NEWS


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Early voter turnout large in Morrow County
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Northmor FFA team qualifies

MORROW COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Oct. 19-25911 hangup, CardingtonSuspicious vehicle, EdisonRoad blocked, Road 118, FranklinSuspicious person, SR 314, ChesterTheft, Road 105, Gilead911...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Attorneys’ fees grow with hospital, commissioners’ dispute

MOUNT GILEAD — At the Sept. 23 Morrow County Commissioners’ meeting several residents expressed concern about the expense of attorney fees...

October 26th, 2020 |  


MORROW COUNTY TRICK OR TREAT

Cardington: Trick or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 5 p.m. The Annual Costume Parade and Contest with prizes in the American Legion Community Park. Th...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Jenkins-Vaughan Post 97 meets

Scott Horsington, American Legion Sixth District Commander, was a guest when members of Cardington’s Jenkins-Vaughan Post 97 of the American Leg...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


MG School Board gets update on COVID-19 and grants

MG School Board gets update on COVID-19 and grants

MOUNT GILEAD — Superintendent Larry Zimmerman reported at the Oct. 20 school board meeting on the 200 students in the district who are still qua...

October 23rd, 2020 updated: October 23rd, 2020. |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meetings, events• Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences teach the basics of home canning and preservation through a virtu...

October 23rd, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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Cardington outlasts Worthington Christian to advance

Tournament Schedule

VolleyballCardington (Division III): home vs. Worthington Christian, 10/28, 6 p.m.; vs. Northridge or Fairbanks at TBA, 10:31, 2:30 p.m. (if they beat...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Both MG cross country teams off to regionals

Back at full health, the Mount Gilead cross country teams both won district titles on Saturday to send their teams off to the regional meets, to be he...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Northmor, Cardington VB off to districts

The Northmor volleyball advanced through the first two rounds of the playoffs last week, even if they only played one match to do so.The Golden Knight...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Cardington wins big over Northridge

In a Friday night regular season game, Cardington endured a late start due to thunderstorms in order to dominate Northridge by a 54-13 count.The Pirat...

October 26th, 2020 |  


Tigers topple Knights 27-6

Tigers topple Knights 27-6

Northmor’s offense struggled to move the ball as it fell to Seneca East 27-6 Saturday afternoon in a game moved from Friday night due to lightni...

October 24th, 2020 updated: October 25th, 2020. |  


Highland outplays Utica to advance

Highland outplays Utica to advance

After making the Division II state volleyball championship game last year, the Highland Scots are looking for another deep playoff run in 2020.They to...

October 22nd, 2020 updated: October 22nd, 2020. |  


LIFE


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2020 Wedding Planner flipbook
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 |  


Message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

Message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

At this time of year, thousands of Ohio students would normally be walking across stages in auditoriums, gyms and arenas to proudly accept their high ...

May 28th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Reflections:
Reflections: News never changes, only repeats

Reflections: News never changes, only repeats

Reading newspapers is a habit of mine, especially those from the past.The one common thread I find in reading all newspapers is that there will always...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Preacher’s Point: Seeing life through our own eyes

Preacher’s Point: Seeing life through our own eyes

Everyone tends to see life through their own eyes.When a baby is born in America, many hospitals, usually though nonprofit organizations, send the bab...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Reflections: The Cardington Canning Company

Reflections: The Cardington Canning Company

Although I have been aware of manufacturing companies in Cardington, I had never read about the Cardington Canning Company. This company, organized in...

October 7th, 2020 |  


Deer archery season is underway in Ohio

Deer archery season is underway in Ohio

Deer archery season is here and according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, approximately 375,000 people hunt deer in ...

October 5th, 2020 |  


Reflections: Some things never change

Reflections: Some things never change

With the election dominating the news today, I found, looking through a Morrow County Independent dated October, 1940 — 80 years ago — a s...

October 2nd, 2020 |  


Preacher’s Point: It appears there is nothing

Preacher’s Point: It appears there is nothing

Elijah, the great prophet of the Old Testament, is an unknown when he comes on the scene.The first time we read of him, he tells king Ahab that it wil...

October 2nd, 2020 |  


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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