Bellville-area news briefs

Presbyterian church dinner cancelled

BELLVILLE — Bellville Presbyterian Church Community Dinner for March 21st has been cancelled. Call the church for more information.

Olivesburg UMC annual supper postponed

OLIVESBURG — The Olivesburg United Methodist Church’s annual spaghetti and meatball supper to be held Sat March 28 has been postponed at this time due to coronavirus concerns.

The dinner will be scheduled again in the fall.March 24 Joint Veterans cancelled

MANSFIELD — The March 24 Richland County Joint Veterans meeting is cancelled at this time due to coronavirus concerns.

Richland SWDC program postponed

MANSFIELD — The Pastures for Profit Grazing School hosted by Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (Richland SWCD) and their partners originally scheduled for April 1, April 2 and April 4 has been postponed. The rescheduled date will be posted as soon as it is available.

For more information on Richland SWCD programs and services, please visit or call 419-747-8686.

Changes announced for visitors to sheriff’s office

MANSFIELD — The Richland County Sheriff’s Office will be limiting public access to the records section to Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Services such as; Concealed Weapons Permits, background checks, fingerprinting and in person public records requests will only be processed during these times. Sex Offenders, Arson Offenders and Violent Offenders should continue to report as currently required. Public records request may be directed to the Records Section by phone at 419-774-5881 Ext. 3, or by email, at Staff will contact you upon completion of the request. I

Visitation for inmates at the Richland County Jail is suspended until further notice. This comes as the result of concerns regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Fun Center Chordsmen winter show cancelled

MANSFIELD — The Fun Center Chordsmen announce the cancellation of their annual show, “Road Trip,” scheduled for Saturday, April 4 at the Renaissance theatre.

In accordance with Governor Mike DeWine’s ban on all public events with more than 100 in attendance, the Chordsmen have, along with numerous other public activities, cancelled their performance. There are no plans to reschedule the show as attempting to obtain an adequate venue seems unlikely. The Chordsmen will continue their show tradition next spring.

The Chordsmen will honor refunds for advanced ticket purchasers.