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Family trying toget Galion manout of Vietnam

Family trying toget Galion manout of Vietnam

GALION — When Shane Denoon went to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to help open a bar for his boss, his family did not realize the nightmare his tri...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Morrow County Drug Court holds graduation

Morrow County Drug Court holds graduation

MOUNT GILEAD — The Morrow County Court of Common Pleas recently held its Substance Abuse Court Summer Graduation. The ceremony took place on Fri...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Cardington council looks at tax valuation

CARDINGTON — Village Council discussed the approval of two resolutions regarding tax valuation certification, one for 3.9 mills and the other fo...

July 20th, 2018 |  


C-L board renews Petrie, principals

CARDINGTON — Meeting in a special session July 18, the Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education considered personnel and salary schedules for this ...

July 20th, 2018 |  


Farm Days salutes ‘backbone of industry’

Farm Days salutes ‘backbone of industry’

MOUNT GILEAD — Larry Welch, president of the Morrow County Antique Tractor and Equipment Association, Inc., invites the public to visit the 29th...

July 20th, 2018 updated: July 20th, 2018. |  


Morrow County improving public space recycling

Morrow County improving public space recycling

MOUNT GILEAD — Visitors of the Sweet Corn Festival, July 21-22, will have more opportunities to recycle thanks to a Keep America Beautiful/Coca-...

July 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Offense stays hot as Graders sweep Leprechauns

Offense stays hot as Graders sweep Leprechauns

GALION — After the Galion Graders offense came alive Thursday in their 13-10 slugfest victory over the visiting Irish Hills Leprechauns, the two...

July 17th, 2018 |  


State shoot at Cardinal

State shoot at Cardinal

When the Ohio State Shoot was held from June 18-24, a large number of trap shooters converged on Cardinal Center for six days of competition.The final...

July 16th, 2018 |  


HOJGA finishes sixth tournament

Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association held its sixth tournament of seven this summer on Tuesday at Whetstone Golf Course in Claridon.Zack Herbert of B...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Snodgrass new OHSAA Executive Director

Following a successful major medical procedure in June for outgoing Executive Director Dr. Dan Ross, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board o...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Graham wins again in HOJGA

Mallory Graham of Mount Gilead won her second Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association tournament of the summer by carding a round of 73 in the 16-18 age...

July 9th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Reflections: The Fourth of July — a favorite holiday

Reflections: The Fourth of July — a favorite holiday

I really like holidays. My favorite is always the current one and so July 4 or Independence Day is my favorite holiday today. Patriotism with music an...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Reflections: The Centennial Celebration, continued

Reflections: The Centennial Celebration, continued

Morrow County was one of the last counties to be formed in Ohio (1848) with settlers moving into the area as early as 1808. As the population grew, th...

June 24th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Morrow County’s 100th birthday party

Reflections: Morrow County’s 100th birthday party

Excitement was building in June, 1948 as plans for the commemoration of the 100th birthday of Morrow County continued.The Morrow County Sentinel, The ...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Reflections: My memorable dates

Reflections: My memorable dates

I’m a “date” person; not those edible or romantic ones but the numbers.I like to remember birth dates, anniversaries, etc. Dates of ...

June 10th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Remembering the freedom of summer

Reflections: Remembering the freedom of summer

The calendar says it’s still spring, but when school is officially out for the year, to me it’s summer.Each year I pause, look back and re...

June 3rd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

I view Memorial Day as one of somber remembrance reflected through flags, flowers, and services held throughout the country. Here, in Morrow County ou...

May 20th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Ohio fairs offer fair deal

Golf carts on Cardington streets studied

CARDINGTON — Although no action was taken, members of Cardington Village council discussed an ordinance that would amend the certified ordinance...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Supporting Ohio’s colleges and universities

Sherrod Brown column: Supporting Ohio’s colleges and universities

Recently, my office convened our 11th annual Ohio College Presidents Conference.The idea for this conference was sparked during a roundtable discussio...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


Vote for District 12 representation

Vote for District 12 representation

Your article posted on June 21st, titled “Volunteers Removed 5.69 Tons of Litter from Roads,” caught my eye. It is amazing to me that so m...

July 1st, 2018 |  


Hot weather deadly for dogs

Hot weather deadly for dogs

Hot weather, inside or out, in the house or car — can be deadly for dogs and other animals. All dogs, whether Mexican chihuahuas or Eskimo malam...

June 26th, 2018 |  


Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Today is Father’s Day. When I sat down to work on this week’s article, I took a quick glance through some of my old files and found this a...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Gun raffle troubling

I was surprised, shocked, offended and frightened when I saw the Morrow County Fair is raffling off a number of guns, including a semi-automatic pisto...

June 13th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Generic ‘please hold’ messages are perceived as a major irritant for customers, but research has found people in the Midwest actually feel...

April 18th, 2016 |  


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