Merki seeking another term as Bath mayor

April 14, 2021

Six file for council seats by Trish Rudder Monday, April 12 was the deadline for candidates to file to run for the Bath town council.  As of the end of Monday, the following candidates filed for council positions: Mayor Scott Merki will run again and is running unopposed. Merki has served three terms as mayor.…

Grand Jury indicts 11 in April term

April 14, 2021

The Morgan County Grand Jury indicted 11 individuals when they met last Tuesday, April 6 in their April term. Indictments mean members of the Grand Jury determined there was enough evidence against an individual to proceed with a case in Morgan County Circuit Court. Those accused of the crimes will enter pleas of guilt or…

Palumbo wins Mary Linn Fox First Year Teacher award

April 14, 2021

by Kate Evans Paw Paw Schools special education teacher Tessa Palumbo received the Morgan County Schools Mary Linn Fox Memorial Award for First Year Teacher at the March 30 school board meeting. Palumbo has two bachelor’s degrees-one in psychology and the other in elementary/middle school education along with a master’s degree in special education-all from…

Paw Paw groups gear up ideas to boost economic activity, tourism

April 14, 2021

by Kate Shunney Separate efforts to encourage business activity and expand tourism appeal in Paw Paw exchanged ideas and sought help from the Morgan County Commission last Thursday during a meeting that fell on the 130th anniversary of the town’s incorporation. Commissioners held their monthly meeting at the Paw Paw Town Hall, and invited representatives…

Streetscapes work, Mozier star to be dedicated at April 24 event

April 14, 2021

by Trish Rudder Streetscape committee member, Rebecca MacLeod said a “Taste of the Town” event is scheduled for Saturday, April 24 that includes a dedication to Jeanne Mozier and a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Congress Street. At the April 6 Bath Town Council meeting, MacLeod said at 9:30 a.m. there will be an unveiling and dedication…

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