4-H and FFA Groups all over Clark County are gearing up for this year’s Clark County Fair. Most people don’t realize the history that 4-H has in Clark County and how much work and time it takes to prepare for just the one long week at the end of July.
New Carlisle’s Neighborhood Watch (NCNW) group met for its monthly meeting on July 13 in the Smith Park shelter house in New Carlisle. The group discussed the high need to organize neighborhood welfare checks, and made final plans for the popular “National Night Out” event coming up on August 2.
On Saturday, July 16 the roads around Greene and Clark County were filled with riders for a cause as they held the third annual Fire House Run. This event sponsored by First Responders and Bikers Advocating Against Abuse was created to raise funds for the Shoe Barn Project.
Members of the Tecumseh Marching Arrows marching band helped make the local community a bit cleaner on Saturday with one of their summertime car wash fundraisers held at AutoZone in New Carlisle. Nearly 30 students participated in Saturday’s event.
On Saturday, July 16 the non-profit organization First Responders and Bikers Advocating Against Abuse will hold their 3rd Annual Fire House Run. The ride will begin at Buckminns D&D in Xenia at noon and end at Mid Ohio Harley Davidson in Springfield.
A local 12-year-old girl’s dreams were shattered when the trailer pulling her Jr. Dragster drag racing car recently went up in flames, destroying the car, a golf cart, and some of her family’s irreplaceable personal racing mementos.
On June 28, Bethel Twp. resident Sam George presented the BOE and meeting attendees with the results of 18 months of research he gathered regarding school shootings and the measures schools have taken to prevent such events from happening. George told BOE members that his visit to Sidney City Schools provided him with perhaps the best template of a program Tecumseh Local Schools could use locally to improve school safety.