Area News

Guidance from Governor’s Office on Reopening Schools this Fall in Ohio

Governor DeWine today announced new guidance for resuming school in the fall. “We know that each school system, and perhaps each school building, will likely look different in the fall.  We also know that Ohio has a long history of local control and that school administrators and teachers know their schools best,” said Governor DeWine.…

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Did You Miss Out on the PPP Loan? There’s Still Time to Apply

Paycheck Protection Program application period extended to Aug 8 Both Houses of Congress have now approved an extension for applications for PPP loans to August 8. The president is expected to sign the extension this week. The bill does not allow businesses that received previous loans to apply for a second loan but may help…

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Boat Sober: Or You Could Lose Your Boat

Alcohol and boating don’t mix! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding everyone that operating a boat under the influence is not only illegal, it is extremely dangerous. Overall, alcohol is involved in nearly one in every four fatal boating-related accidents in Ohio. “Safe boating is the best boating,” said ODNR Director Mary…

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SHS Grad Hines Named Hoop Coach at Barnesville

by Seth Staskey, special to The Journal The Barnesville High School administration didn’t have to look far to fill its boys basketball coaching vacancy. During last week’s board of education meeting, Johnny Hines, who had served as the chief assistant under Matt Johnson, was formally approved as the new head coach. Johnson stepped down in…

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What Kind of a First Impression does Caldwell and Noble County Make on Visitors?

By Gwynn Stewart, OSU Extension Community Development Educator In an effort to promote community self-awareness and provide tools for community planning and goal setting, and as a member of the Appalachian Byway of Ohio, the Noble County Chamber of Commerce and CVB requested that Ohio State University Extension, Noble County Community Development program assist with…

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Noble County Jail Museum to Reopen Wednesday

The Noble County Historical Society announced last week that they will reopen the Historical Jail Museum located at 419 West St. on the Courthouse Square in Caldwell on Wednesday. Wednesday, July 1: 11 am to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 2: 11 am to 4 p.m. Friday, July 3: 10 am to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 4:…

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Happy Time Pool Officially Open! Summer can Commence!

The Happy Time Pool is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. From 11 a.m. – noon lap swim will take place for $1. Admission is $4 otherwise. Season passes are $175 for a family of 5; $25 extra for each family member over five people. Senior passes are $40; individual…

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Wouldn’t it be Cool if Ohio got This?

Governor DeWine Endorses WPAFB, Dayton Region for New U.S. Space Command Headquarters Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today endorsed Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) and the surrounding Dayton region as the ideal location for the new United States Space Command headquarters. “Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the Dayton region would be excellent hosts for the U.S.…

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