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Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Homesville/Prairie Township Library

The Holmesville/Prairie Township Library Summer Reading Program is Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. Theme is "Be a Winner in Our Town: Read!" ■ June 14, 21, 28: My Plate, My Wins -- Sharon Rebmann, OSU Extension, will teach about healthy habits.

Millersburg car show draws crowd
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Millersburg car show draws crowd

Classic Cruisers President Jim Croskey (left) visits with some of the classic car enthusiasts who filled three parking lots on North Clay Street in Millersburg on Saturday. Croskey said they were expecting maybe 40 cars and were a bit overwhelmed when more than 70 cars had registered by 11 a.m.

Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Underclassmen receive awards at W. Holmes H.S.

WEST HOLMES DISTRICT -- Underclassmen at West Holmes High School received yearend awards recently.

Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Man denies theft of cattle

MILLERSBURG -- A Wadsworth man recently denied criminal charges he stole cattle from a local auction barn. Tyler A. Farnsworth, 32, of 7743 Beach Road, pleaded not guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to a single count of theft.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Two Amish chargedfor 'tomcatting' incident

WOOSTER -- Two Amish denied charges they allegedly forced their way into a home and restrained two residents, instead claiming they were engaged in "tomcatting." Sylvanus L. Hershberger, 18, 4165 S. Elyria Road, and Leah S.

By Steven F. Huszai Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Woman denies vehicle theft

MILLERSBURG -- A former Lakeville woman recently denied a criminal accusation she took and failed to return a vehicle that did not belong to her. Jennifer M. Conrad-Bass, 46, of 36 Front St.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Miller denies assaulting child

MILLERSBURG -- A Holmesville man last week denied assaulting a 4-year-old child in January. Thomas A. Miller, 36, of 7721 Township Road 551, pleaded not guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to a single count of domestic violence.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Region briefs

Briefs for Shreve.

Longtime owners sell Hotel Millersburg
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Longtime owners sell Hotel Millersburg

MILLERSBURG , Ohio-- By the end of May, the Hotel Millersburg will be under new management.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Hyde discusses changes to court

MILLERSBURG -- Since being sworn into office as Holmes County's Municipal Court Judge in November, Andrew Hyde said, "Things are good." He updated the Holmes County commissioners Monday, April 24, on the operations of the court. Hyde was appointed to the position by Ohio Gov.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Winesburg community, affected family discuss change to CR 160
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Winesburg community, affected family discuss change to CR 160

WINESBURG -- In a room packed with concerned residents, engineers said it is safety, not a desire to cater to a single business, motivating a Holmes County plan to redesign the intersection of U.S. Route 62 and County Road 160.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

West Holmes seniors receive recognition

WEST HOLMES DISTRICT -- Seniors at West Holmes High School were recognized in a senior assembly held recently.

Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Sabel honored for 15 years of service

MILLERSBURG -- Holmes County Health Commissioner Michael Derr commended the work of WIC staffer Laurie Sabel, honoring the veteran employee for her 15 years of service and her ability to think outside the box as the Employee Spotlight.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Maxwell denies theft from former employer

MILLERSBURG -- A Killbuck woman last week denied taking several thousands of dollars from her former employer over a period of time spanning 2015 and 2016. Margaret A. Maxwell, 47, of 196 E. Spring St., pleaded not guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to a single count of theft.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Kyle Miller gets prison time

MILLERSBURG -- Kyle Miller, 24, of 11976 Dover Road, Apple Creek, was sentenced in Holmes County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday, May 17, to two six-month sentences, served consecutively for a total of one year. He will receive credit for 17 days served.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Diesel fuel found in spilled fluid

CANTON -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it found diesel fuel in the drilling mud Rover Pipeline builders spilled in a Stark County wetland in April.

By Shane Hoover Gatehouse Ohio Media
Speaker: 'Next 10 years will provide your foundation'
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Speaker: 'Next 10 years will provide your foundation'

LOUDONVILLE -- Loudonville High School graduates were told that their next 10 years will provide the foundation on which the rest of their lifetimes is based.

By Jim Brewer Gatehouse Ohio Media
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County bookmobile

Monday -- John Troyer Jr., Township Road 654, 12:45-1:45 p.m.; Winesburg Public, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday -- J. Barkman, Township Road 176, 1-1:45 p.m.; Crist Troyer Jr., Township Road 178, 2-2:45 p.m.; Hershberger Hardware 3-4 p.m.; Charm Public, 5-7 p.m.

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Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

Public record

Holmes County Sheriff's Office May 23 Holmes Fire District No. 1, East Holmes Fire District and Holmesville Fire Department responded to a reported fire in which the caller heard a loud bang then saw smoke coming from the structure.

West Holmes offers elementary science camp
Jun 10, 2017 5:00 AM

West Holmes offers elementary science camp

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- The American Association of University Women, (AAUW), Delta Kappa Gamma (educational sorority) and Holmes County 4-H OSU Extension have joined forces to provide enrichment classes for science camp for students who have completed grades 4 through 9 on Monday through Wednesday, June 26, 27 and 28 at West Holmes High School in the

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer