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Thursday, August 21, 2014
  • SLOW RIDE
    They drove 695 miles at an average speed of 13 miles per hour, sitting on thinly padded seats.
  • Putting out pallets
    A local firefighter extinguishes a fire Wednesday at 10907 W. 600 South, rural Redkey. Redkey, Dunkirk and Albany fire departments responded to the call. For more information, see Capsule Reports. (The Commercial Review/Kelly Lynch)
  • Sanders is sentenced to life
    CELINA, Ohio — Trevin Sanders — one of two men implicated in the deaths of rural Fort Recovery residents Robert and Colleen Grube — was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole.
  • Weather forces tie
    It was frustrating enough for the Patriots and Bearcats to have to sit through a nearly two-hour lightning delay.
    
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  • SLOW RIDE
    They drove 695 miles at an average speed of 13 miles per hour, sitting on thinly padded seats. 
  • After six months, Portland Board of Aviation got a response from the Federal Aviation Administration about its runway extension justification study. 
  • Sanders is sentenced to life
    CELINA, Ohio — Trevin Sanders — one of two men implicated in the deaths of rural Fort Recovery residents Robert and Colleen Grube — was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. 
  • The unemployment rate is headed back in a positive direction. 
  • Activities open with ride

    The tractors were on the move again. 
  • Jay ready for ACAC
    It’s been four years since Jay County has been in a conference. 
  • I’ve heard people talking and I’ve read the letters in old newspapers. 
  • The Jay County High School football team will host the Delta Eagles at 7 p.m. Friday. 
  • Weather forces tie
    It was frustrating enough for the Patriots and Bearcats to have to sit through a nearly two-hour lightning delay. 
  • MUNCIE — The Jay County High School girls golf team is above .500 for the first time this season. 
  • To the editor:
    I want to express that I know that nothing I write can take away the pain of the loss of a child and that I in no way want to even pretend that I can fathom the deepness of that pain. What I do want to do is to tell what I saw and experienced the few days that I was in Indiana. 
  • There’s nothing to worry about, the woman said. It’s next to impossible to fall out of a kayak. 
  • To the editor: Comedian Rodney Dangerfield’s theme makes me think of the thumbing of the nose of the J-Star Farms of Ohio to Jay County, Indiana’s rules and regulations concerning confined animal feeding operations and building permit rules. 
  • State treasurer candidate Mike Boland was surprised by the amount of traffic he encountered Wednesday on a stop in Portland. 
  • To the editor: On Aug. 5, the Portland Police Department participated in the National Night Out. 
  • Fall and winter arts classes are being offered at Arts Place  in Portland, and a new exhibit is set to begin later this month. 
  • Jay County Emergency Management and the Jay County Local Emergency Planning Council is offering a Hazardous Materials Refresher Course on Saturday, Sept. 13. 
  • Couple celebrates 50 years
    Dick and Dianne Gough, Winchester, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Bear Creek Friends Church, 4038 W. 500 North, Winchester. 
  • As I have stated in previous posts, nothing gets me more jazzed than fresh summer produce. 
  • I did something this week that I’ve never done before. I helped to build a scarecrow. This was the final episode in a summer long project working with a great group of kids and their garden. 

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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371