NEWS


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School year comes to end
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Church assisting refugees
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City OKs subdivision plans
BW Board of Education approves five-year forecast

BW Board of Education approves five-year forecast

SUNBURY — The Big Walnut Board of Education unanimously approved May’s five-year forecast at its meeting last week.Treasurer Jeremy Buskir...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Board hears from woman who sued district

Board hears from woman who sued district

SUNBURY — A woman involved in a lawsuit with Big Walnut Local Schools returned to finish her comments to the Board of Education at its meeting l...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Leadership Delaware County graduates latest class

Leadership Delaware County graduates latest class

On May 17, the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce graduated 43 participants from the Leadership Delaware County Class of 2022. The graduation luncheon ...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Garrison named CEO of Maryhaven

Garrison named CEO of Maryhaven

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Board of Directors of Maryhaven, Inc., central Ohio’s oldest and most comprehensive addiction treatment and behaviora...

May 26th, 2022 |  


‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign underway

‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign underway

The SAFE Delaware County Coalition joined with law enforcement last week for the kick off of a “Click It or Ticket” campaign designed to i...

May 26th, 2022 updated: May 26th, 2022. |  


Spring Street hotel back in play

Spring Street hotel back in play

Plans to construct a hotel on Spring Street in Delaware have once again been revived, and the city is working with Indus Hotels to ensure the project ...

May 26th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Monarchs outlast Braves in district final

Monarchs outlast Braves in district final

After trailing for most of the first five-plus innings, the third-seeded Marysville softball team took its first lead in the sixth and retired 16th-se...

May 20th, 2022 |  


BV upends Utica in sectional final

BV upends Utica in sectional final

The second-seeded Buckeye Valley baseball team was all business in Thursday’s Division II sectional final against 13th-seeded Utica, posting cro...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Top-seeded Braves cruise in sectional final

Top-seeded Braves cruise in sectional final

The top-seeded Olentangy baseball team handled its business in its postseason opener, cruising to a 10-1 Division I sectional final win over 29th-seed...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Big inning sends Pioneers past Pacers

Big inning sends Pioneers past Pacers

The Delaware Hayes softball team landed the first punch, breaking a scoreless tie with a three-run fourth, but Olentangy Orange used an eight-run fift...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Pacers rally past Pioneers in tourney opener

Pacers rally past Pioneers in tourney opener

What a difference a half makes.Trailing 7-3 at the break, the 10th-seeded Delaware Hayes girls lacrosse team outscored host and ninth-seeded Olentangy...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Jestadt, Pioneers walk-off against Panthers

Jestadt, Pioneers walk-off against Panthers

The 15th-seeded Olentangy Orange softball team won its tournament opener in style, getting a walk-off hit from Riley Jestadt to slip past 22nd-seeded ...

May 12th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Charles, Stump engagement
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Carters celebrate 60th anniversary
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 |  


The Amish Cook: Gloria answers questions from readers

The Amish Cook: Gloria answers questions from readers

I received several letters from readers with questions that got my mind spinning. Let’s each grab a cup of tea (okay, you can have your coffee i...

March 5th, 2020 |  


Yoders host hog butchering day

Yoders host hog butchering day

Hi there, we are having a blessed, busy week. Daniel’s parents from the Amish community in Danville, Ohio, came for a visit last week and have n...

February 6th, 2020 |  


Decade of love with the Yoders

Decade of love with the Yoders

Thinking about what I am going to fill you in on this week brought to mind the dearest person to me on earth. Meet my husband Daniel Yoder! I got to k...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Local teen receives Eagle Scout Award

Local teen receives Eagle Scout Award

An Ostrander teen was honored in an Eagle Court of Honor on Sept. 28.Brendan Sayer, a Fairbanks High School student, is a member of Troop 284 out of B...

November 6th, 2019 |  


School bus safety takes center stage

School bus safety takes center stage

COLUMBUS – The week of Oct. 21-25 has been designated National School Bus Safety Week. This year’s theme, “My School Bus, The Safest...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Month of May is all about military appreciation

Month of May is all about military appreciation

The month of May was designated as Military Appreciation Month by Congress in 1999. This event takes place every year. The president of the United Sta...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Feasting on home-grown asparagus

Feasting on home-grown asparagus

This morning I was delighted to see some fat asparagus stalks ready for harvest in our asparagus patch!Many years ago we built a raised bed specifical...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks from wage theft

Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks from wage theft

It’s simple: If you put in the work, you should get paid for it. Yet hundreds of thousands of Ohio workers are cheated out of the paychecks they...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Astronomy’s impact on Chinese culture

Astronomy’s impact on Chinese culture

Some of the most ancient star stories come not from the Greeks and Romans but ancient China.Ancient China was, for the most part, a feudal society. Lo...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Medieval Faire takes visitors back in time

Medieval Faire takes visitors back in time

Prepare ye’ for a day unlike any other when you join us at the annual Delaware County District Library Medieval Faire on Saturday, June 4. The a...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Tale of two prayers

Tale of two prayers

“For those who have been attacking the pledge we would offer this: our system protects their right to remain silent, but it doesn’t give t...

May 20th, 2022 |  


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