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Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Valentine event offers dinner, locally filmed movie

KILLBUCK -- The Holmes County Historical Society will hold a Valentine Dinner Theater event at the Duncan Theater in Killbuck, on Saturday. Feb. 11. The society has the only blu-ray Hi Def copy of the movie shot locally called "Love Finds You in Valentine.

Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Behind the barrel

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be working this week in these areas of Holmes County: State Route 39 -- Berlin to Sugarcreek, brush cutting. State Route 39 -- At CR 51 Ditching State Route 39 -- 1 mile east of Loudonville, ditching.

Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Workshop set in Walnut Creek

WALNUT CREEK, Ohio -- The Amish Country Lodging Council Winter Workshop will feature a Staff Health and Wellness, and Medical Marijuana Implications workshop at the Wallhouse Hotel in Walnut Creek on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Staff Report
Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Man charged with assault, menacing

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- A Millersburg man on Wednesday appeared in court on criminal charges he assaulted and threatened another man in February. Jan Matthew Becker, 28, of 4673 County Road 400, is charged in Holmes County Municipal Court with menacing and assault.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Public record

Sheriff Jan. 5 -- Holmes County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of grand theft on County Road 192 in Prairie Township. Jan. 6 -- A report was taken of burglary on state Route 241 in Salt Creek Township. Jan.

Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Rea & Associates donates food to local organizations

MILLERSBURG -- During any given week across the state of Ohio, 230,000 people receive emergency food assistance, 35 percent of whom are children younger than 18. And 50 percent of Ohioans are left to choose between paying their heating bill and putting food on the table.

Northeast Ohio Sportsman Show is on the move
Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Northeast Ohio Sportsman Show is on the move

MOUNT HOPE -- The Northeast Ohio Sportsman Show (NEOSS) continues to grow and will be breaking in a new facility to house the event Jan. 19-21 at the brand new Mount Hope Event Center on the grounds of the Mount Hope Auction, 8076 State Route 241 in Mount Hope.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Tour of Amish Country is available

MILLERSBURG -- The Holmes County Tourism Bureau extends an invitation to welcome the American Bus Association operators on a familiarization tour of Amish Country. Area residents are invited to join the tour at Carlisle Inn in Sugarcreek on Thursday, Jan. 19 at 8 a.m.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

CHIP funding available for area families

MILLERSBURG -- More than anything, Mary Hoxworth said she's looking to get rid of $120,000.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Kid's Pottery Day planned

MILLERSBURG -- Kid's Pottery Day will be Jan. 21 from 9 a.m.-noon at West Holmes Middle School, 10901 state Route 39. Cost is $10 per piece of pottery made. Anyone age 4 and older may attend; it takes about 30 minutes. Pottery will be fired and delivered in February.

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Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Candy night benefits OneEighty

WALNUT CREEK -- Coblentz Candy Night will be held Tuesday, Feb. 7, sponsored by Friends & Neighbors of OneEighty. Participants may sign up to make their own chocolate bar, tour Coblentz Chocolates of Walnut Creek and sample candies. Tours will be at 5, 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m.

Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Holmes County bookmobile

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. Wednesday -- Chestnut Ridge, 9-11 a.m.

Jan 14, 2017 5:00 AM

Shopper Deadlines

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Mohican Winterfest Jan. 13-15
Jan 13, 2017 10:25 AM

Mohican Winterfest Jan. 13-15

Loudonville's annual rite of winter, the Mohican Winterfest, will stage for the 11th time Jan. 13-15 in Central Park, downtown Loudonville, and other parts of the community.

Construction in Millersburg
Jan 12, 2017 10:47 AM

Construction in Millersburg

Construction of the new Dollar Tree store in MIllersburg on the southern end of town is well under way.

Classic in the Country under new management
Jan 7, 2017 5:00 AM

Classic in the Country under new management

BERLIN, Ohio -- After building his scouting report into the No. 1 service in the state of Ohio, Tom Jenkins is turning over the reins of Ohio Girls Basketball Report (OGBR) to a pair of basketball junkies who helped build the program.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2017 5:00 AM

Classic in the Country Challenge previews

The Berlin Resort Classic in the Country Challenge XIV Powered by Under Armour is set for Martin Luther King Jr. weekend at Hiland High School. Following are brief previews of the 28 teams playing 20 games over three days at The Perry Reese Jr.

By Kevin Lynch Staff Writer
Warner sworn in as Holmes County prosecutor
Jan 7, 2017 5:00 AM

Warner sworn in as Holmes County prosecutor

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- While the name on the letterhead may change, the face of the office will remain largely the same, according to Sean Warner, who was sworn in Friday as Holmes County Prosecutor.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer
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Jan 7, 2017 5:00 AM

Vendor licenses

John L. Schlabach, Mid-Ohio Backyard LLC, 9160 State Route 241, Fredericksburg. Wayne E. Miller, Carlisle Furniture, 3459 County Road 135, Millersurg. Amy Miller, 5492 Township Road 361, Millersburg. Crossbridge Marketing LTD, 12750 County Road 330, Big Prairie. Leon A.

Holiday prompts misuse of recycling sites
Jan 7, 2017 5:00 AM

Holiday prompts misuse of recycling sites

MILLERSBURG, Ohio -- Among the bags and boxes of recyclables overflowing from and surrounding the bins at Holmes County's former children's home sat discarded toys, furniture and trash. The mess was discovered Wednesday morning, and Holmes County Commissioner Joe Miller said he's had enough.

By Christine L. Pratt Staff Writer