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Looking Back…Masonic Lodge #570 Celebrates 120 Years

Continental’s Masonic Lodge, chartered in 1894, is celebrating its 120th year. To commemorate this milestone in Continental’s history, enjoy this entry from “Centennial History – Continental, OH 1886 – 1986″: Masonic Lodge (pg 242): “Continental Lodge #570, Free and Accepted Masons, is the oldest organization...

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Post 541 Events & Canteen Specials

July 18 – Ohio American Legion 1st District Poker Run with proceeds going to Operation Comfort Warriors. Registration: 11AM at Harley Davidson, Ottawa, OH, Kick Stands Up at 12:15. Approximately 100 mile country road run...

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  1. Looking Back…Masonic Lodge #570 Celebrates 120 Years

    Looking Back…Masonic Lodge #570 Celebrates 120 Years

    Continental’s Masonic Lodge, chartered in 1894, is celebrating its 120th year. To commemorate this milestone in Continental’s history, enjoy this entry from “Centennial History – Continental, OH 1886 – 1986″: Masonic Lodge (pg 242): “Continental Lodge #570, Free and Accepted Masons, is the oldest organization of its kind still flourishing in Continental. Chartered on October 24, 1894, it elected William...

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  2. Family Care Office In Continental To Close

    Family Care Office In Continental To Close

    Patients of Continental’s Putnam County Family Care office recently received a letter announcing that “after careful evaluation, Lima Memorial Physicians has decided to close the Putnam County Family Care office in Continental.” Patient records will remain with the Lima Memorial Physicians and patient care will be transitioned to the Putnam County Family Care Ottawa location at 102 Putnam Parkway in...

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  3. Conservation Club Hosts Trap Shoot, July 5

    Conservation Club Hosts Trap Shoot, July 5

    The Continental Conservation Club will hold a Trap Shoot on Sunday, July 5 for Boneless Pork Loins. The Main Event will start at 12:30pm with Practice and Still Target shooting starting at 11:30am. There will be eight shooters to each class and four winners per class. Lunch and shells available. Everyone is welcome. The Conservation Club is located 1/2 mile...

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  4. Fundraiser for Children @ Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus

    Fundraiser for Children @ Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus

    Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 21st – Traci Okuley & friends are planning a fundraiser for the children at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. There will be a taco bar, 50/50, raffles, and Dueling Pianos at 7pm. This fun and enjoyable event for our community will also benefit the children treated at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital. If you would...

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  5. This Week In Continental, June 29

    This Week In Continental, June 29

    Community Bible School at the Elementary School, Monday through Thursday evenings, 6:30 – 9:00pm. Monday, June 29: Tuesday, June 30: 9:00 Post 541 Weekly Drawing Wednesday, July 1: Thursday, July 2: 6:00 Len Collier Band @ the American Legion (free event) Friday, July 3: Saturday, July 4: Independence Day Sunday, July 5: 11:30 Trap Shoot @ Continental Conservation Club

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  6. Community Bible School Starts Tonight

    Community Bible School Starts Tonight

    Continental Community Bible School will be Sunday, June 28 through Thursday, July 2 at the Continental Elementary School, 6:30 – 9:00pm. The theme for the week is “Everest – Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power”. The bible school is open to all children, ages 3 years to 6th grade and features bible lessons, crafts, games, snacks and more.

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  7. Coffee & Conversation Gathering

    Coffee & Conversation Gathering

    The monthly non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering will be on Saturday, June 27at 10:00am at Continental United Methodist Church on North Main Street. All are welcome to join in a time of prayer, reflection, and great fellowship. The Coffee & Conversation gatherings will be monthly, on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10:00am. Hope to see you there!

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  8. Hartsburg Community Garage Sales

    Hartsburg Community Garage Sales

    HARTSBURG COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE: FRIDAY JUNE 26TH 8:OOAM-5:OOPM SATURDAY JUNE 27TH 8:00AM-2:00PM 2 1/2 MILE WEST OF CONTINENTAL ON 613 OR 3 1/2 EAST OF OAKWOOD ON ST RT 613. VARIETY OF ITEMS TO CHECK OUT AT ALL SALES. THINGS YOU WILL FIND WILL BE: HOUSEHOLD, CRAFT ITEMS, FITNESS ITEMS, OLD THINGS/NEW THINGS, HANDYMAN ITEMS, EDUCATION & CLASSROOM BOOKS, GAMES,...

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  1. Nick Keck Receives OCCL Grant

    Nick Keck Receives OCCL Grant

    The Ohio Child Conservation League Scholarship Loan Committee is pleased to announce that Nickolas Keck of Continental, has received a $1000.00 Mildred Biery Grant. Nick’s parents are Thomas and Brenda Keck. Nick attends Defiance College studying Exercise Science. His grandmother Dorothy Winkle is a member of the Continental OCCL League. The Ohio Child Conservation League is an organization established in...

