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Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety in May

Patrol focuses on motorcycle safety in May

COLUMBUS — May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Ohio State Highway Patrol would like to remind motorcyclists to ride traine...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Shots fired, striking two houses in Morrow County

On May and 3, the Morrow County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of shots being fired from a vehicle in the areas of the 1800 block of ...

May 4th, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


HIGHLAND HONOR, MERIT ROLLS

Highland High SchoolFifth Grading PeriodHonor (3.34-4.0 GPA) andMerit (3.0-3.33 GPA) rollsSenior Honor Roll - Rachel Albertson, Kennedy Altizer, Maken...

May 4th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Chamber featured member: Alum Creek Heating & Cooling

Chamber featured member: Alum Creek Heating & Cooling

Charlene and Darin Beam began their business out of their home 19 years ago. Today the couple has 30 employees — including Darin and Charlene &#...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Side-by-side vehicle usage requested

MOUNT GILEAD — Three residents asked village council Monday night to consider allowing the driving of side-by-side vehicles with the village lim...

May 3rd, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


MOUNT GILEAD POLICE CALLS

April 26-May 3DOMESTIC ISSUEOfficer responded to Lee Street where a domestic argument was taking place. Both parties were advised to cease interaction...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Baseball: Scots top Knights for 19th win

Baseball: Scots top Knights for 19th win

GALION — Highland moved a step closer to a Knox-Morrow Athletic Conference baseball title following a 6-3 win over Northmor on Thursday.“I...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cardington softball picks up win over Mount Gilead

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comCardington claimed a 14-1 KMAC softball win over visiting Mount Gilead on Wednesday.The Pirates picke...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Northmor boys victorious at Buckeye Central

The Northmor boys’ track team claimed first place at Tuesday’s Buckeye Central Invitational. The Golden Knights tallied 110 points to beat...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, May 5• Mount Gilead at Cardington, baseball and softball, 5:15 p.m.• Highland at Northmor, baseball and softball, 5:15 p.m.Thur...

May 3rd, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


MG girls win home invite

MG girls win home invite

The Mount Gilead girls’ track team won Saturday’s Mount Gilead Invitational with 108 points — three more than Columbus School for Gi...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


LIFE


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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: 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 |  


CARA 3.0 will help Ohioans beat addiction

CARA 3.0 will help Ohioans beat addiction

For years, the United States has struggled to overcome an epidemic of addiction that has devastated communities in Ohio and across the country. Unfort...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Turkey season about ready to start

Turkey season about ready to start

Ohio’s 2021 turkey season is almost here. The youth turkey hunting season is April 17 and 18. Following the youth season, Ohio is divided into t...

April 12th, 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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