NEWS


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Mount Gilead Board of Education approves millage transfer, library levy language

Mount Gilead Exempted Schools will look to continue to improve the district’s infrastructure in the near future.A proposed inside millage transf...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Donley donating two-year Ford Escape lease to help United Way

Donley donating two-year Ford Escape lease to help United Way

ASHLAND — Donley Auto Group, in Ashland, Galion, Mount Vernon and Shelby, will donate a two-year lease of a 2017 Ford Escape to the United Way o...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead Public Library beginning knitting group

The Mount Gilead Public Library is starting a new knitting group called “Stitch One, Pearl Too.”Staff member Pearl will be leading the gro...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Dave and Linda Truax to celebrate 50th anniversary

Dave and Linda Truax to celebrate 50th anniversary

Dave and Linda Truax are celebrating 50 years of marriage on Sept. 9.Linda retired after teaching for 30 years at the Gilead Christian Preschool.Dave ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Cardington Food Pantry has strong donation in first half of year

The Cardington Community Food Pantry distributed 100,718 pounds of food during the first six months of 2016.In July 2016, the Cardington Food Pantry s...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Colonel Crawford runs to win over Mount Gilead

Colonel Crawford runs to win over Mount Gilead

After falling in an early 13-0 hole, Mount Gilead repeatedly fought back against visiting Colonel Crawford, but would be unable to get over the hump i...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Cardington tops Highland in golf

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington defeated Highland by a 183-201 margin in a match held at Pine Lakes on Thursday.The Pirates were l...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Northmor VB tops MG, Cardington and Highland also win in league

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comOn Thursday, Northmor picked up a 25-15, 25-5, 25-11 win over Mount Gilead at home. Kelsie Fike had six aces ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


IndyCar returning to Mid-Ohio in 2017

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course announces that The Honda Indy 200 will return to the historic road course, July 28-30, 2017 as an integral part of its 56th...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Soccer debuts at Highland

Soccer debuts at Highland

Friday marked history at Highland Local School as they hosted their Fall Sports Madness event and introduced their first ever varsity soccer teams.It ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Locals help Pleasant soccer win tourney

Locals help Pleasant soccer win tourney

Four Pleasant soccer players were named to the all-tournament team at The Quest Cup hosted by Benjamin Logan High School recently. From left to right ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Historical perspective from Fulton

Historical perspective from Fulton

My ancestors traveled across the Atlantic in search of good farmland. When they arrived at a place that resembled their birthplace in Wales, they stop...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Reflections: Recalling the octagonal outbuilding at the Cardington School

Reflections: Recalling the octagonal outbuilding at the Cardington School

The octagonal building, known as the Roundhouse, was a familiar sight at the Cardington School (Nichols Street) for many years and is recalled by a dw...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Edison military mom sends care packages to soldiers

Edison military mom sends care packages to soldiers

Rennee Barron made an appeal at the Edison Council meeting Monday to join in her project “Freedom Support” to collect magazines, newspaper...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Summer construction at Pine Lakes part of course’s improvement effort

Summer construction at Pine Lakes part of course’s improvement effort

If you are a golfer in the Morrow County area, chances are you have seen, heard of, or even played at Pine Lakes Golf Course located just outside Moun...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Reflections: When the bridge went down

Reflections: When the bridge went down

I received a phone call last week from a man who had grown up in Cardington and now lives in another county.He wanted to donate some old county newspa...

August 8th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Pests, rodents and other health hazards in my early years

Reflections: Pests, rodents and other health hazards in my early years

A fly got in my house the other day - a rare happenstance because my doors don’t open that often nor are there that many flies here in town.I we...

August 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Squirrel season opening soon
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Dove hunting has challenges
Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be partnering with the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation as they host their National Championship Ju...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Your view

To the Editor:I believe a recent letter to the Editor misrepresented Democrats and gun control.The Democrats’ sit-in was neither “thoughts...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Their view

To the Editor:Far from succumbing to a temper tantrum, at their Thursday sit-in demanding something besides “thoughts and prayers” for the...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Knowing Ohio’s livestock tampering laws helps maintain responsible food prodcuation at Ohio’s fairs

Knowing Ohio’s livestock tampering laws helps maintain responsible food prodcuation at Ohio’s fairs

Summer marks the beginning of fair season – a time when thousands of 4-H youth all across the state showcase the animal projects they have spent...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


A Smokin’ Father’s Day

A Smokin’ Father’s Day

If the surge in barbecue and smoking competitions across the country is any indication, grilling has become an art form. This Father’s Day, grab...

June 14th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


In the red: Ohio women demand equal pay

In the red: Ohio women demand equal pay

COLUMBUS - It’s Equal Pay Day, an observance that symbolizes how far into 2016 women have to work to catch up to the wages men earned in 2015.De...

April 14th, 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 |  


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