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The meaning of Thanksgiving
The sound of crickets chirping in the backyard

The sound of crickets chirping in the backyard

The Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I were relaxing on the back porch after supper, drinking our coffee and enjoying the evening. Nothing quite...

November 19th, 2016 |  


The season is upon us

The season is upon us

And so the season begins.Our church had a free Thanksgiving Dinner for the community on Wednesday night and we were blessed to serve a number of famil...

November 19th, 2016 |  


‘Christmas Pageant’ at Alder

‘Christmas Pageant’ at Alder

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” will be presented this weekend at Jonathan Alder High School, 9200 U.S. Route 42, Plain City.In this hil...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


Girl Scouts work to save butterflies

Girl Scouts work to save butterflies

A Plain City Girl Scout troop recently did their part to save the Monarch butterfly.Due to the drastic decline in the population of the butterfly, the...

November 19th, 2016 |  


‘A Christmas Carol’

‘A Christmas Carol’

ROSEDALE — Ebenezer Scrooge will face the ghosts of Christmas in Rosedale Bible College’s stage production of Charles Dickens’ novel...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Apart from that, I’m doing fine

Apart from that, I’m doing fine

I know I am not correct on many things, just ask the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. If I could be right as many times as I am wrong, I would be a...

November 12th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Travel champions
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Athletes earn All-MSL
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JA athletes honored
Stepp earns All-OAC first team

Stepp earns All-OAC first team

WESTERVILLE — The Otterbein University football team landed seven players on the 2016 All-Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) team Monday morning, an...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Fredendall signs with App State

Fredendall signs with App State

Jonathan Alder High School varsity softball coach Dave McGrew knew it when he first saw her as an eighth grader hitting in an indoor league at the ind...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


O’Connor back for another round against Ohio State

O’Connor back for another round against Ohio State

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Tyler O’Connor has been at quarterback in one of the greatest victories in Michigan State football history and worke...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Gridiron to Hardwood

Gridiron to Hardwood

Jonathan Alder’s Colton Swick goes up for a shot during a recent Pioneers scrimmage. Swick like a handful of other Alder players are making the ...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


Ayoub picks Ohio State

Ayoub picks Ohio State

There may not be a better or more versatile high school runner in the entire state of Ohio than Jonathan Alder’s Aziza Ayoub.That’s high p...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


Rocket powered Golden Eagle

Rocket powered Golden Eagle

All the early morning drives to Springfield. All the exhausting practices. All the time, sweat and tears Madison-Plains senior Emma Sampson put in ove...

November 19th, 2016 updated: November 19th, 2016. |  


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LIFE


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Birth announcement

Chandler Stone and Logan Thomas, of London, announce the birth of a son, Jaxson Scott Stone, born Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Madison Health in Londo...

September 17th, 2016 updated: September 17th, 2016. |  


Genealogical society hears lineage presentation

Genealogical society hears lineage presentation

The Union County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society held its meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Marysville Public Library in Meeting...

September 10th, 2016 |  


50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

Doug and Connie Weakley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 28, at the New California Presbyterian Church, ...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Master Gardeners to host plant sale

Master Gardeners to host plant sale

The 2016 Union County Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held at the Armory Building at the Union County Fairgrounds, 845 N. Main St., Marysville, fro...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Garden club to plant daylillies

Garden club to plant daylillies

The Richwood Garden Club June meeting was held at the home of Tenah McMahan in Somersville.Beverly Ridge gave the program on arranging silk flowers. T...

August 6th, 2016 |  


OPINION


This holiday season, consider how you can give back

This holiday season, consider how you can give back

From the beginning of our nation’s history, Thanksgiving has been that annual tradition where we set aside time to reflect and give thanks for t...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 2016. |  


Thankful Thanksgiving: A close call for the Yoder’s

Thankful Thanksgiving: A close call for the Yoder’s

The campfire crackled cozily as we sat in a circle chatting and enjoying the last bite of the birthday supper.Earlier that day Julia and Austin has be...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 2016. |  


The meaning of Thanksgiving

The meaning of Thanksgiving

What does Thanksgiving mean to you?Well, by now, most Thanksgiving dinners have been enjoyed and maybe you have already had that wonderful, cold turke...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 2016. |  


Some things are just personal

Some things are just personal

I will grant I have a few eccentricities. But, far fewer than the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage has avowed through the years. Listening to her, a...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Trump’s win shocks media & elites

Trump’s win shocks media & elites

When it became clear around 1 or 2 a.m. on election night and into Wednesday morning that Donald Trump was going to win the presidency, I turned over ...

November 19th, 2016 |  


Managing diabetes is not always easy

Managing diabetes is not always easy

My husband has type 2 diabetes, and lately he has been frustrated about his blood sugar. Even though he gives himself the proper dose of insulin accor...

November 19th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply, one of Midwest Ohio’s leading suppliers of industrial and electrical products, broke ground on Tuesday, Dec. 8 on a new facility...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

A typical child will catch five to eight colds this year — possibly more, if family or friends are around sharing their germs. While you canR...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

The Barbara George team of Keller Williams Consultants Realty in Plain City has welcomed a new real estate sales professional.Darren Clark, who was bo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage my patients to get this important vaccine. Th...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

Memorial Health CFO honored by Business First

MARYSVILLE — Memorial Health Chief Financial Officer Jeff Ehlers has received a C-Suite Award from Columbus Business First, and will be honored ...

August 21st, 2015 |  


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