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Heritage Park Covered Bridge Repairs Complete

A large group gathered Saturday afternoon at the newly restored Heritage Park Covered Bridge at the Noble County Fairgrounds for a ribbon cutting and rededication of the bridge, which has stood in its present location for 51 years, although it is believed to have been built in the 1890s. Noble County Chamber of Commerce Executive…

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Mini-Grants Available to Educators for STEM Activities

Apply for FAO’s Southwestern Energy Grants by October 27 Southwestern Energy (SWN) and the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) are partnering to support STEM education activities in classrooms by offering mini-grants in Guernsey, Monroe, and Noble counties. Public school educators are invited to apply for a grant beginning September 22 until October 27 for projects…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Volleyball: Coach Zehnder Gets 200th Victory By Jeff Harrison Eclipsed only by her love for family, Kelly Zehnder has passion unmatched for the sport of volleyball as well as her alma mater. Zehnder, who already had her name etched in the Meadowbrook High record book for most career coaching victories, hit a milestone with win No.…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Cross Country: Colts’ West Wins Boys’Big School Race at Dover Invitational By Jeff Harrison Meadowbrook High’s Kendell West finished first in the boys’ big school division at the Dover Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. West finished in 17:47, seven seconds ahead of runner-up Josiah Hicks of West Branch (17:54) to lead the Colts to and…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Arnold to Noble County Court

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced last week the appointment of Jennifer L. Arnold to the Noble County Court. Arnold, a native of Caldwell, Ohio, will assume office on September 13, and will be taking the seat formerly held by the late Judge Lucien “Edsel” Young III. Arnold must run for election in November 2022 in…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

————————————————————————————————- Football: Colts Win High-Scoring Thrillerfor Fourth Straight Win Against ‘Them’ By Jeff Harrison In a game that featured the second-most combined points in the history of the “Guernsey County Super Bowl”, Meadowbrook held on for a thrilling 48-46 victory over Cambridge at Eugene Capers Field in Byesville on Friday. The win was the fourth…

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Caldwell Booters Capture Opener Against Belpre, Fall to Rosecrans

By Julie LaFollette The Caldwell High soccer team traveled to Belpre on Tuesday, returning home with a season-opening 6-5 victory. Caldwell’s head coach Mike Ontko was pleased with his team effort in the opening win. “That was a good win,” he stated. “We had never beaten Belpre before. “The heat was definitely wearing us dow,”…

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Shenandoah’s McVicker to Run Track at Walsh U.

Photo by Holly Dixon Shenandoah High All-Ohioan Max McVicker, flanked by his parents RJ and Maureen McVicker, will continue his academic and athletic careers at Walsh University where he will be a member of the track team. Also on hand were his grandparents, Herman and Ronnie Gray, and his sisters Sophia and Emmy McVicker. By Jeff…

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How the Red Cross is Helping Disaster Victims; How YOU Can Help

Local American Red Cross volunteers providing help following devastation from Hurricane Ida Additional disaster volunteers are needed While it will be days before we know the full scope of the damage that Ida left behind in the Gulf Coast, currently 600 some Red Cross volunteers are already in place assisting those impacted—and more volunteers are…

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Meadowbrook Colts Bonus Coverage

Volleyball: Lady Colts ScoreKey MVL Win Over Sheridan By Jeff Harrison Payback’s a…..confidence booster! In a rematch of last year’s OHSAA Division II Regional Semifinal contest, the Meadowbrook Lady Colts turned the tables on visiting Sheridan and picked up a big MVL win, defeating the Lady Generals in four sets – 25-18, 25-23, 21-25, 26-24,…

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