Through the effort of two sisters, Cridersville Elementary School students took advantage Wednesday of seeing animals native to the area that they may not ever get the chance to see in the wild in their lifetime.
Filling two large glass showcases are taxidermy mounts of animals from the area, including grouse, pheasants, a turkey, bobwhite, duck, deer, raccoon, squirrel, beaver, coyote, and red and gray fox.
The Auglaize County Health Board is taking steps to move toward the accreditation required by 2018.
Auglaize County Health Commissioner Charlotte Parsons said they are working on the second step now, creating a Community Health Improvement Plan, which is expected to be finished in March.
â€śItâ€™s part of the prerequisites for applying for accreditation,â€ť Parsons said.
Health Board members made the first step toward accreditation last year when it completed a community health assessment.
Workers at the nationâ€™s largest yogurt manufacturing facility came to management in the recent past to devise a way to make the cups on the same line as yogurt production so they could streamline the entire process at the plant located in Auglaize County.