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Drug court program working

Drug court program working

MOUNT GILEAD — Probation Officer Andrew Szteiter and Judges Robert Hickson and Thomas Elkin spoke at the recent drug court graduation about the ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Last ride for former chief Ruhl

Last ride for former chief Ruhl

Former Police Chief Robert D. “Bob” Ruhl Sr. was laid to rest Monday. Ruhl, 72, died peacefully on Monday, January 8, 2018, at home follow...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Winter brings breaks in village water mains

Winter brings breaks in village water mains

MOUNT GILEAD — Hickory Lane residents were surprised to see village workers digging up the street in 15-degree weather on Saturday morning.The M...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Reflections: The Blizzard of ’78 continues

Reflections: The Blizzard of ’78 continues

BARBARA HENTHORNE looked out the picture window of her parents’ country home and could see nothing. Snow covered the window and the outdoor scen...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Church sponsors soup cooking class

CARDINGTON — St. John Lutheran Church (Windfall) will conduct a soup cooking class for adults. Based on Scripture and founded on delicious fun, ...

January 14th, 2018 |  


The Great Blizzard of ’78 recalled

The Great Blizzard of ’78 recalled

MOUNT GILEAD — It’s been 40 years, but memories of The Great Blizzard of 1978 are still vivid for Mike McKinney.“I hope we never see...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 14th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Highland Athletic Boosters holding fundraiser

On Saturday, Feb. 17, the Highland Athletic Boosters will be sponsoring a fundraiser, “A Night at the Races”.Pre-registered guests can pur...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Northmor wrestlers win twice

The Northmor wrestling team moved to 11-1 in dual meets with a pair of Wednesday night wins. The Knights defeated Bishop Hartley by a 45-24 margin and...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Northmor girls edged by North Union

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comNorthmor’s girls fell to North Union in a Tuesday non-conference game by a 44-33 score.The game...

January 17th, 2018 |  


MG boys get second straight league win Tuesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comMount Gilead made it two in a row in KMAC play with a 50-41 win against East Knox on Tuesday.The Indi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Cardington beats EK

Cardington beats EK

Cardington senior Sage Brannon reached the 1000-point mark of her high school basketball career Saturday, providing a highlight during the team’...

January 15th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Reflections: In search of global warming

Reflections: In search of global warming

Global warming, where are you?That phrase has been running through my head the past few days — with the temperature at sub freezing marks. I dis...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Reflections: Santa Claus isn’t always in a red suit

Reflections: Santa Claus isn’t always in a red suit

It’s just four days to Christmas Eve when Santa Claus will depart from the North Pole, and in his familiar red and white suit, leave Mrs. Claus ...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Reflections: The lights of Christmas

Reflections: The lights of Christmas

Nothing defines Christmas like lights. You know the Christmas holiday is approaching with the appearance of lights on trees, houses, business places, ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Reflections: The Toys of Christmas

Reflections: The Toys of Christmas

Toys and Christmas just go together like peanut butter and jelly or ham and eggs.Growing up in The Great Depression years, I remember how excited my s...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Bishops observe 65th anniversary

Bishops observe 65th anniversary

The 65th wedding anniversary of Marvin and Janet (Burggraf) Bishop will be celebrated by family and friends at an Open House on Dec. 16 at the All Occ...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Reflections: Cardington before the railroad

Reflections: Cardington before the railroad

Listening to the familiar train whistle as it passed through Cardington the other day, I thought, what was the town like before the railroad was built...

October 31st, 2017 |  


OPINION


Preacher’s Point: Let’s hear it for the birthday boy

In my son’s household, like in many families, birthdays are special; sometimes a celebration lasting several days. Each child will receive a bir...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Christmas break good for duck, goose hunting

Christmas break good for duck, goose hunting

Christmas break is one of my favorite times of the year. Not only do I enjoy the holidays and the break from my students, it also offers me an opportu...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Deer harvest up from last year

Deer harvest up from last year

The extremely mild weather last week was very beneficial as deer hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 weeklong deer-gun h...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Cold winds in early November

Cold winds in early November

As the second split of the north zone waterfowl season arrives this week, I can’t help but share my frustration with the local waterfowl season ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Preacher’s Point: Look at the larger picture

The first two chapters of Job are fascinating. Satan visits heaven, and God asks Satan if he has thought about Job (Job 1:6-8). Satan explains to God ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Candidate grateful for campaign

As I write this, Election Day has yet to take place. However, I believe that now is the time to extend my appreciation and gratitude to the citizens/e...

November 7th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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