NEWS


9:09 pm
Updated: 9:18 pm. |    
A cat tale with a happy ending
9:07 pm |    
Too much heat isn’t cool
Local farmers, other growers say they are coping with dry growing season

Local farmers, other growers say they are coping with dry growing season

The sun-filled days of summer are good news to most — vacationers, kids, people who like the longer days of this season.But they have a definite...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Galionite opens local call center

Galionite opens local call center

GALION — Scott Gifford is in Galion to make a difference.The 1992 Galion High School graduate and former Marine is president and CEO of One Unit...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Akron Children’s to offer rehabilitative services in Mansfield

AKRON — Akron Children’s Hospital will offer rehabilitative services in Mansfield, beginning Monday.Akron Children’s will have pedia...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Back to School Fair is July 28

Back to School Fair is July 28

BUCYRUS —Commercial businesses may take part in the eighth Bucyrus United Methodist Church Back to School Supply Carnival and Info Fair.Bucyrus ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Area Church Listings

ALLIANCEGalion Alliance Church - 430 Portland Way North. Rev. Rick Maddox, pastor. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship service, 10:30 a.m.; small groups...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-July 22

Galion and Bucyrus Police reports-July 22

Galion PoliceJuly 219:06 a.m.-Residents in the 700 block of Clay Street were informed about a city ordinance prohibiting using extension cords from on...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Galion Area Sports Briefs

Activities for Mid-Ohio campers during Indy 200 weekend

LEXINGTON -- Honda Racing and the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course invite fans to get festive during The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio weekend by camping and p...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


I’m not superstitious

I’m not superstitious

 I am not superstitious. In high school, I refused to wear the same t-shirt at every football practice and during every football game, as did a fe...

July 19th, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Vintage bikes draw thousands to Mid-Ohio

Vintage bikes draw thousands to Mid-Ohio

LEXINGTON — Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hosted many activities as part of the Morrow County track’s AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days on July 8-1...

July 19th, 2016 |  


IndyCar test day at Mid-Ohio on July 21

On Thursday, July 21, race fans are invited to attend a Verizon IndyCar Series test day at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Sixteen drivers from the Verizo...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Which team’s fans are the MLB All-Stars … of grammar?

Which team’s fans are the MLB All-Stars … of grammar?

With the all-star break just ending, and the second-half of the baseball season just ending, the Boys of Summer are in their glory!Last year, Grammerl...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Vintage bikes run at Mid-Ohio

Vintage bikes run at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course hosted many activities as part of the Morrow County track’s AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days on July 8-10.Motorcycles took...

July 18th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


5:09 pm
Updated: 5:10 pm. |    
DeWine speaks at Bucyrus Mayor’s Prayer Luncheon
John Caldwell’s second book emphasizes Ohio roots.

John Caldwell’s second book emphasizes Ohio roots.

GALION — Ohio native and former law enforcement officer John Caldwell has released the follow-up to last year’s debut novel “The Blo...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar

July 12COUNCIL MEETING —The Galion City Council will meet at 7 p.m. council chambers, 301 Harding Way East, Galion.July 13PARKS COMMITTEE —...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Leona Hoffman just turned 91GALION — Leona Hoffman celebrated her 91st birthday Wednesday.She was born in Mansfield on July 6, 1915 to the late ...

July 8th, 2016 |  


Merle Teetrick turns 90 this monthGALION — Merle Teetrick will celebrate his 90th birthday July 18.He was born in Galion, Ohio on July 18, 1926 ...

July 8th, 2016 |  


A familiar face returns to editor’s chair

A familiar face returns to editor’s chair

I have returned.Sixteen years ago — give or take a few months, as the memory isn’t what it used to be — I left the Galion Inquirer f...

June 27th, 2016 |  


OPINION


9:09 pm
Updated: 9:18 pm. |    
A cat tale with a happy ending
8:48 am
Updated: 12:44 pm. |    
Politics, without being too political
Extemporaneous writing’s a necessity

Extemporaneous writing’s a necessity

It doesn’t happen often, but I’m searching this morning for a topic or two to write about.So let’s see what the result is as I type ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Letter to the Editor

Thanks for making Galion Golden Age Center car & cycle show a successIt was a beautiful day, the music and vehicles brought back memories, and the...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be partnering with the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation as they host their National Championship Ju...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


A higher standard of living

A higher standard of living

When most people think of a higher standard of living, their thoughts usually turn to: more money, a nicer house, a bigger car.But when the Kiwanis th...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

Youth shoot at Cardinal Center this week

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will be partnering with the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation as they host their National Championship Ju...

July 11th, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


What do you think? Galion, good or bad?

So what’s on your mind? I’ve lived in Galion much of my life, but for the past 20 years or so, I’ve pretty much JUST lived here. I worked ...

July 10th, 2016 updated: July 10th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


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Schilling Graphics celebrates 50 years of growth
Shareholders approve merger of FirstMerit into Huntington

Shareholders approve merger of FirstMerit into Huntington

FirstMerit Corp. and Huntington Bancshares Inc. announced Monday that each company’s shareholders have approved the proposed merger of FirstMeri...

June 14th, 2016 |  


Jake’s Steakhouse a step closer to Galion expansion

Jake’s Steakhouse a step closer to Galion expansion

A Jake’s Steakhouse in Galion is one step closer to becoming a reality. The small Ohio-based restaurant chain looks to acquire and update Varsity...

May 31st, 2016 updated: July 13th, 2016. |  


Auto sales mix for Crawford, Morrow counties

Year-to-year auto sales for Crawford County increased, while sales declined for Morrow County in April.In Crawford County, there were 233 new and used...

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


Unemployment up for North Central Ohio area in April

The year-to-year jobless rate for counties in the North Central Ohio area increased or were stagnant in April.The unemployment rate for Crawford Count...

May 24th, 2016 |  


April housing sales up in Crawford County

The housing market in Crawford County had year-to-year sales increased in April.There were 40 houses sold countywide last month compared with 32 in Ap...

May 20th, 2016 updated: May 20th, 2016. |  


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