NEWS


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Shale Meadows taking shape

Shale Meadows taking shape

LEWIS CENTER — Construction of the Olentangy Local School District’s 16th elementary school is nearing completion, and during last week...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Hunt to oversee pantry

Hunt to oversee pantry

The Pacer Pantry may have a new program coordinator, but its mission to provide food to local families remains unchanged.Carrie Hunt, who joined the d...

June 16th, 2021 |  


BIG WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL

BIG WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL

HONOR ROLL (Grades 9-10)FOURTH QUARTERGrade 9Acree, William ColeAdams, Corey DouglasBacks, Bridget KayBarton, Zara EileenBates, Cameron LynnBean, Ella...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Training drill helps crews hone skills

Training drill helps crews hone skills

LEWIS CENTER — The Delaware County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) conducted a full-scale hazardous materials (hazmat) training exerci...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Connections launches new platform

Connections launches new platform

Connections Volunteer Center (Connections), a program of HelpLine, announced Thursday the launch of “Get Connected,” a new interactive pla...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Ohio State Highway Patrol unveils new Distracted Driving Dashboard

Ohio State Highway Patrol unveils new Distracted Driving Dashboard

COLUMBUS — Across Ohio, distracted driving continues to threaten the safety and security of citizens every day. In an effort to curb these viola...

June 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


7:27 pm
Updated: 7:33 pm. |    
Fishing derby returns to Delaware State Park
Area athletes compete at state showcase

Area athletes compete at state showcase

A pair of area athletes reached the podium and a handful of others earned the chance to do the same during the first day of the Division I State Track...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 4th, 2021. |  


Pioneers outlast Wildcats in regional semi

Pioneers outlast Wildcats in regional semi

Westerville South gave the top-ranked Olentangy Orange baseball team all it could handle, getting the tying run to third base in the top of the sevent...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 4th, 2021. |  


Area athletes solid at regional showcase

Area athletes solid at regional showcase

The upcoming OHSAA Division I State Track & Field Championships will look a little different when they get started Friday morning. For starters, t...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Pioneers capture district crown

Pioneers capture district crown

Cole Cahill collected three hits, scored a run and knocked in another and Josh Laisure was sharp on the mound as the top-seeded Olentangy Orange baseb...

May 27th, 2021 |  


Eagles top Patriots in district final

Eagles top Patriots in district final

The Olentangy Liberty baseball team couldn’t have gotten off to a better start, greeting New Albany’s Ian Hoff with four straight hits to ...

May 26th, 2021 |  


Kinkead’s heroics lift Bears over Panthers

Kinkead’s heroics lift Bears over Panthers

It took a couple extra innings, but the wait was worth the reward as Jake Kinkead’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted ...

May 25th, 2021 |  


LIFE


ODH: 11% of Ohioans are vaccinated against virus

ODH: 11% of Ohioans are vaccinated against virus

The Ohio Department of Health is reporting more than 11% of Ohioans have received one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, with 4% receiving both shots. T...

February 15th, 2021 |  


DPHD reporting 81 deaths from COVID-19

DPHD reporting 81 deaths from COVID-19

Three people have died in Delaware County this week due to COVID-19, bringing the total to 81, the Delaware Public Health District announced Friday.Tw...

February 5th, 2021 |  


DPHD: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in county top 10,000

DPHD: Confirmed COVID-19 cases in county top 10,000

The Delaware Public Health District reported Monday afternoon 10,104 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, exceeding the 10,000 mark.Confirmed ca...

February 1st, 2021 |  


Seitzes to celebrate 65th anniversary

Seitzes to celebrate 65th anniversary

Robert E. and Joyce (Tuller) Seitz will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Dec. 30. They were married at the Sunbury United Methodist Church ...

December 26th, 2020 |  


Carters celebrate 60th anniversary

Carters celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Carter are celebrating 60 years of marriage today. On Dec. 17, 1960, they eloped to a justice of the peace and later on had a church...

December 17th, 2020 updated: December 18th, 2020. |  


Galena cancels tree lighting

GALENA — The Village of Galena has canceled its annual tree lighting ceremony previously scheduled for December 6.The following statement was is...

December 3rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Astronomers: ‘We were here; This is who we were’

Astronomers: ‘We were here; This is who we were’

Last week, I told the story of my first view of the globular cluster M13 in a large telescope that I had built myself.I was looking at uncountable sta...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Settlement reached in bullying lawsuit

Settlement reached in bullying lawsuit

“This lawsuit has at least allowed them, in the limited way lawsuits can do, to honor Gabe by trying to help the next kid.”— Al Gerh...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Mysterious history of the US flag

Mysterious history of the US flag

When the American Revolution broke out in 1775, the colonists didn’t yet unite under a single flag. Instead, they fought mainly under unit or re...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Catalpa — the ultimate fence post?

Catalpa — the ultimate fence post?

Have you ever heard of a “fence-post tree”? Also known as Indian bean tree, cigar tree, catawba, or caterpillar tree, Catalpa is a large t...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Prometheus’ ‘First Light’ will never be forgotten

Prometheus’ ‘First Light’ will never be forgotten

While I was in graduate school, my mind was not entirely devoted to literary studies, I am embarrassed to say. I built a series of larger and larger t...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Library can be good resource for job seekers

Library can be good resource for job seekers

This past week, the Delaware County District Library expanded or brought back many of our services that had been put on hold or limited due to the pan...

June 5th, 2021 |  


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