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Friday, October 09, 2015
  • Issue focused
    The Portland mayoral incumbent says his work isn’t done in office and wants another four years. A political veteran who wants to see the city he knew growing up is challenging him. 
  • Commission presents CFO suggestions
    Road damage, distances from homes and how to track complaints were among the confined-feeding related topics discussed at Thursday’s Jay County Plan Commission meeting. 
  • Watson, Ritter debate
    DUNKIRK — The incumbent wants to finish the work he’s started in bringing new life to the downtown. His challenger says he’s a quick learner and wants to focus on bringing more manufacturing jobs to the community. 
  • Geneva discusses manure matters
    One manure problem in Geneva is being solved, but another is slowing progress on a proposed trail in town. 
  • Schools, JCTA reach contract
    Jay School Corporation and Jay Classroom Teachers Association have agreed on a contract. 
  • Council moves funds for pool
    Portland City Council on Monday moved another chunk of money for the Portland Water Park project. 
  • Jay County Community Corrections may be adding two part-time positions soon. 
  • Fort Recovery Village Council learned Monday night that its president, Rod Thobe, will be resigning at the end of the year. 
  • Board approves more sewer work
    More sewer work will be completed on the west side of Portland thanks to cost savings from the original project. 
  • County discusses road issues
    County road 300 South came up multiple times during the Jay County Commissioners’ meeting Monday. 
  • DUNKIRK — City council took another look at its budget. 
  • District may add to options
    With their biggest event of the year upcoming, Jay County Solid Waste Management District’s board is considering ways of expanding recycling opportunities. 
  • Budget called into question
    Jay County’s budget passed on first reading. 
  • Portland Board of Aviation on Wednesday approved pay requests for reimbursements for airport plan updates and studies at airport. 
  • Study skepticism
    Skepticism and frustration greeted a school architectural study that could be the first step toward closing as many as three Jay County elementary schools. 
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