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Randa Wagner

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Weekend snow has minimal effect in Morrow County

1/26/15… 10:30 am…. Aside from closing schools and drifting roadways, the Sunday snow that extended overnight into Monday has not produced any significant problems for emergency services in Morrow County. Morrow County EMS Supervisor Jeff Sparks said, aside from their usual activity, they had not responded to any weather-related accide

Parents, family members and students applauded and cheered as Northmor's Jack Sears correctly spelled 'hydroponic' to win the 2015 Morrow County Spelling Bee.
Sears competed against 33 other students from Highland, Cardington and Northmor Tuesday evening, Jan. 20, in the Northmor High School gymnasium. In the end, Northmor 6th grader Gavin Hobson

Northmor's Sears wins County Bee

Parents, family members and students applauded and cheered as Northmor's Jack Sears correctly spelled 'hydroponic' to win the 2015 Morrow County Spelling Bee. Sears competed against 33 other students from Highland, Cardington and Northmor Tuesday evening, Jan. 20, in the Northmor High School gymnasium. In the end, Northmor 6th grader Gavin Hobson

To address the highly debated issue of re-hiring retired employees, the Northmor Board of Education settled on forming a one-session committee to review proposed policies that would require the board to vote each year on the rehired teacher's contract and would require the recommendation of the principal for the board's consideration.
Discussion o

Northmor to form committee on retire/rehire

To address the highly debated issue of re-hiring retired employees, the Northmor Board of Education settled on forming a one-session committee to review proposed policies that would require the board to vote each year on the rehired teacher's contract and would require the recommendation of the principal for the board's consideration. Discussion o

Northmor to form committee on retire/rehire

To address the highly debated issue of re-hiring retired employees, the Northmor Board of Education settled on forming a one-session committee to review proposed policies that would require the board to vote each year on the rehired teacher's contract and would require the recommendation of the principal for the board's consideration. Discussion o

Shane Roush has filed an appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court against an October 2014 decision by the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals to uphold the 25-year sentence imposed on him for attempted murder against retired Morrow County Deputy Brandon Moore.
Roush was indicted Oct. 27, 2010, and a plea agreement to charges of attempted aggravated mur

Roush files appeal with Supreme Court

Shane Roush has filed an appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court against an October 2014 decision by the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals to uphold the 25-year sentence imposed on him for attempted murder against retired Morrow County Deputy Brandon Moore. Roush was indicted Oct. 27, 2010, and a plea agreement to charges of attempted aggravated mur

A pretrial hearing scheduled for Zachary Lunsford for Jan. 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. has been rescheduled for April 7.
Lunsford, of Galion, was charged after 2013 car accident in Morrow County took the life of his passenger Kevin Fuhrer, 26, also of Galion.
Lunsford's attorney, Robert Whitney of Mansfield, conferred with Assistant Prosecutor David Ho

Pretrial delayed for Lunsford

A pretrial hearing scheduled for Zachary Lunsford for Jan. 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. has been rescheduled for April 7. Lunsford, of Galion, was charged after 2013 car accident in Morrow County took the life of his passenger Kevin Fuhrer, 26, also of Galion. Lunsford's attorney, Robert Whitney of Mansfield, conferred with Assistant Prosecutor David Ho

Kevin Houpt, store manager for the Mt. Gilead Save-A-Lot store, couldn't be more pleased. Their 2014 grocery campaign to benefit five local food pantries far surpassed last year's donations.
Sponsored by the Geyers chain of stores, local Save-A-Lot stores accept $10 donations from patron from Thanksgiving through Dec.31,which buys a paper grocery

Food campaign well supported by public

Kevin Houpt, store manager for the Mt. Gilead Save-A-Lot store, couldn't be more pleased. Their 2014 grocery campaign to benefit five local food pantries far surpassed last year's donations. Sponsored by the Geyers chain of stores, local Save-A-Lot stores accept $10 donations from patron from Thanksgiving through Dec.31,which buys a paper grocery

A pretrial hearing and possible supplemental hearing is scheduled for Jan. 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the aggravated vehicular homicide charge against Zachary Lunsford, of Galion.
Lunsford was charged after a July 22, 2013 car accident in Morrow County took the life of his passenger Kevin Fuhrer, 26, also of Galion.
Highway Patrol reports state the

