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Open house Dec. 10 for Pandora Area Boy Scouts

The Pandora Area Boy Scouts will hold an open house at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, at the Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St. 

The event is for boys ages 11 to 18 and their parents. For more information contact Chris Fleming, 419-303-2584.


Pandora United Methodist host to election day dinner

The Pandora United Methodist Church on State Route 12 in Pandora is hosting a baked steak dinner on Election Day, Nov. 6 from 5 -7 p.m. 

Menu: Baked steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad and dessert bar with punch and coffee. Cost for adults is $7.00 and $3.50 for children ages 3-12 (under three years of age are free). Carry outs available.


Magic (show) in the air at Hilty Memorial Home

There was magic in the house recently at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. A magician entertained residents and youth at the child care. Here are some views of the afternoon.

Go to the bottom of this story for additional photos.


Sept. 13 next blood drive in Pandora

Pandora's next American Red Cross blood drive is from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Pandora United Methodist Church.
How to Donate Blood


Pandora's Riley Creek Festival on the weekend calendar

A full slate of activities is on the calendar this weekend for the Riley Creek Festival, held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 10-11, in Pandora.
Events include a Friday evening downtown car show, carnival games, an auction, outdoor movie and lots of food.
Other Friday events include a cornhole tournament and oldies music with a DJ.
On Saturday is a pancake breakast and 10 a.m. parade.
On both evenings and on Sunday afternoon and evening will be the presentation of "Brigadoon." The Riley Creek Players present the musical in the Pandora-Gilboa School auditoria.


Special evening at Hilty Memorial Home

It was a special night at Hilty Memorial Home on May 31. Residents, family and friends enjoyed a picnic with the Al Best band performing.

Prior to the picnic the Columbus Grove Legion, together with the Grove VFW, honored Charles Turner with a 21-gun salute and presented his widow, Doris, of 20 years with the flag.

Just before he died, Turner had asked his son-in-law to be certain that he received his Military Rites. At the time of his death, arrangements for those rights were not able to be coordinated.

Larry Edmiston arrangedand took part in the ceremony.


Pandor United Methodist hosts free community meal June 27

The Pandora United Methodist Church will host a free community meal on Wednesday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington St., Pandora. The meal this month is Lasagna, Salad, Bread Stick, Sherbet, cookie, coffee and punch.


Pandora United Methodist hosts May 30 community meal

The Pandora United Methodist Church will host a free community meal on Wednesday, May 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 108 E. Washington St., Pandora. The meal this month is chicken sandwich, potato salad, chips, brownies, coffee and punch.


Pandora United Methodist rummage sale for missions June 7-9

The Pandora United Methodist Church will hold a June rummage sale with proceeds going for missions.

The sale is Thursday, June 7, and Friday, June 8, from 8:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. and on Saturday June 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. All proceeds will go toward mission projects for the year.


Julia Schmidt on EMU dean's list

Julia Schmidt, Pandora, was named to the Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va., spring semester dean's list. She is a junior philosophy and theology, and history major.