NEWS


5:47 am |    
Galion area news briefs
11:15 am
Updated: 11:16 am. |    
Opinion column: Where is our empathy?
Columbia Gas: Call 811 before you dig

Columbia Gas: Call 811 before you dig

COLUMBUS — In conjunction with National 811 Day on Tuesday, August 11, Columbia Gas of Ohio is reminding customers to follow the law and call 81...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health today released the weekly Ohio Public Health Advisory System update.Mercer County has reached Level 3 (...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Clear Fork schools announce free, reduced-priced lunch plans

Clear Fork schools announce free, reduced-priced lunch plans

BELLVILLE — Clear Fork Valley Local School District today announced its 2020-2021 program year policy (free and reduced price meals or free milk...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

BELLVILLE — Richland Newhope is having its 22nd annual Newhope Charities Golf Outing on Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge Golf Course. The cost is $100 per...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Bunny was literally between a rock and a hard place. Her hiking group, the Mountain Marching Mamas, had come to a steep rock cleft on the Appalachian ...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Ohio, 5 other states band together for faster COVID-19 tests

Ohio, 5 other states band together for faster COVID-19 tests

(The Center Square) — Governors of six states have agreed to work with the Rockefeller Foundation to purchase three million “rapid point-o...

August 6th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


10:09 am |    
OSU opener set for Sept. 3
OHSAA cross country meet in Obetz cancelled

OHSAA cross country meet in Obetz cancelled

COLUMBUS — With the health and safety of everyone involved as the top concern and due to the large size of the event, the Ohio High School Athle...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Gallery: Tigers open 2020 golf season by winning Galion Invitational; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Tigers open 2020 golf season by winning Galion Invitational; Photos by Don Tudor

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August 5th, 2020 |  


Tigers earn HOJGA scholarships

Tigers earn HOJGA scholarships

PROSPECT — The Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Association honored guest speaker Ed Schoonmaker, junior members and volunteers at its 34th annual year...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Road to Indy at Mid-Ohio last week

Road to Indy at Mid-Ohio last week

LEXINGTON -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car course had plenty of racing last week, as two Road To Indy series raced at the Morrow County road course on Wednesday...

August 3rd, 2020 updated: August 4th, 2020. |  


Once again, Mid-Ohio postpones Honda IndyCar 200

Once again, Mid-Ohio postpones Honda IndyCar 200

LEXINGTON — INDYCAR and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course have agreed to postpone The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio scheduled for Aug. 7-9 until a date to...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


OHSAA fall sports practice underway; questions remain about ‘contact’ sports

OHSAA fall sports practice underway; questions remain about ‘contact’ sports

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s fall sports of girls tennis, girls and boys golf, field hockey, girls and boys socc...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


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LIFE


5:47 am |    
Galion area news briefs
11:15 am
Updated: 11:16 am. |    
Opinion column: Where is our empathy?
A helping hand; owner of This, That and the Other shop helping students get school supplies

A helping hand; owner of This, That and the Other shop helping students get school supplies

GALION — As the first day of school nears, many families may face hardships. Trouble playing for needed school supplies is just one dilemma. To ...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Columbia Gas: Call 811 before you dig

Columbia Gas: Call 811 before you dig

COLUMBUS — In conjunction with National 811 Day on Tuesday, August 11, Columbia Gas of Ohio is reminding customers to follow the law and call 81...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

Richland County moves back to Level 2 (Orange); Crawford, Morrow counties remain at Level 1 (Yellow)

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health today released the weekly Ohio Public Health Advisory System update.Mercer County has reached Level 3 (...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Clear Fork schools announce free, reduced-priced lunch plans

Clear Fork schools announce free, reduced-priced lunch plans

BELLVILLE — Clear Fork Valley Local School District today announced its 2020-2021 program year policy (free and reduced price meals or free milk...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

BELLVILLE — Richland Newhope is having its 22nd annual Newhope Charities Golf Outing on Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge Golf Course. The cost is $100 per...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Bunny was literally between a rock and a hard place. Her hiking group, the Mountain Marching Mamas, had come to a steep rock cleft on the Appalachian ...

August 6th, 2020 |  


OPINION


11:15 am
Updated: 11:16 am. |    
Opinion column: Where is our empathy?
Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Column: An update on the Marching Mamas

Bunny was literally between a rock and a hard place. Her hiking group, the Mountain Marching Mamas, had come to a steep rock cleft on the Appalachian ...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Guest opinion column: A prison without bars

Guest opinion column: A prison without bars

The COVID-19 lockdown has its benefits: a chapter a day of the unabridged version of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago, a study in ...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Op-Ed: HEALS Act replete with wasteful spending

Op-Ed: HEALS Act replete with wasteful spending

Four months after governors and local officials announced stay-at-home orders, Americans continue to struggle financially and suffer from the fallout ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Opinion column: New CDC guidance adds to emerging scientific consensus that school reopening is safe

Opinion column: New CDC guidance adds to emerging scientific consensus that school reopening is safe

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control confirmed what my fellow physicians and I have been saying for months: It’s both safe — and cri...

July 30th, 2020 updated: July 30th, 2020. |  


Opinion column: Racism is a public health crisis

Opinion column: Racism is a public health crisis

Cities and counties around Ohio have led the country in declaring racism a public health crisis.The first step to solving a problem is recognizing its...

July 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

The summer has been a hot one but the fishing continues to be hot as well especially up at the big pond to the north which we call Lake Erie.The walle...

July 27th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

Newhope golf outing Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge; openings for players, sponsors

BELLVILLE — Richland Newhope is having its 22nd annual Newhope Charities Golf Outing on Sept. 11 at Deer Ridge Golf Course. The cost is $100 per...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Another shop hop Saturday

Another shop hop Saturday

GALION — The Second Saturday Shop Hop in Historic Uptowne Galion will have a back-to-school twist on it when it takes place Saturday, Aug. 8 fro...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Galion’s Gill House helping to lure visitors to the area

Galion’s Gill House helping to lure visitors to the area

GALION — For quite awhile now, Galion has been a hot spot for tourists searching for and hoping to learn about historic landmarks. City Law Director...

August 3rd, 2020 updated: August 3rd, 2020. |  


Treasury Department: States, local governments spend only 25 percent of CARES Act subsidies

Treasury Department: States, local governments spend only 25 percent of CARES Act subsidies

(The Center Square) – — As deliberations continue in Congress over how to allocate another $1 trillion worth of stimulus money, governors ...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


COVID-19 update: On-premise liquor sales must end by 11 p.m.

COVID-19 update: On-premise liquor sales must end by 11 p.m.

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine last week provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Alcohol sale and...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Travel economist says return of air travel could take time

Travel economist says return of air travel could take time

(The Center Square) — One of the hardest-hit sectors of the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the airline industry and a full recove...

July 31st, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA