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Saturday, May 23, 2015
  • Memorial honor
    John Austin (left) and Max Bedwell place flags at the graves of veterans Friday evening at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dunkirk. Ceremonies to honor those who have lost their lives in military service are scheduled for 12:10 p.m. Sunday at Springhill?Cemetery in Fort Recovery, 10 a.m. Monday at Redkey War Mothers’ Monument and 10:30 a.m. Monday at Green Park Cemetery in Portland. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
  • THREE FOR JC
    There was no doubt that Faith Parr and Emily Westgerdes knew the weight was on their shoulders.
  • Students have walked 2,800 miles
    In the morning in front of Judge Haynes Elementary, students walk down the sidewalk, grab a popsicle stick and turn around to walk another lap.
  • Memorial additions
    Doug Inman (left), Roger Inman (center) and Gene Stigleman add brick pavers this morning to Freedom Park on the west side of Meridian Street in Portland in preparation for Memorial Day.
    
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  • Students have walked 2,800 miles
    In the morning in front of Judge Haynes Elementary, students walk down the sidewalk, grab a popsicle stick and turn around to walk another lap. 
  • Airport taxiways will be fixed
    Portland Municipal Airport will be getting more improvements. 
  • Local communities will host various services throughout Memorial Day weekend to honor those who have died serving in the armed forces. 
  • Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ will be hosting tours of its Gas Boom era stained glass windows during Dunkirk’s Glass Days festival. 
  • Ellspermann visits
    DUNKIRK — Civic leaders turned out in force Tuesday to welcome Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann as she visited Dunkirk to congratulate the city on becoming a finalist in the state’s Stellar Communities program. 
  • THREE FOR JC
    There was no doubt that Faith Parr and Emily Westgerdes knew the weight was on their shoulders. 
  • BERNE — Morgan Alberson was able to keep the Snider damage to a minimum on Friday night. 
  • Neal wins high jump
    MUNCIE — Aaron Neal had only won high jump once this season. 
  • Jay to defend title against Winchester
    The No. 2 doubles team of Abby Saxman and Abby Reier was pushed to a third set before completing a sweep for Jay County. Tonight, the duo hopes to help the Patriots to their third straight sectional title. 
  • FORT WAYNE — Drew LeFever finished third in the shot put and discus at sectional last season. 
  • They are planted.
    The tree saplings on West Water Street are what I initially refer to, but no doubt, this statement also refers to the Rotarians themselves. Rooted and grounded in community service, Portland Rotary Club helped to accomplish the planting of 13 more little trees on the Saturday before Mother’s Day. 
  • To the editor:
    In the next few weeks Jay County newspaper subscribers will find 2015 WALK Against Cancer advertisements in their newspaper. 
  • To the editor: Bryant Loblolly Days has been scheduled for the first weekend after Labor Day since the early 1970s. 
  • Tim Rivers has sent me down a rabbit hole. 
  • To the editor:
    A little over a year ago, the Jay Patriot Band Boosters embarked on a challenge to raise funds to purchase new uniforms. 
Honors night - 05/004/2015
Alex Krieg and Bryttani Knight share a laugh on stage after accepting a National Honor Society award during honors night Monday at Jay County High School. More than $1.5 million in scholarships were presented during the evening. For the full list, see Tuesday's edition of The Commercial Review. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
Honors night - 05/004/2015
Alex Krieg and Bryttani Knight share a laugh on stage after accepting a National Honor Society award during honors night Monday at Jay County High School. More than $1.5 million in scholarships were presented during the evening. For the full list, see Tuesday's edition of The Commercial Review. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
Daily roundup for Aug. 20, 2014
Reporters Seth Morin and Jacob Rund bring you today’s headlines.

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