NEWS


Morrow County Humane Society opens first location

Morrow County Humane Society opens first location

The Humane Society of Morrow County recently opened their first ever physical location since their inception over 40 years ago.The HSofMC is a 501(c)(...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Second annual ‘Awakening’ held in Morrow

Second annual ‘Awakening’ held in Morrow

More than 600 people responded to the “Awakening” during the three day event held on the lawn of a private residence near Cardington.Seate...

July 26th, 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 |  


Mount Gilead: A 19th century history of the village

When one hears the name Youngstown they may immediately think of the city in Northeast Ohio. However, the village of Mount Gilead, known as Whetstone ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Cardington Police lose two part-time officers

Cardington Village council accepted the resignation of one part-time police officer and ratified the dismissal of another during the regular meeting h...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Morrow County Probate Court news

Recent cases in Morrow County Probate Court:Motion for Continuance in the Estate of Marie A. Roach.Notice Payment of Funeral Bill in the Estate of Art...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


4:15 pm |    
Kimball having strong year
Runners at Sweetcorn 5K

Runners at Sweetcorn 5K

Four Morrow County School Districts were represented at the Morrow County Community Center Sweetcorn 5K last Saturday. Two runners were in from out of...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Special opportunities for waterfowl hunters

Special opportunities for waterfowl hunters

Waterfowl hunters are invited to participate in special drawings for controlled hunting opportunities, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Res...

July 25th, 2016 |  


IndyCar drivers test at Mid-Ohio

IndyCar drivers test at Mid-Ohio

A number of IndyCar drivers took to the track at Mid-Ohio Thursday as part of a scheduled test day.The event, which was open to the public, featured d...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Hosack wins HOJGA tournament

Mount Gilead’s Zack Hosack took first place in the final Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association tournament, which was held Monday at Marion Count...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |  


Activities for Mid-Ohio campers during Indy 200 weekend

Honda Racing and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course invite fans to get festive during The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio weekend by camping and participating ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Lori Hunt brings an artist’s touch to her Franklin Township farm

Lori Hunt brings an artist’s touch to her Franklin Township farm

Morrow County Hospital physical therapy assistant, Lori Ann Hunt has an artistic side that few of her co-workers and patients may know. She has a h...

July 8th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |  


Former Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputy focuses on life after heroic service

Former Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputy focuses on life after heroic service

Following former Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Moore’s long, ardous recovery from wounds he sustained in the line of duty, it bec...

July 7th, 2016 updated: July 7th, 2016. |  


Reflections: Remembering Mrs. Alice E. Van Sickle

Reflections: Remembering Mrs. Alice E. Van Sickle

I have long been fascinated by the career of the late Mrs. Alice E. Van Sickle, a name that is unfamiliar to today’s generations.While growing u...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Former Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputy finds strength through adversity

Former Morrow County Sheriff’s Deputy finds strength through adversity

Often times when someone does an act that is selfless and heroic they are recognized and praised for two, three, maybe even six months.But eventually ...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


Doug Brown, professional skateboarder credits Morrow roots for motivational mission

Doug Brown, professional skateboarder credits Morrow roots for motivational mission

Doug Brown does more than just skateboard.Sure, the professional skater turned his childhood passion, which began during the summers he spent visiting...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Remembering and honoring Independence Day

Reflections: Remembering and honoring Independence Day

Next to Christmas, I like the Fourth of July as my favorite holiday. The traditional music played that day- “Stars and Stripes Forever,” t...

June 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


10:27 am |    
A Smokin’ Father’s Day
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 |  


4 Projects to Breathe New Life into Your Home

4 Projects to Breathe New Life into Your Home

As warmer weather approaches so do opportunities for homeowners to get outside and get to work on the home projects they’ve been dreaming of thr...

June 9th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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