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Vantage Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up Dates

It’s time to get ready for the new school year @ Vantage! There will be two orientation meetings to welcome new students and their parents to the school. The first orientation meeting will be held on MONDAY, AUGUST 10 at 7:00 p.m. This is for...

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American Legion Post 541 Activities and Events:

Post 541 Events & Evening Specials, Week of July 27

On July 20, 2015 the Continental American Legion was broken into at approximately 4:40am. If you have any information about this, please contact the Continental Police Department at 419-596-3833. Evening Specials: Monday, 7/27: 2 for...

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  1. Community Outreach Meal, August 5

    Community Outreach Meal, August 5

    Christ United Methodist Church will host their monthly community outreach meal on Wednesday, August 5, 11:30 – 1pm. The menu includes hamburgers & hotdogs, baked beans, assorted salads, desserts, and beverages. All donations will benefit the community food pantry. Christ United Methodist Church is located on South Main Street in Continental. Everyone is welcome!

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  2. Team Crash Benefit, August 8th

    Team Crash Benefit, August 8th

    On April 29, 2015 Chris Brenneman, 22 years old from Continental, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Family and friends – Team Crash – are coming together to host a benefit to help Chris with his medical expenses. Come out to the Conservation Club and support this young man in his battle or visit gofundme. Benefit for Chris Brenneman Saturday,...

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  3. Community Farm Market, July 31st

    Community Farm Market, July 31st

    The Continental United Methodist Women’s group will be preparing Sloppy Joes, Corn and Brownies for the dinner menu at the Community Farm Market on Friday, July 31st, 4-6pm. The Farm Market features garden produce, baked goods, flea market/garage sale items, and crafts. Vendor set up is free. All are welcome! The Farm Market is located at the corner of Rice...

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  4. DCOB Offers After School Latchkey Program

    DCOB Offers After School Latchkey Program

    Dupont Church of the Brethren will hold an Open House for their After School Latchkey Program on Tuesday, August 18 (noon-2pm and 6:30-8:00pm). The Latchkey Program is after school care for school-age children, Kindergarten through 6th grade, Monday through Friday 3:15pm – 6:15pm. Bussing will be available through Continental Local Schools. The church is located on State Route 634 in...

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  5. “Be A Hero” Party @ the Library

    “Be A Hero” Party @ the Library

    The Continental Branch Library will host a “Be A Hero” party on Thursday, July 30 at 1pm. The summer reading program “Every Hero Has a Story” runs May 30 through August 1st. On Wednesday, August 5 at 6pm you will have the opportunity to make a mini fairy garden or small globe garden with Kathie Stinson. Cost is $10 per...

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  6. This Week in Continental, July 27

    This Week in Continental, July 27

    Monday, July 27: 6:00 Bible School @ North Creek United Methodist Church Tuesday, July 28: 6:00 Bible School @ North Creek United Methodist Church 7:00 Continental Town Council Meeting @ the Town Hall 9:00 Weekly Drawing @ Continental American Legion Wednesday, July 29: 6:00 Bible School @ North Creek United Methodist Church Thursday, July 30: 1:00 “Be A Hero” party...

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  7. Home For Sale — An Osborne Open House

    Home For Sale — An Osborne Open House

    Open House Saturday, July 25 1pm – 3pm 204 South Sixth St, Continental OH MLS: 5090840 Continental. Neat little 2 bedroom home with a roomy bathroom and also features a porch, a covered patio and a detached garage. It has replacement windows and has been freshly painted on the inside. COME SEE….and Sue Rau (419-596-3904) will be there to give...

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  8. Coffee & Conversation Gathering, July 25

    Coffee & Conversation Gathering, July 25

    The monthly non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering will be on Saturday, July 25 at 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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  9. Community Farm Market – July 24th

    Community Farm Market – July 24th

    Continental’s Farm Market is in full swing now – vendors have been offering baked goods and candy and this past week the garden produce is starting to show up – lettuce, kale, and berries. Stop by the Continental United Methodist Church parking lot on Fridays from 4-6pm to see what the vendors are offering. The UMW Ladies have a Loaded...

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  10. This Week In Continental, July 20

    This Week In Continental, July 20

    Monday, July 20: 6:30 Story Time @ Continental Branch Library “You Can Be A Hero” 8:00 Legion Meeting Tuesday, July 21: 9:00 541 Weekly Drawing @ the Legion 7:00 Continental Local Board of Education Meeting Wednesday, July 22: Thursday, July 23: 9:30 Magic Show with “Magic Nate” @ Continental Branch Library 6:00 Len Collier Band @ the Legion (free event)...

