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LaRue man dies in Sunday crash of 1928 Model A Ford
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Free throw competition in Galion on Jan. 25
Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg

Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg

TIFFIN — In 2003, Harold D’Souza relocated his family to the U.S. from their native India in search of the American dream. He had been promised a ...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Russ Kent: Is the temper tantrum over?

Russ Kent: Is the temper tantrum over?

The “Crying Game” was a pretty good 1992 movie starring Forest Whitaker. If they make a movie about the 2016 presidential election and the run ...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Suspected Check Into Cash bandit returns to court

Suspected Check Into Cash bandit returns to court

BUCYRUS — Sixteen people were arraigned in Crawford County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday, including a man accused of robbing the Check Into Cash sto...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Galion area sports roundup

Galion area sports roundup

NORTH ROBINSON — Looking to avenge their early season loss at Carey, the Colonel Crawford Eagles boys basketball team played host to the conference ...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

Loans available to offset last year’s drought conditions

Staff reportATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is making federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans available to small businesse...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Galion sports roundup

Galion sports roundup

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 20th, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


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Sports Schedule

Sports Schedule

Area high school sports scheduleGALIONBoys BasketballFri. Jan. 27 vs Buckeye Valley*Sat. Jan. 28 @ Buckeye CentralGirls BasketballTue. Jan. 24 @ East ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Wildcats too strong for Tigers in MOAC basketball action

Wildcats too strong for Tigers in MOAC basketball action

[caption id="attachment_16305" align="alignnone" width="650"] Galion's Gage Lackey drives to the hole for a layup in boys basketball action against No...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Sports Briefs: Free throw competition Jan. 25

K of C Free Throw Championship is Jan. 25GALION — Boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level competition of the 2...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Tigers’ bowling squads grab a pair of wins

Tigers’ bowling squads grab a pair of wins

GALION — The Galion Tigers bowling teams welcomed the Gilead Christian Eagles to Victory Lanes on Friday to compete in a non-conference matchup. Gal...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Tigers drop home game with Buckeye Valley

Lady Tigers drop home game with Buckeye Valley

GALION — Galion’s girls basketball team was in action Friday, at home, vs. the Buckeye Valley Lady Barons. The Tigers would not have enough fire p...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Lady Golden Knights snag an OT win

Lady Golden Knights snag an OT win

CENTERBURG — The Lady Golden Knights of Northmor traveled to Centerburg to meet up with the Lady Trojans in Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Blue Di...

January 22nd, 2017 |  


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Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg

Victims of labor trafficking to speak at Heidelberg

TIFFIN — In 2003, Harold D’Souza relocated his family to the U.S. from their native India in search of the American dream. He had been promised a ...

January 22nd, 2017 updated: January 22nd, 2017. |  


Galion Area Church Briefs

Community Outreach Dinner at St. PaulGALION — St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry St., will have a community outreach dinner Wednesday,...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Briefs: Valentine’s Day Party set Feb. 11 at Activity Center

Briefs: Valentine’s Day Party set Feb. 11 at Activity Center

K of C Council hosting Valentine’s Day party GALION — St. Francis Knights of Columbus Council 1234 is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day party Satu...

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. |  


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. |  


OPINION


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Russ Kent: Is the temper tantrum over?
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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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Suspected Check Into Cash bandit returns to court
Gaming is king at Citadel RPG and Gaming

Gaming is king at Citadel RPG and Gaming

GALION — Andrew Nolen’s fondest memories from his teen years are of playing games like Dungeons and Dragons with his friends. He hascontinues to h...

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


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. |  


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