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Enjoying the sun
Mar 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Enjoying the sun

This honeybee collects pollen while the sun shines in Shreve on Thursday, March 9.

Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Man denies drug charges

MILLERSBURG -- A Wooster man has denied criminal charges he was in possession of methamphetamine when he was pulled over for a traffic stop in January. Michael J. Parsittie Jr.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

West Holmes Board approves purchase of buses

KILLBUCK -- After inspecting the fleet and seeing the need, the West Holmes School Board approved the purchase of three new school buses, two from Cardinal Bus Sales at $82,457 per unit and the third a handicap accessible bus for $89,733.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg man denies drug charges

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- The third of last people arrested and charged in connection with a traffic stop that culminated in the exposure of a police officer to methamphetamine has denied criminal charges related to the incident. On Wednesday in Holmes County Common Pleas Court, Robert A.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Pomerene Hospital nurse is honored
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Pomerene Hospital nurse is honored

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- Getting recognized for doing your job, when other's see you doing it especially well, is what the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses is all about.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Shreve Spring Migration Sensation flies back March 18

SHREVE -- Birders of all backgrounds will flock to the Killbuck Wildlife Area on March 18 for the 17th annual Shreve Spring Migration Sensation.

By Emily Morgan Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Region briefs

Cake auction is Monday MILLERSBURG -- Cub Scout Pack 357 will hold its annual cake auction on Monday, March 6 staring at 7 p.m. it will be at the Millersburg United Methodist Church, 5395 Township Road 336, Millersburg.

Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Shopper Deadlines

News News stories, briefs, meeting notes, photos and features are due by noon of the Monday before the Saturday publication date. Ads Display ads, Monday at noon; Classified ads, Tuesday at 3 p.m.

Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Students to participate in health assessment

E. HOLMES DISTRICT -- Students in the East Holmes District will be integral in helping to assess the health of and needs in the community.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Former Judge Baserman honored at Lincoln Day Dinner
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Former Judge Baserman honored at Lincoln Day Dinner

WALNUT CREEK -- Collectively, they have logged dozens of years as public officials, but their terms of servitude as such came to an end in 2016.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg Village Council discusses Heritage Ohio visit

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- Historic Downtown Millersburg is an exceptional model for small villages, according to Heritage Ohio, which was in town last week for the annual evaluation. Village Administrator Nate Troyer's report touched on this and several other highlights at Monday's meeting of the Millersburg Village Council.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Killbuck woman admits to selling drugs

MILLERSBURG -- Outlining years of addiction that culminated in criminal charges for trafficking in drugs and an unrelated overdose, a Killbuck woman on Wednesday, Feb. 22, admitted to selling methamphetamine to an informant working with law enforcement.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Sugarcreek man gets prison for threats

MILLERSBURG -- Despite a plea for leniency expressed by the victim, a Sugarcreek man was unable to overcome a long history of criminal convictions and a bond violation when a Holmes County judge on Wednesday, Feb.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Hiland principal outlines 2018 grad requirements

E. HOLMES DISTRICT -- While only juniors, members of the Hiland High School class of 2018 are well on their way to meeting a new set of requirements for graduation. In a brief presentation to the district Board of Education Tuesday, Feb.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Millersburg veteran served during World War II, Korean War
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg veteran served during World War II, Korean War

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- When Harold Mullet went on the Honors Flight last May to Washington, DC, to see the memorials and Arlington National Cemetery, the 90-year-old veteran of two wars said he was treated like a hero.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Foster, Searls deny meth charges

MILLERSBURG -- Two of three people facing charges for their role in alleged drug activity connected to a January traffic stop, after which a police officer was hospitalized for exposure to methamphetamine, denied criminal wrongdoing when they appeared in court recently.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Wayne County mobile branch

Monday -- Pin Oak, Nonpariel Road, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Mennonite Christian Assembly, 10664 Fryburg Road, 3:45-5 p.m.; Fredericksburg, 108 S. Mill St., 6-8 p.m. Tuesday -- Route 1: Harrison and Kansas, 11981 Harrison Road, 9:15-10:45 a.m.; Hickory Circle, 8934 S. Kansas Road, 11-11:45 a.m.

Ground breaking takes place for multi-purpose exposition center
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Ground breaking takes place for multi-purpose exposition center

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- The culmination of years of planning and fundraising came to fruition on Tuesday, as representatives from Harvest Ridge, The Hardwood Furniture Guild, the Holmes County Agricultural Society, the contractor and government officials together took the first step of the next phase t

By Kevin Lynchstaff Writer
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Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Community briefs

Holmesville Library offers preschool events HOLMESVILLE -- The spring session for preschool Story Hour at the Prairie Township/Holmesville Library begins Thursday, Feb. 2, from 10-11 a.m. Note, Story Hour will be every Thursday morning through May 18 at the library except Feb.

Ohio Star Theater renovations almost finished
Mar 11, 2017 5:00 AM

Ohio Star Theater renovations almost finished

SUGARCREEK, Ohio -- Ohio Star Theater will begin its fifth season within the Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek in a new state-of-the art 500-seat theater this year. Nearly 100,000 guests have laughed and cried while enjoying the heart-warming and intriguing stories portrayed on stage over the past four years.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer