NEWS


Bellville area news briefs

Bellville area news briefs

Spring sports parents’ meeting Feb. 24BELLVILLE — There will be a meeting for all parents of any Clear Fork High School or Junior High stu...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Penalties may get more severe for drivers who use mobiles

Penalties may get more severe for drivers who use mobiles

COLUMBUS — Stiffer penalties proposed for Ohio motorists who use mobile devices while drivingState lawmakers are pushing a new bill aimed at str...

February 20th, 2020 |  


Northmor Elementary School honor rolls

Northmor Elementary School honor rolls

NORTHMOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Golden Knight Award (All 4’s) Kindergarten: Beckhem Bowie, Danni Cadle, Haleigh Cavanaugh, Kamry Chapman, Hadley Coop...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Sexual health clinic opens in Galion

Sexual health clinic opens in Galion

GALION — A new sexual health clinic opened at the Galion Health Department with a “soft” opening in July, but now the facility is up...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

According to Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death among tweens and teens. Also, young African American...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

GALION — The Galion Historical Society is preparing for year three of their Veteran Banner Project in uptown Galion.In 2019, 278 Galion veterans...

February 19th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Gallery: Crestline 60, Galion 53; Don Tudor photos

Gallery: Crestline 60, Galion 53; Don Tudor photos

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February 19th, 2020 |  


Northmor boys claim share of KMAC title

Northmor boys claim share of KMAC title

SPARTA — Thanks to a 62-37 win at Highland on Friday night, combined with a Centerburg loss to Fredericktown, the Northmor Golden Knights boys&#...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Two Galion swimmers, three Crawford relay teams qualify for state meet

Two Galion swimmers, three Crawford relay teams qualify for state meet

BOWLING GREEN —Galion High School junior Kaisey Speck and sophomore Troie Grubbs qualified for this week’s state meet during last weekend&...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

COLUMBUS — Northmor’s girls bowling team, Galion’s boys bowling team, along with Galion’s Kadence Fairchild, Abby Crager and C...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Northmor’s Conor Becker to wrestle for Duke University

Northmor’s Conor Becker to wrestle for Duke University

While injuries have taken a large portion of Conor Becker’s senior year in Northmor athletics away from him, they aren’t going to have an effect u...

February 18th, 2020 updated: February 18th, 2020. |  


Column: High school sports are supposed to be fun

Column: High school sports are supposed to be fun

Extra-curricular activities are supposed to be fun learning experiences.That has not changed, and hopefully will never change.At times, we forget that...

February 15th, 2020 |  


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LIFE


Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

Opinion column: Suicide prevention in schools

According to Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation, suicide is now the second-leading cause of death among tweens and teens. Also, young African American...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

Next Veterans Banner registration night is Feb. 27 at Historic Grace Church

GALION — The Galion Historical Society is preparing for year three of their Veteran Banner Project in uptown Galion.In 2019, 278 Galion veterans...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

Feb. 24 program in Mansfield aimed at those affected by Alzheimer’s

MANSFIELD — The Richland County Dementia Capable Coalition, under the leadership of the Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter, will hold ...

February 19th, 2020 updated: February 19th, 2020. |  


Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

Galion boys, Northmor girls teams advance to district bowling, as do Tigers’ Kadence Fairchild and Abby Crager; Crestline’s Erin McKenna

COLUMBUS — Northmor’s girls bowling team, Galion’s boys bowling team, along with Galion’s Kadence Fairchild, Abby Crager and C...

February 19th, 2020 |  


Weddings 2020

Weddings 2020

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February 18th, 2020 updated: February 19th, 2020. |  


Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Feb. 29

Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Feb. 29

BELLVILLE — Join the Clear Fork Valley Foundation for an Arctic Blast on Saturday, Feb. 29 starting at 7 p.m. at the Legacy on Possum Run. Cost ...

February 18th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Column: Which is worse? Going viral or verbal quarantine

Column: Which is worse? Going viral or verbal quarantine

As the death toll and cases of 2019- nCoV (aka novel coronavirus) infection rises, our curiosity increases as to the epidemic’s when, why, where...

February 16th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Sherrod Brown column: Home-buying should be easier

Right now, many Ohioans are struggling to make ends meet. Even people with supposedly-middle-class jobs don’t feel stable. Wages have barely bud...

February 15th, 2020 |  


You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

You should keep taking steps to prevent flu, coronavirus

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health reported last week that there have been more than 4,400 hospitalizations due to flu in Ohio during the ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

Opinion column: Marijuana won’t save the U.S. economy

The band wagon is overloaded with politicians and people that actually believe legalizing recreational marijuana is the answer to poverty, the golden ...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Column: Civil War stories comes with a lesson

Summer, 1863. The Civil War was raging. Fear raced through Indiana and Ohio like wildfire when General John Hunt Morgan crossed the Ohio River with hi...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

Russ Kent opinion column: It doesn’t have to be ‘My way or the highway’

I turned 60 a few months ago.I don’t know how you are supposed to feel at this age. But fear is not the emotion I expected. Especially this odd ...

February 10th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Jackson Well Drilling growth continues

Jackson Well Drilling growth continues

BELLVILLE – An established business long in the Clear Fork valley took another step last Thursday.Jackson Well Services, a well drilling contrac...

February 18th, 2020 |  


Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

Ohio lawmakers considering tax breaks for maple syrup producers

COLUMBUS — Lawmakers are considering several tax exemptions, including a break for the owners of land used in the commercial production of maple...

February 16th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 16th, 2020 |  


The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

The cost of electricity for Galion utility customers is going down

GALION — The price of electricity for City of Galion utility customers is going down. It’s not a huge decrease — maybe a few dollars on the e...

February 15th, 2020 updated: February 15th, 2020. |  


Ohioans could vote in November on upping the minumum wage

COLUMBUS — The “Raise the Wage Ohio Amendment” would increase the minimum wage in Ohio to $9.60 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021. Unde...

February 13th, 2020 |  


On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

On tap Feb. 21? Bishop Brown Ale at 1803 Brewery and Taproom

GALION — On Friday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m,. the 1803 Brewery and Taproom will tap their Bishop Brown Ale for the first time.The Galion Historical Soc...

February 12th, 2020 |  


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