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Ohio lawmakers OK bill letting parents freeze child’s credit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Parents could create and freeze a credit record for a child under legislation headed to Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik).T...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report released

Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report released

COLUMBUS, Ohio —In recognition of National Missing Children’s Day, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released the 2015 Ohio Missing Childr...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Ohio lawmakers near vote on speeding up lead-water alerts

TOLEDO, Ohio - A proposed overhaul of how Ohio cities deal with lead in drinking water would force public water systems to alert residents within two ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Young Forest Martial Arts relocating

Young Forest Martial Arts relocating

GREENVILLE — Young Forest Martial Arts is leaving its current location at 120 West Third Street in Greenville for new digs, likely within the ne...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Trump’s campaign investment tops $43 million

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump poured more than $7.5 million of his own money into his presidential campaign in April, bringing his total personal inv...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Entry forms posted for 22nd annual Dirt Late Model Dream

Entry forms posted for 22nd annual Dirt Late Model Dream

ROSSBURG – The entry form for the 22nd running of the $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream Weekend presented by Ferris Mowers on June 9, 10 and...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Greenville ranked No. 6 in season’s final OHSFSCA state softball poll

Greenville ranked No. 6 in season’s final OHSFSCA state softball poll

COLUMBUS – The Greenville softball team finished No. 6 in the final Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association state rankings of th...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Greenville softball team seeks redemption in OHSAA regional semifinal vs. Granville

Greenville softball team seeks redemption in OHSAA regional semifinal vs. Granville

GREENVILLE – The Greenville softball team enters this week’s regional tournament looking for two things: redemption and a trip to the stat...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Versailles feels prepared for OHSAA regional baseball tournament because of tough schedule

Versailles feels prepared for OHSAA regional baseball tournament because of tough schedule

VERSAILLES – Having played a difficult schedule throughout the season, Versailles is confident that it’s ready for the next tough test it ...

May 25th, 2016 |  


No pre-sale tickets available for Greenville softball game

No pre-sale tickets available for Greenville softball game

GREENVILLE – There will be no pre-sale tickets for Greenville’s regional semifinal softball game.Greenville will play Granville in the Ohi...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Versailles baseball team defeats Fort Recovery

Versailles baseball team defeats Fort Recovery

VERSAILLES – In a tune up for its regional tournament baseball game, Versailles beat fellow Midwest Athletic Conference team Fort Recovery 6-1 o...

May 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


Extra work should equal extra pay

Extra work should equal extra pay

Right now, American workers know they’re working more than ever before and for less pay. Since the 1970s, middle class wages have stagnated, whi...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Weekend Memorial Day services

STELVIDEO — Stelvideo Memorial Day service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday.Doug Baker will be guest speaker with music to be provided by the Stelv...

May 25th, 2016 |  


The Ohio Genealogical Society offers summer classes

BELVILLE, Ohio - School may be out, but learning doesn’t take a break at the Ohio Genealogical Society.The Summer Sessions are already off to an...

May 25th, 2016 |  


A fresh coat of paint

A fresh coat of paint

Tanna Fyffe, left, and Heather Ellis, assistant manager, from Sherwin-Williams, paint a handrail at Prairie Ridge Meadow as part of National Painting ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Union City Council to apply to fund restroom project

UNION CITY, Ohio — The Union City Council met in special session Monday evening to pass an emergency resolution to apply for grant funding for a...

May 24th, 2016 |  


OPINION


School picnic and rhubarb dessert

School picnic and rhubarb dessert

Today, we as a church had an excellent time together at what we call our “annual school picnic.”For the last five weeks, the three teacher...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Keeping Ohio’s government open, transparent and easy to access

Keeping Ohio’s government open, transparent and easy to access

Since the passage of Ohio’s first open records law in 1963, our state legislature has gone to great lengths to open the doors of public building...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Back Around the House II: Scrubbing the porch

Back Around the House II: Scrubbing the porch

Year after year we scrub the front porch down in June. This year I decided to be different and do it in May, but it hadn’t worked out. Then ever...

May 25th, 2016 |  


On Neff Road: The balancing act

On Neff Road: The balancing act

It was an old blue bike. We didn’t get new bikes on the farm. Nope. Handed down from sibling to sibling, the old bike knew the path down the lan...

May 25th, 2016 |  


New Madison News: Stand tall for patriotism

New Madison News: Stand tall for patriotism

The Memorial Day week end gives us a special time to appreciate sacrifice for our nation and to stand tall for patriotism. It is also the gateway to s...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Wedding ceremonies and Dumbo rides

Virtue & Mischief: Wedding ceremonies and Dumbo rides

If Rube Goldberg were tasked with engineering a convoluted contraption miraculously comprised of a kajillion strands of human DNA and an infinite web ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Keen’s Body Shop honored

UNION CITY, Ohio — The Union City Indiana-Ohio Chamber of Commerce announces The Business of The Month for May.It’s Keen’s Body Shop...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Downtown Greenville open late Fridays in June

Downtown Greenville open late Fridays in June

GREENVILLE — Several downtown businesses are hoping to draw more visitors downtown to kickoff their weekends by taking advantage of the fine Jun...

May 17th, 2016 |  


The Andersons, Inc. announces cash dividend for the third quarter

MAUMEE, Ohio – The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) today announced a third quarter 2016 cash dividend of 15.5 cents ($0.155) per share payable Ju...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Chillz opens in downtown Greenville

Chillz opens in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE — Just in time for warmer temps, Chillz Frozen Yogurt, 333 South Broadway, has opened its doors for business.Greenville’s newes...

May 8th, 2016 |  


New shops, upper floors open for First Friday

New shops, upper floors open for First Friday

GREENVILLE - Downtown Greenville was a flurry of activity for the May First Friday event, with two new shops opening for business and a self-guided to...

May 8th, 2016 |  


KitchenAid cuts ribbon on factory expansion

KitchenAid cuts ribbon on factory expansion

GREENVILLE - Whirlpool Corp. celebrated the expansion of the Greenville KitchenAid manufacturing facility with a ribbon-cutting for the new area on Th...

May 7th, 2016 |  


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