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Holmes commisioner donates K-9 cruiser to Danville
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes commisioner donates K-9 cruiser to Danville

MILLERSBURG -- In what has become unintended reciprocity, the Holmes County commissioners agreed to donate to the Danville Police Department a cruiser no longer needed by the Holmes County Sheriff's Office.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

8-year-old helps save family from house fire

KILLBUCK TWP. -- Firefighters from several departments spent more than an hour Thursday morning, March 16, battling and putting out a fire that ripped through a mobile home along Township Road 55. Firefighters were called at 3:41 a.m.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Shopper Deadlines

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Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County Boardof DD launches campaign

HOLMESVILLE -- The Holmes County Board of Developmental Disabilities announces the launch of Always There -- a yearlong campaign to recognize the 50th anniversary of Ohio's County Boards of Developmental Disabilities, which will also serve as the theme for this year's Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month in March.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
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Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Hunter's education class today and April 1

A hunter's education class will take place at the Eastern Holmes Sportsman's Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, and Saturday, April 1. Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Wildlife volunteer instructor is Patricia Ann Lang.

Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Behind the Barrel

Starting Monday, March 27, state Route 754 will be closed during daytime hours around Paint Valley in Holmes County for tree trimming work. Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Pomerene Hospital March Health Talk to focus on general surgery
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Pomerene Hospital March Health Talk to focus on general surgery

Pomerene Hospital's upcoming Health Talk will take place at Keim Lumber in Charm 6-7 p.m. Monday, March 27. The talk, titled, "When Surgery is Right for You: General Surgery Overview," will be presented by Pomerene Hospital general surgeon Michael T. Schell, MD. Dr.

Making the most of your outdoor space
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Making the most of your outdoor space

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- As much as you would address enhancing the inside of the house, the ability to use that outdoor space at your home is becoming more and more important to people, according to Grasshopper Property Maintenance owner Kim Kellogg, who has spent the past 27 years serving Holmes County and Sugarcreek, creating and maintaining

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Managing and dancing
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Managing and dancing

MILLERSBURG -- When Holley Johnson was an aspiring ballerina studying dance at the University of Utah, she never thought she would wind up teaching dance and serving as executive director of the Holmes Center for the Arts in Millersburg.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Fast, Fun Facts

Hobby: I am blessed to be able to teach my favorite hobby to others -- dancing. I also like to walk or run with whoever I can get to go with me. I really like to read books, but I only let myself read exciting ones on long road trips when I have nothing else to do.

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Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County bookmobile

Monday -- Winesburg Public, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday -- Stony Point Hardware, County Road 229 public, 12:15-1:15 p.m.; Stony Point Hardware, County Road 229 school, 1:15-2:15 p.m.; Tower View School, Township Road 607, 2:45-3:15 p.m.; J&M Engine, 3:45-4:45 p.m.; Beechvale, 5:45-6:45 p.m.

Pomerene nurse recognized
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Pomerene nurse recognized

MILLERSBURG -- For the second time in less than a week, a Pomerene Hospital nurse was recognized by the Daisy Foundation, celebrating the extraordinary work done by nurses.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Judge Hyde fields questions at candidate event
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Judge Hyde fields questions at candidate event

MILLERSBURG -- The only one of two candidates to accept an invitation to participate in a "Meet the Candidates" event, Holmes County Municipal Judge Andrew Hyde spoke Thursday, March 16, about himself, his experience and the judicial system in general as he defended his position as the incumbent.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Courthouse elevator upgrades coming

MILLERSBURG -- A year after initiating dialogue on the need to upgrade the elevator in the courthouse, the Holmes County commissioners have taken the first step in bringing that plan to fruition.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
A variety of messages
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

A variety of messages

MILLERSBURG -- A cacophony of causes competed for consideration in front of the Holmes County Courthouse on Saturday, Feb. 25.

By Paul Locher Staff Writer
Reversing the roles
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Reversing the roles

TRIWAY DISTRICT -- Shreve Elementary School reversed the model of older students mentoring younger students when a group of core Leader in Me students walked Triway High School boys and girls track team members through developing a Wildly Important Goal and outlining a plan for reaching it.

By Linda Hall Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2017 5:00 AM

Community briefs

Holmesville Library offers preschool events HOLMESVILLE -- The spring session for preschool Story Hour at the Prairie Township/Holmesville Library runs Thursdays, 10-11 a.m., through May 18 at the library except April 20.

Mar 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Columbia Gas explains pipe replacement program

KILLBUCK -- A crew from Columbia Gas addressed Killbuck Council on Monday, March 6, explaining the $2.7 million pipe replacement program going in the village.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
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Mar 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County bookmobile

Monday -- Winesburg Elementary, 9:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.; Wes Keim, County Road 186, 2:15-3:15 p.m.; Mary Shetler, County Road 77, 1:15-1:45 p.m.; Winesburg Public, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday -- Valley View Wood, Township Road 166, 1-1:30 p.m.; Brush Run School, Statae Route 643, 1:45-2:45 p.m.

Mar 18, 2017 5:00 AM

Shreve Spring Migration Sensation flies back today

Birders of all backgrounds will flock to the Killbuck Wildlife Area on March 18 for the 17th annual Shreve Spring Migration Sensation.

By Emily Morgan Staff Writer