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Cats, kittens dumped at local business
New NAMI office opens at Morrow County Hospital

New NAMI office opens at Morrow County Hospital

MOUNT GILEAD — National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) opened a new office at the Morrow County Hospital this summer.Wendi Reichardt, Program...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Mount Gilead Schools considers future projects

MOUNT GILEAD — The Mount Gilead School Board meeting opened Tuesday, July 20 with praises from parents for the district’s summer enrichmen...

July 22nd, 2021 updated: July 22nd, 2021. |  


Farm Days returns; John Deere tractor featured

Farm Days returns; John Deere tractor featured

MOUNT GILEAD — The 32nd Morrow County Farm Days, absent last year, due to COVID-19 is returning this year with a full schedule that runs from Fr...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Driver who injured state trooper gets 8 years in prison

Driver who injured state trooper gets 8 years in prison

MOUNT GILEAD — A man who pled guilty to charges stemming from a 2019 crash that severely injured an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper was senten...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Marion General Hospital to open Cancer Center in 2022

Marion General Hospital to open Cancer Center in 2022

MARION — OhioHealth Marion General Hospital is proud to announce it will be investing nearly $20 million to open a new comprehensive cancer cent...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Ohio communities gain control of wind, solar projects

COLUMBUS — Local communities in Ohio got a little more power regarding renewable energy projects after Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill into law t...

July 20th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Vintage Grand Prix held

HOJGA holds final tournament

Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association held its final tournament of the 2021 season on Monday at Valley View.Winning the 16-18 age group was Spencer Ke...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Barracudas conclude summer season

The Barracuda Summer Swim Team persevered through a long, miserable day Saturday to compete in the ASAC League Championships at Loudonville.According ...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Anglin drafted; on all-academic team

Highland graduate Mack Anglin was selected in the Major League Baseball draft last week.On Tuesday, Anglin was picked in the 13th round by the Washing...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

Boaters should be alert for unseen hazards

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is warning everyone about the hidden dangers that can occur during a day on the lake, stream, or river. Carbo...

July 19th, 2021 |  


Barracudas swim against Willard

The Barracuda swim team competed against the Willard Waves Saturday in the last dual meet of the season.Despite missing about a quarter of the team du...

July 16th, 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: July news from years past

Reflections: July news from years past

As I have noted in earlier issues, I love reading past newspapers and learn the changing of what was considered news in years past to what we publish ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

Preacher’s Point: Is it right or is it wrong?

When I was a kid, right and wrong were pretty much straightforward.It does not appear that way anymore.In the movie “Time Changer,” there ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Reflections: What a difference 65 years makes

Reflections: What a difference 65 years makes

I’m reading a Morrow County Independent dated June, 1956 and one of the lead articles focuses on the poor condition of the Cardington Community ...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The Founding Fathers and America today

Preacher’s Point: The Founding Fathers and America today

Throughout generations, things change. For example, some of the social graces practically no longer exist, such as standing when a woman enters a room...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Letter: Freedoms must be maintained

Just to put a stamp on the 4th of July.Independence: Freedom from the control, influence, support, aid, or the like, of others. Freedom: The power or ...

July 7th, 2021 |  


Hunters may apply for special opportunities

Hunters may apply for special opportunities

Hunters may apply beginning Thursday, July 1 for special controlled hunting opportunities available on Ohio’s public lands during the 2021-22 se...

July 5th, 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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