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Highland High School graduation

Highland High School graduation

Highland High School’s 124 graduates cheer and throw their caps in the air Sunday, May 20, after commencement exercises. More photos online at w...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

May 26The 102nd Edison Alumni Banquet, Edison Enterprise Baptist Church community building. Doors open 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at 12:30 p.m. Co...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Morrow County Sheriff Reports

Morrow County Sheriff Reports

May 14-15Harassment, Road 58, Congress.Burglary, Road 213, Bennington.Assault, Chesterville.Juvenile complaint, Sparta.Suspicious person, SR 42, Gilea...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Summer meals served

The Cardington-Lincoln Local Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.The meals will be provided at these sites from June 4 to Aug....

May 21st, 2018 |  


Highland High School 2018 Graduation — Photos by Alberta Stojkovic

Highland High School 2018 Graduation — Photos by Alberta Stojkovic

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May 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


2:38 pm |    
Bullets win May tournament
Brannon in All-Star game

Brannon in All-Star game

Cardington’s Sage Brannon played in the North-South All Star Basketball team on April 20, part of a two-day event hosted by Denison University. ...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Cardington girls survive Utica comeback to claim eighth-inning win

Cardington girls survive Utica comeback to claim eighth-inning win

For five innings, it looked like Cardington would cruise past a tough Utica team into regionals on Friday.However, the Division III district final con...

May 21st, 2018 |  


MG track teams claim district titles Saturday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comThe Mount Gilead track and field teams continued stellar seasons by winning district titles at Watkin...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, May 23• Division III regional track and field meet at Fairfield Union High School, 4 p.m.• Cardington vs. Galion at Findlay Hig...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May ...

May 21st, 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


Togetherness will end opioid crisis

Togetherness will end opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic is devastating communities, breaking families apart, and taking lives across America.In 2016, more than 63,000 Americans died from...

April 26th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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