NEWS


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Hinton 3-peats as spelling champ
BW Local Schools approve 2020-21 calendar

BW Local Schools approve 2020-21 calendar

SUNBURY — The Big Walnut Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school year calendar at its Jan. 16 meeting.The calendar was approved a littl...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


County gains therapy dog

County gains therapy dog

There’s a new face roaming the halls and spreading smiles at the Hayes Building this year — Franklin, a therapy dog in training.When Proba...

January 23rd, 2020 updated: January 23rd, 2020. |  


Mom, son join ‘Saved by the Belt’ Club

Mom, son join ‘Saved by the Belt’ Club

Lewis Center residents Colleen A. Restivo and her son, Austin Restivo, joined Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” Club Jan. 17 after their sa...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Students preparing for mock convention

Students preparing for mock convention

Ohio Wesleyan University students will portray leading Democratic presidential candidates in a speed-dating-style event that allows other students and...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Hayes student awarded scholarship

Hayes student awarded scholarship

A Delaware Hayes High School junior will take flight this summer after he received a scholarship to attended an aviation university program.Patrick Be...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Board of Elections briefed following security conference

Board of Elections briefed following security conference

Election cybersecurity headlined the Ohio Association of Election Officials Winter Conference held last week in Columbus as a joint announcement was m...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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New Albany outlasts BW in OT
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Updated: 10:53 pm. |    
OSU falls to Gophers, 62-59
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Eagles soar past Flames
Bishops slip past Tigers in OT

Bishops slip past Tigers in OT

Claire Sterling hit a layup to break a 72-all tie with 36 seconds left in overtime and the Ohio Wesleyan women’s basketball team held on to beat...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Marotti talks OSU winter workouts

Marotti talks OSU winter workouts

As spring practice draws closer for the 2020 Ohio State Buckeyes, winter workouts are beginning to ramp up. Mickey Marotti, the program’s streng...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Elmore, Braves rally past Golden Eagles

Elmore, Braves rally past Golden Eagles

Jake Elmore hit a three-pointer with three seconds left to lift the Olentangy boys basketball team to a thrilling 48-47 come-from-behind win over visi...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Eagles, Patriots pick up statement wins

Eagles, Patriots pick up statement wins

The Olentangy Liberty and Big Walnut boys basketball teams took down some big-time competition Saturday … and they did it in very different ways...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Balanced Eagles stay perfect in league play

Balanced Eagles stay perfect in league play

All eight players who suited up scored as the Delaware Christian girls basketball team cruised to a 68-26 win over visiting Granville Christian Saturd...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Coombs returns to OSU as Co-DC

Coombs returns to OSU as Co-DC

Upon the departure of former secondary coach and co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley to take the head coaching position at Boston College, Ohio State...

January 20th, 2020 |  


LIFE


Wilson/Southgate

Wilson/Southgate

Madeline Justine Wilson, of Akron, and Jeremy Robert Southgate, of Akron, were married at 5 p.m. May 5 at the Glidden House in Cleveland. The ceremony...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Shaws celebrate 55 years

Shaws celebrate 55 years

Harry and Sandy (Robinson) Shaw of Delaware celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a family game night.The couple married on Nov. 13, 1964, at...

November 15th, 2019 |  


Local teen receives Eagle Scout Award

Local teen receives Eagle Scout Award

An Ostrander teen was honored in an Eagle Court of Honor on Sept. 28.Brendan Sayer, a Fairbanks High School student, is a member of Troop 284 out of B...

November 6th, 2019 |  


School bus safety takes center stage

School bus safety takes center stage

COLUMBUS – The week of Oct. 21-25 has been designated National School Bus Safety Week. This year’s theme, “My School Bus, The Safest...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Chalupas add a Tex-Mex twist

Last week we talked about the little fishing trip we had for Daniel’s birthday. Now this week, I’ll fill in a bit about his birthday suppe...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Something fishy at the Yoders’

Something fishy at the Yoders’

Earlier this week was Daniel’s 31st birthday. I had asked him what he would like to do. Guess what he picked? He chose to have the two of us go ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Delivering on promises made
Preparing to thrive

Preparing to thrive

In a few days, Lord willing, I will be eligible to join SourcePoint. Thrive after 55! Look out, ping pong tables, here I come! (There are ping pong ta...

January 24th, 2020 |  


The good and the bad

The good and the bad

I have some good news and some bad news.I will start with the one bad news, and then finish with the two that are good news.The bad news, for me, is t...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus fruits are among the world’s most popular fruits. Oranges are the king of the juicy orbs. They have grown on orange trees for thousands o...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Protecting victims of human trafficking

Protecting victims of human trafficking

In January we mark National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month – a reminder that modern-day slavery is all too real, and it’s ...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Beginner’s guide to Orion

Beginner’s guide to Orion

One of the great ironies of the holiday season is that a whole lot of telescopes end up under trees but few of them get used until May. It’s har...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Hand picking field corn at Stratford

Hand picking field corn at Stratford

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, farmhands and gardeners were happy to return after the holidays to volunteer at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road. The d...

January 18th, 2020 |  


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