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CHS Class of 2015 – Wow!

Continental Local High School Class of 2015 amassed a scholarship total of $962,860. More impressive were the eleven scholarships that were awarded from non- educational institutions and non-local sources. These are designated with the asterisks. This is money that comes from outside sources that are...

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Post #541 Canteen Specials & Events

Reminder to all: Memorial Day Services will be held in Cloverdale at 10:00 and at Continental at 11:15. Hope to see you there! Evening Specials: Monday, 5/18: 2 for 1 Burgers (cheese, lettuce, tomato extra)...

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  1. This Week In Continental, May 18th

    This Week In Continental, May 18th

    Monday, May 18: 3:15 Junior Gardeners meet @ Continental American Legion 6:30 Spring Sports Awards Ceremony – Irene Casteel Auditorium 8:00 Legion Meeting Tuesday, May 19: 7:00 Continental Board of Education Meeting in the Administrative Boardroom 9:00 Post #541 Weekly Drawing Wednesday, May 20: Thursday, May 21: 6:00 Len Collier Band @ Continental American Legion (free event) 9:00 Monthly Drawing...

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  2. Garage Sale Days Are Here!!

    Garage Sale Days Are Here!!

    Don’t let the rain slow you down – there are lots of treasures to be found at the Continental Community Garage Sales. Sale times are 9-6 today and 9-3 tomorrow but check the Sale Listing for details of each sale. Featured Sale: 19974 Rd I-18 (river road south of Continental between Rd 19 & 20) has Home Interiors, Jr boys...

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  3. Post #541 Has Flags For Sale

    Post #541 Has Flags For Sale

    From the American Legion Post 541 Facebook page: We have just received our annual American Legion flag order. Flags for sale now at the canteen. The American flags are polyester; 100% made in USA flags that are triple stitched on the ends. Don’t forget to bring in your old one to be properly retired. We also have for sale: Ohio...

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  4. CHS Class of 1960 Plans Reunion

    CHS Class of 1960 Plans Reunion

    Continental Local Schools’ Class of 1960 will be meeting to celebrate their 55th class reunion on Friday, June 12 at 6pm at Buffalo Wild Wings in Defiance. They would love to have friends from other classes join them. Please contact Mike Walls at mwalls777@verizon.net or 302-354-1590 with any questions or to confirm. Hope to see everyone there!

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  1. Defiance College Offers Detectives Camp For Youth, June 25-28

    Defiance College Offers Detectives Camp For Youth, June 25-28

    Defiance College invites students entering grades 10-12 to participate in a four-day, overnight detective camp by DC’s Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Digital Forensic Science programs on June 25-28,2015. The Detectives of Defiance: Got Clue? camp will introduce students to crime scene investigations and forensics through an interactive criminal mystery. Students will learn how to search for and collect physical...

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  2. Coffee & Conversation Gathering – May 30th

    Coffee & Conversation Gathering – May 30th

    The monthly non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering will be on Saturday, May 30 at 10:00am at Bloomers Boutique & Coffee 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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  3. Calling All Junior Gardeners!

    Calling All Junior Gardeners!

    The Continental Junior Gardeners will be starting up very soon. We will begin by planting the flowers at the Veterans Memorial at the American Legion Post 541 here in Continental on Monday, May 18 at 3:15. Our plans for the summer will be to plant the flowers at the park, and the library and to plant a vegetable garden. We...

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  4. Wishing Kenny Winkle a Very Happy Birthday!

    Wishing Kenny Winkle a Very Happy Birthday!

    The eNews and friends would like to wish Kenny Winkle (aka Barney) a very Happy Birthday today! Kenny, the original “K” in H & K Chevrolet on South Main Street in Continental since 1960 has been influential in the lives of many in our community. Many young men in Continental got their start in life working after school washing cars...

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  5. Brian G. Mansfield, 1935 – 2015

    Brian G. Mansfield, 1935 – 2015

    Brian G. Mansfield, 79, of Defiance, passed away on May 2, 2015 at the Defiance In Patient Hospice Center where he was a resident less than a day. He was born on August 12, 1935 to Roger and Susie (Deffenbaugh) Mansfield in Defiance Co., OH. On March 8, 1958 he married Shirley Hall who preceded him in death on August...

