Galion man charged with raping child; another area resident indicted on 20 theft, drug charges

Galion man charged with raping child; another area resident indicted on 20 theft, drug charges

BUCYRUS — A 31-year-old Galion man charged with raping a child was among those arraigned recently by a Crawford County Grand Jury. David L. Chatman ...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Making a final wish comes true: Hospice expanding virtual reality therapy

Making a final wish comes true: Hospice expanding virtual reality therapy

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio is extending its virtual reality therapy (VRT) in an effort to help Richland County hospice and palliative p...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


2018 was best year ever for Ohio tourism industry

2018 was best year ever for Ohio tourism industry

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s tourism industry had another year of economic growth in 2018, creating a $46 billion tourism industry. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spo...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  



Northmor FFA celebrates another successful year

Northmor FFA celebrates another successful year

IBERIA — The Northmor FFA recently held its annual parent-member awards banquet. This banquet was an end of year celebration to all of the accomp...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Galion police reports

Galion police reports

Friday, May 10 1:30 a.m. — Police received a report of a suspicious person in the 500 block of Gill Avenue. 2:46 a.m. — An 18-year-old Galio...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Check out the signs, summer getting near, so lots going on around Galion

Check out the signs, summer getting near, so lots going on around Galion

GALION — Spring is firmly entrenched over north central Ohio. Mother Nature still seems a tad bit confused, as the April showers are still holdin...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Column: Barack, the cat, comes to the rescue

Column: Barack, the cat, comes to the rescue

McZENA – When spring weather starts to arrive, you get itchy to be outside, take care of plants, nourish things you might have brought inside.I ...

May 15th, 2019 |  


Memorial Day flyover planned in Bellville

Memorial Day flyover planned in Bellville

BELLVILLE — The village is going to have a special treat at its Memorial Day celebration May 27. There will be a “fly-over,” of F-16 jets, pr...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


As warmer weather arrives, be on the lookout for bicyclists, motorcyclists

As warmer weather arrives, be on the lookout for bicyclists, motorcyclists

RICHLAND COUNTY — As the weather warms up so does the urge to get back outside and hit the road (or trail) on a bicycle or a motorcycle. That’s wh...

May 15th, 2019 updated: May 15th, 2019. |  


Column: Mom, hugs and a way-too-late thank you

Column: Mom, hugs and a way-too-late thank you

My mom died last month. Nancy Ann (Bowman) Kent died April 9 at Signature HealthCARE in Galion. She had been a resident there for more than two yea...

May 11th, 2019 updated: May 11th, 2019. |