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Ontario starts fast en route to big win over Galion

Ontario starts fast en route to big win over Galion

ONTARIO — Galion hit the road Tuesday against a very good Ontario team, dropping a 61-29 non-league decision. With the win, Ontario improves to 1...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Program offering free tax form assistance

Program offering free tax form assistance

BUCYRUS — The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free tax preparation and e-filing of Federal Tax and state tax returns, incl...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Galion winter sports teams gearing up for strong finish

Galion winter sports teams gearing up for strong finish

GALION — Galion High School’s winter sports teams are halfway through their 2016-2017 season, and half of the teams are under new leadership. B...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: I’m not applauding circus’ closure

Russ Kent: I’m not applauding circus’ closure

By now, you’ve heard that Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus plans to shut down in May, after 146 years of shows and touring. Millions of peo...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Jan. 18 POLK TOWNSHIP MEETINGS — The regular Polk Township trustees meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m., at the Polk Township Hall, 7680...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Galionites attend march, rally in Columbus

Galionites attend march, rally in Columbus

GALION — Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington is expected to draw more than 200,000 to the nation’s capital, but a sister march Sunday in Co...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Halfway home: How are area basketball teams doing?
Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Comets

Lady Bulldogs fall to Lady Comets

CRESTLINE — Conference rivals, the Kidron Central Christian Lady Comets, were in town on Tuesday night to meet up with the Lady Bulldogs. For th...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Ontario starts fast en route to big win over Galion

Ontario starts fast en route to big win over Galion

ONTARIO — Galion hit the road Tuesday against a very good Ontario team, dropping a 61-29 non-league decision. With the win, Ontario improves to 1...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Galion winter sports teams gearing up for strong finish

Galion winter sports teams gearing up for strong finish

GALION — Galion High School’s winter sports teams are halfway through their 2016-2017 season, and half of the teams are under new leadership. B...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Area roundup: Lady Eagles lose to Carey

Area roundup: Lady Eagles lose to Carey

NORTH ROBINSON — Carey knocked off Colonel Crawford on Friday in Northern-10 girls basketball action at Mac Morrison Gymnasium, 54-41. The Eagles...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Galion roundup: Turnovers costly in Tigers’ loss

Galion roundup: Turnovers costly in Tigers’ loss

GALION — Ontario was too much for Galion on Saturday night. The Warriors’ size and quickness hampered the Tigers, leading to a 78-34 Ontario non-c...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Clinger’s Corner: All bets should’ve been on

Clinger’s Corner: All bets should’ve been on

It was an incredible week and weekend for sports, folks! With no more college football to deal with, it was time to leave the work to the professional...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


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Russ Kent: I’m not applauding circus’ closure

Russ Kent: I’m not applauding circus’ closure

By now, you’ve heard that Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus plans to shut down in May, after 146 years of shows and touring. Millions of peo...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Jan. 18 POLK TOWNSHIP MEETINGS — The regular Polk Township trustees meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m., at the Polk Township Hall, 7680...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Convicted murderer Keven Keith denied motion for new trial

Convicted murderer Keven Keith denied motion for new trial

BUCYRUS — On Friday, Judge Sean E. Leuthold, Crawford County Court of Common Pleas, denied convicted triple murderer Kevin Keith’s motion for leav...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


GHS hosting College Credit Plus meeting Feb. 1

GHS hosting College Credit Plus meeting Feb. 1

GALION — Galion High School will host a College Credit Plus informational meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1. It will include a general overview of this coop...

January 16th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Church briefs: Spaghetti dinner today at Nazarene Church

Spaghetti dinner at Nazarene churchGALION — The Galion Nazarene Caravan Program is sponsoring a spaghetti dinner Saturday, Jan. 14, at Galion Ch...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Galion Sleep Inn opening just a few weeks away

Galion Sleep Inn opening just a few weeks away

GALION — This city’s newest establishment should be open for business by the end of February, according to Eric Pittman, general manager of the Sl...

January 12th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Russ Kent: I’m not applauding circus’ closure
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Bird and game hunting seasons proposed
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Russ Kent: Just say thank you, and return to your seat
Clinger’s Corner: Oh, how the mighty have fallen…

Clinger’s Corner: Oh, how the mighty have fallen…

Well, well, well…I am happy to say that I have no problem being incorrect, this time. Anyone that reads this little column every week should alr...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Russ Kent: Broad strokes don’t work on social media

Russ Kent: Broad strokes don’t work on social media

Broad strokes are great when it comes to painting. When it comes to making a point on social media, they don’t work. A story out of the Chicag...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 9th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: Weather, football and the future

Russ Kent: Weather, football and the future

It’s Jan. 4, 2017. I’m not certain what this means, but on Jan. 2, at 5 p.m., I took my dog Beatrix outside for a few minutes. I was wearing short...

January 4th, 2017 updated: January 4th, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: Real news isn’t so real anymore

Russ Kent: Real news isn’t so real anymore

There is a lot of talk in the media these days about “fake news.” Too much of it is available via the Internet. Too many people believe it. ...

January 1st, 2017 updated: January 4th, 2017. |  


Guest Column: Rep. Goodman looking ahead to a positive 2017

Guest Column: Rep. Goodman looking ahead to a positive 2017

It’s hard to believe that the New Year is already upon us. I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to serve you and the rest of the citizen...

December 29th, 2016 updated: December 30th, 2016. |  


Let’s discuss it: Happiness

Let’s discuss it: Happiness

Let’s discuss happiness. Many of us are looking forward to the New Year with the hope of more happiness in the upcoming year. What constitutes...

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


BUSINESS


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Crawford County Property Transfers in December

Crawford County Property Transfers in December

These property transfers were recorded in Crawford County in December, 2016: Brian K. Naufzinger and Lori A. Naufzinger to Matthew L. Ross and Shau...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Galion Sleep Inn opening just a few weeks away

Galion Sleep Inn opening just a few weeks away

GALION — This city’s newest establishment should be open for business by the end of February, according to Eric Pittman, general manager of the Sl...

January 12th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Light agenda at short-staffed Galion City Council meeting

Light agenda at short-staffed Galion City Council meeting

GALION — It was a short meeting for Galion City Council on Tuesday evening with only five members in attendance and only two pieces of legislation o...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Scam involving Galion utility bills reported

Scam involving Galion utility bills reported

GALION — A phone scam has been reported to the Galion Police Department that involves city utility bills Some Galion utility customers have repor...

January 6th, 2017 updated: January 6th, 2017. |  


Rumors not true, Galion Geyer’s not closing

Rumors not true, Galion Geyer’s not closing

GALION — Geyer’s Market in Galion is not closing. For weeks, the rumor mill has been operating in and around the city, and on social media. Ema...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


Crossroads giving back; United Way receives $12,610

Crossroads giving back; United Way receives $12,610

BUCYRUS — Crossroads Original Designs is giving back to the community this holiday season thanks to a unique partnership with the United Way of Craw...

January 5th, 2017 updated: January 5th, 2017. |  


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