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Fundraiser for replacing WWII, Korean Conflict Memorial begins

WWII fundraiser
Photo above shows four Rotarians who also served in the U.S. Military, those being: Back row… Bob Hallier and Bill Wood; Front row… Jim Edwards and Andy Turowski. (DENNY VALENTINE PHOTO)

The Louisville-Nimishillen Historical Society, working under the direction of the Louisville City Council, has begun a fundraising campaign to replace the WWII and Korean Conflict Memorial that is located at the corner of Mill and Gorgas Streets. The adjacent Vietnam War Memorial and the old Doughboy Memorial across the street, which are both in very good condition, are not part of this project and will remain where they stand.

The Veterans Memorial, which was dedicated on April 8, 1956, was “sponsored by the local Gold Star Mothers,” an organization consisting of American mothers who have lost sons or daughters while in combat in any of the United States Armed Forces.

The winning bid for the new Veterans Memorial of $37,600 was submitted by Stier-Israel Funeral Home of Louisville, Ohio. Once this amount of money is pledged and collected, the Veterans Memorial Project Committee will award the bid to the Stier-Israel and enter into a contract to complete the project.

MORE ON THIS STORY in the Jan. 5th, 2017 Herald

Press Release: Strike Ends

The Louisville City School Board of Education has been notified that the Louisville Education Association (LEA) voted on November 28, 2016 to end the teachers’ strike. The Louisville City School Board of Education was asked by the LEA to clarify two issues this morning, reduction in force and insurance bills incurred prior to the strike.… Continue reading»

Girl Scout Silver Award winner places “My Little Free Library” at Aljancic Park

My Little Free Library

Katie Horn, an eighth grader at Louisville Middle School, and also a Cadet with Girl Scout Troop 822 is earning her Silver Award by placing “My Little Free Library” in Aljancic Park on Broad St. in Louisville. This is Katie’s ninth year in scouts. The Silver Award is given for a community service project and… Continue reading»

Louisville Lions Club Food Drive to benefit Louisville Community Cupboard

community cupboard

One of the purposes of the The Louisville Lions Club is to give back to their community, so it wasn’t a surprise when their committee decided to host a food drive benefit The Louisville Community Cupboard. Under the direction of President Steve Thomas and LCC Trustees, a plan was soon put into place to collect… Continue reading»

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