NEWS


Morrow County Republican Party headquarters now open through election season

Morrow County Republican Party headquarters now open through election season

The Morrow County Republican Party headquarters opened up their doors the past week at 43 South Main Street in Mount Gilead.Republican candidates and ...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Mount Gilead Police Department to lose part-time officer

The Mount Gilead Police Department will have one less part-time office on its roster beginning this week.Police Chief Brian Zerman reported at the Mon...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Morrow County court system working to replace files after ransomware attack

Morrow County court system working to replace files after ransomware attack

Morrow County Court Administrator, Sara Babich and Court View Director, Gary Egner met with County Commissioners Monday to report progress on replacin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Jeff McClain retiring from Ohio House of Representatives

Jeff McClain retiring from Ohio House of Representatives

COLUMBUS—Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger announced Monday that State Rep. Jeff McClain (R-Upper Sandusky) will be resigning fr...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Cardington celebrates 180th anniversary

Reflections: Cardington celebrates 180th anniversary

Reading and rereading the 1880 Morrow County history book I find something new each time I peruse it. I discovered that Cardington is 180 years old th...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education hold September meeting

Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education members heard from a number of district departments.Superintendent Brian Petrie reported on the Tomorrow Center ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Middle school CC runners compete at Galion
Middle school CC runners compete at Galion

Middle school CC runners compete at Galion

The Mount Gilead Middle School girls’ cross country team won their 27-team race at Galion on Saturday, Sept. 17.The team was led by Allison John...

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


Cardington, Highland both win Tuesday volleyball matches

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington defeated Elgin’s volleyball team on Tuesday in four sets by scores of 25-18, 30-28, 20-25 an...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Northmor VB opens week with win

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comNorthmor improved to 10-2 on Monday as they opened a busy week in volleyball with a 25-21, 24-26, 25-14, 25-1...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Cardington splits Monday golf tri-meet

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington split a pair of golf matches on Monday, as they competed against Galion and Colonel Crawford at Sy...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Sept. 21• Centerburg at Mount Gilead, golf, 4:30 p.m.• Gilead Christian at Northridge, soccer, 5 p.m.• Pleasant at Highla...

September 19th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Mount Gilead family’s haunted house to make third annual trick-or-treat appearance

Mount Gilead family’s haunted house to make third annual trick-or-treat appearance

School is back in session, football season is underway, which means Halloween isn’t too far off.The holiday couldn’t come quickly enough f...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Historical perspective: Discovering paw paws with my dad

Historical perspective: Discovering paw paws with my dad

When I was a boy, one September, my Dad asked me if I would like to go hunting squirrels with him. Without hesitation, I could hardly wait.“But,...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Movies return to the Cardington Park

Reflections: Movies return to the Cardington Park

The scheduling of a movie in the Cardington American Legion Community Park on Aug. 27, the first such movie in many years, brings fond memories of my ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Squirrel season opening soon
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 |  


In the Mount Gilead Board of Education story that appeared in last week’s print edition, we incorrectly identified the pending millage transfer ...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Dove hunting has challenges

Dove hunting has challenges

It is hard to believe with all this hot and dry weather we have been having that hunting season is right around the corner. Before you know it, the ni...

August 8th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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