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•Monroe County Police Report•

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:08 am

The Monroe City police responded to the following calls the week of Jan. 11-17. On Jan. 11, police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Front Street by the storage sheds. Police found everything to be OK. Police also arrested Jason Taleff on a Marion County failure-to-appear warrant. They oversaw a child exchange at the police department and conducted business checks and routine patrols. On Jan. 12, police

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  • Instilling the presence of God

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:06 am

    National Catholic Schools Week is celebrated each year. It begins on the last Sunday of January and continues for one week. This year, the week will run from Jan. 25-31. With the impending arrival of the week, The Lake Gazette spoke with some former Holy Rosary students to get their thoughts on the benefit they received from their time there, their expectations for Catholic education in the future, and some

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  • Years Ago

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:55 am

    Compiled by Janet Painter 100 Years Ago Jan. 22-26, 1915 Reuben Bousman resigned as a barber at the VanMarter Barber Shop and took a position with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. A son was born Jan. 19 to Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Mudd of Indian Creek. Miss Greening and Joe Dixon of Stoutsville were married Jan. 19 at Indian Creek. Martin Williams entered into the general merchandise business at Indian

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From Andy’s Pen

Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:06 am

By Andy Duffy The Washington Times reported last week that billionaire George Soros has been giving millions of dollars to organizations that have been funding the Ferguson protests. Times reporter Kelly Riddell wrote that the recent tax filings of his nonprofit group Open Society Foundations show the group has donated to the Samuel Dewitt Proctor Conference in Chicago, the Drug Policy Alliance, the Make the Road New York and Equal

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  • Big Talk in a Small Town

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 8:04 am

    By Adriana Orsini American Sniper opened up this weekend to stellar reviews from pretty much all but a, very, select few. Michael Moore ended the weekend box office hit with a tweet reading, “My uncle killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back. Snipers aren’t heroes. And invaders r worse.” He has since tried to explain his statement saying that he

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  • From Andy’s Pen

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 5:17 am

    By Andy Duffy Last week, a new nameplate appeared across the top of the Lake Gazette. Or perhaps a new masthead appeared. It seems Americans may have a difference of opinion with the English about what a masthead really is. At any rate, the new masthead was published last week, after weeks of toils and tweaks from staff and outside critics. Yes, we here at The Lake Gazette understand the

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