuhlmann, Nicki Schunk, Peg Roudebush, Jane Teeters, Trish Kluener, Diane Packard, Dianne Jackson, Jeannie Wise and Kathy Luebbers. Not Pictured: Judy Bosse, Judy Smith, Brenda Manger and Dottie Long.

15 members and 2 guests traveled North on July 29 to tour Craig’s English Garden Farm in Jamestown, Ohio. 

Craig Jaynes’ garden is only about 15 years old but holds many treasures of unusual and rare plants. He served a delicious three-course lunch including a refreshing bergamot and Earl Grey iced tea. 

There are lots of fresh faces at the Southwest Local Schools.

The Garden club pauses in front of the Meadowview Gardens famous bus during an overnight stay. From left: Gail Chuck, Debbie Dattilo, Mary Lou Smith, Fritzi Kuhlmann, Nicki Schunk, Peg Roudebush, Jane Teeters, Trish Kluener, Diane Packard, Dianne Jackson, Jeannie Wise and Kathy Luebbers. Not Pictured: Judy Bosse, Judy Smith, Brenda Manger and Dottie Long.
Sunflowers along Interstate 74 could be the first of several plantings. Share your opinion about the rows of flowers.

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Over lunch at Market Street Grille on Tuesday, Aug. 11, Congressman Steve Chabot asked Harrison Township trustees to describe issues that need to be resolved in small-town Ohio.

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