LaFayette purchases new snowplow

lafayetteA resolution to purchase a snowplow for the Village of LaFayette was passed Tuesday evening, September 16 by the board of trustees.

In a special meeting held, President Greg Bartley read the resolution as follows: “Resolution to purchase truck snowplow and borrow funds from The State Bank of Toulon for such purchase.

School Board approves budget with one change

bradfordAt the September board meeting, Bradford School board member Jan Sears thanked and recognized Janet Rouse and Deb Kelly for their quick reaction when a student was injured.
Two parents were at the meeting to ask questions of the board.  One asked if there had been any positives or cuts with the 5th grade coming over to the junior building for some classes.  Dr. Lotspiech said that things were going well and that math had been the only issue as far as time spent on it.  She said all of the students are still getting the level of instruction needed.

Special board meeting held in Bradford

bradfordA special Bradford village board of trustees meeting took place Monday evening to discuss and act upon four agenda items.  Three of the four subjects were approved, while no action occurred on the fourth.
Chris Melaga spoke with the board of trustees concerning purchasing a lot of land adjacent to his property.



City of Toulon hires new part-time police officer

toulonA Toulon City Council police committee meeting was scheduled for Thursday, September 18 to interview a candidate for the position of part-time police officer in Toulon.

The committee introduced Jerry Harrold, currently of Galesburg, and then went into an executive session for 45 minutes to conduct the interview of Harrold.

“Coach” Graham Franklin meets with the Stark County Rebels

The Stark County Rebels football team and head coach Jade Noard made a special visit to meet with 101 year-old Graham Franklin, one of their most devoted fans.  The event occurred at the Toulon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center (TRHCC) last Friday prior to game time with Galva (now Mid-County).
Graham, who celebrated his birthday on September 3, was presented with a team football, Rebels ball cap, team poster, and a certificate of appreciation for being a faithful fan and hence naming him as Honorary Coach of the Rebels.