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C-L schools kept Covid-19 cases in check

CARDINGTON — Winding up the school year, members of the Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education considered many topics when they met Monday, May 1...

May 12th, 2021 updated: May 14th, 2021. |  


Foltz family files wrongful death suit in Franklin County

COLUMBUS — The law firm representing the family of Stone Foltz has filed a civil lawsuit in Franklin County.Cooper Elliott, who represents the F...

May 11th, 2021 |  


COLLEGE NEWS

Schreiber earns degreeMax Holden Schreiber of Cardington was among 3,512 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during...

May 11th, 2021 updated: May 14th, 2021. |  


CARDINGTON FFA

CARDINGTON FFA

Proficiency winnersThe Ohio FFA Association sponsors the National Proficiency Award Program each year. This program is designed to recognize student s...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Downtown Days starts May 22

Downtown Days starts May 22

MOUNT GILEAD — The Mount Gilead Merchants Association has some fresh ideas to bring visitors downtown starting with the first Downtown Days.Ente...

May 10th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


GALLERY: Northmor vs Madison Plains (softball)

GALLERY: Northmor vs Madison Plains (softball)

Division IV Sectional Softball TournamentMadison Plains at NorthmorThursday, May 13, 2021Northmor High School • Galion, OHPhotos by Don Tudor fo...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Baseball teams fall in non-conference games Tuesday

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comOn Tuesday, Cardington dropped a non-league game at home against River Valley by a 6-3 margin.The Pir...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Cardington baseball picks up win at Elgin

By Rob Hamiltonroberthamilton@aimmediamidwest.comA six-run sixth inning propelled Cardington past host Elgin by an 8-3 margin on Monday.The Pirates go...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Kiwanis golf outing planned

Kiwanis golf outing planned

SUNBURY — The Mount Gilead Kiwanis Club is planning its 7th annual golf outing Friday, Aug. 13 at Bent Tree Golf Club.This is the club’s p...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Baseball: Tigers knock off Knights, 7-3

Baseball: Tigers knock off Knights, 7-3

GALION — Galion bounced back from a weekend loss with a 7-3 win over local rival Northmor on Monday at Heise Park.The Tigers (12-8) dropped an 8...

May 11th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

Week 1 football game between Northmor and Mount Gilead cancelled

MOUNT GILEAD —Although Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has given the OK for football games to go in Ohio this fall, that does’t mean smooth sailing for fall...

August 20th, 2020 updated: August 20th, 2020. |  


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 |  


OPINION


Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

Reflections: Unusual news from past Mays

As I have mentioned numerous times, I love reading what was published news in years past.• For instance in May, 1935, the Morrow County Independ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

Growing up I loved it when the calendar turned to May — the month of graduations and May Day at school. Looking through school Searchlight newsp...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Turkey season can provide great experiences

Turkey season can provide great experiences

The turkey season opened in the area with near perfect weather. It was a bit chilly but the calm winds made it ideal for hearing things.I was reminded...

April 26th, 2021 |  


Reflections: More April events from the past

Reflections: More April events from the past

I lifted the top page on past April stories and the headline said “April Ice Storm Topples Telephone Poles!” It wasn’t ice I woke up...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

Preacher’s Point: Country lacks respect for authority

When I was growing up, there was a standing rule in our house - if the teacher punished us at school, dad punished us at home.This rule was no questio...

April 23rd, 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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