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Canaan UM to hold March 14 breakfast
Canaan United Methodist Church is hosting an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th from 7 - 11 a.m. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, and drinks. Cost of breakfast: by donation Any questions, please contact Wanda Mitchell at 419-560-4270 or Renee Hildreth at 740-360-1242. Canaan UM is lo

Calendar - March 6

Canaan UM to hold March 14 breakfast Canaan United Methodist Church is hosting an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 14th from 7 - 11 a.m. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, and drinks. Cost of breakfast: by donation Any questions, please contact Wanda Mitchell at 419-560-4270 or Renee Hildreth at 740-360-1242. Canaan UM is lo

Forest City Technologies received the Lorain County JVS' Workplace Award for March.
Each month superintendent Glenn Faircloth salutes JVS business and industry partners to thank the companies for providing opportunities to students and graduates.
Forest City employees also serve on the school's program advisory committees to keep curriculum curre

Forest City wins JVS workplace award

Forest City Technologies received the Lorain County JVS' Workplace Award for March. Each month superintendent Glenn Faircloth salutes JVS business and industry partners to thank the companies for providing opportunities to students and graduates. Forest City employees also serve on the school's program advisory committees to keep curriculum curre

IRS helps taxpayers understand Affordable Care Act's impact on taxes

The Internal Revenue Service offers an assortment of online services, including features that help taxpayers understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect them at tax time. Q: Will the Affordable Care Act impact my tax return? A: This year's tax return will include new questions to include provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Most ta

To submit calendar notices on behalf of local non-profit organizations for public meetings and events, fax (419) 886-2704, e-mail to dsharp@civitasmedia.com, or mail to 107 Main St., Bellville, OH 44813.
March 6
Computer classes will be held at 9 a.m. at the computer lab in the Lexington Senior Center, 67 E. Main St., in Lexington. Beginners star

The week ahead - March 6

To submit calendar notices on behalf of local non-profit organizations for public meetings and events, fax (419) 886-2704, e-mail to dsharp@civitasmedia.com, or mail to 107 Main St., Bellville, OH 44813. March 6 Computer classes will be held at 9 a.m. at the computer lab in the Lexington Senior Center, 67 E. Main St., in Lexington. Beginners star

Take steps to protect yourself from ID theft

Our neighbor is dealing with a case of identity theft. It's been a nightmare for him. What can we do to protect ourselves? Identity theft is running rampant, and it can take many forms. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, 16.6 million people experienced identity theft in 2012. Plus, a recent report by the Identity Theft Resource Center re

City needs to fulfill water line obligation

Dear Editor, It was very discouraging to see how City government 'works' concerning the water line extension for the SR 61 annexed properties. This water line was a commitment the City made back in 2003 as a part of the annexation deal. Unfortunately, with the City's Fiscal Emergency, the annexed property owners were told that they would have to

NEW NATIONWIDE FUNDRAISER - Tween retailer Justice has teamed with Nationwide Children's Hospital for a spring “Give Hope” national store campaign that will benefit patients and families everywhere who seek out Nationwide Children's Hospital's expert research and care. The campaign launched today and runs through April 12 in more than 1

Morning Read - March 6

NEW NATIONWIDE FUNDRAISER - Tween retailer Justice has teamed with Nationwide Children's Hospital for a spring “Give Hope” national store campaign that will benefit patients and families everywhere who seek out Nationwide Children's Hospital's expert research and care. The campaign launched today and runs through April 12 in more than 1

Area Agency on Aging announces availability of higher education grants and scholarship

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., is pleased to announce the availability of five $1,000 grants and one $2,000 scholarship for individuals pursuing higher education. Grants and Scholarship are made possible through revenues from sponsorships for the Area Agency on Aging annual meeting. Grants applications will be accepted from anyone

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto made his spring debut and allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings on Thursday.
But reliever Burke Badenhop got hit hard in his Reds debut, giving up five runs while retiring only two batters, and the Cleveland Indians pulled away to a 9-3 victory.
Badenhop allowed Jose Ramirez'

Cueto makes debut, Badenhop hit hard as Indians win 9-3

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Cincinnati's Johnny Cueto made his spring debut and allowed one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings on Thursday. But reliever Burke Badenhop got hit hard in his Reds debut, giving up five runs while retiring only two batters, and the Cleveland Indians pulled away to a 9-3 victory. Badenhop allowed Jose Ramirez'

Simmons resigns from Black River board

The Black River school board is down one member. Tim Simmons' letter of resignation was accepted Saturday by his fellow board members. Simmons told the Enterprise his decision to resign was caused by a scheduling conflict since he's become more active in church activities and cannot give both the time they deserve. Black River deserves a board m

