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9:42 am
Updated: 9:46 am. |    
Rain, mud? No problem for Bellville’s Wesley Smith
9:40 am
Updated: 9:47 am. |    
Bellville police reports
9:38 am
Updated: 9:49 am. |    
Carol Miller celebrates 90th birthday
9:34 am
Updated: 10:00 am. |    
Clear Fork crowns two MOAC wrestling champions
9:20 am
Updated: 9:23 am. |    
Shooting woes plague Lady Colts in season-ending loss
Bellville residents enjoy fair weather, sunshine at area park

Bellville residents enjoy fair weather, sunshine at area park

Spring like weather drew area residents to parks this week. Jenn Crowl visited Lions Park near the village police department, with her daughter Ellie ...

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


Ontario rallies to beat Clear Fork

Ontario rallies to beat Clear Fork

Colts forced to settle for second place in MOAC league race BELLVILLE — Ontario outscored Clear Fork 23-7 Tuesday night in the fourth quarter to ...

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


Gallery: Ontario 70, Clear Fork 60. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Ontario 70, Clear Fork 60. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 21st, 2018 |  


Gallery: Colts at MOAC wrestling tournament; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Colts at MOAC wrestling tournament; Photos by Don Tudor

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February 21st, 2018 |  


Burkhart named to vacant Bellville Village Council seat

Burkhart named to vacant Bellville Village Council seat

BELLVILLE — J. J. Burkhart has been sworn in as new member of the village council. Mayor Teri Brenkus said Burkhart was sworn in Saturday. Bu...

February 19th, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


Richland County Commissioners learn more about area’s opiate problem

Richland County Commissioners learn more about area’s opiate problem

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — Working through an obvious problem — the availability and threat of opiates — wasn’t easy for a group of people gathered i...

February 16th, 2018 updated: February 21st, 2018. |  


SPORTS


9:42 am
Updated: 9:46 am. |    
Rain, mud? No problem for Bellville’s Wesley Smith
9:34 am
Updated: 10:00 am. |    
Clear Fork crowns two MOAC wrestling champions
Shooting woes plague Lady Colts in season-ending loss

Shooting woes plague Lady Colts in season-ending loss

LEXINGTON — Only four Ohio girls’ basketball teams end the post-season with victories, i.e. state titles in March. But that didn’t make a tou...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 22nd, 2018. |  


Gallery: Colts junior varsity vs. Ontario, Lucas, Pleasant; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Colts junior varsity vs. Ontario, Lucas, Pleasant; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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


Gallery: Senior Night activities at the Colt Corral

Gallery: Senior Night activities at the Colt Corral

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February 21st, 2018 |  


Ontario rallies to beat Clear Fork

Ontario rallies to beat Clear Fork

Colts forced to settle for second place in MOAC league race BELLVILLE — Ontario outscored Clear Fork 23-7 Tuesday night in the fourth quarter to ...

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


Gallery: Ontario 70, Clear Fork 60. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Ontario 70, Clear Fork 60. Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 21st, 2018 |  


Gallery: Colts at MOAC wrestling tournament; Photos by Don Tudor

Gallery: Colts at MOAC wrestling tournament; Photos by Don Tudor

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February 21st, 2018 |  


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LIFE


9:42 am
Updated: 9:46 am. |    
Rain, mud? No problem for Bellville’s Wesley Smith
9:40 am
Updated: 9:47 am. |    
Bellville police reports
9:38 am
Updated: 9:49 am. |    
Carol Miller celebrates 90th birthday
Column: ODNR sets deer-hunting dates, handles other proposals

Column: ODNR sets deer-hunting dates, handles other proposals

The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2018-2019 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at Wednesday’s meeting, accor...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 22nd, 2018. |  


Shooting woes plague Lady Colts in season-ending loss

Shooting woes plague Lady Colts in season-ending loss

LEXINGTON — Only four Ohio girls’ basketball teams end the post-season with victories, i.e. state titles in March. But that didn’t make a tou...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 22nd, 2018. |  


Gallery: Colts junior varsity vs. Ontario, Lucas, Pleasant; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Colts junior varsity vs. Ontario, Lucas, Pleasant; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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


Gallery: Senior Night activities at the Colt Corral

Gallery: Senior Night activities at the Colt Corral

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February 21st, 2018 |  


Village budget figures to be released Tuesday

Village budget figures to be released Tuesday

BELLVILLE — A committee working on village council business was to release budget information this week so residents can have the chance to give fee...

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


Bellville residents enjoy fair weather, sunshine at area park

Bellville residents enjoy fair weather, sunshine at area park

Spring like weather drew area residents to parks this week. Jenn Crowl visited Lions Park near the village police department, with her daughter Ellie ...

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


OPINION


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Column: Americans need a national paid leave plan
ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

ODNR sets deer dates, handles other proposals

The Ohio Wildlife Council heard proposals for Ohio’s 2018-2019 white-tailed deer hunting season dates and bag limits at Wednesday’s meetin...

February 12th, 2018 |  


A good time of year to celebrate: fasching, schnapps

A good time of year to celebrate: fasching, schnapps

This is a special time of year for several reasons. Because we’re transitioning from one winter month into another, we can be happy for that simp...

February 1st, 2018 updated: February 2nd, 2018. |  


Column: Wildlife have interesting ways to deal with frigid weather

Column: Wildlife have interesting ways to deal with frigid weather

Now that we are approaching the middle of winter, people are pulling on parkas, adding extra blankets to their beds, and building cozy fires to keep a...

January 29th, 2018 updated: January 30th, 2018. |  


Let’s honor real news coverage

Let’s honor real news coverage

There’s something that always makes me feel good as I bound forward in my journalistic life. I routinely watch network news of some sort, to see wh...

January 26th, 2018 updated: January 28th, 2018. |  


Piles of snow deters shoppers in Bellville

Piles of snow deters shoppers in Bellville

Piles of snow deters shoppers in Bellville I want to shop locally. I want to support Bellville businesses, especially the ones on Main Street. I...

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


Don’t give up control of your land to gas companies

Don’t give up control of your land to gas companies

Don’t give up control of your land to gas companies Many residents of the Clear Fork Valley have received a letter from Cabot Oil & Gas in rece...

January 24th, 2018 updated: January 24th, 2018. |  


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