NEWS


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Pheasants to be released for young hunters

Pheasants to be released for young hunters

COLUMBUS – Ring-necked pheasant hunters have the chance to pursue this popular game bird when the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Di...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Balderson, Shearer vie for US House seat

Balderson, Shearer vie for US House seat

The race for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District includes an incumbent in Republican Troy Balderson, who is seeking a second full term in the U.S...

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


County FB honored for Farms to Food Banks program

County FB honored for Farms to Food Banks program

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The American Farm Bureau Federation County Activities of Excellence awards celebrate unique, local, volunteer-driven programs t...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Dempsey class devises lab

Dempsey class devises lab

While classes have been in full swing since the start of the school year, one science class at Dempsey Middle School recently created a laboratory to ...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Village of Galena at work despite COVID-19

Village of Galena at work despite COVID-19

GALENA — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been much activity in the village this year.The village was formally notified about the novel ...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Program highlights industrialization in US

Program highlights industrialization in US

SUNBURY — Industrialization in America from 1890-1914 is the topic of Jack Brown’s latest program for the Big Walnut Area Historical Socie...

October 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Strong finish lifts Eagles past Rockets
Golden Eagles top Raiders in tourney opener

Golden Eagles top Raiders in tourney opener

Caroline Speelman had a game-high 22 kills to help the eighteenth-seeded Big Walnut girls volleyball team rally for a four-set win over 26th-seeded Re...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Day, OSU finally arrive at season

Day, OSU finally arrive at season

Game week is finally upon programs across the Big Ten, a reality that seemed improbable if not downright impossible just months ago.With the 2020 foot...

October 20th, 2020 |  


OWU names Teams of Distinction

OWU names Teams of Distinction

Ohio Wesleyan University will bestow Team of Distinction honors upon its 1976 men’s lacrosse team and its 2000-01 women’s basketball team....

October 20th, 2020 |  


Jags upset Pacers in tourney opener

Fourteenth-seeded Delaware Hayes entered Monday’s Division I sectional semifinal against visiting and 25th-seeded Hilliard Bradley on an absolut...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Barons nab runner-up finish at MSL meet

Barons nab runner-up finish at MSL meet

Chloe Dawson finished fourth among individuals to lead the Buckeye Valley girls cross country team to a runner-up finish at the MSL-Ohio Championship ...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Turnovers doom Golden Eagles, boost Irish

Turnovers doom Golden Eagles, boost Irish

Turnovers hurt … especially when they lead to touchdowns at the other end.Ninth-seeded Big Walnut had four of them in the first half and eighth-...

October 16th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Mars mania — a two-part series

Mars mania — a two-part series

We are now just past an excellent close approach, called by astronomers an “opposition,” of the planet Mars. Mars will not be as bright in...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Movies to watch while you still can

Movies to watch while you still can

If you use a streaming service, it is common knowledge that the content is constantly changing. You may be streaming along, enjoying watching your fav...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Farm campers visit Stratford Ecological Center

Farm campers visit Stratford Ecological Center

The general public visited Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road Oct. 3 for the first time since the COVID-19 restrictions began in mid-March.Th...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Discovering our better selves

Discovering our better selves

This past weekend, the ladies PGA Championship was contested at a golf course called Aronomink in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. The...

October 16th, 2020 |  


History, accomplishments of American Legion

History, accomplishments of American Legion

Here is a brief history of the founding and accomplishments of the American Legion.The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patrioti...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Pool: Proud to have grown up in Delaware

Pool: Proud to have grown up in Delaware

I have always said that growing up in Delaware was a very good experience.Seems like I knew everyone. Most people were friendly and truly had respect ...

October 14th, 2020 |  


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