NEWS


Cardington FFA welcomes new members at orientation event

It’s back to school time and for the Cardington FFA this means getting a group of new members.On Aug. 10, the chapter held its annual new member...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Ohio State Highway Patrol investigating fatal crash

Troopers from the Marion Post are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Aug. 22.A 1976 self-assembled motorcycle was operated by Paul M. Fisher...

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 |  


Open house event scheduled at Tomorrow Center

Parents, students and the community are invited to attend an open house and community resources fair at the Tomorrow Center on Sept. 8 from 3:30 - 6:3...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Results from the Aug. 15 Cardington Mayor’s Court

The following cases were determined in the Aug. 15 session of Cardington Mayor’s Court:Brian A. Brown, Marion, stop sign violation, guilty, asse...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Soccer debuts at Highland

Indian CC teams place well at Upper Sandusky

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Mount Gilead cross country teams got off to a good start this season at the Upper Sandusky Invitational o...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Local teams get Tuesday wins in volleyball

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland picked up a win in their first league volleyball match of the 2016 season by topping Fredericktown o...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Northmor girls open CC season by winning own invite

Northmor girls open CC season by winning own invite

The Northmor Lady Knights opened their cross country season in style by taking first place in their own invitational Monday.Northmor finished with 31 ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Cardinal Classic draws large crowd of shooters

Cardinal Classic draws large crowd of shooters

A total of 1442 competitors took part in 15 events last week at the Cardinal Classic, hosted by Cardinal Center.Rainy weather early in the week took i...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Aug. 24• Mount Gilead at Centerburg, golf, 4:30 p.m.• Highland at Madison, girls’ soccer, 6 p.m.Thursday, Aug. 25• ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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 |  


Reflections: Remembering the Bicentennial

Reflections: Remembering the Bicentennial

Do you remember July, 1976?I enjoy looking at newspapers from the past and when I came upon the news from this month 40 years ago, I decided to share....

July 26th, 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