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9:10 am
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Clear Fork school board gets report on new buildings
8:04 am
Updated: 8:13 am. |    
Bellville police reports
2:10 pm
Updated: 6:50 am. |    
Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations
Clear Fork graduate designs new playing card

Clear Fork graduate designs new playing card

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A recent Clear Fork High School graduate, from her company named Marcd in Columbus, is about to release an international Pocket ...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


Ohio Day Trips: Jump for joy at Ontario’s Altitude Trampoline Park

Ohio Day Trips: Jump for joy at Ontario’s Altitude Trampoline Park

Coming Thursday: Ohio Day Trips. This unique effort of the Bellville Star, Galion Inquirer, Morrow County Sentinel and Delaware Gazette is a glossy ma...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


Blush of yellow, in local woods

Blush of yellow, in local woods

This pastoral scene shows an astonishing blush of blooming yellow. It is located on one of the back roads outside Bellville, off Hagerman Road. Lou...

May 17th, 2018 updated: May 19th, 2018. |  


Trail hike in support of Craig Roberts

Trail hike in support of Craig Roberts

BELLVILLE — Mikey Brenkus, the 23 year-old son of Mayor Teri Brenkus, has started on a trek he hopes will provide support to Craig Roberts, retired ...

May 17th, 2018 updated: May 19th, 2018. |  


Gallery: Galion 6, Clear Fork 5, district softball semifinal: Photo by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Galion 6, Clear Fork 5, district softball semifinal: Photo by Jeff Hoffer

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May 17th, 2018 |  


Bellville Village Council members discuss annexation, money issues

BELLVILLE — The possible annexation of 40 acres in the I-71 State Route 97 corridor is moving along, council members were told at the Tuesday villag...

May 16th, 2018 updated: May 17th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations
Gallery: Galion 6, Clear Fork 5, district softball semifinal: Photo by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Galion 6, Clear Fork 5, district softball semifinal: Photo by Jeff Hoffer

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May 17th, 2018 |  


Baseball gallery: Clear Fork vs. Harding. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Baseball gallery: Clear Fork vs. Harding. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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May 11th, 2018 |  


Softball gallery: Clear Fork vs. Harding. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Softball gallery: Clear Fork vs. Harding. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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May 11th, 2018 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork at MOAC 2018 track meet; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Clear Fork at MOAC 2018 track meet; Photos by Don Tudor

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May 11th, 2018 |  


Plenty of racing at Mid-Ohio over weekend

Plenty of racing at Mid-Ohio over weekend

Acura Team Penske took the top two spots in Sunday’s Mid-Ohio Sports Car Showdown for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday.In t...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Turkey season has started in Ohio

Turkey season has started in Ohio

Ohio hunters checked 10,415 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 23-29. The youth season saw 1,895 birds checke...

May 7th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


9:10 am
Updated: 9:28 am. |    
Clear Fork school board gets report on new buildings
8:04 am
Updated: 8:13 am. |    
Bellville police reports
Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations

The 2018-2019 hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its scheduled meeting on Thursday, May ...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 22nd, 2018. |  


Bellville community celebrates 134 Clear Fork High School graduates

Bellville community celebrates 134 Clear Fork High School graduates

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A smiling, bright crowd of 134 seniors proudly turned graduation tassels and marched into their futures Sunday at graduation cer...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


Clear Fork graduate designs new playing card

Clear Fork graduate designs new playing card

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A recent Clear Fork High School graduate, from her company named Marcd in Columbus, is about to release an international Pocket ...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


Ohio Day Trips: Jump for joy at Ontario’s Altitude Trampoline Park

Ohio Day Trips: Jump for joy at Ontario’s Altitude Trampoline Park

Coming Thursday: Ohio Day Trips. This unique effort of the Bellville Star, Galion Inquirer, Morrow County Sentinel and Delaware Gazette is a glossy ma...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


Blush of yellow, in local woods

Blush of yellow, in local woods

This pastoral scene shows an astonishing blush of blooming yellow. It is located on one of the back roads outside Bellville, off Hagerman Road. Lou...

May 17th, 2018 updated: May 19th, 2018. |  


OPINION


2:10 pm
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Ohio Wildlife Council approves regulations
1:55 pm
Updated: 1:26 pm. |    
Column: Mother’s day is so very important
Deer tick warning: my Brownie on the job

Deer tick warning: my Brownie on the job

SUBURBAN MCZENA — I just found out the things I thought I had left behind when leaving teeming Washington have an odd way of following you.Ever ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Turkey season has started in Ohio

Turkey season has started in Ohio

Ohio hunters checked 10,415 wild turkeys during the first week of the wild turkey hunting season, April 23-29. The youth season saw 1,895 birds checke...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Getting the news: a fond goal

Getting the news: a fond goal

Sometimes you have days that remind you of moments in your past.When I worked in Washington, D.C., I at one point was press secretary to an Illinois C...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Column: CARE Act would help Ohio’s efforts in Opioid crisis

Column: CARE Act would help Ohio’s efforts in Opioid crisis

I recently called for a full-scale public health campaign to fight the opioid epidemic. Getting Ohioans struggling with addiction the treatment they n...

April 26th, 2018 |  


In the caves of Kentucky: the Floyd Collins saga

In the caves of Kentucky: the Floyd Collins saga

Editor’s note: This is something a little different from Fritz Ackerman. It’s a three-part series about a true event far removed from the Clear Fo...

April 26th, 2018 updated: April 26th, 2018. |  


A proper salute to tomatoes, greens

A proper salute to tomatoes, greens

I just had my first taste of a warm weather favorite.And it was located right outside my office door.A sometimes grower, you see, is always on the loo...

April 25th, 2018 |  


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