NEWS


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CORRECTION
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CARDINGTON MAYOR’S COURT
Morrow County joins OhioCheckbook.com

Morrow County joins OhioCheckbook.com

MOUNT GILEAD — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced June 19 the launch of Morrow County’s online checkbook on OhioCheckbook.com.In Decembe...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Cardington-Lincoln High Class of ’68 honored

Cardington-Lincoln High Class of ’68 honored

The Cardington-Lincoln High School Class of 1968 was honored on the 50th anniversary of their graduation when they were introduced individually during...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Highland hosts first Color Splash FUNDrun

Highland hosts first Color Splash FUNDrun

SPARTA — Highland High School students will host the inaugural community wide Color Splash FUNDrun by Get Active Fundraising on Aug. 18 at 9 a.m...

June 18th, 2018 |  


COMMUNITY CALENDAR

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

June 22Seniors on Center, lunch and learn with Danielle Murphy from Consumer Education; 11:30 a.m. for lunch; then learn how identity theft happens an...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Sacred Hearts marks 150 years

Sacred Hearts marks 150 years

CARDINGTON — Sacred Hearts Catholic Church parishioners were excited to welcome Bishop Frederick Campbell and two past priests for the celebrati...

June 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Locals top KMAC picks

Vintage Grand Prix to run at Mid-Ohio

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Morrow County June 22-24. For the 36th consecutive year on th...

June 14th, 2018 |  


OHSAA announces 2018 football playoff schedule

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has announced details for the 2018 football regional assignments and playoffs schedule, including the locati...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Mid Ohio Bullets win in Marion

Mid Ohio Bullets win in Marion

The Mid Ohio Bullets 14U team claimed another championship at the Marion Presidential Classic, which ran June 8-10. In pool play, they defeated Picker...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Local players in Central District baseball game

Local players in Central District baseball game

Two local baseball players, Matt Reid from Highland (l) and Austin Wheeler of Northmor (r), played in the Central District All-Star game at Olentangy ...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Northmor’s Conan Becker will wrestle for Kent State University

Northmor’s Conan Becker will wrestle for Kent State University

After a stellar high school career that found him on the state wrestling podium three times, as well as the state track podium this spring, Northmor&#...

June 11th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

Reflections: Memorial Day, my view

I view Memorial Day as one of somber remembrance reflected through flags, flowers, and services held throughout the country. Here, in Morrow County ou...

May 20th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Another event during May

Reflections: Another event during May

Last week I noted some of the events that take place in May including Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. I also elaborated on one particular May Day...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Reflections: The merry month of May

Reflections: The merry month of May

May is one of the most pleasant months of the year, from my perspective.There are the two M’s, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day and graduatio...

May 6th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

Reflections: Spring is bustin’ out all over

The beauty of spring, the awakening of nature in all its beauty, never grows old. The opening of flower petals, leaves and buds popping from tree limb...

April 29th, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department: The rest of the story

Last week I shared, in the first of a two-part series, the history of the Cardington Fire Department, which organized in 1874.The fire house stood jus...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Reflections: Cardington Fire Department’s 144 years

Winding up every parade in Cardington are the village’s fire department trucks and EMS vehicle. It’s with a sense of pride and comfort the...

April 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Gun raffle troubling

Preacher’s Point: Time to take the love test

Preacher’s Point: Time to take the love test

The opposite of love is not hate; the opposite of love is selfishness.To make that point I go to the beginning of the world’s most famous Bible ...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May ...

May 21st, 2018 |  


A Look at domestic violence and mental illness

In discussions about domestic violence, its causes, and its effects, mental health is often a part of the conversation. In observance of May’s M...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Turkey season has started in Ohio

Turkey season has started in Ohio

Ohio hunters checked 10,415 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 23-29. The youth season saw 1,895 birds checke...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Togetherness will end opioid crisis

Togetherness will end opioid crisis

The opioid epidemic is devastating communities, breaking families apart, and taking lives across America.In 2016, more than 63,000 Americans died from...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Weather might be getting better for fishing

Weather might be getting better for fishing

It’s been a frustrating start to the fishing year with the constant flooding and old man winter not letting go.However, I think we may have fina...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Report: People in the Midwest actually appreciate hearing voice and music messages on hold

Generic ‘please hold’ messages are perceived as a major irritant for customers, but research has found people in the Midwest actually feel...

April 18th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA