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Flood watch for Richland County through 4 a.m. Friday

Flood watch for Richland County through 4 a.m. Friday

BELLVILLE -- Richland County remains under a flood watch through 4 a.m. Friday. Other counties in the watch included Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, K...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Winter Hike for Health is this Saturday

Winter Hike for Health is this Saturday

RICHLAND COUNTY — Richland Public Health’s “Winter Hike for Health” is Saturday, Feb. 9. The hikes will be in two locations. In addition to th...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Local clergy: 2019 is the ‘Year of the Bible’

Local clergy: 2019 is the ‘Year of the Bible’

MANSFIELD — Last month, faith leaders representing 150 congregations across north central Ohio had a news press conference at the BibleWalk Museum. ...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Stoodt’s Market owner honored at Richland Chamber’s annual dinner

Stoodt’s Market owner honored at Richland Chamber’s annual dinner

BELLVILLE — Jason Potes, the owner of Stoodt’s Market in Bellville and Main Street Market in Lexington earned the Business Excellence Award last w...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Richland County Park District volunteer recruitment fair

Richland County Park District volunteer recruitment fair

The Richland County Park District is holding a Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Gorman Nature Center, 2295 Lexington Ave...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Village meetings scheduled

Village meetings scheduled

Bellville Planning Commmission Will meet in the Village Hall: Thursday, Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m. Bellville Shade Tree Committee Will meet in ...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Spartans topple Colts in close one

Spartans topple Colts in close one

MARION — The Colts came here in search of a conference championship Friday night. But Pleasant had other plans.The Spartans rallied to overcome ...

February 8th, 2019 updated: February 10th, 2019. |  


Gallery: Harding 54, Clear Fork 37; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Harding 54, Clear Fork 37; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 8th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork 71, Loudonville 37; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork 71, Loudonville 37; Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 6th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Clear Fork boys jayvees in action: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Clear Fork boys jayvees in action: Photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 4th, 2019 |  


Gallery: Off the court antics vs. Ontario: photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Off the court antics vs. Ontario: photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 4th, 2019 |  


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LIFE


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Local clergy: 2019 is the ‘Year of the Bible’
Stoodt’s Market owner honored at Richland Chamber’s annual dinner

Stoodt’s Market owner honored at Richland Chamber’s annual dinner

BELLVILLE — Jason Potes, the owner of Stoodt’s Market in Bellville and Main Street Market in Lexington earned the Business Excellence Award last w...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Richland County Park District volunteer recruitment fair

Richland County Park District volunteer recruitment fair

The Richland County Park District is holding a Volunteer Recruitment Fair on Feb. 19, 10 a.m. to noon, at the Gorman Nature Center, 2295 Lexington Ave...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Richland County republicans seeking a replacement for retiring Judge Spon

Richland County republicans seeking a replacement for retiring Judge Spon

MANSFIELD — The Republican Party of Richland County is making plans to replace a retiring judge. The group is accepting letters of interest and/or r...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


Bellville news briefs: Blood drive, scholarship and All Souls speaker information

Bellville news briefs: Blood drive, scholarship and All Souls speaker information

Blood drive Feb. 9 at St. Paul Lutheran Church BELLVILLE — The next bi-monthly Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bellville is ...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


A ‘Night to Shine’ — Friday’s program at Storyside Church designed for kids with special needs

A ‘Night to Shine’ — Friday’s program at Storyside Church designed for kids with special needs

CLEAR FORK VALLEY — An evening for kids with special needs will be Friday at Storyside Church outside Bellville. This is a “Night to Shine” p...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


Gallery: Off the court antics vs. Ontario: photos by Jeff Hoffer

Gallery: Off the court antics vs. Ontario: photos by Jeff Hoffer

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February 4th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Thanks for help with Samaritan’s Purse project

Thanks for help with Samaritan’s Purse project

Thanks for help with Samaritan’s Purse project Because of the generosity of donors in Bellville and across the United States, Operation Christmas...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


Butler Clear Fork Adult Center helped 34 families at Christmas

Butler Clear Fork Adult Center helped 34 families at Christmas

Butler Clear Fork Adult Center helped 34 families at Christmas The Holiday Happiness program operated out of the Butler Clear Fork Adult Center to ...

February 6th, 2019 updated: February 6th, 2019. |  


Larry Obhof column: Working for the people of Ohio

Larry Obhof column: Working for the people of Ohio

A few weeks ago, the Ohio Senate began the 133rd General Assembly, the two-year legislative cycle that ends Dec. 31, 2020. I was once again selected b...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Weather good for ice fishing

Weather good for ice fishing

Wow! What a great weekend of weather after battling the major snow storm and then the visit from the polar vortex.The sunny thirty degree days never f...

February 4th, 2019 |  


Column: Tell them Louise sent you

Column: Tell them Louise sent you

SUBURBAN DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s something out there that most people never thought would put this city on the national map. You’re probab...

January 30th, 2019 updated: January 30th, 2019. |  


Column: Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Column: Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Defining hate crimes Ohio law broadly defines hate crimes as criminal acts motivated by prejudice or intolerance and directed toward a member of a gen...

January 28th, 2019 updated: January 28th, 2019. |  


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