Pretrial is Friday for 2013 vehicular homicide

A pretrial hearing and possible supplemental hearing is scheduled for Jan. 9, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the aggravated vehicular homicide charge against Zachary Lunsford, of Galion. Lunsford was charged after a July 22, 2013 car accident in Morrow County took the life of his passenger Kevin Fuhrer, 26, also of Galion. Highway Patrol reports state the

Three fires in three days have kept Johnsville Fire and surrounding fire departments busy at the close of 2014 and into the New Year.
The first fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:15 pm Dec.30. According to Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick, the Johnsville Fire Department responded w

Three fires in three days for local FDs

Three fires in three days have kept Johnsville Fire and surrounding fire departments busy at the close of 2014 and into the New Year. The first fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:15 pm Dec.30. According to Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick, the Johnsville Fire Department responded w

The subject of Northmor's retire/rehire policy culminated at December's Board of Education meeting.
During discussion over an agenda item regarding the policy, Supt. Dr. Brent Winand said, “The Retire/Rehire Policy is one the board has weighed for a period of time. I think it's time — one way or another — we address this directly

Public debates with Northmor board over retire/rehire policy

The subject of Northmor's retire/rehire policy culminated at December's Board of Education meeting. During discussion over an agenda item regarding the policy, Supt. Dr. Brent Winand said, “The Retire/Rehire Policy is one the board has weighed for a period of time. I think it's time — one way or another — we address this directly

Public debates with Northmor board over retire/rehire policy

The resurfacing subject over Northmor's Retire/Rehire policy culminated at the December 18 Board of Education meeting. During discussion over an agenda item regarding the policy, Supt. Dr. Brent Winand said, “The Retire/Rehire Policy is one the board has weighed for a period of time. I think it's time - one way or another - we address this d

UPDATE - A fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:30 pm Dec.30.
Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick reports Johnsville was first on the scene and did an interior fire attack. A 20 x 20 area burnt within the building involving fiberglass and resin. This was a large fire within the building

No injuries in Tuesday fire

UPDATE - A fire broke out in the main building of Gerich Fiberglass at 7004 US 42 west of Johnsville about 2:30 pm Dec.30. Johnsville Fire Chief Harlan Barrick reports Johnsville was first on the scene and did an interior fire attack. A 20 x 20 area burnt within the building involving fiberglass and resin. This was a large fire within the building

UPDATED - The vacant HPM property in Mt. Gilead has been cleared for sale by Morrow County Prosecutor Charles Howland.
In a press release Monday, Howland stated Morrow County Common Pleas Court Judge Howard Hall signed the judgment and order on Dec. 26, 2014 to sell the building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management LLC.
“This orde

HPM property ready for sale

UPDATED - The vacant HPM property in Mt. Gilead has been cleared for sale by Morrow County Prosecutor Charles Howland. In a press release Monday, Howland stated Morrow County Common Pleas Court Judge Howard Hall signed the judgment and order on Dec. 26, 2014 to sell the building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management LLC. “This orde

HPM property ready for sale

UPDATED - The vacant HPM property in Mt. Gilead has been cleared for sale by Morrow County Prosecutor Charles Howland. In a press release Monday, Howland stated Morrow County Common Pleas Court Judge Howard Hall signed the judgment and order on Dec. 26, 2014 to sell the building and land owned by Taylor's Property Management LLC. “This orde

The recent decision by the Ohio Board of Education to move ahead with a plan to abolish school-staffing requirements doesn't worry Highland Schools' administration.
On Dec. 9, 2014, the OBE voted to approve a resolution of intent to do away with what's known as the “5 of 8” rule, a state requirement that schools have certain numbers of

Highland admin not uneasy over ODE's '5 of 8 rule' decision

The recent decision by the Ohio Board of Education to move ahead with a plan to abolish school-staffing requirements doesn't worry Highland Schools' administration. On Dec. 9, 2014, the OBE voted to approve a resolution of intent to do away with what's known as the “5 of 8” rule, a state requirement that schools have certain numbers of





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