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Bethel rehires three educators

The Bethel-Tate Board of Education is in line to receive some federal stimulus money and as a result, three staff members will be rehired, at least for a while. When the operating levy failed to pass in the November 2008 election, Bethel-Tate school district had to tighten its belt. […]

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Batavia Township awards paving contract

During the Batavia Township meeting Tuesday, July 7, administrator Rex Parsons opened the bids for the 2009 paving project. Parsons received six bids from local companies ranging in price from $139,057 – $254,708. Service director Ken Embry was asked to review the bids during the meeting and make a recommendation to the board before the close of the meeting. […]

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Booster’s Gator recovered

An arrest was made on Friday, July 10, in connection with a John Deere Gator that was reported stolen from the Bethel Boosters Association June 27. According to authorities, the shed that stored the Gator was located behind Hill Intermediate School. Ryan Petrey was arrested by Deputy Pike for allegedly receiving stolen property. […]

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Batavia Rotary supports memorial

The weather was picture perfect for the Batavia Rotary Club golf outing on Monday, July 13. The annual outing was held at Elks Run Golf Club, in Batavia Township and a total of 124 golfers turned out for the event. Golfers who participated included county government officials, township trustees, bankers, business leaders and members of the chamber. […]