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  2. Ronald F. Fulkert, 1948 – 2015

    Ronald F. Fulkert, 1948 – 2015

    Ypsilanti, MI / Miller City, OH — Ronald F. Fulkert, 67, of Ypsilanti, MI formerly of Miller City, OH, died 3:33 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015 at the University of Michigan Hospital. He was born June 16, 1948 in Toledo to the late James E. and Hildred (Williamson) Fulkert Sr. On August 2, 1975 he married Marjorie Verhoff who survives...

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  3. GOBA 2015 Observations:

    GOBA 2015 Observations:

    Some general observations to close out the series on the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure of 2015: – Congratulations Chris Warnement – Dupont’s favorite GOBA rider! On Thursday, Chris completed the 100 mile ride from Bowling Green to Port Clinton (mostly in the rain) to become one of GOBA’s Century Riders! – Take your best friend along – Kelly Gilbert-Evans can...

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  4. Elmer B. Ellerbrock, 1930 – 2015

    Elmer B. Ellerbrock, 1930 – 2015

    Columbus Grove, Ohio — Elmer B. Ellerbrock, age 85, died at 3:28 a.m., on Sunday , June 21, 2015, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. He was born in Kalida, Ohio on January 3, 1930, to Harry and Martha (Meyer) Ellerbrock. They preceded him in death. On September 14, 1955, he married Martha Morman. She survives in Columbus Grove....

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  5. July Wedding Planned

    July Wedding Planned

    Jennifer Lynne Krauss and Samuel Howard Jones will be married on Saturday, the 18th of July at St. Mary’s Church in Columbus, Ohio. Parents of the couple are Tim and Patti Krauss of Pickerington, Ohio, and Mike and Pam Jones of Continental.

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  6. Samuel Good Graduates from Ohio Christian University

    Samuel Good Graduates from Ohio Christian University

    CIRCLEVILLE, OH — Samuel Good of Continental graduated from Ohio Christian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Ministries. Ohio Christian University, founded in 1948 is one of the fastest growing universities in the nation, and is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. OCU offers degree programs for traditional undergraduate students, graduate...

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  7. Thank You

    Thank You

    We would like to thank our friends, family and community for their prayers, cards, visits, food, and memorials while Forrest was in the hospital and upon his death. May God bless all of you. –The family of Forrest Hasselschwert

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  1. Vantage Career Center July Board Summary

    Vantage Career Center July Board Summary

    Prior to approving the Board meeting agenda, the Vantage Board went into Executive Session on Thursday, June 25, 2015. No action was taken. At the regular Board meeting, the minutes from the June 4, 2015 Board meeting were approved along with financial statements for the month of May, 2015. The FY15 final revenues and appropriations were approved along with the...

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  2. School Supply List for 7th & 8th Grades

    School Supply List for 7th & 8th Grades

    Continental High School has the following items on the 2015-2016 Supply List for 7th & 8th Grades: 1” three-ring binder – 7th grade Social Studies 1” three-ring binder – 7th grade Reading 1” three-ring binder – 8th grade Social Studies 1” three-ring binder – 8th grade Reading Loose-leaf filler paper Black or blue pens Pencils Red pens Pencil case Calculator...

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  3. Tdap or Td Booster Requirement for Students Entering 7th Grade

    Tdap or Td Booster Requirement for Students Entering 7th Grade

    There has been a significant change in the immunizations required for school attendance for students entering the 7th grade. Most children entering 7th grade in Ohio have not yet received the Tdap or Td booster. The Director of the Ohio Department of Health updated the required immunizations for 7th grade school attendance to include a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis)...

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  4. Vantage Board Of Education June Meeting Recap

    Vantage Board Of Education June Meeting Recap

    The Vantage Board of Education held its regular June board meeting on Thursday, June 5, 2015 in the District Conference room. The minutes from the May 7, 2015 regular board meeting were approved along with financial statements for the month of April, 2015. Superintendent Staci Kaufman updated the Board on the Health Technology Instructor vacancy created by the retirement of...

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  5. Continental Elementary 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

    Continental Elementary 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

    The following Continental Elementary students earned Honor Roll recognition for the 4th nine weeks of the 2014 – 2015 school year. Congratulations! All A’s: Grade One: Jackson Bidlack, Rhettik Bowers, Olivia Crossgrove, Camren Burgei, Cole English, Derek Diltz, Ian Knott, Kimberly Grant, Jayden Pitney, Haiven Harsh, Gracie Homier, Aislynn Noffsinger, Breece Prowant, Quinn Tegenkamp Grade Two: Cade Backhaus, Gabe Bishop,...

