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Alder board elects Foust as president

Alder board elects Foust as president

Shannon Foust was elected president of the Jonathan Alder Local Schools Board of Education on Monday. Mary Jo Boyd will serve as vice-president for 20...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Putting heart in Henry’s: New owners take over nostalgic diner

Putting heart in Henry’s: New owners take over nostalgic diner

Henry’s Restaurant has changed hands only two times in 64 years.Once, in 1985 when Chester Bennett bought it from founders Henry and Miriam Summ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Alder coalition fights against suicide

Alder coalition fights against suicide

Two years after back-to-back tragedies at Jonathan Alder High School, one community group’s efforts to combat suicide have flourished into a sup...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


16th century faire coming to Plain City

16th century faire coming to Plain City

Plain City will be taking a step into the past this fall.The first Reformation Renaissance Faire will take place at Pastime Park during three consecut...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Ohio health departments announce 2017 radon campaign

Ohio health departments announce 2017 radon campaign

This January, more than 30 county health departments in Ohio will be launching a joint public health campaign. The goal of the campaign is to urge Ohi...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Is the cup half empty or half full?

Is the cup half empty or half full?

Many things in life have me in a tangle of confusion. I try to put on a good face so that nobody knows how confused I am at the time. I think I get aw...

January 7th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Area boys teams stay hot

Area boys teams stay hot

The West Jefferson High School boys basketball team picked up a confidence-building 64-40 Mid-State League Ohio Division victory over rival London Fri...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Alder Alumni Hoop it up

Alder Alumni Hoop it up

A collection of former Jonathan Alder basketball players returned to school Friday, Dec. 30, for the school’s annual Alumni Game. Many of the re...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Alder girls making progress

Alder girls making progress

The Jonathan Alder girls basketball team is staring at a .500 mark midway through the season, not terrible, but definitely not elite.Somewhere in the ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Rough trip for Shekinah hoops

The Shekinah Christian boys basketball team picked up some valuable experience during the three-day Arthur-Okaw Christian Holiday Classic in Arthur, I...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Koenig nets 1,000th point

Koenig nets 1,000th point

It was a milestone moment for one of the best boys basketball players in the history of the Jonathan Alder High School.A floater in the lane that boun...

January 7th, 2017 |  


OSU overachieved until final game

OSU overachieved until final game

GLENDALE, Ariz. — A year ago, who would have imagined Ohio State’s football season ending with the Buckeyes in a College Football Playoff ...

January 7th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Couple announces engagement
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Garden club makes seed packets

Birth announcement

Craig and Sarah Burns, of West Jefferson, announce the birth of a son, Zachary Ranon Burns, born Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at Madison Health in London....

October 15th, 2016 updated: October 15th, 2016. |  


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. |  


Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Plain City Lions awards scholarships

Ashley Day, left, daughter of Tim and Beth Day, Plain City, was recently awarded the Vowell scholarship of $1,000 from the Plain City Lions Club. The ...

September 10th, 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. |  


OPINION


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The Trump dossier

Fructose intolerance manageable with proper diet

Fructose intolerance manageable with proper diet

My son has been complaining recently about tummy aches after eating certain fruits like grapes and watermelon. Lately, he can’t seem to tolerate...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Gloria’s wild game night

Gloria’s wild game night

This week I’d love to invite you to take a peek at our annual “Wild Game New Year’s Eve” supper. It’s one of those times...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Old dogs and new tricks

Old dogs and new tricks

Sometimes an old dog can learn some new tricks, when she has the right pups to help her.My children like to cook, just like their mother, nanna, and g...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


In a storm of life? Press on

In a storm of life? Press on

This past Sunday I shared a message from Philippians 3:13 where Paul said, “Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Want to govern effectively, Mr. Trump?

Want to govern effectively, Mr. Trump?

As Mario Cuomo said, politicians campaign in poetry but have to govern in prose. Now we have a president-elect who campaigned in tweets…but stil...

January 7th, 2017 |  


Decisions influenced by family and friends

Decisions influenced by family and friends

This brand new year, 2017, is upon us ready or not. It’s a clean slate, in that most of us have 358 more days in front of us on which to make ou...

January 7th, 2017 |  


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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