Avita eyes Bellville expansion

Avita eyes Bellville expansion

Avita Health System is looking into the possibility of expanding into Bellville, according to an official from the hospital. The plans are prelimin...

March 1st, 2016 updated: March 2nd, 2016. |  


Rib Tickler Band to perform at First Thursday

Rib Tickler Band to perform at First Thursday

The Rib Tickler Band will headline the first “First Thursday!” for 2016, which will take place on June 2 in Bellville. The band plays a wi...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Seafood swaps for Lent Fish Fridays

Seafood swaps for Lent Fish Fridays

Switching to seafood on Fridays during Lent? You can still make casual Friday favorites by swapping meat for seafood in easy meals like burgers and qu...

February 25th, 2016 |  



Savory snacking with cheese

Savory snacking with cheese

Expanding your culinary horizons doesn’t have to be limited to dinnertime. In fact, snacks are a perfect chance to experiment with unfamiliar fl...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


COLUMN: “Risen” not an epic Biblical masterpiece

COLUMN: “Risen” not an epic Biblical masterpiece

If nothing else, “Risen” is not like a lot of other Biblical movies. To be sure, it has the look of most Biblical movies; the scenery is c...

February 22nd, 2016 |  


Zika Virus to be discussed at COTC in March

Ohio now has several reported cases of Zika virus, including one in Licking County. Dealing with global diseases like Zika is the topic of a conferenc...

February 21st, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “Deadpool” isn’t for everybody

REVIEW: “Deadpool” isn’t for everybody

Viewers were first introduced to Wade Wilson aka Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) back in 2009 with “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” The movie was a cr...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Musical “Hot Mess” to premiere in Mansfield

Musical “Hot Mess” to premiere in Mansfield

The Renaissance Performing Arts Association will premiere a newly written musical comedy entitled “Hot Mess: A Lethal New Musical.”The pro...

February 13th, 2016 |  


Ohio reports 2 new Zika virus cases in returning travelers

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is reporting the state’s third and fourth cases of Zika virus in returning travelers –...

February 13th, 2016 |  


REVIEW: “Hail, Caesar” was an enjoyable comedy

REVIEW: “Hail, Caesar” was an enjoyable comedy

“Hail, Caesar” is something of a critic’s dream: a movie about movies from an era of great movies. It’s directed by Joel and E...

February 8th, 2016 |