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Adrian landfill closing

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29th August

By Melissa Burnor

PALMYRA TOWNSHIP — Republic Services, Inc. announced it will close the Adrian Landfill in a move to be more efficient, according to company officials.

However, the decision will have impact on Lenawee County residents and Palmyra Township, too.

“The Adrian Landfill will close to the public effective Sept. 20,” Russ Knocke, director of field communications and public affairs said in an email to the Advance Monday. Lenawee County Commissioner John Tuckerman (R-Blissfield) said the county has yet to receive the official word from the company on the closing.

The company plans on retaining ownership of the landfill, which is located at Ogden Highway and Deerfield Road, after it closes the doors. However, Knocke said the closing of the landfill should not affect the local customers who rely on them for waste pickup.

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Blissfield possible site for toy tractor museum

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29th August

By Melissa Burnor

The Blissfield Village Council gave its support to a concept of a toy tractor museum that could draw people to Blissfield.

A group known as the Tri-County Historical Society is looking for land options for a museum site for large collection of toy tractors. One of those land options could be the site of the former Home Canning Company owned by the village of Blissfield.

Blissfield village administrator Jim Wonacott said that the collection of model and toy tractors already available to the society could exceed $1 million in value.

For the complete story, please see the Aug. 28, 2013, edition of The Advance.


Blissfield woman killed in early morning crash

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14th August

PALMYRA – A Blissfield woman was killed in a pre-dawn crash on U.S. 223 in Palmyra Township this morning. According to the Lenawee County Sherif’s Office, Nicole Deer, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash shortly before 6 a.m. on U.S. 223 near Driggs Road.

A press release said Deer appeared to be traveling westbound on U.S. 223 in a 1996 Chevrolet when she was alleged struck by Dewayne Shattuck, 25, Adrian, who was eastbound in a 1999 Chevrolet.

According to the release, deputies believe Shattuck allegedly crossed the centerline and struck Deer’s vehicle.

Shattuck was transported to Bixby Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries by Palmyra Township Fire Department rescuers.

Police had the road shut down for more than three hours as they investigated. The crash still remains under investigation by the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office.
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