Band's name too offensive for OC

If you name your band Viet Cong, don't expect to be embraced in Oberlin. The Canadian indie band's March 14 show at Oberlin College's Dionysus Discotheque has been cancelled over the offensive moniker, which drew anger from the school's Vietnamese Student Association. An apology was issued online by venue promoter Ivan Krasnov, and has since meri

The Wishmaker House Bed and Breakfast, 116 Main St., in Bellville will be among the number of local wineries featured in the upcoming Richland By the Glass series of outings that begin next week.
These outings are sponsored by Be Focal Buy Local, an organization that is part of the Richland Community Development Group and is associated with the Ri

'Buy local' organization announces 'By the Glass' outings

The Wishmaker House Bed and Breakfast, 116 Main St., in Bellville will be among the number of local wineries featured in the upcoming Richland By the Glass series of outings that begin next week. These outings are sponsored by Be Focal Buy Local, an organization that is part of the Richland Community Development Group and is associated with the Ri

Marengo United Methodist Church is having their Prom DRESS EVENT at the Marengo United Methodist Church tomorrow!
Over 70 dresses to choose from already and more being donated daily!
Donations of prom dresses, shoes or jewelry will be taken there on Saturday, March 7 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. Residents can also drop them off during church office hours

Marengo UM Prom Dress event is Saturday

Marengo United Methodist Church is having their Prom DRESS EVENT at the Marengo United Methodist Church tomorrow! Over 70 dresses to choose from already and more being donated daily! Donations of prom dresses, shoes or jewelry will be taken there on Saturday, March 7 from 3:30-6:00 p.m. Residents can also drop them off during church office hours

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio is searching for a new women's basketball coach after releasing its current coach, according to a press release from the university.
On Wednesday, coach Kyle Menchhofer and UNOH “parted ways” after a 17-4 season, and the school is now looking for his replacement.
“After playing th

UNOH seeks new women's basketball coach

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio is searching for a new women's basketball coach after releasing its current coach, according to a press release from the university. On Wednesday, coach Kyle Menchhofer and UNOH “parted ways” after a 17-4 season, and the school is now looking for his replacement. “After playing th

A variety of community leaders gathered at Galion Alliance Church yesterday to focus on the health of Crawford County.
It was the first discussion about the next Community Health Assessment, which hospitals and health departments are required to do every few years.
Britney Ward from the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio led a discussion on how t

Community leaders prepare for health assessment

A variety of community leaders gathered at Galion Alliance Church yesterday to focus on the health of Crawford County. It was the first discussion about the next Community Health Assessment, which hospitals and health departments are required to do every few years. Britney Ward from the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio led a discussion on how t

Rylee Michelle Boyles was born Feb. 20 in Bridgeport, West Virginia, to parents KayLee M. (Smith) and Jason Boyles. They welcomed her to their family along with her big brother Cole who is two and a half years-old. The family resides in Lumberport, West Virginia.
Rylee's proud grandparents are Dale and Sherry (Snyder) Smith of Bellville, Ohio and

Boyles announce birth of daughter

Rylee Michelle Boyles was born Feb. 20 in Bridgeport, West Virginia, to parents KayLee M. (Smith) and Jason Boyles. They welcomed her to their family along with her big brother Cole who is two and a half years-old. The family resides in Lumberport, West Virginia. Rylee's proud grandparents are Dale and Sherry (Snyder) Smith of Bellville, Ohio and

Three escape Perry Township house fire

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Three agencies assisted in a house fire that is considered a total loss. At 5:32 a.m. Friday, at 1520 E. Hume Road in Perry Township, a fire started in the attic of the home, causing its three occupants to vacate it, Captain Justin Roberts with the Perry Township Fire Department said. Upon the fire department's arrival, res

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies.
But with adventure comes risk, just as Han Solo, Indiana Jones and other daring movie characters Ford brought to life realized. On Thursday,

Harrison Ford's love of flight marked by mishaps, service

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's license and the freedom to take to the skies. But with adventure comes risk, just as Han Solo, Indiana Jones and other daring movie characters Ford brought to life realized. On Thursday,

Willard knocks Clear Fork out of girls tourney

ASHLAND — Willard eliminated Clear Fork from the Div. II girls district basketball tournament on Thursday, defeating the Colts 49-42 at Ashland High School. Gabi Baldridge led the Crimson Flashes with 15 points. Maggie King scored 12 points. Clear Fork's Erika Farst led all scorers with 17 points. Deijah Swihart and Audra DeLaney added nine

Marion senior softball league taking registrations

The Marion Senior Softball Association is taking registrations for its 55 Over (accepting anyone who will turn 54 in 2015) and 60 Over (anyone who will turn 59 in 2015) leagues. The 55 Over will play Tuesday evenings and the 60 Over will play Thursday evenings. Both leagues are ASA sanctioned. League play will start the first week of May at Kenned





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