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. |  


Column: Mac and cheese, gimlets and the art of advice

Column: Mac and cheese, gimlets and the art of advice

On some days, things don’t go so well in suburban McZena, at my farm home. Today, for instance, much consultation was required to help two outsta...

January 23rd, 2019 updated: January 23rd, 2019. |  


Column: Dear mom and dad: Cool it

Column: Dear mom and dad: Cool it

Editor’s note: This column was provided by the Ohio High School Athletic Association If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete in ...

January 22nd, 2019 updated: January 22nd, 2019. |  



Small game and bird seasons have been proposed

Small game and bird seasons have been proposed

The 2019-2020 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 9, acco...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Snow to start late morning; 7-10 inches forecast, temps will drop to around zero by Sunday morning.

Snow to start late morning; 7-10 inches forecast, temps will drop to around zero by Sunday morning.

BELLVILLE -- The National Weather Service expects snow to start in the Bellville area around 11 a.m. The latest forecast calls for 7-10 inches of snow...

January 19th, 2019 updated: January 20th, 2019. |  


Winter storm warning from midnight Friday through 10 a.m. Sunday

Winter storm warning from midnight Friday through 10 a.m. Sunday

BELLVILLE — Winter Storm Harper is on a faster track than expected. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning effective from mi...

January 18th, 2019 updated: January 20th, 2019. |  


Column: A good time to be a good neighbor

Column: A good time to be a good neighbor

If Winter Storm Harper stays on the same path, and continues to strengthen, this part of Ohio may experience blizzard-like conditions Saturday and Sun...

January 17th, 2019 updated: January 17th, 2019. |  


Get the money out of politics

Get the money out of politics

Get money out of politics Ohioans are tired of gridlock in our Congress and want to see our legislators work together to solve our country’s prob...

January 9th, 2019 updated: January 9th, 2019. |  


Man caught committing multiple violations

Man caught committing multiple violations

A Holmes County man pleaded no-contest to five wildlife violations in Coshocton Municipal Court on Thursday, Dec. 13 and was ordered to pay $27,904.46...

January 7th, 2019 |  


Thanks for making Yule Log lighting, parade such successes

Thank you for making Yule Log lighting a successThe Clear Fork Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to thank everyone who participated in or attended...

December 27th, 2018 |