Council business: hearing complaints, handling finances

Council business: hearing complaints, handling finances

BELLVILLE — Village council carried on with routine business matters this week. But two unexpected items came up. Two village residents brough...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


Report: Ohio has 1,653 deficient bridges, including one in Richland County

Report: Ohio has 1,653 deficient bridges, including one in Richland County

WASHINGTON — The American Road and Transportation Builders Association this month issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s bridge r...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


DAR scholarships available

DAR scholarships available

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — The Jared Mansfield Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is offering scholarships this year. The $300 scholars...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  



Column: Mail-order Fentanyl is killing Americans

Column: Mail-order Fentanyl is killing Americans

In 2016, more Americans died from drug overdoses than were killed during the entire Vietnam War. A big part of this problem is opioids, which were inv...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


Priorities discussed at Clear Fork school board work session

Priorities discussed at Clear Fork school board work session

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — Members of the Clear Fork Valley School District board of education, at a recent work session, released a statement of the funct...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


Column: New hunting, fishing licenses needed March 1

Column: New hunting, fishing licenses needed March 1

Don’t forget that your Ohio hunting and fishing licenses are about to expire. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase t...

February 23rd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


Avita office building taking shape

Avita office building taking shape

This is the building Avita is putting together outside Bellville. This will house doctors’ offices and related office space. The anticipated opening...

February 22nd, 2018 updated: February 23rd, 2018. |  


Rain, mud? No problem for Bellville’s Wesley Smith

Rain, mud? No problem for Bellville’s Wesley Smith

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — A young man who has done his duty for this country is a fan, and champion, of performing with ATVs (all terrain vehicles). We...

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


Bellville police reports

Bellville police reports

Jan. 29 West Durbin Ave. – While on routine patrol, the officer on duty noticed a vehicle with a broken tail light. The officer initiated a traff...

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


Carol Miller celebrates 90th birthday

Carol Miller celebrates 90th birthday

Carol Miller, second from right, recently celebrated her 90th birthday. She graduated in 1945 from Bellville. She is surrounded by family members, inc...

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