‘It’s a real collaborative effort’

By Gary“Historic Ashley,” a mural that’s been up for a few months along High Street in Ashley, was dedicated last week – on Sept. 11.“Every morning I drive by it, I smile when I see it,” said Buckeye Valley East Elementary School Principal Katie Karacson during the dedication. “This is something our students created and we can share in the years to come. It just makes me happy.”

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Chainsaws, catalpa and carvings

By Gary Budzakgbudzak@civitasmedia.comEvery fair features craftsmen – people whose unique skills make fair-goers stop strolling to watch them work for a while. During the opening weekend of the Delaware County Fair, Mike Pace did just that – by making elaborate woodcarvings and signs.In a little over an hour on Sunday morning, Pace took a section of a log and tuned it into an eagle, over in the conservation area next to Smokey the Bear.U...

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Family of 12 sings, dances at fair

By Gary Budzakgbudzak@civitasmedia.comPerforming tonight at the Delaware County Fair is the Willis Clan, a musical group and dance troupe that has been called a modern-day Von Trapp family, had their own television series and made it to the quarterfinals of “America’s Got Talent” in the past year.Brenda and Toby Willis have 12 children whose names all start with the letter J — daughters Jessica, Jennifer, Jeanette, Jasmine, Juliette, Ja...

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Tasheena Kirk and Tony Breece of Ashley; a boy, Abull Breece; born Sept. 9 at Grady Memorial Hospital.Darlene Hale and Mark Davis of Cardington; a boy, Avery Davis; born Sept. 9 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

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Maisie Saenz and Malek Bayless of Delaware; a girl, Ivorianna Bayless; born Sept. 6 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

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Artist talk Thursday at Wesleyan

Two Ohio Wesleyan University graduates will discuss their work at a free artist talk Thursday on campus.Jim Zivic (class of 1983) creates industrial-luxe furniture and flooring using steel, leather, coal and aluminum. His work has been collected by clients, including Lou Reed, Yves Saint Laurent, Yoji Yamamoto and Tom Ford.Chris Kahler (class of 1991) creates “unruly abstractions,” paintings that seem “to enact the elemental processes of birth, struggle...

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CIVIC• Delaware County commissioners, 9:30 a.m., 101 N. Sandusky St.• The Delaware Rotary, Noon, Center for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road, Fran Veverka, 740-203-2001, or• Delaware Township trustees, 7 p.m., Township hall, 2591 Liberty Road (Second Monday in Sept./Oct.)• Delaware City Parking and Safety Committee, 7 p.m., City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1 S. Sandusky St., 2nd floor (February, May, August...

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Couple to celebrate 50th anniversary

On Saturday, June 28, Rodger and Carolyn Glenn will...

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