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7:54 am
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Wishmaker House changing hands
7:42 am
Updated: 7:45 am. |    
Like ice cream? Ohio has a trail for you
7:35 am
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90th birthday party planned for Keith Layfield
Plans announced for law enforcement appreciation day

Plans announced for law enforcement appreciation day

ONTARIO — This year’s Richland County Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is planned for Aug. 14, from 4-8 p.m. This will be the third year for the e...

July 11th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Bellville police reports

Bellville police reports

June 18 Alley off Main Street — On this date, an officer was dispatched to a call referencing a robbery. Upon arrival the victim stated that she...

July 11th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Today is last day to register for Aug. 7 special election

Today is last day to register for Aug. 7 special election

MANSFIELD — Today, July 9, is the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 7 Special Election.In August, voters will weigh in on a total of four...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Gallery 2: Bellville Independence Day parade: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery 2: Bellville Independence Day parade: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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July 5th, 2018 |  


Gallery 1: Bellville Independence Day parade

Gallery 1: Bellville Independence Day parade

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July 5th, 2018 |  


North Central State to undergo evaluation visit

North Central State to undergo evaluation visit

MANSFIELD — North Central State College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit from the Higher Learning Commission Oct. 8 and 9. The Hig...

July 4th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


10:14 am
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AMA Vintage Motorcycle event at Mid-Ohio this weekend
Gallery: Bellville soccer at Ohio Northern, photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Bellville soccer at Ohio Northern, photos by Jeff Hoffer

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June 26th, 2018 |  


Vintage Grand Prix to run at Mid-Ohio

Vintage Grand Prix to run at Mid-Ohio

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Morrow County June 22-24. For the 36th consecutive year on th...

June 20th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Today is Father’s Day. When I sat down to work on this week’s article, I took a quick glance through some of my old files and found this article t...

June 18th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Beat-the-heat tips for summer

Beat-the-heat tips for summer

(StatePoint) The Bellville area has already experienced one heat wave this summer, and summer hasn’t even officially arrived. More sultry weather wi...

June 7th, 2018 updated: June 7th, 2018. |  


Column: Fishing on Lake Erie heating up now

Column: Fishing on Lake Erie heating up now

If you have been on the fence about taking a fishing trip up to Lake Erie, it’s time to get off that fence and get up there. It appears that the ...

June 4th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Free physicals for Clear Fork athletes, BNOC closed next week and more briefs

Free physicals for Clear Fork athletes, BNOC closed next week and more briefs

Avita offers athletic physicals MANSFIELD — Free athletic physicals are being offered Clear Fork students June 4 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Richland Mal...

May 31st, 2018 updated: May 31st, 2018. |  


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LIFE


7:54 am
Updated: 7:55 am. |    
Wishmaker House changing hands
Like ice cream? Ohio has a trail for you

Like ice cream? Ohio has a trail for you

BELLVILLE — Amid soaring summer temperatures, TourismOhio today launched a new way to beat the heat: the Ohio Ice Cream Trail. The 15-stop trail hig...

July 12th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


90th birthday party planned for Keith Layfield

90th birthday party planned for Keith Layfield

Please join us, family and friends, to celebrate 90 years and then some. In honor of E. Keith Layfield on July 14, 2-4 p.m. open house at the American...

July 12th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Logan-Conley-Butler family reunion set for July 21

Logan-Conley-Butler family reunion set for July 21

BELLVILLE — Lucy Smith was feisty and strong. She lost two babies and reared nine children. Married three times, she was widowed three times. Her le...

July 12th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


DAR takes it’s parade participation on the road

DAR takes it’s parade participation on the road

Members of the Jared Mansfield Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, participated in the Lexington Ohio, Fourth of July parade. Diane Kracker...

July 12th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Plans announced for law enforcement appreciation day

Plans announced for law enforcement appreciation day

ONTARIO — This year’s Richland County Law Enforcement Appreciation Day is planned for Aug. 14, from 4-8 p.m. This will be the third year for the e...

July 11th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


Bellville police reports

Bellville police reports

June 18 Alley off Main Street — On this date, an officer was dispatched to a call referencing a robbery. Upon arrival the victim stated that she...

July 11th, 2018 updated: July 12th, 2018. |  


OPINION


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Rob Portman column: Tax reform making a difference
Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations

Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations

Take care to soothe pets during fireworks celebrations With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, Phantom Fireworks would like to remind our frie...

July 2nd, 2018 updated: July 2nd, 2018. |  


Column: Have a look at the World’s Fair

Column: Have a look at the World’s Fair

BELLVILLE — On this day, June 28, we are exactly 76 days from the start of this year’s Bellville Street Fair. Attending the fair can get you st...

June 28th, 2018 updated: July 1st, 2018. |  


Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Father’s Day can provide memorable moments

Today is Father’s Day. When I sat down to work on this week’s article, I took a quick glance through some of my old files and found this article t...

June 18th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


Column: What you should know about estate planning, digital assets

Column: What you should know about estate planning, digital assets

Planning for what happens to our assets after we pass has long included considering a standard list of financial accounts and physical possessions. Th...

June 7th, 2018 updated: June 7th, 2018. |  


Letter: Safety was considered in beehive installation

Letter: Safety was considered in beehive installation

Friday’s article “Commission abuzz with a honey of a problem,” highlighted the concerns our neighbor, Marlena Skeens, has about the honey beehiv...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


Letter: So long to a great friend

Letter: So long to a great friend

Recently the Clear Fork valley lost a great friend — a person who lived in the valley all his life, graduated from Clear Fork high school and cared ...

June 6th, 2018 updated: June 6th, 2018. |  


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