Isabell Herrera was the first place winner in the bowling event at the Mission Manor Nursing Home Senior Olympics in February.
Mixed results from local code enforcement efforts were reported by residents to council members at their February meeting. Members are hoping for improved results by offering local citizens a way to report code violations through the city’s website.
The Monday deadline to file for city council, school trustee, or water district board positions is fast approaching. Interest in the positions has been limited. Only five applications have been received for the seven positions that are up for election. See a listing of who has filed in the March 5 edition of the Optic-Herald.
The Franklin County Library kicks off two programs to benefit patrons today, Thursday, March 5. The first is a water safety program at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of the library. The second program is the first of a weekly series of self help workshops for patrons who may have been affected by the recent downturn in the economy.