NEWS


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Yutaka breaks ground for new warehouse

Yutaka breaks ground for new warehouse

CARDINGTON — Cardington Yutaka Technologies, Inc., held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, Oct. 12, for its new warehouse expansion.CYT was es...

October 17th, 2018 |  


CARDINGTON FFA

CARDINGTON FFA

CARDINGTON — Participating in the recent State Urban Soils Contest, the Cardington FFA placed 30th.The contest, held Oct. 13, determined how eff...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Undefeated Northmor ranked No. 2 in latest computer poll

Undefeated Northmor ranked No. 2 in latest computer poll

Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 28 will qualify for the playoffs Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (7-1) 24.1339, 2. Canto...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Apple Butter Festival success

Apple Butter Festival success

FULTON — Twelve youngsters will go to camp next summer as a result of funding derived from the annual Lutheran Memorial Camp Apple Butter Festiv...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Village council hears of need for school levy

MOUNT GILEAD — Jeff Thompson, Mount Gilead Schools superintendent, talked about the need for the district levy to pass at Monday night’s V...

October 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Highland, Cardington win KMAC middle school CC titles

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comHighland and Cardington picked up titles in the KMAC middle school cross country meets, hosted by Mou...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Highland dominates in volleyball tournament opener

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comRanked first in Division II in Ohio according to MaxPreps and second according to the Ohio High Schoo...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 17• Linden McKinley at Highland, Division II volleyball sectionals, 6 p.m.Friday, Oct. 19• Cardington at Fredericktown, fo...

October 15th, 2018 updated: October 17th, 2018. |  


KMAC CC meet Saturday

KMAC CC meet Saturday

Fredericktown edged Mount Gilead by a 30-34 margin to take first place in the KMAC cross country championships on Saturday.In the meet, which was host...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Hunting, fishing licenses make great gifts

Hunting, fishing licenses make great gifts

‪Looking for a Christmas gift that keeps on giving?If so, you might want to consider giving the outdoorsman in your life a multi-year or lifetim...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Fast start propels Highland

Fast start propels Highland

For the third straight week, Highland was able to ride a dominating first-half performance to a win in KMAC football.After taking 44-0 leads into the ...

October 14th, 2018 updated: October 15th, 2018. |  


LIFE


Reflections: Return of football in Cardington

Reflections: Return of football in Cardington

I wonder how many readers know that exactly 71 years ago, today, Sept. 26, 1947, football returned to Cardington after a 37-year absence.I have the so...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Speech’s influence at Cardington High School

Reflections: Speech’s influence at Cardington High School

I was reading through “old” Cardington school newspapers and school year books and was reminded of a program that involved dozens of stude...

September 16th, 2018 |  


Reflections: The Mills Poorman connection

Reflections: The Mills Poorman connection

Last week I wrote of the dedication of Mills Poorman to his community during his life time, July, 1937 to May, 2018. This week I want to share that Mi...

September 9th, 2018 |  


Reflections: A man loyal to his hometown

Reflections: A man loyal to his hometown

Periodically I like to reflect on the life of a local resident who opted to return to their hometown where he/she became active in all phases of its a...

September 2nd, 2018 |  


Thursday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

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August 31st, 2018 updated: August 31st, 2018. |  


Reflections: More memories of the county fair

Reflections: More memories of the county fair

The Morrow County Fair is in the midst of its 168th event, a run of eight days. I want to share some more facts and figures about its history.Athletic...

August 26th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Road levy unfair to village

Preacher’s Point: Meekness

Preacher’s Point: Meekness

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” – Matthew 5:5.Often people will confuse being meek with being timid. Someo...

October 14th, 2018 |  


Village resident opposes roads levy

Many, many times I support levies without question.However, this particular Levy I cannot and will not support due to it being unfair to the residents...

October 11th, 2018 |  


What about guns in schools?

What about guns in schools?

Since the late 1990s, when school shootings first rose to the forefront of national concern in the United States, school districts have struggled to f...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Ohio’s turkey season nearly ready to start

Ohio’s turkey season nearly ready to start

‪Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a six-week season from Saturday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Nov. 25. Gobb...

October 1st, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: The winter of life

Preacher’s Point: The winter of life

I reckon I am in the fall of my life. If I live, an average lifespan I have about 10 to 20 years left. The truth is; however, I may die today, or I ma...

October 1st, 2018 |  


Lake Erie fish hatches far above average

Lake Erie fish hatches far above average

‪Early data gathered by wildlife agencies in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Departme...

September 17th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Freeze watch tonight for Morrow County area

Freeze watch tonight for Morrow County area

From the National Weather Service ... A FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 30S ARE FORECAS...

May 7th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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