Area Breaking News

Noble Local Students to Study Crash of the USS Shenandoah

By Eugene Kyle The June 17 meeting of the Noble Local Board of Education started at 6:30 p.m. with a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance and Lord’s prayer. Superintendent’s Report Superintendent Dan Leffingwell has been “rehired’ as superintendent. Leffingwell informally complemented the Food Service provider ‘The Nutrition Group’ for providing the best financials, “since…

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State of Emergency to be Lifted in Ohio Friday

Today, Governor DeWine announced that the state emergency in Ohio caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted on Friday. He urged those who have not yet received the vaccine to find a clinic near them by visiting gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov. Governor DeWine also released new information regarding visitation to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Beginning tomorrow,…

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Max & Shak: D-III State Runners-Up!

McVicker takes second in 300 hurdles, eighth in 110s; Payton claims second in high jump By Jeff Harrison Two of the biggest guys in the Shenandoah High Class of 2021 capped off an outstanding sports year in Zep Nation in a big way, posting runner-up finishes in the 113th annual OHSAA State Track and Field…

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Shenandoah Athletic HOF Charter Class Announced

Stephen, Leasure, Schwieterman, McCullough to Be Inducted Sept. 3 By Jeff Harrison The smoke has risen from the chimney and the Charter Class for the Shenandoah High School Athletic Hall of Fame has been selected. With a history dating back to the fall of 1963, there are many worthy candidates for the “hall”, but the…

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West Street Boutique Open for Business on the Square in Caldwell

Lakesha Huff and Neil Barlock officially opened their business, West Street Boutique, next door to the West Street Coffee Bar, which they also co-own, on the Square in Caldwell, Saturday. A Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting heralded the event, attended by Chamber Director Allan Fraley and OSU Extension Community Development Educator Gwynn Stewart. They are…

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Ohio Dept. of Health Rescinds Most Pandemic Health Orders

Several Health Orders Remain in Effect Beginning today (June 2, 2021), several pandemic health orders have been rescinded or lifted. This action removes several statewide requirements enacted to protect the health and safety of Ohioans during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the statewide mask mandate. Some orders, including those for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and…

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Cynthia Yunk to Retire from The Farmers and Merchants Bank

Submitted by Ashley Rich, The Farmers and Merchants Bank Cynthia F. Yunk, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Farmers and Merchants Bank will retire June 4 following 47 years of service. She is a 1974 graduate of Caldwell High School and the daughter of Hazel and the late James W. Fogle. Cindy…

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OHSAA Executive Director Ute Pays Visit to Where Career Began OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute Pays Visit to Shenandoah Leffingwell Presented with Award for Time on OHSAA Board of Directors By Jeff Harrison Back where it all began. OHSAA Executive Director Doug Ute, who is about to complete his first year as the leader of…

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Youth Vaccination FAQs from Ohio Dept. of Health

The Ohio Department of Health has created a new Frequently Asked Questions document to answer common questions from parents, guardians, and youth about COVID-19 vaccines. The document shares information about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, parental consent, where children can be vaccinated, and more. Just like adults, youth can be vaccinated at many locations across the state that…

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