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Four Local Photographers To Receive Hometown Hero Bridge Award

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Four talented photographers with a passion for supporting the community have been named recipients of the Hometown Hero Bridge Award. Jody Smalley, Jerry Lohman, Sean Walker and Bryan Kayne, who are collectively known as the Pride of the Panthers, will receive a Bridge Award at …

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Two Maumee Teachers And An Administrator Earn Golden Apple Awards

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Two Maumee classroom teachers and a district administrator have been named recipients of the 2021 Golden Apple Award for their dedication to teaching and excellence in the classroom. Teachers Shayla Ferguson and Amy Stough and district technology director Jason Dugan will receive their awards at …

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Two Maumee Police Officers Advance To Rank Of Sergeant

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Two Maumee police officers were promoted to the position of sergeant in the Maumee Police Division. Officer Greg Westrick and officer Andrew King received their new badges at the August 2 Maumee City Council meeting, where their appointments were unanimously approved by council. Westrick is …

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Waterville Township Police Chief Shares His Philosophy

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — “The law should be applied more with a scalpel than a chainsaw,” believes Waterville Township Police Chief Charles Humes. Since being hired as chief on May 26, Humes said he’s been asked about his philosophy on law enforcement, so during the July 28 township trustees meeting …

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Local Teen In Tennessee Competing In Motocross Nationals

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Paxton Lipinski was 6 years old the last time he rode in the American Motocross Association’s (AMA) Amateur National Motocross Championships. Now, eight years later, the 14-year-old from Waterville Township is back at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., for another shot at the title. …

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New Mountain Biking Club Builds Character In Kids

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Like most 12-year-olds, Gaby Erickson has been riding a bike since she was in grade school, though mostly just around her neighborhood and on paved trails. Since joining the Black Swamp Riders, Gaby is now traversing dirt paths through the woods and hills at Ottawa Park …

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