NEWS


Arts festival aiming for 2021 return

Arts festival aiming for 2021 return

An upbeat Delaware Arts Festival Committee met Sept. 10 at Andrews House in Delaware to start planning next year’s two-day festival, which is sc...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Sunbury Services Commission tackles streets, trees, lights

Sunbury Services Commission tackles streets, trees, lights

The Village of Sunbury Services Commission has met twice virtually over the summer in which members discussed a range of topics, including streets, tr...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


Active COVID-19 cases dropping in county

Active COVID-19 cases dropping in county

The Delaware General Health District reported 215 active cases of COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) in Delaware County on Monday afternoon, down from F...

September 21st, 2020 |  


DCBDD shows its appreciation for local DSPs

DCBDD shows its appreciation for local DSPs

LEWIS CENTER — On Sept. 17, the Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities (DCBDD) hosted a drive-thru lunch to thank Direct Support Pr...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Free WiFi now available for students

Free WiFi now available for students

Local organizations have been coordinating to provide spaces with free WiFi to help give students studying online a dedicated space to study.The plan ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Project celebrates 75th Jug race

Project celebrates 75th Jug race

Over the last year, volunteers at the Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) have been working on an oral history project to celebrate the 75th ann...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 21st, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Golden Eagles blank Wolves, 31-0

Golden Eagles blank Wolves, 31-0

Caden Williams ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns, Jagger Barnett threw for 212 yards and a score and the defense allowed just 74 yards of total o...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Liberty pulls past Bradley, 38-17

Liberty pulls past Bradley, 38-17

POWELL —Despite four turnovers, Olentangy Liberty rode a dominant rushing attack and an opportunistic defense to a 38-17 win over Hilliard Bradl...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


LIFE


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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


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 |  


No shortage of experiences at farm school

No shortage of experiences at farm school

Although Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road continues to be closed to the public, we are grateful for the opportunity to keep everyone abreas...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Disturbing country’s 29th president

Disturbing country’s 29th president

“We’re invisible. They’re treating us just like they treated my grandmother.” — James Blaesing“Widespread, public...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Grandma always sought truth in everything

Grandma always sought truth in everything

My grandmother, political scientist. If you knew my grandmother, you would know that the previous phrase was spoken tongue-in-cheek. Grandma didn̵...

September 18th, 2020 |  


POW/MIA Recognition Day to be held Sept. 18

POW/MIA Recognition Day to be held Sept. 18

“You Are Not Forgotten” – that’s the central phrase behind the POW/MIA remembrance movement which honors America’s priso...

September 17th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA