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Smart Board donated to Hilty Home Child Care Center from Schoolhouse Electronics

Gregus Smith of Schoolhouse Electronics, Bluffton, has donated a Smart Board to our the Hilty Memorial Home Child Care Center, according to Joy Reichenbach, administrator.

"We will implement the use of the technology called SMART Board interactive whiteboards instead of traditional chalkboards," she said.

The SMART Board is an interactive whiteboard which allows touch control of Microsoft Windows computer applications. The SMART Boards will be used for daily class lessons.

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Pandora council working out details of St. John annexation

Pandora council had more discussion on the details of the St. John Mennonite Church annexation at its Aug. 23 meeting.

Minutes of the meeting follow:

The Pandora Village Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday,
August 23, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the Municipal Building with Mayor, John Schlumbohm, presiding.

Members Present: Painter, Vance, Fricke, Hall, Stall, Blank
Members Absent: None

The meeting was opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

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Lots of cheering Friday at Pandora-Gilboa

The Pandora-Gilboa midget, junior high and high school cheerleading squads will present a half-time performance with the P-G HS marching band during the Friday, Sept. 9, football game.

Maranda Miller, P-G cheerleading advisor, told The Icon that the theme of the show is "Funk.

It is a wonderfull display of school spirit when all three squads work together to make one awesome performance," she said. "The girls have been working really hard and we invite everyone to come on out and watch the show."

Thanks
Maranda Miller

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St. John Mennonite annexation gets Pandora council approval

On July 26 Pandora village council passed the third reading of a resolution allowing annexation of the St. John Mennonite Church property into the village.

Minutes from the meeting follow:

The Pandora Village Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday,
July 26, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the Municipal Building with President of Council, Rick Fricke, presiding in the absence of Mayor, John Schlumbohm.

Members Present: Vance, Hall, Stall, Fricke
Members Absent: Painter, Blank

The meeting was opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

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Pandora celebrates two-day Riley Creek Festival Aug. 12-13

PARADE 10 A.M. SATURDAY
AUCTION 3 P.M. SATURDAY

Pandora's Riley Creek Festival is Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13. Events on Friday include a car show, outdoor movie, food and carnival games.

Saturday's events include a 10 a.m. parade, breakfast and lunch, chicken barbecue, health fair, performers, punt, pass and kick contest for youth, a 3 p.m. auction an activities for children.

The festival schedule follows:

Friday, Aug. 12

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New Bobcat 52-inch zero-turn mower part of Pandora's Aug. 13 community auction

A new Bobcat 52-inch zero turn mower (donated by Gary's Repair), is among items on the auction block Saturday in Pandora.

The auction is part of Pandora's Riley Creek Festival. The auction takes place at 3 p.m. in the Health Care Tent in the Pandora Park.

Many items, donated by Pandora area businesses, are also part of the auction.

Todd and Don Basinger are the auctioneers. All proceeds from the auction benefit the Riley Creek Festival.

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Village of Pandora's share of St. John annexation estimated at $145,648

St. John Mennonite Church annexation project into the Village of Pandora will cost the village (including engineering fees) is estimated to be $145,648.50. That estimate was announced at the recent Pandora council meeting on July 12.

Other action at the meeting follow, through the report of the council minutes:

The Pandora Village Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday,
July 12, 2011, at 7:00 PM at the Municipal Building with Mayor, John Schlumbohm, presiding.

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Pandora's Riley Creek Festival Aug. 12-13

Pandora's Riley Creek Festival is Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13. Events on Friday include a car show, outdoor movie, food and carnival games.

Saturday's events include a parade, breakfast and lunch, chicken barbecue, health fair, performers, punt, pass and kick contest for youth, an auction an activities for children.

For a complete schedule open the attachment at the bottom of this story.

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Pandora council looking at annexing land

The Pandora Village Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 7:00 PM with Mayor, John Schlumbohm, presiding.

Members Present: Painter, Fricke, Hall, Stall, BlankMembers Absent: Vance

The meeting was opened with Pledge of Allegiance.

Motion was made by Mr. Painter, seconded by Mr. Hall to approve the June 14, 2011 Minutes. Voting: All Yea.

Bills: $72,721

Payroll: $12,781

Motion was made by Mr. Fricke, seconded by Mr. Hall to approve the bills as presented. Voting: All Yea.

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Pandora council awards $54,370 street work contract

Pandora council awarded a contract to Ward Construction for the purpose of street work in the village and for manhole and value repairs. Ward's bid of $54,370 for the project was the only bid received, according to Lana Burry, village fiscal officer.

Other action from the meeting, held June 14, follows:

The Pandora Village Council met in Regular Session on Tuesday,
June 14, 2011 at 7:00 PM at the Municipal Building with Mayor, John Schlumbohm, presiding.

Members Present: Painter, Vance, Fricke, Hall, Stall, Blank
Members Absent: None

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