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  6. Delbert J. Martin, 1942 – 2015

    Delbert J. Martin, 1942 – 2015

    Continental — Delbert J. Martin 72, of Continental died, 8:32 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born September 15, 1942 in Continental, to the late Howard and Rhea (Zickefoose) Martin. On May 29, 1980 he married Debra J. Romes who died September 30, 2014. He is survived by eight children: Jimmy Martin of...

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  7. Paul E. Fickel, 1923 – 2015

    Paul E. Fickel, 1923 – 2015

    Continental – Paul E. Fickel, 91, of Continental, died 2:00 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2015 at The Meadows of Kalida. He was born November 18, 1923 in Continental to the late Arthur and Lois (Troyer) Fickel. Paul is survived by a brother: Roscoe (Louise) Fickel of Vaughnsville; 6 sisters: Bernadean Roney of Vaughnsville, Patricia Centers of Arizona, Marilyn (Frank) Gudakunst,...

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  8. Reba M. Kirk, 1926 – 2015

    Reba M. Kirk, 1926 – 2015

    Continental – Reba M. Kirk, 88, of Continental died at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. She was born June 28, 1926 in Virginia to the late Jim and Rebecca Laster. She is survived by her children: Sandy (Kenneth) Cluts of Paulding, Cheryl Bell of Lakeland, Florida, Bill (Cindy) Chandler of Jacksonville, Florida,...

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  9. Johnnie D. Morrison, Jr., 1934 – 2015

    Johnnie D. Morrison, Jr., 1934 – 2015

    Continental — Johnnie D. Morrison, Jr., 80, of Continental died 1:58 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Defiance. He was born September 9, 1934 in West Virginia to the late Johnnie D. Sr. and Dorothy Ellen (Frazier) Morrison. On May 20, 1956 he married Barbara McCarty, who survives in Continental. He is also survived by his children: Jackie...

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  10. CHS Class of ’65 Reunion

    CHS Class of ’65 Reunion

    Continental High School Class of 1965 are planning their 50th Class Reunion on June 12, 2015 at the Red Pig Inn, Ottawa, OH and Linda Kaufman, 3043 Victoria Ln, Kingman, AZ 86401 needs their 50th Reunion Form completed and returned to her as soon as possible, so the information can be put in a class booklet and also given to...

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  1. CHS Class of 2015 – Wow!

    CHS Class of 2015 – Wow!

    Continental Local High School Class of 2015 amassed a scholarship total of $962,860. More impressive were the eleven scholarships that were awarded from non- educational institutions and non-local sources. These are designated with the asterisks. This is money that comes from outside sources that are not normally awarded to Continental Students. Congrats to all the Scholarship winners and good luck...

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  2. Pirate District Track Results – Day 1

    Pirate District Track Results – Day 1

    Girls @ Gibsonburg (Wednesday) After 1 day at the Gibsonburg District Semifinals, the Continental Girls Track team stands in 9th place with 2 points. The finals for the Gibsonburg Division III Track District will start at 9am on Saturday May 23. Final Qualifiers: Paige Lawhorn 100m Hurdles qualifed with fourth best time 17.54 4×100 relay (Paige Lawhorn, Makenzie Mansfield, Andrea...

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  3. CHS Arts Departments Receive Donation

    CHS Arts Departments Receive Donation

    The Drama, Art, Band & Choir Departments at Continental Local Schools were recently presented a new popcorn machine courtesy of Bryan and Jetta Wildermuth and family. A heart-felt thank you to Bryan and Jetta for volunteering to provide concessions for events in the Irene Casteel Auditorium over the years and for providing the school with this new concession equipment. The...

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  4. Kindergarteners Create a Class Book

    Kindergarteners Create a Class Book

    Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Retcher was awarded a $500 grant from the Cooper Family Foundation at the beginning of the school year. The money was used to create a class book. Each Kindergarten student in her class received their own hard bound copy of the book. The students chose the topic, “Kindergarten Is Fun” to write about.  After making a prewriting map,...

