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Highland Elementary Career Day

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May 15th, 2018 |  


4-H NEWS

Country Guys and Gals held its third meeting on April 22.There were eight members present. Pledges were led by Lia Alexander and Megan Beck.Lia Alexan...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Mount Gilead to celebrate traditional Memorial Day

Mount Gilead to celebrate traditional Memorial Day

MOUNT GILEAD — The village will keep its traditional Memorial Day celebration on Monday, May 28th with a parade and speakers at Rivercliff Cemet...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Voters defeat 911 levy; Bennington approves road issue

Voters defeat 911 levy; Bennington approves road issue

MOUNT GILEAD — Morrow County Commissioners expressed disappointment that the county’s 911 issue failed in the May 8 primary election.̶...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Memorial Day traffic expected to be heavy

Memorial Day traffic expected to be heavy

COLUMBUS — AAA expects near-record Memorial Day travel volume with 41.5 million Americans (1.6 million Ohioans) traveling at least 50 miles from...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Hickman speaker at Fulton Memorial Day program

Hickman speaker at Fulton Memorial Day program

FULTON — Speaker at the Fulton Memorial Day service will be Frank Hickman, who grew up in Westfield Township and attended Buckeye Valley High Sc...

May 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Highland track competes Wednesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comOne individual and two relays for Highland had place-winning finishes Wednesday during the second day...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Northmor, MG advance track athletes to regionals Tuesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comBoth Mount Gilead and Northmor qualified track and field athletes to the regional meet in TuesdayR...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Sports Calendar

Thursday, May 17• Cardington, Mount Gilead and Northmor at Watkins Memorial, Division III track and field district meet, 3:45 p.m.• Highla...

May 14th, 2018 updated: May 17th, 2018. |  


Mount Gilead track teams take KMAC titles

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comBoth Mount Gilead track squads found themselves on top of the Knox Morrow Athletic Conference when th...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Cardington SB dominates in tournament opener

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comIn their tournament opener in Division III, Cardington cruised past Wellington to take a 30-0 win in ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

The beauty of spring, the awakening of nature in all its beauty, never grows old. The opening of flower petals, leaves and buds popping from tree limb...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Last week I shared, in the first of a two-part series, the history of the Cardington Fire Department, which organized in 1874.The fire house stood jus...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Winding up every parade in Cardington are the village’s fire department trucks and EMS vehicle. It’s with a sense of pride and comfort the...

April 15th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Looking Back — For a little while

Reflections: Looking Back — For a little while

I love to read newspapers.I find so much information I did not know or had forgotten, so this week I am devoting this space to stories that appeared i...

April 8th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Singer’s poultry enterprise thrived

Reflections: Singer’s poultry enterprise thrived

It’s probably one of the least publicized businesses in Cardington, at least in later years, but from 1880 to 1911 George Singer operated a mill...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Reflections: Memories of Easters past

Reflections: Memories of Easters past

This is Holy Week culminating in Easter Sunday, and as is the custom for us in the “later stratas” of life, we find a certain joy in ponde...

March 24th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Weather might be getting better for fishing

Weather might be getting better for fishing

It’s been a frustrating start to the fishing year with the constant flooding and old man winter not letting go.However, I think we may have fina...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Parents who lost can lose the most

Parents who lost can lose the most

Dear Parents,Prom and graduation can be a memorable time in a teenager’s life. It is also a time when celebrations can easily turn into a traged...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Front line workers in addiction crisis

Front line workers in addiction crisis

Data released by the Ohio Department of Health on the opioid epidemic in 2016 are daunting and facing this crisis has led many to despair.The Ohio Hou...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Satan and his minions plan the apocalypse

Satan and his minions plan the apocalypse

The following column originally appeared June 26, 2012.“The time has arrived for us to bring about the final destruction of the world,” Sa...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Wild turkey season is about to start

Wild turkey season is about to start

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.The youth...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: The Christian experience

Preacher’s Point: The Christian experience

If you ask someone if they are Christian and if they answer, “Yes” ask them another question. “How do you know you are a Christian?&...

April 8th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Wind advisory today from 3 p.m. through midnight

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY, IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT. WINDS... INCREASING TO 20 TO ...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

ATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesses, small agr...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


North Central Ohio area unemployment down in May

North Central Ohio area unemployment down in May

The year-to-year jobless rate for counties in the North Central Ohio area dropped in May.The unemployment rate for Crawford County was 5.2 percent las...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Unemployment up for North Central Ohio area in April

The year-to-year jobless rate for counties in the North Central Ohio area increased or were stagnant in April.The unemployment rate for Crawford Count...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Shelby Health and Wellness Center opens today

The Shelby Health and Wellness Center will hold its grand opening open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April at its new facility at 31 E. Main St., Shelby.G...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Generic ‘please hold’ messages are perceived as a major irritant for customers, but research has found people in the Midwest actually feel...

April 18th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA