NEWS


6:00 am |    
BOE talks shift to online
Thanksgiving meal kits available

Thanksgiving meal kits available

The Hunger Games event, a joint effort from entities all around Delaware County, is back in full force this year as the community comes together to en...

November 21st, 2020 |  


DPHD reports additional deaths

DPHD reports additional deaths

Two more people have died in Delaware County due to COVID-19 this week, bringing the total to 29 since the pandemic began.There are now 912 active cas...

November 20th, 2020 |  


DCDL breaks ground on newest branch

DCDL breaks ground on newest branch

Plans to construct a second Delaware County District Library (DCDL) branch in Powell have come to fruition as representatives of the library team held...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Trustees mull Troy Township Hall upgrades

Trustees mull Troy Township Hall upgrades

The Troy Township Board of Trustees have been active in moving forward a number of projects in recent months.On Sept. 28, “Trustees discussed im...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s deer-gun hunting seasons set to begin

Ohio’s deer-gun hunting seasons set to begin

COLUMBUS ­­­­­– Ohio’s hunters are eagerly anticipating the chance to take to the woods and fields in November wh...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Genoa Township provides development details

Genoa Township provides development details

WESTERVILLE — The Genoa Township website has a tab for curious browsers who want to “Find Out What I Saw Being Built.” Clicking on t...

November 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


4:09 pm
Updated: 4:46 pm. |    
Ohio State cruises to 94-67 win in season opener
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. |  


As COVID numbers rise, area teams play waiting game

As COVID numbers rise, area teams play waiting game

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the state, with another 8,000-plus announced on Friday, the number of high school sporting events continu...

November 20th, 2020 |  


Bucks’ top-10 matchup very 2020

Bucks’ top-10 matchup very 2020

When the third and relatively final version of the Big Ten football schedule was released in September, few, if any, could have imagined Ohio State...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Moeller, Hand highlight All-County football teams

Moeller, Hand highlight All-County football teams

2020 All-Delaware County football teamsFirst-team offenseQuarterback: Jacob Moeller (Olentangy Berlin), senior. Backs: Aidan Kenley (Olentangy Liberty...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Day talks undefeated Hoosiers

Day talks undefeated Hoosiers

Itching to get back on the field, Ohio State is preparing for its biggest game of the season as ninth-ranked Indiana — yes, that Indiana —...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Braves fall in state championship

Braves fall in state championship

COLUMBUS — The Olentangy girls soccer team evened things at one with a goal midway through the first half, but Strongsville scored what proved t...

November 13th, 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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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 |  


How the Marine Corps League came to be

How the Marine Corps League came to be

The Marine Corps League is the only congressionally-chartered United States Marine Corps-related veterans organization in the United States. Its congr...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Supporting veterans’ mental health needs

Supporting veterans’ mental health needs

This month’s virtual and socially distanced Veterans Day celebrations around Ohio serve as a reminder not only of the sacrifices veterans make f...

November 18th, 2020 |  


Story behind most revered astronomer of all time

Story behind most revered astronomer of all time

As Mars sits high and bright in the southern sky right now, I am reminded of Johannes Kepler, perhaps the most important astronomer of all time.But it...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Asbury’s thoughts on societal divisions

Asbury’s thoughts on societal divisions

Given the destructive polarization in our nation today, it’s easy to assume we’ve never faced anything like it before. Unfortunately, that...

November 14th, 2020 |  


Making federal case out of it

Making federal case out of it

“The great object of my fear is the federal judiciary. That body is gaining ground step by step … Let the eye of vigilance never be closed...

November 13th, 2020 |  


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