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  5. CHS Class of 2015 Senior Picture…

    CHS Class of 2015 Senior Picture…

    2015 Graduates Chance Alvarado, Caleb Baker, Kyle Bates, Ashley Bush, Alicia Dawson, Zakkary DeLeon, Cody Etter, Ross Etter, Derek Foy. ​ Caitlin Geckle, Evan Hooker, Olivia Johnson, Ian Jones, Andrea Krendl, Madison Mansfield, Makenzie Mansfield, Aaron McCleese, Jessica Miller, Jasmin Moats. Alysha Moran, Alexander Mseis, Taylor Niese, Jasmine Pancake, Katie Rankin, Emma Recker, Julie Rhees, Christopher Ruggles, Christina Sarka, Zachary...

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  6. The Future CHS Alumni….Class of 2015

    The Future CHS Alumni….Class of 2015

    On Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2:30pm, another senior class will graduate from Continental Local Schools. These 39 students will join the ranks CHS alumni – a fine group of people, something to be proud of. A little information about the Class of 2015: Class President: McKenna Scott Vice President: Andrea Krendl Secretary: Madison Mansfield Treasurer: Derek Troyer Senior Class...

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  7. 38th Annual Vantage Senior Awards Assembly

    38th Annual Vantage Senior Awards Assembly

    ​Family, friends, and home school representatives, gathered at the annual Awards Assembly on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of senior students enrolled in Vantage career technical programs. Awards of Distinction and scholarships highlighted the event and juniors put technology to the test as they watched the assembly via “live video streaming” from classrooms. The student...

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  8. Origami in the 4th Grade

    Origami in the 4th Grade

    At Continental Elementary school, Mrs. Swager’s 4th grade students recently read the book “Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes”, a story about a young Japanese girl who died after the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima. She tried to make 1000 paper cranes before she died. Students made paper cranes when they finished the book.

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  9. Thank You & Best Wishes!

    Thank You & Best Wishes!

    The last day of school for Continental students is Tuesday, May 26th. For nine teachers in our district, it will close a chapter in their lives as well. We want to thank the following teachers for their years of caring and concern for the students in our district: Chris Heringhaus, Lori Allen, Kelly Brown, Cathy Berry, Sandy Spitnale, Joni Swager,...

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. MyMeter Offers New Option For PPEC Members

    MyMeter Offers New Option For PPEC Members

    PAULDING, OH, April 16, 2015– Paulding Putnam Electric Co-op (PPEC) Members now have the option to compare their home electrical usage to renewable energy by utilizing the MyMeter™ tool on PPEC’s website. (www.PPEC.coop). PPEC has been receiving many requests for information on solar and wind generation. “This is one of the main reasons we’re making this a priority for our...

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  6. Tygre Troyer Wins State!!

    Tygre Troyer Wins State!!

    Tygre Troyer, a 6th grader at Continental Local Schools and daughter of Jeff and Annette Troyer, competed in the 2015 Ohio State Gymnastics Championships in Cincinnati this past weekend. Tygre won the state gymnastics meet in the Excel Gold level. This is a great achievement for a gymnast and indicative of the hours of practice Tygre puts into her chosen...

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  7. Saige Thomas 2014-2015 Gymnastics Highlights

    Saige Thomas 2014-2015 Gymnastics Highlights

    Saige Thomas, a freshman at Ottawa Glandorf, has a passion for gymnastics – a sport that requires hours of practice and lots of travel time to club practices and meets. Paige competes at Level 8 Gymnastics for New Heights Gymnastics in Wauseon and has been a gymnast since age 3. Since it not considered a “school” sport, few of Saige’s...

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  8. Over 500 Attend Paulding Putnam Electric Co-Op Annual Meeting

    Over 500 Attend Paulding Putnam Electric Co-Op Annual Meeting

    An announcement that distribution rates would not be changing in 2015 was one of many highlights of Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting on Saturday. Members also heard updates on the operations of their cooperative and the results of trustee elections. Dr. John Saxton, president of the PPEC Board of Trustees, told cooperative members the board works hard to keep...

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