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  1. Carolyn J. Warren, 1930 – 2015

    Carolyn J. Warren, 1930 – 2015

    Leipsic – Carolyn J. Warren, 85, of Leipsic, died 12:50 a.m. Sunday, August 2, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born March 16, 1930 in Putnam County to the late Harry and Carrie (Shafer) Winover. On June 14, 1949, she married Raymond “Jake” Warren, who died February 17, 1999. Carolyn is survived by 2 sons: Robert (Irene)...

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  2. Merlyn W. Wildermuth, 1934 – 2015

    Merlyn W. Wildermuth, 1934 – 2015

    Merlyn W. Wildermuth, 80, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015 in the Carolyn Croxton Slane Residence. Born October 6, 1934 in Auburn, he was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Mary Wildermuth, son, Raymond “Butch” Wildermuth, grandson, Alex Lee, and brother, Lamar Wildermuth. He graduated from Milton Hershey School, class of 1952,...

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  3. Jessie M. Howard, 1945 – 2015

    Jessie M. Howard, 1945 – 2015

    CONTINENTAL – Jessie M. Howard, 69, of Continental died at 12:44 a.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born December 14, 1945 in Berea, KY to the late Roy and Dorothy (McIntosh) Combs. On October 20, 1962 she married Charles Howard who survives in Continental. Also surviving are 2 sons: Stephen (Cana) Howard of...

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  4. Raymond “Ray” Phipps, 1929 – 2015

    Raymond “Ray” Phipps, 1929 – 2015

    Raymond “Ray” Phipps, age 86, of Pikeville KY, formerly from Defiance, OH, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, KY. Ray was born June 8, 1929 in Pike County Ky to the late Walden Phipps and Lula Ramey Phipps. He is preceded in death by Geneva (Cantrell) Phipps which he married on May 11, 1948,...

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  5. Thank You!!

    Thank You!!

    We want to thank everyone who came to our “Farewell Party”, Saturday, July 18th and assisted with making the party a tremendous success. Your thoughtfulness will always be remembered. God bless each and everyone of you! Don & Connie Smith

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  6. Michael K. Martin, 1959 – 2015

    Michael K. Martin, 1959 – 2015

    CLOVERDALE – Michael K. Martin, 56, of Cloverdale, died at 1:34 p.m. Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center, Glandorf. He was born January 1, 1959 in Lima to Robert G. and Jeanie M. (Krieger) Martin. His mom is deceased, his father and step mother, Ruth Martin survive in Cloverdale. Also surviving are 5 children: Chad...

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  7. Emma Ann “Sis” Greer, 1949 – 2015

    Emma Ann “Sis” Greer, 1949 – 2015

    WESTON – Emma Ann “Sis” Greer, 65, of Weston died at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at Woodhaven Healthcare in Bowling Green. She was born November 9, 1949 in Lima to the late Richard and Margaret “Peg” (Hash) Greer. She is survived by a brother: Michael (Dianna) Greer of Ottawa; a niece: Kim (Ted) Busser of Ottawa; a great-nephew:...

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  8. Did You See Him?

    Did You See Him?

    If you have seen the new Maytag commercial but didn’t recognize Mike, this is the scene you should be looking for at about 22 seconds into the 60 second version. Mike said of the five Maytag employees sent to California to film the commercial, he is on screen for the longest period of time (the rest are actual actors). Mike...

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  9. Marilyn Jean Hazelton, 1935 – 2015

    Marilyn Jean Hazelton, 1935 – 2015

    Marilyn Jean Hazelton, 79, of Defiance, died suddenly Monday, July 13, 2015 in her home. She was born in Defiance, Ohio on December 23, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Lavada (Moore) Dirr. Marilyn was as a first and second grade teacher and chapter reading teacher at Defiance City Schools for 32 years retiring in 1992....

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  10. Estella Shafer Frost, 1922 – 2015

    Estella Shafer Frost, 1922 – 2015

    Estella Ilene Shafer Frost, 92, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance. She was born on October 26, 1922 to James and Amelia (Stork) Shafer in Paulding County. Estella was a lifelong member of the Brethern Church and graduated from Oakwood High School. During her lifetime she worked on...

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  1. Vantage Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up Dates

    Vantage Orientation & Schedule Pick-Up Dates

    It’s time to get ready for the new school year @ Vantage! There will be two orientation meetings to welcome new students and their parents to the school. The first orientation meeting will be held on MONDAY, AUGUST 10 at 7:00 p.m. This is for students who are enrolled in Ag & Industrial Power Tech, Auto Body, Auto Technology, Building...

