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    Buck Moore and Madison McDonald share a moment during the national anthem played by the Darby High School band before the start of Darby's Oct. 17 football game against Dublin Scioto. Also pictured are Audrey Chiang (far left) and Ivy Coleman.

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  • The cast of Bradley High School's "Leaving Iowa" includes (from left) Kate Dengg, Ian Bell, Joey Moore and Laurel Waller.

    Bradley to stage family drama 'Leaving Iowa' this weekend

    The drama department at Bradley High School, 2800 Walker Road, will present Leaving Iowa from Oct. 24 through Oct. 26 at the school's performing-arts center.
MORPC report

Cemetery corridor has highest crash totals in Hilliard

City officials are studying one of the five most accident-prone intersections in Hilliard but attribute the other four, all on Cemetery Road, to sheer volume of traffic.
Nov. 4 ballot

Some voters will decide liquor permits

Voters in two Hilliard precincts will have liquor options to consider on the Nov. 4 general-election ballot.
Franklin County auditor

Mingo, Schadek will square off Nov. 4

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says his leadership experience and dedication to efficient property appraisals set him apart in his bid for re-election next month, while challenger Mike Schadek promises to bring greater transparency and more ethical accountability to the office.

Buses could be outfitted with GPS systems

District officials want to equip all Hilliard City Schools buses with GPS units to monitor location and collect other useful data, such as idling times.

Darby students to revive 'Living Dead' in X-Theatre

The Darby High School drama department will present Night of the Living Dead at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25 as the school's fall X-Theatre production.
Police beat

October activity includes handful of drug-related arrests

Hilliard police made multiple drug-related arrests earlier this month.

Jones sentenced 18 years to life for murder of Hilliard livery driver

Brian Lee Jones of Hilliard was sentenced to a prison term of 18 years to life Oct. 15 in Franklin County Common Pleas Court for the Feb. 4 slaying of livery driver Paul D. Devitt.

Car-show proceeds will help spread holiday cheer

Empty Pockets Cruisers, a nonprofit car club that raises money for charities, will host a classic and custom car show from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hilliard Presbyterian Church, 3600 Leap Road.
Nov. 4 election

Children Services makes case for renewal levy

Franklin County Children Services is working hard to protect neglected youngsters and earn voters' trust, an agency official says.

4-H Council service day set Oct. 25 at county fairgrounds

The Central Ohio Walk and Serve-a-Palooza to showcase nonprofit organizations is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4100 Columbia St. in Hilliard.
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