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Wishmaker House changing hands
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Like ice cream? Ohio has a trail for you
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. |  


Rob Portman column: Tax reform making a difference

Rob Portman column: Tax reform making a difference

Tax reform and tax cut legislation that passed at the end of last year has now been in place for six months. It’s time to take stock of how it’s w...

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. |  


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 |  


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AMA Vintage Motorcycle event at Mid-Ohio this weekend

AMA Vintage Motorcycle event at Mid-Ohio this weekend

LEXINGTON — Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hosts the return of the American Motorcyclist Association’s (AMA) Vintage Motorcycle Days for the 24th cons...

July 3rd, 2018 updated: July 3rd, 2018. |  


Vintage cars run at Mid-Ohio

Vintage cars run at Mid-Ohio

When Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hosted its annual Vintage Grand Prix from June 21-24, despite rainy weather over the weekend, many races were held in ...

June 29th, 2018 |  


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. |  


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Wishmaker House changing hands

Wishmaker House changing hands

BELLVILLE — A local landmark has been sold. The Wishmaker House Bed & Breakfast, once chosen as the Best B&B in the state by Ohio Magazin...

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


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. |  


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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