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MOUNT GILEAD POLICE CALLS

Jan. 11-16ASSIST EMSOfficer provided assistance to county EMS with a female having difficulty breathing. She was transported to the hospital.THEFTA Go...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Hospital welcomes new interim president

Hospital welcomes new interim president

MOUNT GILEAD — OhioHealth has announced that Jordan Woods has accepted the role of interim president of Morrow County Hospital, effective on or ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Winter storm advisory in effect

Winter storm advisory in effect

A Winter Storm Advisory has been issued for the following counties through Monday morning:Delaware CountyFayette CountyFranklin CountyKnox CountyMadis...

January 16th, 2022 |  


MORROW COUNTY SHERIFF

Jan. 10-16Assist Other Unit, Road 26, HarmonySuspicious Person, US 42, GileadAssist Other Unit, Road 191, BenningtonSuspicious Person, Road 108, Frank...

January 16th, 2022 updated: January 16th, 2022. |  


Holt joins C-L school board

Holt joins C-L school board

CARDINGTON — Chad Holt was appointed the new board member when the Cardington-Lincoln Board of education met for its initial meeting of 2022.Hol...

January 14th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Highland girls cruise past Northridge

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comThe Highland girls picked up their third win in their past four games on Tuesday, as they topped visi...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Johnson named Big 10 Athlete of the Week

Mount Gilead graduate Allison Johnson earned the second-fastest 1000-meter run time in Penn State University history recently at the Nittany Lion Chal...

January 18th, 2022 updated: January 20th, 2022. |  


Cardington girls have first loss of season

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comThe Cardington girls’ basketball team couldn’t back up a solid start to their Monday non-...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Cardington boys get outscored by Danville

Cardington boys get outscored by Danville

Rebounding and offensive struggles derailed Cardington when the Pirates took on Danville Friday night in a battle of KMAC foes.The host Pirates (2-10,...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 19• Highland at Mansfield St. Peter’s, bowling, 4 p.m.• Mount Gilead at Marion Harding, swimming, 6 p.m.• Moun...

January 17th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Thursday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

Thursday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

[caption id="attachment_39482" align="alignnone" width="200"] Animals and other fun at the fair on Thursday.[/caption] ...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Photos: Wednesday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

Photos: Wednesday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

[caption id="attachment_39378" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hogs, horses, p...

September 2nd, 2021 |  


Photos: Tuesday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

Photos: Tuesday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

[caption id="attachment_39299" align="alignnone" width="300"] Tuesday at the Morrow ...

September 1st, 2021 |  


Photos: Monday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

Photos: Monday at the Morrow County Fair — Photos by LeAnne Gompf

[caption id="attachment_39265" align="alignnone" width="200"] Youngsters prepare their animals for the 171st Morrow County Fair.[/caption] ...

August 31st, 2021 updated: August 31st, 2021. |  


Photos: Morrow County Fair opens with youngsters, animals ready to go

[caption id="attachment_39236" align="alignnone" width="300"] Morrow County Fair 2021 opens. Photos by Anthony Conchel[/caption] ...

August 30th, 2021 updated: August 31st, 2021. |  


Blue Donkey Auction nets money for food banks

Blue Donkey Auction nets money for food banks

MOUNT GILEAD — Democrats of Morrow County banded together on Dec. 16 via Zoom to hold their first Blue Donkey Auction. The Auction made over $2,...

December 21st, 2020 updated: December 21st, 2020. |  


OPINION


Reflections: A contrast in news reporting

Reflections: A contrast in news reporting

As you know I love looking through past newspapers and read the contrasts between the news of that time and that of today. For instance, scanning a No...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Ohio, Make 2022 a year to read

Ohio, Make 2022 a year to read

No pressure. No noble goal to read 101 books in 12 months. No guilt. Just read.In 2021, a Pew Research Center survey found that 77 percent of American...

January 5th, 2022 |  


Reflections: Comparing December 1932 to today

Reflections: Comparing December 1932 to today

Reading or listening to the national news today can be discouraging and one wonders if we will once again enjoy more pleasant times.I was scanning a &...

December 31st, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: The temple, the Ukraine and 2022

Preacher’s Point: The temple, the Ukraine and 2022

“But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. Take ye heed, watch and ...

December 31st, 2021 |  


Reflections: A little humor to end the year

Reflections: A little humor to end the year

While going through some Searchlight newspapers published by Cardington High School I found in an issue published January 17, 1949, two columns titled...

December 24th, 2021 |  


Deer gun harvest up this year from past few

Deer gun harvest up this year from past few

Ohio hunters harvested 70,413 deer during the 2021 deer gun week that concluded on Sunday, Dec. 5, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resourc...

December 20th, 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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