NEWS


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Alert causes confusion
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Raffle aims to raise roofs
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DCS seeking levy renewal
Jug given honorary street designation

Jug given honorary street designation

Although the 75th running of the Little Brown Jug will be run today with little fanfare as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the race’s importa...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Delaware State Park, Troy Twp. forever linked

Delaware State Park, Troy Twp. forever linked

Troy Township’s proximity to Delaware State Park has had a lasting impact on its residents in several ways.The township, which is located just a...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Pumpkins have delighted people for ages

Pumpkins have delighted people for ages

New crop varieties were welcomed into our victory garden this summer, namely pumpkins and gourds (genus Cucurbita). Hubby and I have always focused on...

September 24th, 2020 |  


BST&G Fire District receives FEMA grant

BST&G Fire District receives FEMA grant

SUNBURY — The BST&G Joint Fire District was awarded $242,917 for operations and safety equipment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency....

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Hispanic Film Fest to begin Sept. 24

Hispanic Film Fest to begin Sept. 24

The public is invited to explore “Women and Cinema” (“Mujeres y Cine”) during a virtual Hispanic Film Festival featuring five ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Coombs talks Ohio State secondary

Coombs talks Ohio State secondary

The Ohio State football program is back on the practice field as it prepares for the Oct. 24 start of Big Ten football. While still not allowed to pra...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Buckeye Valley runs away from Grandview, 50-7
Captain Barbossa takes $559,000 Little Brown Jug

Captain Barbossa takes $559,000 Little Brown Jug

Captain Barbossa and Joe Bongiorno took advantage of an early speed duel between the elimination winners and won the 75th edition of the Little Brown ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Party Girl Hill, Daxter Dunn, Chris Ryder dominate Jugette

Party Girl Hill, Daxter Dunn, Chris Ryder dominate Jugette

The 50th edition of the Jugette was a dominating performance by Party Girl Hill and the New Zealand duo of driver Dexter Dunn and trainer Chris Ryder ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Pacers stay hot with win over Wildcats

Pacers stay hot with win over Wildcats

The Delaware Hayes girls soccer team continued its solid stretch of play Tuesday, winning its third straight game with a 5-0 decision over host Wester...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Street Gossip cruises to Ohio Breeders Championship win

Street Gossip cruises to Ohio Breeders Championship win

Street Gossip and Brett Miller cruised to victory in the $108,190 (div) Ohio Breeders Championship for two-year-old colt trotters in Tuesday action at...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Guinevere Hall remains undefeated

Guinevere Hall remains undefeated

Guinevere Hall is a perfect eight-for-eight on the season as the three-year-old filly trotter cruised to a 2 3/4 length victory over Tootie (Brett Mil...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Warrawee Vital, Catch The Fire head $559,000 Little Brown Jug

Warrawee Vital, Catch The Fire head $559,000 Little Brown Jug

Warrawee Vital and Catch The Fire headline a field of 14 in the 75th edition of the Little Brown Jug, presented by the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s A...

September 21st, 2020 |  


LIFE


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ODNR: Always boat sober
Sundays are for relaxation

Sundays are for relaxation

Somehow Sundays just put a relaxing slant on everything. I’m not sure what it really is, perhaps, it is the family times or the fact that itR...

July 9th, 2020 |  


Cooling down during summertime

Cooling down during summertime

These summer days really are pressing in. I forgot how muggy it could get in southern Illinois! Thankfully the children don’t seem to mind the h...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Local youth make challenge finals

Local youth make challenge finals

COLUMBUS – A team of two Ohio high school students took first place in the 2020 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals for its policy proposal abou...

June 23rd, 2020 |  


The more, the merrier

The more, the merrier

This week I’d like to introduce you to our two new pets at the Yoder household.Gumdrop has captured all of our hearts. We were all eagerly waiti...

June 17th, 2020 |  


Yoders take surprise trip

Yoders take surprise trip

Hey, you’ve got to join us for leisurely afternoon. Daniel suggested that we all go for a ride with our standard-bred mare, Sapphire, and open c...

June 11th, 2020 |  


Coxes to celebrate 60th anniversary

Coxes to celebrate 60th anniversary

Bradley and Glenna Cox of Rawson, Ohio, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 12.Bradley is a former superintendent of Cory-Ra...

June 11th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letting go of past, present, future

Letting go of past, present, future

Letting go has three directions: past, present and future. Some of us are well-versed in releasing past emotional hurts or sentiments. Some of us focu...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Closer look at VA health care copay rates

Closer look at VA health care copay rates

Let’s take a closer look at VA health care 2020 copay rates for VA and VA-approved health, effective Jan. 1, 2020. VA can help with your questio...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Never say never adage rings true

Never say never adage rings true

I have lost my way a little this summer. There has been so much going on that I just have not sat down to write anything. I have strong views, and I w...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Are people dying like flies?

Are people dying like flies?

Are people dying like flies around you? Without the primal screams of the media, and the health Nazi behavior of DeWine & Co., life would be going...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Bjorkman: One powerful light has gone out

Bjorkman: One powerful light has gone out

Tonight (Sept. 19) has been hard. Tonight has been inexplicably hard. To see my friends feel such a loss for the world. To lose a willingness to go on...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Autumnal equinox kicks off today

Autumnal equinox kicks off today

Autumn will soon begin, and I must confess a certain trepidation. When I was director of Perkins Observatory, I always received some form of the follo...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


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