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Female land ownership series set

TROY — OSU Extension in Miami and Champaign counties is offering a series designed to help female landowners understand critical conservation and farm management issues related to owning land. It will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to talk with tenants about farming and conservation practices used on their land. The farm management portion will provide an understanding of passing land on to the next generation and help establish fair rental rates by looking at current farm budgets.

The series runs from 9-11:30 a.m. every Friday, Feb. 26 through March 26 and will be a blend of in-person and virtual sessions. It is $50 for the series. If you are only able to attend a couple of sessions, it is $10 per session, but there is value in getting to know other participants in the series and talking with them each week. Registration can be found at For more information, contact Amanda Bennett at [email protected]. The registration deadline is Feb. 24. The detailed agenda can be found at

City offices to close

TROY — City offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 for Presidents’ Day.

Refuse collection and curbside recycling will be on schedule. Troy City Council will next meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the Hobart Arena Bravo Room.

Spaghetti supper to be held

COVINGTON — The annual Covington High School Spaghetti Supper will be held between 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, and will be pick up only in the bus loop near the K-8 school entrance, 807 Chestnut St., Covington. All proceeds from the dinner go into the Covington Schools Scholarship Fund Program.

The meal will include Italian spaghetti with meat sauce, homemade coleslaw, garlic toast and dessert. The cost is $5 for all meals and must be pre-ordered by Friday, March 5. To purchase tickets, visit Covington High School from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday in the main office.

Community members can also email Karen Brackman at [email protected] with the buyer’s information, the number of tickets to purchase, buyer’s phone number and email address. Payment is due no later than Feb. 25 to Covington High School, Attn: Karen Brackman, 807 Chestnut St., Covington, OH 45318, or dropped off at CHS no later than March 5. If mailing the payment to the school, tickets will be emailed to the buyer from Brackman upon receipt of payment.

The community scholarship fund drive also is underway. Donations to the scholarship fund may be sent to Karen Brackman at Covington High School, 807 Chestnut St., Suite A, Covington, through March 10. For more information, call (947) 473-2856.

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