Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Southwest Messenger

City remembers fallen soldiers with Flags of Honor

Messenger photos by Pat Donahue Members of the Grove City Division of Police and Jackson Township Fire Department made up the Honor Guard that presented the colors during a ceremony honoring Ohios 261 fallen soldiers. The ceremony was held June 23 at Henceroth Park as part of the Flags of Honor dedication. The names of all of Ohios fallen soldiers...

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Kids have a “tub of fun” at Georgesville event

Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle The game was called Tubs of Fun, but 3-year-old Rylee Luster was having anything but. Here, Luster tries to get her older brother, Ein, to stop spinning the wheel. The siblings were enjoying a day with family and friends at the Georgesville Homecoming and Fish Fry, which took place on June 22 and 23.  ...

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Rare jets on display at Bolton Field

The Liberty Foundations 2012 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Columbus at the Bolton Field Airport. The famous Boeing B-17Memphis  Belle and the rare Curtiss P-40EWarhawk fighter aircraft (above) will be on display and available for public flights on June 30 through July 1.  Bolton Field Airport is located at 2000 Norton Road....

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Memorial garden tour to benefit food pantry

Enjoy an afternoon visiting some of the finest gardens in Grove City at the Jo Bostic Memorial Garden Tour from 3 to 7 p.m. on July 7. This self-guided tour, hosted by Keep Grove City Beautiful (KGCB) and the city of Grove City, starts at the Gardens at Gantz Farm, 2255 Home Road. Participants receive a program and map to guide them to the gardens...

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And the beat goes on….

Messenger photo by Dedra Cordle   Members of the Grove City High School band test their marching knowledge on Rookie Day. In the formation are experienced squad leaders and incoming freshmen who have just started learning the marching fundamentals. What does it take to be a member of the Grove City High School marching band?   For the upp...

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Township fire facing more boat repairs

To prepare for real-time water emergency situations, the Pleasant Township Fire Department often takes its inflatable rescue boat out to Osprey Lake to work on maneuvers. While practicing recently, the driver of the boat accidentally navigated it into an area of rocky terrain within the lake. This caused a hole to form in the bottom of the rescue b...

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Blast at Beulah provides holiday family fun

Grove Citys annual Blast at Beulah is set to light up the night from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. June 30 at Beulah Park, 3811 Southwest Blvd. Patrons can enjoy free, live entertainment from regional favorite, These Guys Live. Activities are planned for children by Grove City Parks and Recreation and T.W.I.G. 184 beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks start at approx...

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Dogs frolick at Fryer for K-9 Carnival

Photos courtesy of city of Grove City Fryer Park was the place to be for the four legged kind on June 10. The city held its annual K-9 Carnival. Dogs got to play in Rotary Lake (above) and run off-leash in designated areas.     The event also featured an obstacle course for canines. Here, a terrier takes to the tunnel.     After...

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New trees at Windsor Park part of Lions Club campaign

  Carla Goody and Sarah Swyck of Monterey Care Center help plant trees at Windsor Park as part of the Lions International Tree Million Tree Planting Campaign. The city of Grove City has partner with the Grove City Noon and Evening Lions clubs and Monterey Care Center to plant trees in Windsor Park as part of the Lions Club International Millio...

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Meeting to address floodplain changes

A public meeting is scheduled from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. June 25, in council chambers at City Hall, 4035 Broadway, to discuss changes to the floodplain boundaries along West Water Run. Following the 2008 map modernization for Franklin Countys Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), questions arose regarding the accuracy of some of the measurements along Wes...

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