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Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Collaborative helps organize community and social policy activists

There's rarely a week without a protest in Ohio. The People's Justice Project occupied Columbus City Hall to protest police-involved shootings. A southwestern Ohio rally decried the deportation of Maribel Trujillo Diaz, a Mexican woman who was living in Fairfield. Activists took a bus to Sen.

By Michael Huson The Columbus Dispatch
Maurer recognized by Education Foundation
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Maurer recognized by Education Foundation

MILLERSBURG -- Florence Maurer was recognized recently by the Holmes County Education Foundation Board of Trustees as the recipient of the 2017 Friend of Philanthropy Award. Maurer was presented the award at a luncheon at the Inn at Honey Run.

Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Ohio Republicans in Congress still have hope of passing 'big things'

WASHINGTON -- Republicans began this Congress in January with a sweeping legislative agenda: repeal and replace Obamacare, reform the tax code, pass an infrastructure bill. But nearly seven months in, progress is, at best, slow going and at worst, utterly stalled.

By Jessica Wehrman The Columbus Dispatch
Holmes Historical Society building agriculture history display
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes Historical Society building agriculture history display

The Holmes County Historical Society Executive Director Mark Boley and Sharon Strouse are working in conjunction with the Holmes County Fair Board on a history of Holmes County Agriculture.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
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Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

County auditor outlines levy options for Shreve

SHREVE -- Shreve council members are considering levy options outlined by Wayne County Auditor Jarra Underwood at their July 3 meeting.

By Emily Morgan Staff Writer
Shreve Homecoming fun
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Shreve Homecoming fun

Cooper Vonkaenel plays Saturday, July 15, at one of the many games at Shreve Homecoming, which included not only games, but food vendors and many more fun things for people to enjoy.

Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Not much diversity with Ohio teachers; More than 90 percent of them are white

More than 93 percent of Ohio teachers are white, 4 percent are black, 0.7 percent are Hispanic, 0.4 percent are Asian and 0.1 percent identify as multiracial. Meanwhile, of Ohio's 1.2 million K-12 students, 71.1 percent are white, 16.5 percent are black, 5.2 percent are Hispanic, 2.

By Shannon Gilchrist The Columbus Dispatch
Holmes County Steam Engine Association hosts the 25th annual Steam and Engine Show
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County Steam Engine Association hosts the 25th annual Steam and Engine Show

MOUNT HOPE -- A fun and explosive weekend for engine and tractor fans will be held at the Mount Hope Auction grounds, as the Holmes County Steam Engine Association (HCSEA) hosts the 25th annual Steam and Engine Show Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 3, 4 and 5.

By Kevin Lynch Staf Writer
Event connects people for a good cause
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Event connects people for a good cause

WOOSTER -- The annual Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction will take place on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, at the Wayne County Fairgrounds. No Mennonite event would be complete without food -- and plenty of it.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Wrier
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Behind the barrel

SR 514 to be closed north of Nashville State Route 514 will be closed north of Nashville on Monday, July 31, for two weeks while ODOT maintenance crews replace a culvert.

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Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

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'The debt of gratitude'
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

'The debt of gratitude'

SHREVE, Ohio -- For the 11th year the Shreve Supports Our Troops rally honored active duty service members and reservists as Shreve Homecoming kicks off.

By Steven F. Huszai Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Fredericksburg Councils passes 2018 budget

FREDERICKSBURG -- The village voted unanimously at Monday's regular council meeting to pass a budget for 2018. The budget projects $148,000 in tax revenues next year, compared to $145,500 this year. In addition, it envisions total intergovernmental revenues of $11,000, more than twice the $5,200 it will receive during the current year.

By Paul Locher Staff Writer
Accident in Fredericksburg
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Accident in Fredericksburg

Two people were injured in this Friday, July 14, one-vehicle crash that occurred at 5:40 p.m. at the intersection of Fredericksburg Road and McCance Circle.

Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

July meeting last for retiring superintendent John Miller

LOUDONVILLE -- For the past 18 years, once a month Superintendent John Miller has facilitated meetings of the Loudonville-Perrysville Board of Education. The board meeting July 10 was his last regular meeting in that role.

By Jim Brewer T-G Correspondent
From addiction to Paralympics: Clark is focused on successful future
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

From addiction to Paralympics: Clark is focused on successful future

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- Josh Clark has dreams of representing the United States in the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo. Earlier this summer, the 36-year-old Berlin man placed fourth in the 100-meter dash in the national championships, falling just short of qualifying for the world competition.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Former Berlin man admits assaulting girlfriend

MILLERSBURG -- A former Berlin man on Tuesday admitted to assaulting his girlfriend at their home in early March. C.G. Thomas Dayton, 23, of 10236 State Route 212, Apt. K, Bolivar, pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to domestic violence.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County bookmobile

Monday -- Jonathan Hershberger, County Road 201, 12:45-1:45 p.m.; Winesburg Public, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday -- Spring Meadow School, Township Road 362, 12:30-1 p.m.; M. Raber, County Road 229, 1:15-2:30 p.m.; Mount Hope Post Office, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; Hiland Bike, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

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Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Loudonville man gets jail time for illegal gun sale

MILLERSBURG -- A Loudonville man on Tuesday avoided prison time for admittedly selling a gun to a minor. Robert Yoho, 25, of 315 N. Spring St., previously pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to a single count of improperly furnishing firearms to a minor.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2017 5:00 AM

Canton man gets break in burglary

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- A Canton man on Thursday was given a suspended 18-month prison term after admittedly stealing merchandise from a local business and then fleeing out a locked door. Jaycent J. Staats, 33, of 237 Harrison Ave.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer