NEWS


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Fall pumpkin contest
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Purdue is often a thorn for Buckeyes
Theater group receives check from breakfast

Theater group receives check from breakfast

MOUNT GILEAD — The Morrow Little Theatre recently received a check for $3,500 from the Williamsport Grange #1815. The check was from the proceed...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Drawing winner

Drawing winner

Taylor King, of Mount Gilead, won the recent luvnlife2 -Water-Fit-A-Thon 50/50 drawing in the amount of $270. This was a fund raiser for the new pool ...

October 18th, 2018 |  


CARDINGTON MAYOR’S COURT

The following cases were determined in the Oct. 15 session of Cardington Mayor’s court:Kasey D. Bowersmith, Cardington, driving under suspension...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Northmor FFA second in state

Northmor FFA second in state

Northmor FFA Urban Soil Team places second in the state FFA contest this past Saturday held at the Dawes Arboretum. The team will get to travel and co...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Fire department has free batteries

MOUNT GILEAD — The Mount Gilead Fire Department is giving away batteries every day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.If you need them for smoke detectors or ...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Shipman inducted into Ohio Scholars’ Association

MOUNT GILEAD — Gilead Christian School inducted junior Naomi Shipman into their Ohio Scholars’ Association Oct. 16.The Ohio Scholars’...

October 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Purdue is often a thorn for Buckeyes
Northmor spikers beat Africentric

Northmor spikers beat Africentric

A fast start proved beneficial to the Northmor volleyball team Tuesday night when they opened Division III tournament play with a 25-6, 25-12, 25-8 wi...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Undefeated Northmor ranked No. 2 in latest computer poll

Undefeated Northmor ranked No. 2 in latest computer poll

Top eight schools from each region in the final report Oct. 28 will qualify for the playoffs Division I Region 1 - 1. Mentor (7-1) 24.1339, 2. Canto...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Highland, Cardington win KMAC middle school CC titles

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comHighland and Cardington picked up titles in the KMAC middle school cross country meets, hosted by Mou...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Highland dominates in volleyball tournament opener

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comRanked first in Division II in Ohio according to MaxPreps and second according to the Ohio High Schoo...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 17• Linden McKinley at Highland, Division II volleyball sectionals, 6 p.m.Friday, Oct. 19• Cardington at Fredericktown, fo...

October 15th, 2018 updated: October 17th, 2018. |  


KMAC CC meet Saturday

KMAC CC meet Saturday

Fredericktown edged Mount Gilead by a 30-34 margin to take first place in the KMAC cross country championships on Saturday.In the meet, which was host...

October 15th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Reflections: ‘Tempus fugits’ or as time flies

Reflections: ‘Tempus fugits’ or as time flies

I remember my father using this term when I was growing up. I learned it was an unusual way of noting how rapidly time passed. Its implication missed ...

September 30th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Return of football in Cardington

Reflections: Return of football in Cardington

I wonder how many readers know that exactly 71 years ago, today, Sept. 26, 1947, football returned to Cardington after a 37-year absence.I have the so...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Speech’s influence at Cardington High School

Reflections: Speech’s influence at Cardington High School

I was reading through “old” Cardington school newspapers and school year books and was reminded of a program that involved dozens of stude...

September 16th, 2018 |  


Reflections: The Mills Poorman connection

Reflections: The Mills Poorman connection

Last week I wrote of the dedication of Mills Poorman to his community during his life time, July, 1937 to May, 2018. This week I want to share that Mi...

September 9th, 2018 |  


Reflections: A man loyal to his hometown

Reflections: A man loyal to his hometown

Periodically I like to reflect on the life of a local resident who opted to return to their hometown where he/she became active in all phases of its a...

September 2nd, 2018 |  


Thursday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

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


OPINION


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Road levy unfair to village

Hunting, fishing licenses make great gifts

Hunting, fishing licenses make great gifts

‪Looking for a Christmas gift that keeps on giving?If so, you might want to consider giving the outdoorsman in your life a multi-year or lifetim...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: Meekness

Preacher’s Point: Meekness

“Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.” – Matthew 5:5.Often people will confuse being meek with being timid. Someo...

October 14th, 2018 |  


Village resident opposes roads levy

Many, many times I support levies without question.However, this particular Levy I cannot and will not support due to it being unfair to the residents...

October 11th, 2018 |  


What about guns in schools?

What about guns in schools?

Since the late 1990s, when school shootings first rose to the forefront of national concern in the United States, school districts have struggled to f...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Ohio’s turkey season nearly ready to start

Ohio’s turkey season nearly ready to start

‪Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a six-week season from Saturday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Nov. 25. Gobb...

October 1st, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: The winter of life

Preacher’s Point: The winter of life

I reckon I am in the fall of my life. If I live, an average lifespan I have about 10 to 20 years left. The truth is; however, I may die today, or I ma...

October 1st, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


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