NEWS


Northmor FFA member takes first at state convention

Northmor FFA member takes first at state convention

Northmor FFA member Zach Parrott placed first in Sheep Proficiency at the State FFA Convention. Proficiency awards are designed to recognize FFA membe...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Northmor honors memory of student with district ceremony

Northmor honors memory of student with district ceremony

Northmor School District honored student Colby Hildreth, who died from leukemia, with a ceremony last Friday.During which, Jack Kegley and Tara Shaum ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Morrow County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in Marengo bank robbery

Morrow County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in Marengo bank robbery

On May 15, at approximately 1:30 p.m. a bank robbery occurred at the US Bank in Marengo.The bank robbery is currently under investigation.The Morrow C...

May 15th, 2017 updated: May 15th, 2017. |  


Highland High School NJROTC completes change of command ceremony

Highland High School NJROTC completes change of command ceremony

The change of command ceremony is an emotional process that ignites the feeling of honor and pride in the hearts of every man and woman in the United ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


May is Foster Care Recruitment and Recognition Month

May is Foster Care Recruitment and Recognition Month

Commissioners proclaim May as Foster Care Recruitment and Recognition Month in Morrow County. Pictured LtoR: Commissioner Burgess Castle, Morrow Count...

May 15th, 2017 |  


New law office opens in Cardington

New law office opens in Cardington

Cardington village welcomes Attorney Mindy Yocum, who has opened her office at 114 West Main Street, Unit three.A graduate of The Ohio State Universit...

May 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Cardington SB moves to regionals with thrilling win

Cardington SB moves to regionals with thrilling win

A two-run seventh inning boosted Cardington past Johnstown by a 3-2 count in the Division III softball district finals Saturday at Pickerington Centra...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Northmor has big day in district field events Thursday

By Rob [email protected] the second day of the Division III district track meet, Northmor moved into the lead in the boys’...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Cardington baseball falls to Newark Catholic in districts

By Rob [email protected] Cardington baseball team got off to a strong start against Newark Catholic in their district semifinal bo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Cardington girls lead after first day of district track meet

By Rob [email protected] Cardington girls jumped out to the early lead in the Division III District Two track meet at Watkins Memo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Morrow County Track and Field Honor Roll

GIRLS:Shot Put: Nadia Kerman, C, 36’5”; Skyler Edwards, MG, 33’0.5”; Savannah Randall, MG, 32’0.5”; Erin Conner, H...

May 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Reflections: Site of New Year’s Eve

Reflections: Site of New Year’s Eve

I enjoy reading literature concerning the Morrow County people who have contributed to not only their village and county but to areas outsidethe count...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Reflections: Christmas toys then and now

Reflections: Christmas toys then and now

Growing up in the country in the 1940’s, the excitement of the Christmas season began with the arrival of the Wish Book,” an adjective des...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Take time to give thanks

Reflections: Take time to give thanks

I love Thanksgiving. When I think of this holiday, two songs come to mind, “Over the River and Through the Woods” and “We Gather Tog...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Reflections: Snippets from early newspapers

Reflections: Snippets from early newspapers

While looking through earlier news stories I find short items that are interesting. I am presenting a few of them this week.From a Sept. 5, 1929 Morro...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Gun dedication in Cardington was a joint project with Mount Gilead

Reflections: Gun dedication in Cardington was a joint project with Mount Gilead

I love reading newspapers from past years and I always find something new or an event that I had not known about.I found in an April, 1927 Morrow Coun...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Reflections: Memories of Cardington without paved streets

Reflections: Memories of Cardington without paved streets

Recently, I shared the memories of a Cardington resident, who grew up in Cardington in the 1870-1880’s, that were published in the May 24, 1934 ...

November 1st, 2016 updated: November 1st, 2016. |  


OPINION


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Wild turkey season underway
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Letter to the editor: Choose to become an organ donor
Spring turkey season to start soon

Spring turkey season to start soon

For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins.New for t...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp winner announced

Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp winner announced

The photo of a green heron, submitted by wildlife enthusiast Matthew Schmalz of New Albany, was the winner in the annual Ohio Wildlife Legacy Stamp Ph...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Deer and Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Deer and Turkey Expo in Columbus this weekend

Deer and turkey hunters have the opportunity to attend a pretty neat show this month with a chance to see the latest technology and gadgets in their s...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Rainbow trout being released this spring

Rainbow trout being released this spring

More than 100,000 rainbow trout are expected to be released this spring in 64 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent fishing opportunities fo...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Deer season dates proposed for 2017-18

Hunters checked 182,169 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2016-2017 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last y...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

Tips on buying a child’s first shotgun

A few weeks ago, I had a friend ask me for a recommendation on what to purchase for his son’s first shotgun.It took me down memory lane when I w...

January 30th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Unemployment up for North Central Ohio area in April

The year-to-year jobless rate for counties in the North Central Ohio area increased or were stagnant in April.The unemployment rate for Crawford Count...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Shelby Health and Wellness Center opens today

The Shelby Health and Wellness Center will hold its grand opening open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April at its new facility at 31 E. Main St., Shelby.G...

April 25th, 2016 |  


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 |  


Husted announces all-time record number of business filings for March

Husted announces all-time record number of business filings for March

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced 10,478 new entities filed to do business in Ohio during March 2016. The previous record was achieve...

April 16th, 2016 |  


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