NEWS


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Update on US 42 closure
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Local teen pushes for accessibility
Liberty Twp. Fire Dept. holding Toy Drive Saturday

Liberty Twp. Fire Dept. holding Toy Drive Saturday

POWELL — The Liberty Township Fire Department and the city of Powell will have a number of holiday-themed events taking place this weekend.For s...

December 1st, 2020 |  


Gormley looking forward to second term as judge

Gormley looking forward to second term as judge

Delaware County Common Pleas Court Judge David M. Gormley, who was elected to another term in the court on Nov. 3, said he’s looking forward to ...

December 1st, 2020 |  


Active cases of COVID-19 skyrocket

Active cases of COVID-19 skyrocket

The number of active cases of COVID-19 (the coronavirus) is now at a record 1,343, the Delaware Public Health District announced Monday.In comparison,...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Building, roadwork abounds in Berkshire Township

Building, roadwork abounds in Berkshire Township

BERKSHIRE TOWNSHIP — Motorists driving along routes 36 and 37 to and from the outlet mall or the interstate may have noticed a development going...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Time to recycle leftover pumpkins

Time to recycle leftover pumpkins

Halloween may be over, but there is still plenty of pumpkin to be had this holiday season! If you are someone who makes your pumpkin pie with freshly ...

November 28th, 2020 |  


Signal system to be upgraded

Signal system to be upgraded

A slew of traffic signals are set to be upgraded throughout the city. During Monday’s Delaware City Council meeting, a resolution authorizing Ci...

November 28th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Braves pass early-season test

Braves pass early-season test

The Olentangy girls basketball team picked up a signature win in just its second game of the season, knocking off Tri-Valley 49-39 Saturday afternoon ...

November 30th, 2020 |  


Patriots pour it on in opener

Patriots pour it on in opener

The Olentangy Liberty boys basketball team got its season off to a strong start, drilling 14 three-pointers on the way to a convincing 102-52 win over...

November 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio State cruises to 94-67 win in season opener

Ohio State cruises to 94-67 win in season opener

COLUMBUS — Ohio State raced out to a 22-0 lead and never looked back as they cruised to a 94-67 victory over Illinois State in their season open...

November 25th, 2020 updated: November 25th, 2020. |  


Day confident secondary is fixable

Day confident secondary is fixable

Ohio State is 4-0 and ranked fourth in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, which were released on Tuesday evening, but all is not well in C...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Big Walnut, Liberty cruise in openers

Big Walnut, Liberty cruise in openers

The Big Walnut girls basketball team started fast and played solid defense throughout on the way to a 66-22 season-opening win over host Bellefontaine...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Ohio State survives, downs Indiana

Ohio State survives, downs Indiana

COLUMBUS — After nearly squandering a 28-point lead in the second half, third-ranked Ohio State needed a final stop in the waning seconds of the...

November 21st, 2020 updated: November 21st, 2020. |  


LIFE


Celebrating end-of-summer birthday

Celebrating end-of-summer birthday

Julia’s birthday is rounding the corner. My girl, who was a baby but yesterday, is having her ninth birthday on Sept. 11. Memories flood back. I...

September 5th, 2020 |  


Joshua David’s first summer

Joshua David’s first summer

Little Joshua is doing well and is the center of attention. Everyone dotes over him. Yep, our long wait is over. It’s hard to believe that he is...

August 12th, 2020 |  


ODNR: Always boat sober

ODNR: Always boat sober

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Alcohol and boating don’t mix! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding everyone that operating a boa...

August 5th, 2020 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Providing no-cost vaccines
Bengals’ future rests in surgeon’s hands

Bengals’ future rests in surgeon’s hands

Cincinnati Bengals fans across the state and here in Delaware County were left holding their collective breath in the third quarter of Sunday’s ...

November 27th, 2020 |  


History behind Thanksgiving proclamation

History behind Thanksgiving proclamation

“May we ask guidance in more surely learning the ancient truth that greed and selfishness and striving for undue riches can never bring lasting ...

November 27th, 2020 |  


Seasonal work ongoing at Stratford Ecological Center

Seasonal work ongoing at Stratford Ecological Center

We are still unable to open our gates as widely as we would like at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road as we continue to take precautions to ...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Vaccines key tool in fight against coronavirus

Vaccines key tool in fight against coronavirus

Ohio, like the rest of the country, is currently experiencing an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. The number of new cases per day in Ohio has...

November 21st, 2020 |  


Dealing with status offenders in juvenile court

Dealing with status offenders in juvenile court

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”— Nelson Mandela“A ...

November 20th, 2020 |  


2020 has provided new opportunities, mercies

2020 has provided new opportunities, mercies

For most of American society, the past nine months have presented challenges beyond anything ever imagined. In March, the pandemic arrived with a sudd...

November 20th, 2020 |  


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