NEWS


New high school taking shape

New high school taking shape

SUNBURY — Progress continues on the new high school, the Big Walnut Board of Education was told during a recent meeting.Director of Facilities D...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Largest subdivision in Delaware to expand by 44 homes

Largest subdivision in Delaware to expand by 44 homes

The Communities at Glenross is nearing completion, and during Monday’s Delaware City Council meeting, a final development plan and final subdivi...

April 14th, 2021 |  


OWU grad, retired U.N. official to speak

OWU grad, retired U.N. official to speak

During more than 22 years working for the United Nations, Ohio Wesleyan University graduate Stephen Tull, Ph.D., completed assignments in Afghanistan,...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Member sought for housing authority

Member sought for housing authority

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint one member to fill a term that will expire Feb. 22, 2026, on the Metropolit...

April 14th, 2021 |  


ODH: One-fourth of Delaware County fully vaccinated

ODH: One-fourth of Delaware County fully vaccinated

At least one out of every four people in Delaware County have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health is reporting.According t...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Know facts about orphaned, injured wildlife

Know facts about orphaned, injured wildlife

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A baby bird has tumbled from its nest. A young white-tailed deer is discovered at the base of a tree. A nest of immature rabbit...

April 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Pioneers clip Braves in dual

Pioneers clip Braves in dual

The Olentangy Orange track and field teams added to their already strong starts to the season, knocking off visiting Olentangy in Monday’s dual ...

April 12th, 2021 updated: April 12th, 2021. |  


Braves double up Bears, 6-3

Braves double up Bears, 6-3

The Olentangy baseball team plated a run in the fourth inning to break a 3-3 tie and added a little insurance with two more in the sixth on the way to...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Pioneers win Olentangy Berlin Invitational

Pioneers win Olentangy Berlin Invitational

Olentangy Orange’s boys and girls track and field teams passed one of their first early-season tests as both picked up wins at Friday’s Ol...

April 9th, 2021 updated: April 9th, 2021. |  


Pacers slide past Golden Eagles, 15-4

Pacers slide past Golden Eagles, 15-4

Kamilla Slayton, Olivia Nelson and Myaih Cloud all homered as the Delaware Hayes softball team used a 17-hit attack to cruise to a 15-4, five-inning w...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Pioneers pull away from Braves, 13-3

Pioneers pull away from Braves, 13-3

The Olentangy Orange baseball team caught fire late, plating a combined 11 runs in its final two plate appearances to turn a 2-2 game heading into the...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Barons roll past Jags in league opener

Barons roll past Jags in league opener

The Buckeye Valley softball team plated 11 runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back, scoring at least three more in each of the next ...

April 5th, 2021 updated: April 5th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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 |  


Yoder family prepares for baby

Yoder family prepares for baby

We’re working on organizing closets, cleaning out neglected corners, and getting things in order before the baby comes. I’m enjoying every...

June 2nd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Meteors provide both excitement, disappointment

Meteors provide both excitement, disappointment

Some of us feel as comfortable under a starry sky as we do in the comfort of our beds at home. The sky at night provides emotional and even spiritual ...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Libraries are integral part of US communities

Libraries are integral part of US communities

Today marks the last day in our celebration of National Library Week, which took place April 4-10. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Court hears arguments for, against paying athletes

Court hears arguments for, against paying athletes

“It doesn’t move me all that much that there’s a history to this if what is going on now is that competitors, as to labor, are combi...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Putting your best foot forward

Putting your best foot forward

Recently, I opened a can of baked beans – and saw a tantalizing piece of bacon on top. I expected that, because it’s there in every can of...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Draft reliant on Selective Service System

Draft reliant on Selective Service System

Editor’s note: This is part five of a six-part series on conscription (the draft).On Feb. 2, 1972, a drawing was held to determine draft priorit...

April 8th, 2021 |  


CARA 3.0 to help Ohioans beat addiction

CARA 3.0 to help Ohioans beat addiction

For years, the United States has struggled to overcome an epidemic of addiction that has devastated communities in Ohio and across the country. Unfort...

April 7th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA