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Trace Inn Restaurant Manager Kim Conover was honored with a plaque of appreciation by Red Hill State Park Superintendent Tony Holtschlag for 21 years of service with the popular establishment. Conover and her husband John decided to step away from the business which will be closing on December 23. Managers are being sought and may pick up a bid packet at the park office. (Photo by Barbara E. Allender)

  
 
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School Christmas programs began this week in the Red Hill Unit 10 district. The Sumner Attendance Center choir sings out during their Monday night concert. Other programs this week include the Red Hill Jr. High concert at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12 and the Red Hill High School band and choir concert at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13. Next week, programs at Bridgeport Grade School include: second and third grade at 10 a.m. and K first grade at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16; the fourth grade at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 at SAC, and the BGS Pre-K programs at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19.

  
 
Police activity in the city
  The Sumner Police Department responded to 101 calls during the month of November.
   There were two violations of Orders of Protection, a family disturbance, telephone harassment, domestic battery and recovery of stolen property among the criminal activity.
   There were also two drug investigations.
   Six ordinance violation warnings were issued, one of which was an animal-at-large violation.
   Several traffic violations were among officer stops. Five speeding violations were presented, as well as two wrong way on a one-way street violations and two insurance violations. There was also a registration violation, squealing tires, traffic accident hit and run, and registration violation.
   Proper equipment warnings were issued on six occasions, as well as a couple of required stop warnings.
  
 
 

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Expenditures required to update city
  By Barbara E. Allender
   Since the 911 service became centrally located in Lawrence County (in Bridgeport) and online with all agencies, there are still some loose ends to tie up. Dennis Poland, director of the local service, spoke to the Sumner City Council on Tuesday night during their regular meeting to address one such issue.
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