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Board of Education’s September Meeting

  The regular monthly meeting for the Continental School Board was held at 7:00pm. on September 18, 2014 in the administrative office. President Dean Bidlack called the meeting to order. ​ Mr. Brian Gerdeman, Elementary Principal, … [Read More...]


Busy Week For Pirate Volleyball Team

The Continental Pirates had a rough week on the Volleyball Court. It started on Saturday with a trip to Montpelier to take on the Locomotives and Hilltop Cadets in a Tri-match. Hilltop swept the Pirates 2-0 while the Pirates lost to Montpelier 2-1. … [Read More...]


Boys Soccer PCL CHAMPS

If you looked at the final score you would have thought the game was played between the 18s but this 0-0 tie at Kalida was anything but passing in the middle. The game started fast and furious with a Kalida player picking up the only yellow card of … [Read More...]


Community Choir Practice

In anticipation of the Community Church Service at Continental's Fall Festival, practice for the community choir will be on Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm at the Continental United Methodist Church (North Main Street). All are invited to be a part … [Read More...]


Coffee & Conversation Gatherings @ Bloomers

Bloomers Boutique & Coffee will host a non-denominational Coffee & Conversation gathering on Saturday, September 27 at 10:00am. All are welcome to join in a time of prayer, reflection, and great fellowship. The Coffee & Conversation gatherings will … [Read More...]

With Deepest Sympathy

Donald Keith Ketner, 1943 – 2014

Palmetto, FL--Donald Keith Ketner 71 of Palmetto, FL, originally of Oakwood died at 7:55 AM Wednesday September 17 at Manatee Memorial Hospital Bradenton Florida after an extended illness. Donald was born September 23, 1943 to Forrest "Pete" Ketner … [Read More...]


Lady Pirates Post 5-1 PCL Victory

Tuesday night had the Pirates (7-2, 2-0 PCL) hosting the Miller City Wildcats (2-5-3, 0-2-2 PCL) in a PCL matchup. The Pirates led by Zsports player of the game McKenna Scott scored a 5-1 victory. Scott had 2 goals and 2 assists on the night while … [Read More...]

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Continental’s 2014 Fall Festival!

Car Show and Burn-out Contest, 5K run, Dodgeball, Craft Show, Cornhole Tournament, Wiffleball Tournament, Purse Bingo, Jail & Bail, Karaoke, and so much more will be happening on Main Street on September 26, 27, & 28th. Plans are finalized for Continental’s 2014 Fall Fest. The band, Venyx will play under the big tent on Friday night and Nashville Crush will be the featured band on Saturday night. Check out their website, for more details on this great weekend in our hometown!

2013 Continental Fall Festival

The big tent located on Main street just north of the train tracks.

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School Lunch Menu, Week of Sept 22

Monday, Sept 22: Mini Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Hash Browns, Corn, Mandarin Oranges, Milk Tuesday, Sept 23: Cheeseburger Sandwich, Peas, Carrots, Peaches, Milk Wednesday, Sept 24: Hot Dog, Whole Grain Bun, Baked Beans, Cucumbers, Banana, … [Read More...]

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Continental Library News…

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Sign up for a library card and be entered into a drawing to win a book of your choice (up to $25 value), compliments of the Friends of the PCDL. Get your library card today! Book Sale! At Continental's Fall … [Read More...]


4th Annual Van Wert Co Bluegrass Festival

The Van Wert County Fairgrounds will be the venue on September 26, 27 and 28th featuring some of the best bluegrass music around. The band line-up this year is: Echo Valley, Foxtail Grass Reunion, New Outlook, New Mountain Heritage, Steve Scott & … [Read More...]

With Deepest Sympathy

David “Howie” Thomas, 1959 – 2014

David “Howie” Thomas, 54, of Weston, Ohio, passed away, Saturday, September 13, 2014. David was born in Lima, Ohio to Donald R. and Norma J. (Cass) Thomas. He married the love of his life Kim (Vollmar) Thomas on January 13, 1990 in Weston, Ohio … [Read More...]