Community announcements, Jan. 22

Cemetery association plans annual meeting

South Bend Cemetery Association is having its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at McCutchenville Community Center.

For more information, contact Rheta Ruehle at (419) 981-5350.


Learn about The Beatles at T-SPL

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host “The Beatles in Cleveland: The Notorious 1964 and 1966 Concerts’ at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 77 Jefferson St. in the Frost Kalnow Room.

Patrons can relive the excitement of Beatlemania as they discuss The Beatles’ history-making visits to Cleveland. Dave Schwensen is to share insider stories, rare concert films and more.

Schwensen is the author of “The Beatles in Cleveland” and “The Beatles at Shea Stadium.”Space is limited. Register by calling (419) 447-3751 or visit


H-L board sets meeting dates

BASCOM – Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education is to meet at 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at 181 N. CR 7.


Conferences scheduled at Columbian

Columbian High School is to have parent/teacher conferences 4:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 17.

All Columbian, Sentinel and Vanguard classes are to be in session Feb. 13, but there will be no classes Feb. 17.


Reading practice

Calvert Elementary students have been practicing to be better readers through the use of Accelerated Reader. AR is an incentive reading program through which students earn points by reading books and passing 10 question comprehension online quizzes. As of January, 97 students have reached their AR goals. Several students have went beyond their goals, reading at 150 percent.

When students reach their goals, they earn rewards.


Old Fort students of the second quarter

OLD FORT – Old Fort Elementary has announced the names of the Kaders of the Quarter.

Students named include Savannah Beckley, Adelynn Marlin, Claire Hunker, Gabe Webb, Kennedy Shaull, Elijah Englehart, Marissa Dunn, Mikayla Steyer, Griffin Miller, Audrey Melton, Payton Sweeney, Clayton Sooy, Makennah Herbert, Karcen Garner, Joey Waldsmith, Dalton Hessick, Heath Lemons, Grant Havens, Brock Hull, Devyn Toy, Harmony Halbisen, Piper Powell and Orion Stang.


Terra State trustees to meet Wednesday

FREMONT – Terra State Community College Board of Trustees is to meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday in room 206 of Building B, 2830 Napoleon Road.


Invitation to join percussion group at Terra State

FREMONT – All students and community members interested in bettering themselves rhythmically or learning various styles of music are invited to participate in the Terra State Percussion Ensemble for the 2017 spring semester.

The ensemble is based in “total percussion” so that all members, regardless of experiences, have the opportunity to learn and play.

Weekly rehearsals for the group are to be announced based on membership availability.

For more information, call (419) 559-2233 or email


Owens to host PTSD program

FINDLAY – Owens Community College is to host a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder program 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Findlay-area campus, 3200 Bright Road.

The program is presented by National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hancock County.

For more information, contact James Katzner at or call (567) 429-3029.


Marietta dean’s list

MARIETTA – Alex Anderson and Kirsten Gardner of Upper Sandusky has been named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list at Marietta College.


Ohio Wesleyan dean’s list

DELAWARE – Ohio Wesleyan University has announced the local students who have been named to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.

Those students include Benjamin Arnold, Emily Bishop and Allison Schumacher, all of Tiffin; Genevieve Hankins of Bradner and Desiree Young, both of Upper Sandusky.


Iowa Statedean’s list

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University has named students to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.

Local students include Katyann Graham of Fostoria and Rachel Flood of Sycamore.

Youngstown lists

YOUNGSTOWN – Youngstown State University has named local students to the 2016 fall semester president’s list and the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.

Those students include Taylor Fletcher of Carey and Alex Fisher and Tyler Leibengood of Clyde.


Miami University dean’s list

OXFORD – Miami University named Cecilia Burtis of Tiffin to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.


Muskingumdean’s list

NEW CONCORD – Muskingum University has named Ethan Lynch of Republic to the 2016 fall semester dean’s list.


Scholarships offered in ag-related fields

The America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund and administered by the FFA, is to award scholarships to help develop the next generation of agriculture leaders.

Through Feb. 1, Seneca County students looking to pursue higher education in an agriculture-related field of study from a two or four year program or trade school are able to apply for a $1,500 scholarship in the program.

For more information about the program, rules and eligibility, visit or apply at