Clear Fork Valley briefs: Free backbacks; Leedy family reunion

Free backpacks, school supplies available

BELLVILLE — The Salvation Army in Clear Fork is offering offer free backpacks and school supplies to elementary school students attending Clear Fork schools. If the student is eligible for the Free Lunch Program, then the student is eligible for a free back pack with school supplies. The eligible student and a parent or guardian simply need to stop by BNOC, 84 Main St., Bellville) and request an application form, which can be filled out and turned in immediately, or brought back later.

There are currently 100 back packs available. The BNOC is opened from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday, and 10 a.m until 2 p.m on Saturday. The operation is closed Sundays. For more information, please call Jamie at 419-886-2511 or Mike at 419-571-8119.

Leedy family reunion is Aug. 11

ANKNEYTOWN, Ohio — The 123rd annual Leedy Reunion us Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the Old Leedy Grove om Ankneytown. The park opens at 9 a.m., which is when the silent aution begins. A covered-dish dinner starts at noon. Afternoon activity inludes the closer of the silent auction at 1:15, a business meeting at 1:30 p.m. and family entertainment at 2 .m. For information, visit