NEWS


Ohio Wesleyan University names Marengo student to dean’s list

Ohio Wesleyan University announced its 2016 spring semester dean’s list. Mikayla Robinson of Marengo was named to the honor.To qualify for OWU D...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Highland fourth grade student completes reading challange

Highland fourth grade student completes reading challange

Jade Hubbard, a fourth grade student in Candace Thompson’s classroom at Highland Elementary, completed the 40-book challenge.She read 40 books o...

May 27th, 2016 |  


17-year cicadas making appearance throughout north central Ohio for the first time since 1999

17-year cicadas making appearance throughout north central Ohio for the first time since 1999

The 17-year cicadas are taking over North Central Ohio, as the long dormant insects are popping throughout the area.The Brood V cicadas, as they are c...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


Joy and learning combine in heART bridges show at Tomorrow Center

Joy and learning combine in heART bridges show at Tomorrow Center

Tomorrow Center (TC) junior, Terrell Hopson pointed out his art projects with a smile at the heART bridges second annual art show last Friday. Hopson...

May 26th, 2016 |  


American Legion Marengo Memorial readied for remembrance

American Legion Marengo Memorial readied for remembrance

The American Legion Marengo Memorial, donated by Post 710, at Highland Community Park underwent a renovation recently.In May, some Highland NJROTC mem...

May 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Mount Gilead track teams sweep regional titles

Highland’s Belcher competes in regional track meet

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland’s Taylor Belcher competed in the Division II track and field meet at Lexington on Thursday.Par...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Track athletes advance to state in first day of regionals

Track athletes advance to state in first day of regionals

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThrough the first day of the Division III regional track meet, hosted by Fairfield Union High School, both th...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Three Northmor athletes sign to compete in college

Three Northmor athletes sign to compete in college

Three Northmor student-athletes recently signed to continue their athletic and academic careers in college, as Isabelle Ditullio will run track and cr...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead track teams claim district titles

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comBoth Mount Gilead track teams took home championships at the Division III district meet held at Whitehall-Yea...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, May 25• Division III regional track meet at Lancaster Fairfield Union, 4 p.m.Thursday, May 26• Division II regional track meet ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


LIFE


Reflections: Remembering Cardington’s water tower

Reflections: Remembering Cardington’s water tower

Every so often while moving along East Main Street I look up to where the water tower stood for 60 years.Most of us remember it as a Cardington land m...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Memories of my mother

Reflections: Memories of my mother

I’m writing this on Mother’s Day and as I do every day, I think of my mother in the most loving way, remembering all that she did for my s...

May 10th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has too many characters

REVIEW: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has too many characters

“Captain America: Civil War”By Bob GarverThe highlight of “Captain America: Civil War” is a six-on-six superhero-on-superhero ...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead McDonald’s bingo night a ‘winner’ among regulars

Mount Gilead McDonald’s bingo night a ‘winner’ among regulars

Floyd Wogan of Edison says he hasn’t missed a ‘Bingo Night’ at McDonald’s in Mount Gilead since they started last year.He̵...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Reflections: Looking back at past events in Morrow County

Reflections: Looking back at past events in Morrow County

The title of this column is Reflections and this week I am going to reflect on some items printed in past editions of Morrow County newspapers.For ins...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “The Jungle Book” doesn’t measure up to “Zootopia”

REVIEW: “The Jungle Book” doesn’t measure up to “Zootopia”

While Disney continues to put out new hits like “Zootopia,” it’s also working hard to update its old hits. The live-action version o...

April 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Be a superhero of summer safety

Be a superhero of summer safety

Summer is a time for playground fun, camping, boating, swimming, biking and other fun outdoor activities. Playground falls, lawnmower accidents, campf...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Simple Tips to Create a Pure Home

Simple Tips to Create a Pure Home

When you think about creating a better lifestyle for you and your family, you may first consider factors such as healthy eating and exercise. However,...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Fire up the Flavor

Fire up the Flavor

Love cooking on the grill, but want to do more than basic burgers and the same-old barbecue chicken? Try cooking up some delicious grilled dishes with...

May 18th, 2016 |  


5 common misconceptions about composite material

5 common misconceptions about composite material

First introduced in the late 1980s, composite decking quickly gained acceptance among builders and homeowners who recognized and appreciated being abl...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Hunters have solid turkey harvest this season

Hunters have solid turkey harvest this season

Ohio hunters checked 17,793 wild turkeys during the combined 2016 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 16-May...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Goodnight, Smartphone

Goodnight, Smartphone

Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? If you want to catch some qualit...

May 16th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


AgCredit announces profit sharing

AgCredit — one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders for farmers, rural homeowners and agribusiness—recently reported net income of $47...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Husted announces all-time record number of business filings for March

Husted announces all-time record number of business filings for March

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced 10,478 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during March 2016. The previous record was achieve...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Central Ohio Center for Character Ethics adopted into BBB National Institute for Marketplace Trust

As part of its commitment to trust in the marketplace and ethical business leadership, the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust (BBB Institute) is laun...

April 10th, 2016 |  


Auto sales up in February for Crawford, Morrow counties

February was a good month for year-to-year used auto sales in Crawford and Morrow counties.There were 321 used vehicles sold in February compared with...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Trying to keep with the Joneses? Consider saving instead of spending

Trying to keep with the Joneses? Consider saving instead of spending

COLUMBUS - Social media and the Internet make a person’s image seem important, but with money tight, some Ohioans can’t live the lifestyle...

March 30th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA