New volunteer initiative

New volunteer initiative

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office announced last week that nine Delaware County residents would be joining a new initiative designed to get i...

October 12th, 2021 |  


ODNR urges caution during wildfire season

ODNR urges caution during wildfire season

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is urging Ohioans to learn about the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take precautions...

October 9th, 2021 |  


Girl Scouts spruce up fairgrounds

Girl Scouts spruce up fairgrounds

Some of the Junior Girl Scouts of Troop 4837 of Ohio’s Heartland worked hard at a Bronze Award project. The Bronze Award project itself is a 20-...

October 9th, 2021 |  



Marching band headed to state finals

Marching band headed to state finals

The Delaware Hayes Grand Pacer Marching Band will be heading to the marching band state finals at the end of the month after receiving a top score at ...

October 9th, 2021 |  


20th Metro Park set in quarry

20th Metro Park set in quarry

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The 20th park in the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks system will be unlike the rest.During a recent tour of the ground...

October 9th, 2021 |  


County land bank completes sale of old jail to DCHS

County land bank completes sale of old jail to DCHS

The sale of Delaware County’s historic Old Jail and Sheriff’s Residence has closed. On Wednesday, Oct. 6, the $350,000 sale from the Delaw...

October 9th, 2021 |  


Member sought for library board

Member sought for library board

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking to appoint one member to the Delaware County District Library Board of Trustees. This ...

October 9th, 2021 |  


BWAHS program highlights local flour sacks from WWI

BWAHS program highlights local flour sacks from WWI

Many years ago I was contacted by Annelien van Kempen of the Netherlands inquiring about the Burrer Mill in Sunbury. She was doing research on the flo...

October 8th, 2021 |  


Carfagna honored for support of domestic violence programs

Carfagna honored for support of domestic violence programs

COLUMBUS – State Representative Rick Carfagna (R-Genoa Township) yesterday received the Leadership in Policy Award from the Ohio Domestic Violen...

October 8th, 2021 |  


Preserving mineral species

Preserving mineral species

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has awarded Dr. John C. Medici with its 2020 Carnegie Mineralogical Award. Medici, who has lived in Ostrander f...

October 8th, 2021 |