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Opening day at the Morrow County Fair
Morrow County Prosecutor, law enforcement officials meet with United States District Attorney

Morrow County Prosecutor, law enforcement officials meet with United States District Attorney

Local Morrow County law-enforcement officials were recently paid a special visit by the United States District Attorney, Southern District of Ohio, Be...

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


Design Studio 27 to host grand opening, community event

A community event in Marengo and grand opening for Design Studio 27 will be held Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 4560 SR 229 in Marengo.Design Studio ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Iberia Joint Fire District board of directors to begin meeting

The board of directors of the Iberia Joint Fire District will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 3612 Co. Rd. 49 ( Cramer Community Hall ) at ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


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 |  


Chamber highlights Marengo business and events

Chamber highlights Marengo business and events

Morrow County Chamber of Commerce President, Don Wiggins gave the floor to new members and members’ announcements at the Chamber’s Aug. 16 meeting...

August 26th, 2016 updated: 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 |  


SPORTS


MG runners place highly at Pickerington

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Mount Gilead boys’ cross country team took second place in the 21-team Pickerington Invitational on...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 31• Highland at Centerburg, golf, 4 p.m.• Northmor at Mount Gilead, golf, 4:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 1• Cardington at ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Highland tops Big Walnut Saturday

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland claimed another win on Saturday, topping Big Walnut 25-19, 25-17, 20-25, 25-21.Raina Terry finished ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


MG fourth at own invite

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMount Gilead finished fourth in the 13-team Mount Gilead Invitational, which was held Saturday.Northridge won...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Northmor girls win at Seneca East

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Northmor girls took first place in the Orange race at the Seneca East Invitational Saturday, scoring 54 p...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Cardington opens season with win; Scots fall on road

Cardington opens season with win; Scots fall on road

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comAn offensive explosion paced Cardington to a 49-13 win over Worthington Christian on the road Friday night.Th...

August 29th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA