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Tombstones repair continues

Tombstones repair continues

PAGETOWN — What a difference several weeks of hard work can make.The landscape of the dilapidated, historic Pagetown Cemetery has taken on a new...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Repairs Continue at Pagetown Cemetery — Photos by Anthony Conchel

Repairs Continue at Pagetown Cemetery — Photos by Anthony Conchel

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September 13th, 2018 |  


Ohio Central Bible College sets seminar

IBERIA — Reverend John Watson, M.Th. of Columbus will teach the Fall Seminar at Ohio Central Bible College. The event will be held Saturday, Oct...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Cardington FFA members earn fair awards

Cardington FFA members earn fair awards

The Cardington FFA Chapter was pleased to have all of its members participating in the Morrow County Fair.They were represented in every barn and achi...

September 12th, 2018 updated: September 12th, 2018. |  


Maryhaven offers programs for families dealing with addiction

Maryhaven offers programs for families dealing with addiction

MOUNT GILEAD — Maryhaven has developed the Families in Recovery Program to provide education, training and counseling support to families that a...

September 12th, 2018 |  


MORROW COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS

MORROW COUNTY PROPERTY TRANSFERS

AUGUST TRANSACTIONS26 E. Walnut St., Marengo, Roger and Kimberley Stephens to Fred Howard,$132,210.315 Williams St., Cardington, Aaron and Rigina Hitc...

September 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Buckeyes beat TCU thanks to strong third quarter

Highland wins first KMAC game

Highland led all the way at Danville Friday night in picking up a 50-27 win to open the KMAC portion of their schedule.In the first quarter, the Scots...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Cardington VB tops Colonel Crawford Saturday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comCardington picked up a volleyball win on Saturday against Colonel Crawford by scores of 25-22, 25-18,...

September 17th, 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 |  


MG boys second in D2 race at Galion

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comMount Gilead’s boys finished second in the Division II race at the Galion Cross Country Festiva...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Gallery: Galion Cross Country Festival: Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Galion Cross Country Festival: Photos by Don Tudor

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September 16th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Reflections: Origin, growth of Morrow County Fair

Reflections: Origin, growth of Morrow County Fair

The 188th Morrow County Fair will begin Monday, Aug. 27. I have always loved fairs, especially the Morrow County Fair and consider them the backbone o...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Gallery; Day 1, Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival; Photos courtesy Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival

Gallery; Day 1, Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival; Photos courtesy Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival

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August 17th, 2018 |  


Gallery: A fan’s view of Mid-Ohio’s XFinity Series: Photos by Greg Russell

Gallery: A fan’s view of Mid-Ohio’s XFinity Series: Photos by Greg Russell

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August 14th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Evolution of the automobile

Reflections: Evolution of the automobile

Sitting at a stoplight in a city recently, my son pointed to a car in the adjoining lane and said “That is an electric car.” I don’t...

August 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Waterfowl seasons have begun in Ohio

Waterfowl seasons have begun in Ohio

Ohio hunters are invited to enjoy early waterfowl seasons for Canada goose and teal that began on Saturday, Sept. 1, according to the Ohio Department ...

September 2nd, 2018 |  


Tree stand safety

Tree stand safety

This past weekend, I decided to take the dog to work on some long water retrieves before it got dark.It was one of those evenings where we were seeing...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Shared sacrifice needed in pension crisis

Shared sacrifice needed in pension crisis

In Mid-July, Ohio Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman chaired a hearing in Columbus on the multi-employer pension plan (MEPP) crisis. Reading the c...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio farmer calls it like he sees it

Ohio farmer calls it like he sees it

Let me be clear. I want to be supportive of the president and his policies.As a farmer, we voted for the president because he purported to represent a...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Ohio shooters get opportunity

Ohio shooters get opportunity

Recreational shooters both young and old are invited to experience one of Ohio’s premier public shooting ranges on Saturday, Aug. 11, during Ohi...

August 6th, 2018 |  


Rob Portman column: Kavanaugh right pick for Supreme Court

Rob Portman column: Kavanaugh right pick for Supreme Court

When Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy — who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan — announced he was going to step down from the c...

July 25th, 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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