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Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg
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Crawford County Municipal Court convictions-Jan. 19
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 Eagles win low-scoring matchup with Mohawk

Lady Eagles win low-scoring matchup with Mohawk

NORTH ROBINSON — Colonel Crawford’s Lady Eagles played host to Northern-10 Athletic Conference foe, the Mohawk Lady Warriors. In the secon...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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. |  


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LIFE


9:09 pm
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Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg
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
Russ Kent: Just say thank you, and return to your seat

Russ Kent: Just say thank you, and return to your seat

As I age, the list of things I have no desire to do gets longer. I won’t go to Cedar Point. I won’t eat raisins. I won’t drink dark bee...

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


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. |  


BUSINESS


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Gaming is king at Citadel RPG and Gaming
Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

ATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesses, small agricul...

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


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. |  


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