Road conditions, needed repairs and collaboration between Morrow County townships and the county was the focus of a presentation to the Regional Planning Commission Wednesday evening. County Commissioner Dick Miller discussed the funding of Morrow County roads. “Funding for roads comes from the gasoline tax and license plate fees, and the c
In a partnership between the Morrow County Historical Society and the Morrow County Sentinel, we will be sharing historical photos and accompanying story each week online at morrowcountysentinel.com. From time to time the article may appear in the print edition of the paper. This initial article will focus on the former First-Knox Bank building wh
Cardington Police Chief John Hinton announced March 19 that a local burglary has been solved. Cardington Police were notified of a break in March 15, 2015 at the Family Dollar located at 571 W. Main Street in Cardington. Chief Hinton said officers responded to the store and secured the scene for processing. While the scene was being processed, sev
3.19.15 / 5:00 pm - A youth was injured in a four-wheeler accident in Edison about 4:20 pm today. Morrow County EMS responders, sheriff's deputies and MedFlight responded to the scene. The 13-yr-old female was airlifted to Children's Hospital in Columbus. This is preliminary information. Photos by Donna Carver.
The Coleman Road Bridge, located on Westfield Township Road 152, has become the latest victim of ice and flooding over the weekend. Melting snow and ice caused water in the Whetstone River to rise. According to nearby residents, the water raised high enough that ice flow lodged near the bridge and rushing water caused it to fall. The bridge has b
Competitors brought their best chili recipe to Park Avenue Elementary school for the Community Center's annual chili cook off on Sunday March 15, raising over a thousand dollars by days end. Entertainment included music and line dancing by DJ Roger Wren and performances by Whetstone Kopy Kats. Categories included best of Show which was decided by
Music filled the Selover Library in Chesterville on Saturday March 14, as the library hosted “Music in the Stacks” featuring Singer/Songwriter Jim Callahan accompanied by his Nashville friends and co-performers, Keenan Date and Parker Whittington. Now living in Nashville, Callahan was raised in Mount Gilead and graduated from Mt. Gilea
Morrow County Special Olympics received a much needed financial donation from Frank Darst of Marengo. Darst made a special stop at Whetstone Industries on Friday March 13, to make a contribution to the Morrow County Special Olympics program in memory of his brother Clarence. Darst matched contributions made on behalf of his brother to total $400 f
Morrow County Common Pleas Judge Robert Hickson swore in Patricia K. Davies as Morrow County Auditor on Friday, March 6 in the South Courtroom of the Morrow County courthouse. Morrow County Sheriff Steve Brenneman opened the ceremony with a few words, “We are here for a very special occasion, to get Pat Davies sworn in as our county auditor.
The Morrow County Common Pleas courtroom of Judge Howard Hall was packed for the early judicial release hearing of Cory Jackson of Bellville on Friday, March 6. Jackson appeared along with his Cleveland attorneys Michael Lear and Larry Zuckerman. After statements from Jackson and the Nauman family, Hall granted the request for early release. Jacks
A pretrial conference for former H.P.M. owner Christopher Filos was held on Thursday March 5th in the Morrow County Common Pleas Court. Filos' attorneys and representatives for the Morrow County Prosecutor's Office met privately with Judge Hall in his chambers. In open court Judge Hall declared that two new pre-trial dates have been set for May 8
The Ohio Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, made a rare visit to Morrow County when they held court in the North courtroom of the Morrow County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Judges Sheila Farmer, William B. Hoffman and Patricia Delaney heard 12 cases, five from Knox County, four from Delaware County and three from Morrow County. The primary
Morrow County Economic Development Director Pat Davies introduced Brandon Miller as her replacement as economic director for the county at the March elected officials meeting on Monday. “It is my pleasure to introduce Brandon Miller,” said Davies to other meeting attendees. “He is from the county. We are thrilled he will be our n
Thomas Cronenwett of Mt. Gilead made official his announcement that he would be seeking the office of Morrow County Sheriff when it comes up for election in November of 2016, for a term that commences January 1, 2017. Cronenwett has been a law enforcement officer for 21 years, 19 of which have been with the Mount Gilead Police Department. He was p