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.
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.
Early this morning as I started my day and drank my first cup of coffee I saw the images of death from Dallas. I read the report of twelve police officers ambushed and shot, five officers killed! All of this happened during a peaceful march against police shootings in the past week. The police officers in Dallas were walking with the marchers, sharing water and making sure that they were safe. As the march was about to conclude, snipers from hidden positions on top of buildings shot down on unsuspecting police officers.
National Fried Chicken Day is July 6. That’s the day millions of fried chicken lovers will celebrate by eating their favorite entrée. That is also the day local franchise owners will join Lee’s Famous Recipe® Chicken in officially celebrating the company’s 50th Anniversary of serving “fresh, never frozen chicken.”