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No paper on Thursday

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Sentinel-Tribune published on Thursday.

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Ridenours talk about Boys, Girls State at Exchange Club

David and Jane Ridenour will be the speakers at the meeting of the Bowling Green Exchange Club on Tuesday at noon at the Bowling Green Country Club. Their topic will be the selection process for Buckeye Boys and Girls state participants.

David Ridenour is a 1970 graduate of Bowling Green State University and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army. He served in Vietnam with the 1st Signal Brigade in 1971-72 and served as the executive officer for Radio Company – Long Binh. During his tour, he was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service.

Ridenour is a past commander and currently post adjutant of the Bowling Green American Legion Post 45 and has been on the staff of the American Legion Buckeye Boys State for 17 years with 14 of those years on the board of trustees. He has been active in selecting boys from the Bowling Green community as delegates for Buckeye Boys State for 20 years.

In 2020, he was inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.

Jane Ridenour joined the Bowling Green American Legion Auxiliary Unit 45 in 2002. She has served in various leadership positions and now is the department first vice president and Membership Chairman for the year 2022-23.

She was the Buckeye Girls State Chairman for her auxiliary unit for 5 years and has been active in the selection process within the Bowling Green community. She also serves on the board of trustees for Buckeye Girls State.

Supporting candidates for Buckeye Boys and Girls State is part of the Exchange Club’s 3 Programs of Service: Americanism, Community Service and Youth Programs.

The public is welcome to attend the Exchange Club meetings. Lunch is $13, cash at the door. Any questions regarding these speakers or Exchange can be directed to Jenny Swope, 419-806-4202.

Nominate a Knight for Otsego Hall of Fame

Otsego is accepting nominations for the Otsego Hall of Fame. To nominate an individual, go to Otsegoknights.org. The form is under the “Our District” tab. Nominations are due by Dec. 2. For questions or more information, contact Mary Gase at 419-823-4381 ext 3403

Forecast

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 30. South wind around 6 mph.

Thanksgiving Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind 3 to 6 mph. Showers likely at night, mainly after 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Extended: A slight chance of showers before 1 p.m. Friday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 34. A chance of showers after 1 p.m. Saturday. Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Showers likely at night, mainly after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Showers likely Sunday, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Chance of precipitation is 60%. A chance of showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Partly sunny Monday, with a high near 43. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 31. Mostly cloudy Tuesday, with a high near 42.