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Northmor receives Ohio School Breakfast Challenge Award

Northmor receives Ohio School Breakfast Challenge Award

Northmor Local School District received the Ohio School Breakfast Challenge 2018-Champion of School Breakfast Award.Ten 2018-School Breakfast Champion...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Linder celebrates 100th birthday

Linder celebrates 100th birthday

The family of Evelyn Linder invites you to join us in celebrating her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 16, from 1-3 p.m., at the fellowship hall of th...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Northmor FFA recognizes members at banquet

Northmor FFA recognizes members at banquet

The Northmor FFA recently held its annual parent-member banquet. The banquet is held to recognize members accomplishments and thank those who have hel...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Step back in time with Main Street Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — Friday, July 6 will be a “Blast from the Past” with Main Street Mount Vernon.The Unusual Suspects will take the main ...

June 12th, 2018 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 14-15Edison United Methodist, annual rummage and bake sale, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., with lunch served 11-1, and Friday, June 15, 9 a.m.-noon; 333 Bound...

June 12th, 2018 |  


Author talks about novel to retired teachers

Author talks about novel to retired teachers

MOUNT GILEAD — Sharon Kincade told of her experiences in writing and self-publishing her first novel, “Cyber Star,” when the Morrow ...

June 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


OHSAA announces 2018 football playoff schedule

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced details for the 2018 football regional assignments and playoffs schedule, including the locati...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Mid Ohio Bullets win in Marion

Mid Ohio Bullets win in Marion

The Mid Ohio Bullets 14U team claimed another championship at the Marion Presidential Classic, which ran June 8-10. In pool play, they defeated Picker...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Northmor’s Conan Becker will wrestle for Kent State University

Northmor’s Conan Becker will wrestle for Kent State University

After a stellar high school career that found him on the state wrestling podium three times, as well as the state track podium this spring, Northmor&#...

June 11th, 2018 |  


Scot stars to college

Scot stars to college

A number of Highland athletes will be making the move from high school to college this fall, becoming student-athletes at institutions located through...

June 11th, 2018 |  


MG’s Graham places highly in HOJGA opener

When Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association held its first tournament of the year last Tuesday at Lincoln Hills Golf Course, Mount Gilead’s Mallo...

June 11th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Reflections: Another event during May

Reflections: Another event during May

Last week I noted some of the events that take place in May including Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. I also elaborated on one particular May Day...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

May is one of the most pleasant months of the year, from my perspective.There are the two M’s, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day and graduatio...

May 6th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

The beauty of spring, the awakening of nature in all its beauty, never grows old. The opening of flower petals, leaves and buds popping from tree limb...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Last week I shared, in the first of a two-part series, the history of the Cardington Fire Department, which organized in 1874.The fire house stood jus...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Winding up every parade in Cardington are the village’s fire department trucks and EMS vehicle. It’s with a sense of pride and comfort the...

April 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May ...

May 21st, 2018 |  


A Look at domestic violence and mental illness

In discussions about domestic violence, its causes, and its effects, mental health is often a part of the conversation. In observance of May’s M...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Turkey season has started in Ohio

Turkey season has started in Ohio

Ohio hunters checked 10,415 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 23-29. The youth season saw 1,895 birds checke...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Togetherness will end opioid crisis

Togetherness will end opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic is devastating communities, breaking families apart, and taking lives across America.In 2016, more than 63,000 Americans died from...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Weather might be getting better for fishing

Weather might be getting better for fishing

It’s been a frustrating start to the fishing year with the constant flooding and old man winter not letting go.However, I think we may have fina...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Parents who lost can lose the most

Parents who lost can lose the most

Dear Parents,Prom and graduation can be a memorable time in a teenager’s life. It is also a time when celebrations can easily turn into a traged...

April 23rd, 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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