Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:    
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Eureka Books gets a facelift, community votes for new color scheme

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EUREKA- It has been around twenty years since Eureka Books in Old Town was last painted, and with help from the community, they have decided on a new look.
The building has been around since 1879 and the bookstore has been there for nearly two decades. The community was invited to help choose the new color scheme by voting online last month. Store manager Jen Card said "We certainly wanted their input, Old Town is a gem for all of us in Eureka.” 
Almost 1,000 votes were cast and Card said she is more than happy with what the public chose, “We could not make a decision and so we needed other people to step in and help us get to the finish line. It is long overdue, the building really needed a facelift."