Area Breaking News

Governor DeWine Tests Positive for COVID-19

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine took a test for COVID-19 as part of the standard protocol to greet President Donald Trump on the tarmac at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland. Governor DeWine tested positive.  Governor DeWine has no symptoms at the present time. Governor DeWine is returning to Columbus where he and First Lady…

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We Want to See Your 4-H Projects!

Since it may be difficult for us to get photos of class winners at the fair this year, we are inviting everyone who has worked on a fair project, whether it be an animal project for 4-H or for open shows (there will be no open classes, but we thought people might have worked with…

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Air Show at Noble County Airport Tomorrow 11 a.m.

There will be an air show featuring demonstrations from pilots of STOL – short takeoff or landings, tomorrow, Saturday, August 1 at the Noble County Airport. Pilots will be coming in from all over, some of them camping at the airport in the campground adjacent to the airport. Their goal is to demonstrate their ability…

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Governor DeWine Sets Limits on Fairs

Governor DeWine announced today that county and independent fairs with an opening day on or after July 31, 2020, will be limited to specific junior fair events. “We’ve seen several fairs that have been doing an excellent job to keep fair-goers safe, yet  other fairs have been connected to outbreaks; some have disregarded social distancing;…

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Belle Valley Area Historical Preservation Society Needs Your Help

The newly formed nonprofit, The Belle Valley Area Historical Preservation Society, has been formed with the aim of preserving Belle Valley area history. The first project the newly-minted organization will tackle is the restoration of the former Greek Catholic Church on a hill above the village. The group will hold fund raisers, search for grants,…

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There is no Mosquito Problem at the Bridgman Homestead!

By Anne Chlovechok Photos by Calvin Chester Every spring, hundreds of Brazilian snow birds flock to their summer homes in Caldwell to raise their families and enjoy the fine dining the area offers. Although not uncommon around the country during the summer months, their largest local community is on the property of Don Bridgman just…

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Get Unsolicited Seeds in the Mail? Don’t Plant Them

ODA Asks Public to Not Plant any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds The Packets Contain Unknown Seeds & Often Feature Chinese Writing The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been notified that several Ohio residents have received unsolicited packages in the mail containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. The types of seeds in…

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