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  2. “It Happened Last Night”, Continental Local Schools

    “It Happened Last Night”, Continental Local Schools

    ​The regular monthly meeting for the Continental School Board was held at 7:30 p.m. on July 28, 2015 in the administrative office. President Dean Bidlack called the meeting to order. ​ Hearing of the Pubic: ​•Mr. Curt Croy, Director of Economic Development, spoke to the board regarding the TIF with Cooper Hatchery, Inc. •Several community members/students were in attendance concerning...

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  3. 2015-16 Workbook Fees & Cafeteria Prices

    2015-16 Workbook Fees & Cafeteria Prices

    Continental Local School has posted the following workbook fees on the school’s website for the 2015-2016 school year: Grades K – 6: $60.00 Grade 7: $63.75 Grade 8: $51.25 Grades 9 – 12: based upon individual classes taken Cafeteria prices for the 2015-2016 school year: K-6 Lunch: $2.35 7-12 Lunch: $2.85 K-12 Reduced Lunch $.40 Extra Milk: $.60 K-12 Breakfast:...

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  4. From “POP” — Parents of Pirates…

    From “POP” — Parents of Pirates…

    Soccer pictures will be provided by Schnipke Photography on Sunday, August 9 starting at 4:00pm. This will be for kids entering kindergarten through junior high. A schedule of each team’s photo time and pricing information will be sent home with you child at their first soccer practice. Save your Box Tops! We will be doing another Box Tops for Education...

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  5. Continental Elementary School 2015-16 Class Lists

    Continental Elementary School 2015-16 Class Lists

    From the Continental Elementary School, the class lists for the 2015-16 school year: Mrs. Geckle (Room C115) Kindergarten Devin Volkert, Breann Davis, Easton Niese, Haley Fulmer, Logan Hammond, Destiny Calvelage, Gracin Okuly, Danniella (Danni) Coble, Taylor Clark, Karson Varner, Kamryn Searfoss, Griffin Fuller, Emma Dudek, Adin Daisy, Micalin Basinger, Brayden Frisch, Maeci Dockery, Ryker Armey, Zoe Fessel, Kaeden Wagner, Mercedes...

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  6. Seeking JH Volleyball Coach & Cheerleading Advisor

    Seeking JH Volleyball Coach & Cheerleading Advisor

    Continental High School is seeking qualified candidates to fill open coaching positions as junior high volleyball coach and junior high cheerleading advisor. Interested individuals should be able to demonstrate knowledge and/or experience related to the position applying for, capable of obtaining appropriate certifications that includes CPR, pupil activity certificate, etc., pass a FBI/BCI background check, and be able to work...

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  7. CHS Fall Sports Reminders

    CHS Fall Sports Reminders

    From the Continental Local Schools website – www.continentalpirates.org: 2015-16 Sports Physical Information All information pertaining to 2015-16 Sports Physicals is posted on the school’s website. ANY STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN SOCCER OR VOLLEYBALL MUST HAVE THEIR PHYSICALS COMPLETED BY AUGUST 1ST OR PARTICIPATION WILL BE DENIED!!! Fall Sports Team Orders Online order forms for volleyball and soccer “team gear” orders are...

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  8. Immunizations Required For 7th Graders

    Immunizations Required For 7th Graders

    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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  1. PPEC Members Donate Over $12,000

    PPEC Members Donate Over $12,000

    Paulding, Oh. – For those not familiar with Operation Round Up, the idea is to give members the option of having their bills rounded up to the nearest dollar every month, with those extra few cents going to benefit people in need within the co-op’s service territory. Paulding Putnam began doing Operation Round Up in July 2010. Currently, over 8700...

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  2. Message From the Continental Police Chief…

    Message From the Continental Police Chief…

    From the Putnam County OH Sheriff’s Facebook page: Release issued by Continental Police Chief Arnie Hardy: On July 20, 2015 the Continental American Legion was broken into at approxamately 4:40am. The subjects entered through a north side door. Once inside, the subjects searched for money and other valuables. They opened one of the safes, and removed another from the building....

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  3. Be Aware of Recent Thefts

    Be Aware of Recent Thefts

    The eNews was contacted this week to alert the residents of Continental to be aware of recent thefts in the area. In the last 2 weeks a full patio set and also a Little Tikes play set were stolen. Both incidents were large items and would have required a truck and trailer to move. Please keep an eye on your...

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  4. Mike Makes The All-Stars!

    Mike Makes The All-Stars!

    From the Editor: As I have said before, our staff writer, Mike Jones is one lucky guy! Back in March, Mike was chosen along with four other Whirlpool employees to film a new Maytag commercial. Mike’s primary job is Quality Control Engineer at Whirlpool’s Marion, OH plant. Mike was treated to an all-expense paid trip to California with sightseeing excursions,...

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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