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  6. Continental Elementary Flag Design Winner

    Continental Elementary Flag Design Winner

    Continental first grade students recently designed the new flag to fly at the front of the Elementary building next school year. Pictured are Sawyer Prowant (third place), Chloe McClure (second place), and Breece Prowant (flag design winner). We look forward to seeing the flag next school year. Congratulations to all of the students! –Brian Gerdeman

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  7. One Last Goodbye…

    One Last Goodbye…

    Happy retirement to the following teachers at Continental Elementary – Lori Allen, Sandy Spitnale, Kelly Brown, Melanie Dopp, Joni Swager, Chris Heringhaus, Jill Krutsch, and Karla Altenburger! Teachers wave goodbye to the students as they load the buses to go home on the last day of school.

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  8. Continental Elementary – All A’s, All Year!

    Continental Elementary – All A’s, All Year!

    The following Continental Elementary students earned all A’s for the entire  2014-2015 school year. Congratulations on a job well done! Grade One: Jackson Bidlack, Rhettik Bowers, Olivia Crossgrove, Camren Burgei, Cole English, Haiven Harsh, Gracie Homier, Ian Knott, Aislynn Noffsinger, Jayden Pitney, Breece Prowant, Quinn Tegenkamp Grade Two: Cade Backhaus, Collin Davis, Gracie Fuller, Gradyn Huff, Jaxson Slattman Grade Three:...

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  1. Putnam County Rose To The Challenge!

    Putnam County Rose To The Challenge!

    So it rained, and rained, and rained on the GOBA riders all through Friday night and still raining in the morning – over 3 inches. The Elementary School doors opened at 5am and the lights came on in the gym at that time – wake up! The halls quickly filled with riders dressed in soaking-wet cycling attire. Local groups were...

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  2. GOBA – A Warm Welcome To Putnam County!

    GOBA – A Warm Welcome To Putnam County!

    The 1900 riders on the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure left Bowling Green on Friday morning heading to Ottawa – a 54 mile jaunt. With the A.M. stop in North Baltimore, lunch stop in Deshler, and P.M. stop in Leipsic. The riders had been keeping track of the weather and knew heavy rains were expected for Friday evening into Saturday and...

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  3. DC Students Aim to Rescue Child Sex Trafficking Victims

    DC Students Aim to Rescue Child Sex Trafficking Victims

    DEFIANCE, Ohio – A dedicated group of Defiance College students has spent the last several months developing software that has the potential to solve thousands of missing person cases and bring human traffickers to justice. A June 24 campus presentation will demonstrate the project. In the United States, more than 800,000 children are reported missing every year, and nearly half...

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  4. GOBA…Here’s Your Sign

    GOBA…Here’s Your Sign

    Day 1 for the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure was a 51 mile trek from Van Wert to Bluffton University via Delphos, Elida, and Beaverdam. The conditions were favorable – no rain, some clouds, a brief bit of sunshine and hardly any wind. Tomorrow (Monday) they will be trekking through Putnam County with an AM stop in Columbus Grove, lunch in...

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  5. ZSports Has A Home…

    ZSports Has A Home…

    Web based Zsports now has a firm foundation. They will be moving into a new studio in the Oddfellows building on Main Street in downtown Ottawa. They hope be in the new place by August 1st to be ready for their fall sports lineup. With a focus on Putnam County Sports focus Zsportslive.com and sister station WZOQradio.com will be airing...

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  6. Lock Up Your Vehicles…

    Lock Up Your Vehicles…

    From the Putnam County OH Sheriffs Office Facebook page posted on 5/21/15: The village of Ottoville is experiencing thefts from vehicles. The suspects are taking money and valuables from unlocked vehicles. If you have any information regarding this, please call the Ottoville Police Department at 419-453-3208, or the Sheriff’s Office at 419-523-3208. If you see something suspicious, do not hesitate...

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  7. 40 Registered Garage Sales!

    40 Registered Garage Sales!

    The Continental eNews is proud to announce there are 40 registered sales on the roster of this weekend’s Continental Community Garage Sales! There are several signs around town (thank you Wollam Ag, R&B Meats, Continental EMS, and Walter Tucker) and ads placed in both the Crescent News and the Putnam County Sentinel. The sales have been boosted out on Facebook...

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  8. A 2-8-8-2 Locomotive Travels Through Continental!

    A 2-8-8-2 Locomotive Travels Through Continental!

    Continental received a very large surprise late Sunday night when a steam locomotive was pulled through town by the Norfolk Southern Railroad. This Norfolk and Western locomotive has a 2-8-8-2 wheel arrangement. Although this type of locomotive never ran on these tracks through here this style did operate in coal mines. This particular one ran out of Roanoke Va. hauling...

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  9. Pirate Track Review

    Pirate Track Review

    Diller Invitiational (Ayersville) Saturday Jacob Williams was the lone Pirate placer as he ran a 54.10 in the 400 meters good for 4 fourth place and 4 points. The Pirate boys placed 15th in the 17 team event. Columbus Grove placed second in both the boys and girls events. Boys Track 4 County (Ayersville) Tuesday Ayersville 125.5, Holgate 61.5, Continental...

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