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Holidays For Heroes seeking donations

MOUNT GILEAD — Imagine being a U.S. service member stationed abroad. You miss your friends and family every day, but especially during the holid...

October 18th, 2019 |  


C-L schools show positive revenue

CARDINGTON — Jon Mason, Cardington-Lincoln Local Schools treasurer, gave a positive five-year report when the board of education met Monday, Oct...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

Ohio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ law starts today

NORTH CENTRAL OHIO — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect today, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco pro...

October 17th, 2019 |  


MORROW COUNTY COURT NEWS

MORROW COUNTY COURT NEWS

MARRIAGE LICENSESGeorge Beyer and Angela Haas.Nicolaus Botjer and Lynelle McCleallan.Joshua Brown and Stephanie Smith.Richard Caskey and Debra Merrima...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio authors highlight Mount Gilead Writers Retreat

Ohio authors highlight Mount Gilead Writers Retreat

Cardington native and young adult author Mindy McGinnis will speak at noon on Friday, Oct. 25, at Mount Gilead High School as part of the Second Annua...

October 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Highland boys’ soccer falls to Beechcroft

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comBeechcroft rode a strong first half to an 8-2 win over the Highland boys’ soccer team that ende...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Cardington volleyball opens tournament with win

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comThe Cardington volleyball team won its tournament opener by a 3-1 margin over visiting Bishop Ready o...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Avid bowler Peyton receives 50-year award

Avid bowler Peyton receives 50-year award

The first time he touched a bowling ball, Gus Peyton found himself “hooked.”The Cardington resident’s devotion to the game led to a ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Highland girls cruise in first-round contest

Highland girls cruise in first-round contest

Highland got off to a good start in the Division II volleyball tournament by dispatching a solid River Valley squad by scores of 25-14, 25-13 and 25-1...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Sports Calendar

Friday, Oct. 18• Cardington at East Knox, football, 7 p.m.• Highland at Centerburg, football, 7 p.m.• Fredericktown at Mount Gilead,...

October 15th, 2019 updated: October 18th, 2019. |  


LIFE


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Chesterville celebrates Heritage Day
Preacher’s Point: When to give help?

Preacher’s Point: When to give help?

The other day, I was with a group of ministers, and the conversation somehow turned to the times when people come to the church to ask for monetary he...

September 29th, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: God’s adoption of us

Preacher’s Point: God’s adoption of us

This morning while reading through social media, I saw a post listing eight promises from God. Every one of them is true, but the problem is, many peo...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: Bible the absolute authority

Preacher’s Point: Bible the absolute authority

Last week this column was a call to repentance. This week I hope to address a problem that seems to be rampant among Christians today — not beli...

September 15th, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: What to do? What to do?

Preacher’s Point: What to do? What to do?

“For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.” — The Apostle Paul, Romans 7:15.Chri...

September 1st, 2019 |  


Preacher’s Point: God and global warming

Preacher’s Point: God and global warming

Is the world getting warmer? Does anyone care? Well, for the second question, laws have been passed, and treaties are signed, in an attempt to stop gl...

August 11th, 2019 |  


Shawshank director will be at Mansfield movie’s celebration

Shawshank director will be at Mansfield movie’s celebration

MANSFIELD — Prep work is continuing for next month’s “Shawshank Redemption” 25th anniversary celebrationDirector, screenwriter...

July 31st, 2019 |  


OPINION


Column: Enthusiasm for drug price controls is dangerous

Column: Enthusiasm for drug price controls is dangerous

For years, politicians have railed about the high cost of prescription drugs. But now, they appear poised to take action. Democrats and many Republica...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Commissioners outline health care plan

The Morrow County Commissioners are providing this update to Morrow County residents regarding their recent Request for Proposal for Expanding Health ...

September 10th, 2019 |  


Weather nice to start migratory bird seasons

Weather nice to start migratory bird seasons

Early migratory season hunters were greeted with a nice preview of fall weather this past weekend for the early goose and teal season opener.A cool br...

September 9th, 2019 updated: September 9th, 2019. |  


It’s that time! It’s fair time!

It’s that time! It’s fair time!

I can almost taste the funnel cakes and corn dogs and the Morrow County Fair is still a few weeks away as I write this. But by the time you’re r...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Hunting season about to start

Hunting season about to start

The fair is here and the bass have stopped biting. That means hunting season is almost here! Four popular hunting seasons will begin in the next few w...

August 26th, 2019 |  


What Morrow County Extension means to me

Hello my name is Jen Trainer and I was born and raised in Morrow County. I attended Mount Gilead High School and graduated in 1997. I graduated from B...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio Day Trips 2019
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Holiday Gift Guide 2018
Column: Support locally-owned businesses, as they support your community

Column: Support locally-owned businesses, as they support your community

Locally-owned businesses are a pretty good barometer of how a community is thriving. A busy “main street’ often coincides with a strong communi...

November 3rd, 2018 updated: November 3rd, 2018. |  


Shop and support locally-owned businesses

Shop and support locally-owned businesses

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October 31st, 2018 updated: October 31st, 2018. |  


Disparity in funding between Ohio’s poorest an wealthiest school districts has changed little in 20 years

Disparity in funding between Ohio’s poorest an wealthiest school districts has changed little in 20 years

New study shows little has changed since landmark DeRolph Ohio Supreme Court caseCOLUMBUS — Despite 20 years of effort by the Ohio Legislature, ...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 2018. |  


SBA deadline for 2016 drought assistance is Oct. 24

SBA deadline for 2016 drought assistance is Oct. 24

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Ohio that working capital loans are still available to small busines...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Cardington Memorial Day Parade: Photos by LeAnne Gompf

Gallery: Cardington Memorial Day Parade: Photos by LeAnne Gompf

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June 26th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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