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CARDINGTON FFA
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Downtown Days starts May 22
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Healthcare advisory group hears former exec
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Morrow County under Flood Warning
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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Patrol: Mount Gilead man killed in crash

MOUNT GILEAD – A Mount Gilead man was killed Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Gilead Township, according to the Ohio State Highway...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Hospital Advisory Group meeting set

MC-HIC Advisory BoardMonday, May 10, 20216:30-8:30 p.m.Community Services Building, 619 W. Marion Rd.Topic: MC-HIC May 10, 2021Time: May 10, 2021 06:3...

May 7th, 2021 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meetings, events• The Friends of the Galion Big Four Depot plan to host Depot Day Galion on Saturday, May 22. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Miller receives community award for commitment to local healthcare

Miller receives community award for commitment to local healthcare

MOUNT GILEAD — CJ Miller, president and CEO of Morrow County Hospital and resident of Marengo, was recently acknowledged by his peers and commun...

May 6th, 2021 updated: May 6th, 2021. |  


Carsner re-joins cemetery board

Opening the Cardington Village council meeting Monday evening was their semi-annual meeting with Cardington Township trustees and members of the Glend...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Kiwanis golf outing planned
Carpenter moving on to Otterbein track

Carpenter moving on to Otterbein track

After finishing her senior year with the Highland track and field team, Peyton Carpenter will move on to Otterbein, where she will compete for that un...

May 10th, 2021 |  


MG track competes at Galion

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comMount Gilead ran in the Galion Kiwanis Invitational on Friday. The girls’ team took eighth on t...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Highland BB wins share of KMAC title

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comWith a 16-1 win at home against Northmor on Friday, Highland clinched a share of the KMAC title in ba...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

Many fishing opportunities throughout Ohio

The Fish Ohio program recognizes noteworthy catches of 25 different species at inland lakes and reservoirs, Lake Erie, the Ohio River, and other publi...

May 10th, 2021 |  


HOJGA starting girls’ division

Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association announces a new girls’ division opening in its 2021 season tournament tour for girls age 16-18 and 13-15.T...

May 10th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Blue Donkey Auction nets money for food banks
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2020 Wedding Planner flipbook
Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

MOUNT GILEAD —Although Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has given the OK for football games to go in Ohio this fall, that does’t mean smooth sailing for fall...

August 20th, 2020 updated: August 20th, 2020. |  


Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health today released the weekly Ohio Public Health Advisory System update.Mercer County has reached Level 3 (...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Three charged after traffic stop nets drugs, money

Three charged after traffic stop nets drugs, money

MARENGO — Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputies on Wednesday, July 29 stopped a motor vehicle at the entrance of The Cardinal Center located at...

July 29th, 2020 updated: July 30th, 2020. |  


OHSAA releases Return to Play guidelines and sport specific recommendations

OHSAA releases Return to Play guidelines and sport specific recommendations

COLUMBUS — The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has presented the OHSAA with a myriad of challenges. the executive director’s office, with su...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


2020 Bratwurst Festival is on, but without parades and outdoor musical entertainers

2020 Bratwurst Festival is on, but without parades and outdoor musical entertainers

BUCYRUS — The Bratwurst Festival in Bucyrus will go on this year, from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15, but due to rules and regulations necessitated by the COVI...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


More than 500 doctors tell Trump shutdown is creating ‘mass casualty incident’ nationwide

More than 500 doctors tell Trump shutdown is creating ‘mass casualty incident’ nationwide

(The Center Square) – More than 500 U.S. physicians sent a letter to President Donald Trump describing the coronavirus shutdowns as a “mas...

May 29th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

Growing up I loved it when the calendar turned to May — the month of graduations and May Day at school. Looking through school Searchlight newsp...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Turkey season can provide great experiences

Turkey season can provide great experiences

The turkey season opened in the area with near perfect weather. It was a bit chilly but the calm winds made it ideal for hearing things.I was reminded...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Reflections: More April events from the past

Reflections: More April events from the past

I lifted the top page on past April stories and the headline said “April Ice Storm Topples Telephone Poles!” It wasn’t ice I woke up...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Reflections: April news from years past

Reflections: April news from years past

I found some interesting information in past newspapers describing events happening in Morrow County.For instance, in the Marion-Independent April 11,...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Christians need revival

Preacher’s Point: Christians need revival

The church needs revival. Before shouting, “Amen!” to that comment, “Oh my!” may be more appropriate. “Amen” to th...

April 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Riordan McClain column: It’s time to get back to work

Riordan McClain column: It’s time to get back to work

As we progress through this coronavirus pandemic, we continue to learn both from the experience of others around the world and from our own personal e...

April 16th, 2020 |  


Deadline to apply for disaster relief is April 1

Deadline to apply for disaster relief is April 1

ATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aqu...

March 5th, 2020 |  


Local craft beer returning to Galion after 100 Years; 1803 Brewery & Taproom launches beer Jan. 18

Local craft beer returning to Galion after 100 Years; 1803 Brewery & Taproom launches beer Jan. 18

GALION — The city’s brewing legacy begins a new chapter this year as the 1803 Brewery & Taproom arrives on the craft beer scene.After ...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Beach retires as president/CEO of First Federal Bank

Beach retires as president/CEO of First Federal Bank

GALION — First Federal Bank of Ohio has announced the retirement of David Beach and the appointment of Joseph Clime as succeeding president and ...

January 7th, 2020 |  


Northmor students learn car-care basics from Galion auto-technician

Northmor students learn car-care basics from Galion auto-technician

GALION — Northmor JOG students learned in October that your vehicle will take you where you need to go every day, but it needs more than just a ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


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