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Morrow County Health Officials work to plan proactively for Ebola

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Mt. Gilead, October 16, 2014, 11:30—Ebola concern has been heightened in Northeast Ohio since learning yesterday that the second healthcare worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew commercially from Dallas/Fort Worth to Cleveland aboard Frontier Airlines flight 1142 on October 10, and from Cleveland to Dallas/Fort Worth aboard Frontier Airlines flight 1143 on October 13. Passengers aboard either flight are urged to contact the CDC at 1-800-CDC-INFO.

 

Big Walnut Joint Fire District to host annual Fire Prevention Open House

The Big Walnut Joint Fire District will be holding their annual Fire Prevention Open House on Sunday, October 26th from 4 pm until 8 pm located at 4600 SR 229 Marengo, Ohio 43334.There will be a costume contest for the children, chili cook-off, live demonstrations by the firefighters, food and drinks.Meet your firefighters, see the fire trucks and medical helicopter!Please join us for an evening of fun for the whole family. This event is hosted by Big Walnut Joint Fire D...

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MTC to offer film screening Wednesday during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, there will be a free, public screening of the HBO documentary, “Private Violence”. This event is co-sponsored by Marion Technical College and Turning Point, the local domestic violence program. The screening will take place on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Health Technologies Building on the MTC campus.About the film:

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Knights top MG in close game

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comA fast start proved to be just enough for Northmor on Friday night, as they held on to claim a narrow 21-18 win at Mount Gilead to improve to 5-3, 3-2 in league play.

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Pirates win close one with Bulldogs

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington held on to take a 19-18 win over visiting East Knox Friday in football. The host Pirates scored first on a 26-yard scoring run by Daniel Kill in the opening period, but watched their opponents score two touchdowns to take a 12-6 lead. Cardington battled back to tie the score on a 70-yard scoring pass from Luke McCarrell to Cole Hess before the end of the half and then took a 19-12 lead in the fourth quarter as McCarrell...

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Mt. Gilead Police calls Oct 9 - 15

10/9/20141:20 P.M. Officer was dispatched to Lincoln Avenue on an open line 911 call. Upon officer’s arrival, a female advised she hadn’t called 911 and it was probably the upstairs apartment. When the officer read off the phone number, the female confirmed it was the upstairs apartment. The officer knocked on the door of the upstairs apartment and was unable to get a response. There were no vehicles in the driveway.2:15 P.M. A woman was stop...

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Crossroads Church plans Fall party

Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, Fulton is having a Chili Cook Off and Fall Party October 24 from 6-9 pm.Location is Crossroads Church of the Nazarene-Fulton2948 State Route 61There will be a chili cook off and winner takes home a prize! There will be events for kids: crafts, trick or treat, and painting pumpkins. Fall foods to be served are apple cider, apple fritters, and snacks.This event is open to the community. Any questions, contact 419-571...

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Sports Briefs

Sports reporting procedureCoaches of local sports teams in Morrow County are asked to submit results of contests (including statistics) their teams compete in to the Morrow County Sentinel. Results may be submitted in several fashions.Coaches may call the Sentinel at 419-946-3010, extension #1807 or fax them to 419-932-6782. Results also may be emailed to either MCSsports@civitasmedia.com or roberthamilton@civitasmedia.com .Additionally, reade...

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Cardington boy earns state championship

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington competed at the State Middle School meet at Groveport Madison on Saturday, with one runner coming away with a state championship. In the boys’ six-and-under race, Mason White took first place in 11:32.56. Also, Avery Harper was 13th, Legend Williamson finished 20th and Sam McKee ran 34th.In the girls’ six-and-under race, Isabelle Crum placed 22nd. Also, Elizabeth Long ran 23rd, Dana Bertke took 30...

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CC runners to regionals

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comBoth Mount Gilead cross country teams qualified for the Division III regional meet, which will be hosted by Pickerington North High School this coming Saturday.The Lady Indians easily earned a district title, scoring 49 points. Second-place Columbus Academy finished with 93, almost twice the MG amount.Mount Gilead had the first two runners to cross the finish line in the race, as Rachel Bush won in 19:33.15 a...

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Gilead Christian’s FFA places in soil judging contest

Members of the Gilead Christian FFA qualified for the State soil judging contest.On September 30, 2014, Derek Goodman, Justin Jones, Hannah Swanson, and Preston Chilcote attended the District 6 soil judging contest. As a team we placed 2nd out of 25, with Justin Jones placing first out of 100 participants.Prior to this on September 26th we attended the Delaware and Morrow County soil judging invitational. It was sponsored by the Delaware and Morrow County Soil and Water ...

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Scots, Knights advance to volleyball districts

By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comHighland cruised past Mount Gilead in the first round of sectional volleyball play on Wednesday. The 21-1 Scots claimed a 25-8, 25-12, 25-12 win over the Indians in a home Division III tournament contest. Kam Terry finished with 15 kills, while Brogin Denman added eight more and Taylor Belcher finished with five.Also, Ashton Terrill tallied nine aces, five kills and 15 digs and Marlese Ferguson picked up 11 digs....

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Hunters have successful muzzleloader season

Ohio’s muzzleloader hunters checked 6,613 antlerless white-tailed deer during a two-day season, Oct. 11-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. That is an 18 percent increase from 2013, when hunters checked 5,608 deer, the first year for the antlerless muzzleloader season. The Ohio counties that reported the most checked deer during the 2014 antlerless-only muzzleloader season: Ashtabula (228), Columbiana (180), Coshocton (177), Licking (164), Tuscarawas (151), Guerns...

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Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 22• Northmor vs. Pleasant at Marion Harding, Division III volleyball district semifinals, 6 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 23• Highland vs. North Union at Marion Harding, Division III volleyball district semifinals, 6 p.m.Friday, Oct. 24• Cardington at Highland, football, 7 p.m.• Mount Gilead at Centerburg, football, 7 p.m.• Frederic...

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Daughters of Union Vets meet

The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Tent 91 Galion, met for its regular meeting Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at the home of Lois Rinehart. President, Cathy Brown, was in charge.Communications included a thank you from Mary Coleman, Tent 151, for a wonderful district meeting and letter from the Ohio Veterans Home seeking donations for the Grant A Wish Program.Melanie Baker, chairman of the Ohio District Meeting, thanked everyone for the help preparing and carry...

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Ohio Wildlife Council Passes Rule Changes for Commercial Fishing Nets

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Wildlife Council passed rule changes regarding commercial fishing nets and camping at specific wildlife areas at its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 15, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

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Red Cross issues annual awards

Volunteers with the Morrow County Chapter of the American Red Cross were recognized and honored during the program held September 29, 2014 at the Marengo United Methodist Church. The American Red Cross is celebrating 97 years of service this year.Giving the welcome and serving as emcee of the program was Sandie Fisher, chairman of the American Red Cross Board in Morrow County.The invocation was given by Jackie Weaver. Following the smorgasbord pizza buffet, awards were m...

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BBB Warns about Ebola scams and schemes

Arlington, VA (October 17, 2014) – Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is working with BBB Serving Dallas and Northeast Texas, where the first victim died and two nurses became infected; BBB Serving Greater Cleveland, where one of the nurses traveled before getting sick; and several other local BBBs to investigate some of the Ebola-related efforts.

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