NEWS


Marengo United Methodist holding ‘county’s biggest yard sale’ through the weekend

Marengo United Methodist holding ‘county’s biggest yard sale’ through the weekend

Starting June 23, the Marengo United Methodist Church is once again putting on the, “county’s biggest yard sale.”Thursday and Friday...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Construction inches along at Mount Gilead Mexican restaurant

Construction inches along at Mount Gilead Mexican restaurant

Following March 15 passage of two levies stipulating the terms of its liquor license, construction has continued on the La Cabinita restaurant in down...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Northmor Board of Education seeking member to fill vacancy

The Northmor Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill a board member vacancy. The term for the vacancy will be July 19 through Dec. 19, 2017.I...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Council shuffles July meeting date, discusses drugs in Mount Gilead

The opioid crisis that gripped Ohio in 2015 and has since continued into 2016 knows no boundaries.The drugs have plagued cities, suburbs and rural are...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead Police to look to US Air Force for new K-9 officer

After the passing of Mount Gilead Police K-9 Officer Seger, his former handler Sgt. Tom Cronenwett and the department have begun looking for a way to ...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Officials planning for traffic for new mall’s first weekend

Beginning Friday, drivers who use Interstate 71 in Delaware County should be on the lookout for “slow or stopped traffic” near the near th...

June 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


3:33 pm |    
All-league teams named
All-league teams named

All-league teams named

When the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference announced its all-league teams for spring sports, a number of local athletes received first-team mentions.In bas...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Northmor athletes Farley and Adams sign to compete in college

Northmor athletes Farley and Adams sign to compete in college

A pair of Northmor athletes closed out their school year by signing to continue their athletic and academic careers at the next level.Jake Farley will...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Chamber holds golf outing

Chamber holds golf outing

The Morrow County Chamber of Commerce hosted a 19-team golf scramble on June 3 at Pine Lakes Golf Course that was coordinated by Chamber president And...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead swimmers begin summer season

The Mount Gilead Barracudas faced Colonel Crawford for their first dual meet of the season, and although they were not victorious, the swimmers had a ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Hosack wins HOJGA tournament

Mount Gilead’s Zack Hosack claimed first place in the 16-18 age group at Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association’s second tournament of the ...

June 15th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Pleiades Farms- a Meimer family tradition

Pleiades Farms- a Meimer family tradition

Driving along the farms in Morrow is an everyday occurrence for those living in the county; passing sprawling fields accompanied by large silver bins,...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Barker Family Farms is ‘sowing’ success in Morrow County

Barker Family Farms is ‘sowing’ success in Morrow County

Half-century in the hog business has taught the Barker Family a thing or two.The Edison natives have spent nearly 50 years on their family farm, raisi...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Morrow native returns to Mount Gilead to tour former county jail his childhood home

Morrow native returns to Mount Gilead to tour former county jail his childhood home

A Morrow native returned to the county last week. His destination- jail- but not in the sense you might be think, Frank George was simply touring his ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Morrow native returns to Mount Gilead to tour former county jail his childhood home

Morrow native returns to Mount Gilead to tour former county jail his childhood home

A Morrow native returned to the county last week. His destination- jail- but not in the sense you might be think, Frank George was simply touring his ...

May 19th, 2016 updated: May 19th, 2016. |  


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 |  


OPINION


10:27 am |    
A Smokin’ Father’s Day
Apples bring flavor for the perfect picnic

Apples bring flavor for the perfect picnic

There’s nothing like the perfect picnic or barbecue to slow down and reconnect with friends and family. This season, gather together guests and ...

June 8th, 2016 |  


Safe, Effective Options to Treat Pain

Safe, Effective Options to Treat Pain

America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Sales of prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999. According to the Centers for Disease C...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Create Inviting Outdoor Spaces

Create Inviting Outdoor Spaces

The arrival of milder temperatures means dining al fresco, hosting neighborhood cookouts and enjoying intimate cocktail parties under the stars. When ...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Steakhouse Quality in Your Own Backyard

Steakhouse Quality in Your Own Backyard

Here’s a secret: You know those mouth-wateringly delicious steaks you pay top dollar for at steakhouses? You can come pretty close to replicatin...

June 2nd, 2016 |  


Summer Spritzers to Sip and Share

Summer Spritzers to Sip and Share

No gathering on a warm summer day is complete without an array of food and chilled refreshments. This summer, add some fun to the beverage cart with f...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Help Fuel the Simple Joys of Summer for Kids in Need

Summer is about fun and freedom - and to most kids, it means months filled with playing in the sun, swimming at the lake or playing baseball in the pa...

May 31st, 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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