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11:03 am
Updated: 12:30 pm. |    
Emergency evacuation event staged in Bellville

Ground breaking celebrated at two new school buildings

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A major step toward building two new elementary schools in Butler and Bellville was taken Sunday, when officials and local r...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Galion varsity volleyball. Photos by Erin Miller

Gallery: Clear Fork vs. Galion varsity volleyball. Photos by Erin Miller

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October 4th, 2017 |  


Paving, other Bellville projects detailed

Paving, other Bellville projects detailed

BELLVILLE — Paving of Church Street in the village should be completed by Oct. 31, village administrator Larry Weirich told council members Tuesday ...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Bellville’s George, Nancy Kmet celebrating 60th anniversary

Bellville’s George, Nancy Kmet celebrating 60th anniversary

George and Nancy Kmet of Bellville will celebrate their 60th anniversary Oct. 5. The former Nancy Howells and Kmet were married in Grace Lutheran C...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Vintage baseball coming to Butler’s Applefest

Vintage baseball coming to Butler’s Applefest

BUTLER — A new vintage base ball team, the Butler Bulldogs, is being formed to play The Mohican Rivermen Oct. 15.The game will be played at Hess...

October 4th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Gallery: Clear Fork girls JV soccer vs. Ontario. Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

Gallery: Clear Fork girls JV soccer vs. Ontario. Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

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October 4th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Boys varsity soccer vs. Ontario: Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

Gallery: Boys varsity soccer vs. Ontario: Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

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October 4th, 2017 |  


Gallery: Colts freshman football vs. Buckeye Valley. Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

Gallery: Colts freshman football vs. Buckeye Valley. Jeff Hoffer courtesy photos

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October 4th, 2017 |  


Galion Tigers up next for undefeated Colts

Galion Tigers up next for undefeated Colts

BELLVILLE — Clear Fork (6-0, 3-0) wasted little time in determining the outcome of Friday’s game against River Valley. The Colts scored in each qu...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Lady Colts knock off Pleasant

Lady Colts knock off Pleasant

BELLVILLE — Clear Fork jumped out to a 6-0 halftime lead vs. Pleasant on Monday night en route to an easy 10-0 shutout in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conf...

October 4th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


12:53 pm
Updated: 6:23 pm. |    
Paving, other Bellville projects detailed
Bellville’s George, Nancy Kmet celebrating 60th anniversary

Bellville’s George, Nancy Kmet celebrating 60th anniversary

George and Nancy Kmet of Bellville will celebrate their 60th anniversary Oct. 5. The former Nancy Howells and Kmet were married in Grace Lutheran C...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Avita takes big step at new Bellville site

Avita takes big step at new Bellville site

One-story building will house offices for three doctors, plus exam rooms, an x-ray station and nurses’ areas. CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A piece of land...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Candidate Klenk wants to “help kids”

Candidate Klenk wants to “help kids”

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — With fall election time approaching, yard signs are sprouting on streets and highways around Butler and Bellville. One candid...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


179th providing support for hurricane survivors

179th providing support for hurricane survivors

MANSFIELD — Members of the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio National Guard responded to Hurricane Maria relief efforts last week. Two aircraft took...

October 4th, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Gallery: Clear Fork girls soccer beats Pleasant on Senior Night. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork girls soccer beats Pleasant on Senior Night. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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October 3rd, 2017 updated: October 4th, 2017. |  


Visitors, animals a huge part of Bellville Street Fair

Visitors, animals a huge part of Bellville Street Fair

BELLVILLE — Out of town visitors and animals have always been a big part of the Bellville Street Fair. This year was no differen. Xavier Jackson,...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


OPINION


A fair tribute to Zimbabwe farmers

A fair tribute to Zimbabwe farmers

If you consider yourself a big fan, supporter, aficionado of all things rural, you can sometimes get a big surprise. You think you know everything ...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 16th, 2017. |  


Letter: Thanks for prayers, encouragement

Letter: Thanks for prayers, encouragement

Thank you so much for your outpouring of prayers, cards of encouragement, flowers, visits and gifts. It brings to mind just how many good people there...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 7th, 2017. |  


Early waterfowl seasons just about here

Early waterfowl seasons just about here

Ohio hunters are invited to enjoy early waterfowl seasons for Canada goose and teal that begin on Saturday, Sept. 2, according to the Ohio Department ...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Hats off to my new friends

Hats off to my new friends

McZENA — This dateline really shouldn’t be affixed to this little burg, McZena, because what’s really important about this day is th...

August 24th, 2017 |  


Be careful of students once school starts

Be careful of students once school starts

As another summer comes to an end and school starts again, remember to keep an eye out for those children who are walking to and from school. Take a l...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


Dove hunting season opens fall

Dove hunting season opens fall

With the cool nights and north winds we have been having the last few weeks, it is hard to not think about the fall and the fun times that come with m...

August 14th, 2017 |  


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