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2010 election coverage
 
County council candidate announcements

JAMES MILNES (R), Dist. 1

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

CHRISTOPHER ROTH (R), Dist. 1

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

CINDY STEELE (D), Dist. 2

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

STEVE GORE (D), Dist. 3

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

MICHAEL MAGNER (R), Dist. 3

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

JERRY PITTMAN (R), Dist. 3

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

EDWARD WOJDYLA (R), Dist. 3

I am running for re-election to the council. I believe that the coming years will bring challenges for our county and we will have to respond in the most efficient ways possible, and I believe that my experience and background can support our meeting of those challenges.

I believe in keeping government as small as possible with the following priorities:

1) Provide for our common protection and safety;

2) Provide for common rules by which we minimize and resolve conflict among our citizens;

3) Support those who will become our future, our youth, with opportunities to grow into contributing citizens so that as we age we can rely on them to carry on;

4) Support those, our elders, whose hard work and dedication provided us with the best place for which to pursue our dreams, by respecting their value and aiding them where necessary while reaping the benefits of their knowledge

I believe that this country’s greatest asset is its diversity. Diversity in every aspect of the human condition is essential to our past, present and future success. Diversity, when embraced, provides a wide range of opinions from which we can chose the best future possible for all.

I do not believe that the role of government is to subsidize business, nor is it to do for the individual that which the individual is best suited to do for oneself. I do believe that those of us who are blessed and enjoy our freedom and our prosperity owe a debt of honor to those who went before us, and believe that the best way we can pay it forward is through community service.

We are at a crossroads. The above are my beliefs by which I endeavor to live my life. None of us always makes the best decisions, or even the most popular decisions, but if one lives one’s life by solid principles, ultimately one makes more good decisions. I bring to this role a mind of community service and a solid financial background. It would be an honor if you choose to select me to serve you for another four years.

— Written by Edward Wojdyla

RON FLEETWOOD (D), Dist. 4

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

ARTHUR KNIGHT (R), Dist. 4

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

Obituaries
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Joyce Reskin, 99, Nashville
  Mother of Laurie Embry of Nashville

Alva L. Miller, 81, Columbus
  Father of Marsha Ott and Karen Kincer, both of Nineveh

Alice M. Stines, 81, Taylorsville
  Sister of Leon Thickstun and Joan Dewar, both of Nashville

  • November 1
    Annual chicken noodle dinner, craft bazaar at Christiansburg church
    4 to 7 p.m. Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7372 S. Christianburg Road
  • November 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 1
    Annual craft, bake sale at Helmsburg church
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St.
  • November 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 1
    Annual bazaar, quilt raffle, bake sale, bean dinner
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, Bean Blossom
  • November 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • November 4
    Government offices CLOSED
  • November 4
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    7 to 8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 5
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Charlie Roush's Shop, 6987 Christianberg Road
  • November 5
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • November 6
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 6
    Salt Creek Trail Committee
    10 a.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • November 6
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg School Road
  • November 6
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 8
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • November 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • November 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 11
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 11
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • November 12
    Mandatory scholarship meeting at the high school
    6:30 p.m. Brown County High School, 235 School House Lane
  • November 12
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 13
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 14
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 15
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 15
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road