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December 12, 2014

Pride Disposal employee honored for showing respect for flag…

by Ray Pitz
Jeremy Fischer is given an award by the Daughters of the American Revolution DAR honors Pride Disposal employee for respect shown to American flag The National Society of the Daughters of the…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO: RAY PITZ - The Be Local, Buy Local Sherwood event is set for Saturday, Dec. 6, and will feature almost two dozen local businesses.
December 01, 2014

Be Local, Buy Local Sherwood event set for Saturday

by Ray Pitz
The event will feature almost two dozen businesses The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its Be Local, Buy Local Sherwood event on Saturday, Dec. 6, featuring 18 participating…
November 08, 2014

World War II talk coming up at Washington County Museum

by Doug Burkhardt
Local historian Sig Unander will be presenting a documentary about the forgotten heroes of World War II, “The Aztec Eagles,” an elite corps of Mexican Air Force pilots who flew missions for the…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Corey Dickman (left), who is the fourth generation to operate Dickman Farms, answers questions from Laurel Ridge students about how onions are harvested and stored.
November 01, 2014

Laurel Ridge students get close up look at working farm

by Barbara Sherman
Students are particularily interested in the farm's onion barn On Oct. 8, a group of Laurel Ridge Middle School seventh-grade science students arrived at Dickman Farms in rural Marion County for…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JAIME VALDEZ - Caitie Clifford chats with a classmate at Sherwood High School. Clifford was recently named an Amazing Kid from Sherwood, one of 20 such students selected by newspapers in the Pamplin Medica Group.
October 27, 2014

SHS senior Caitie Clifford wants to make the world a better place

by Ray Pitz
Editor’s note: Sherwood’s own Caitie Clifford has joined the ranks of more than 20 young people nominated as an Amazing Kid, Pamplin Media Group’s quest to honor those young people who have…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE BETA BETA CHAPTER OF DELTA KAPPA GAMMA - Edy Ridge Elementary Principal Frank Luzaich and third-grade teacher Tori Hamachek watch Tristan Kieser read his new dictionary.
October 27, 2014

DKG chapter gives dictionaries to kids

by No author
Members of the Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary society of key women educators, recently presented dictionaries to third-graders in all five Sherwood elementary schools. The…
Photo Credit: GAZETTE PHOTO: BARBARA SHERMAN - Hopkins Elementary Principal Tim Smith thanks volunteers who helped kindergarteners through second-graders create the Rainbow Garden during the dedication ceremony that included fifth-graders playing dulcimers.
October 27, 2014

Two gardens -- one rainbow, the other themed -- highlight…

by Barbara Sherman
Plots dedicated June 3 highlight Hopkins Elementary landscape Hopkins Elementary really knows how to throw a garden party— in fact, make that two parties. On June 3, the entire school celebrated…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Linda Dove, left, director of Bethlehem-House of Bread, and Kris Field-Eaton hold a check that doesn't reflect a late $50 donation, all money that will benefit the group.
October 27, 2014

School Notes

by Ray Pitz
Band bingo set, budget committee member sought, chess tourney on tap Annual Band Bingo Night is Nov. 18 Community members of all ages are invited to attend the Sherwood Band Boosters’ annual…
October 20, 2014

St. Francis to host auction Oct. 25

by Ray Pitz
St. Francis School will host its annual semi-formal fundraising event, “The 12th Annual Auction: Past, Present & Future,” on Oct. 25. Open to the community, the evening will kick off at 5:30…
Ariel Flach
November 01, 2014

SHS senior is National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

by Gazette staff
A Sherwood High School senior has been named a semifinalist in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship competition. Ariel Flach was selected based on her outstanding score on the PSAT exam.…

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