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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 |  


COUNTRY GUYS AND GALS 4-H

Country Guys and Gals held its second meeting on March 25. At our first meeting in February, new books and paperwork were passed out.In March officers...

April 14th, 2018 |  


Retired teachers group learns about container gardening

Retired teachers group learns about container gardening

MOUNT GILEAD — Container Gardening was the topic of the program presented by OSU Extension educator Carri Jagger when the Morrow County Retired ...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Cardington FFA among top 10 in state

CARDINGTON — For the second time in the school’s history, the Cardington FFA Chapter has been named one of the top 10 chapters in Ohio. Th...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Northmor holds Family Math Night

Northmor holds Family Math Night

IBERIA — Northmor Local School District held an Olympic themed Family Math Night on Feb. 22.Northmor elementary students were invited to come an...

April 13th, 2018 |  


CARDINGTON FFA

CARDINGTON — Forty five junior and senior members of the Cardington FFA, Chapter along with 10 chaperones, traveled to Chicago on March 22 where...

April 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Wolfpak competes in Chicago
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Northmor, Highland, MG win weekend SB games

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comHighland swept a doubleheader with Heath on Saturday, winning the first game 9-7 due to a five-run fi...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Highland wins Friday, Cardington splits Saturday baseball games

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comEast Knox made a fast start hold up on Friday against Northmor, as the Knights fell 12-7.The Bulldogs...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Wolfpak competes in Chicago

Wolfpak competes in Chicago

The Wolfpak competition team sent Master Sam Wolf (coach) and Logan Welsh (pictured) to coach and compete at the annual Moo Do Won international Samur...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Local players in District 11 All-Star games

Local players in District 11 All-Star games

Pictured with Cardington’s Sage Brannon (l) are the three Morrow County basketball players who competed in the District 11 All-Star game on Apri...

April 13th, 2018 |  


Northmor girls top East Knox

Northmor girls top East Knox

Timely hitting proved key for the Northmor softball team in claiming a 10-6 win over visiting East Knox on Thursday.While the Bulldogs struck first, t...

April 13th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Reflections: Maceyko synonymous with business in Cardington

Reflections: Maceyko synonymous with business in Cardington

Each week I use this column to remember a building, event or people who contributed to this community or county’s growth.With the passing of Ste...

March 19th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Al’s Restaurant brushed by tornado

Reflections: Al’s Restaurant brushed by tornado

One of the more popular and longest serving businesses in Cardington was Al’s Restaurant. Located at 104 W. Main St., the building’s histo...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Neither snow nor rain nor heat…

Reflections: Neither snow nor rain nor heat…

The Cardington Post Office was another of the business buildings that withstood the ravages of the June 1981 tornado, even though it was located close...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Another business building dodged tornado

Reflections: Another business building dodged tornado

The fourth of the seven business buildings that withstood the 1981 Cardington tornado is located at 109 W. Second St.It was relatively new, in compari...

February 18th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Another building left standing

Reflections: Another building left standing

It’s Valentine’s Day and that brings to mind the many times I purchased Valentine Cards in our local drug store. Today they are called pha...

February 11th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Birds are migrating back from the south

Birds are migrating back from the south

Old Man Winter seems to be reluctant to go away despite the calendar telling us its spring.Living in the state for a half of century I’ve learne...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Bills proposed for hunting, fishing licenses

Bills proposed for hunting, fishing licenses

State Senator Joe Uecker (R-Miami Township) joined Representative Jonathan Dever (R-Madeira) to introduce companion legislation (senate bill 257) aime...

March 12th, 2018 |  


New hunting, fishing licenses needed March 1

New hunting, fishing licenses needed March 1

Don’t forget that your Ohio hunting and fishing licenses are about to expire. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purcha...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


How my students learned to reach their goals

How my students learned to reach their goals

In January, you likely did what many people do each time a new year begins: you set some goals. Exercise more, save money, start meditating … yo...

February 17th, 2018 |  


ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2018-2019 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at Wednesday’s meetin...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Dwindling pensions a threat to Ohioans

Right now, the pensions of more than a million Americans are at risk of massive cuts. If we truly value a hard day’s work in this country, our g...

February 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 |  


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