NEWS


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Training police K9 officers

Mount Gilead Library shines for Christmas open house

MOUNT GILEAD — Every nook and cranny of the Mount Gilead Public Library seemed to shimmer and glimmer with Christmas decorations and special art...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Mount Gilead inductions

Mount Gilead inductions

National Honor Society members, from left, front row: (Juniors) Joslin McDonald, Faith Longhenry, Jadyn Shipman, Claire Butcher, Morgan Beck, Zach Dow...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Man robs Marengo Dollar General store

Man robs Marengo Dollar General store

MARENGO — Morrow County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded Thursday night to Dollar General on an aggravated robbery that had just occurr...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Park Avenue students help Red Cross, foster kids

Park Avenue students help Red Cross, foster kids

MOUNT GILEAD — The Park Avenue Elementary K-Kids held a Coin War in November and generously decided to divide the proceeds collected between two...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


Patrol offers winter weather driving tips

Patrol offers winter weather driving tips

MOUNT GILEAD — The Ohio State Highway Patrol urges motorists to prepare vehicles for winter driving. During inclement weather drive slowly and a...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Benefit set Dec. 16 for Mike Remy, Jeff Tolley

Benefit set Dec. 16 for Mike Remy, Jeff Tolley

GALION — Two local men are getting some help from their friends as they deal with unexpected health issues.A benefit is being held Saturday, Dec...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Lady Pirates loaded with college talent

Northmor wrestlers win two duals Wednesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comNorthmor claimed two more dual match wins on Wednesday when they took on Ontario and River Valley as ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Mount Gilead, Highland boys win Tuesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comA huge game by Mason Mollohan helped propel Mount Gilead to an 87-85 win over visiting Fredericktown ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Fourth quarter surge boosts Highland girls past MG

Fourth quarter surge boosts Highland girls past MG

Highland broke open a back-and-forth KMAC girls’ basketball game with a 20-point fourth quarter, as they came back to top host Mount Gilead by a...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Northmor boys outshoot Fredericktown in KMAC opener

Northmor boys outshoot Fredericktown in KMAC opener

Northmor opened their KMAC season in boys’ basketball in fine fashion on Friday, dispatching visiting Fredericktown by an 81-51 margin, moving t...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Dec. 13• Bracket Quad at Northmor, wrestling, 6 p.m.• Cardington at Danville, girls’ basketball, 6 p.m.• Highland a...

December 11th, 2017 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Reflections: Looking back to the ‘good old days’

Reflections: Looking back to the ‘good old days’

I was running copies off my computer printer the other day and it prompted me to recall those mimeograph machines that we used at school and in my ear...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Reflections: Fall means nostalgia

Reflections: Fall means nostalgia

With the arrival of fall, my emotions are torn as the season marks the end of my favorite season, summer, and the prelude to winter, where the highlig...

October 10th, 2017 |  


GARDEN CLUB NEWS

The Mount Gilead Wayside Garden Club met Sept. 20 at Hospice of Morrow County.Eight members reported on what plants they have that attract pollinators...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Morrow County Reflections: Mysterious well at CYT site

Morrow County Reflections: Mysterious well at CYT site

Every once in awhile I like to share a story from the past, even the recent past that people may not have read at the time or just recount the story t...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Morrow County Reflections: Remember the Enterprise Block

Morrow County Reflections: Remember the Enterprise Block

Those who lived in or near Cardington or visited before 1972 will remember the Enterprise Block, a two story brick building on South Marion Street ext...

September 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Deer gun season to start this month

Deer gun season to start this month

Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide, and Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Weather not great for waterfowl season start

Weather not great for waterfowl season start

The youth waterfowl season as well as the regular waterfowl opening weekend has come and gone. The weather was certainly less than desirable. It was m...

October 23rd, 2017 |  


Tri-Rivers renewal levy on November ballot

Tri-Rivers renewal levy on November ballot

MARION — Tri-Rivers Career Center is on the ballot Nov. 7 for a 1.3 mill renewal levy. This levy was originally passed in 1997.“Our renewa...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Wild turkey season is almost here

Wild turkey season is almost here

Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a six-week season from Saturday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Nov. 26. Gobblers an...

October 9th, 2017 |  


YOUR VIEW

As you know, Mike DeWine is running for Governor of Ohio. Mike is a man of incredible integrity and vision, someone who understands the problems of ou...

October 3rd, 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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