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eastside news

CW Schools in good financial shape, but levy renewal request likely

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The five-year financial forecast for Canal Winchester Schools paints a positive picture, along with the hope that voters will renew an...

Canal Winchester considers renewing sheriff’s contract

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer For the city of Canal Winchester, police protection provided by a contract with the Fairfield County Sheriff is working well enough...

Canal Winchester to obtain former service station site

By Linda Dillman Staff Writer The site of the former Marathon service station at 18 W. Waterloo St., now a gravel parking lot, will soon be under...

madison news

There will only ever be one ‘Voice of the Roughriders’

(Posted Oct. 19, 2018) Editor's note: The following is a letter written by West Jefferson resident Jeff Pfeil in tribute to the late John Kile. John...

Solid as a river of rocks

(Posted Oct. 19, 2018) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor One rock is painted to look like a taco lying on its side. Another’s bump now serves...

Country music stars taking the stage in London

(Posted Oct. 19, 2018) By Kristy Zurbrick, Madison Editor Country music stars Joe Diffie and Jimmie Allen are set to take the stage Nov. 16 in...

southeast news

Smoking still allowed in Groveport’s city parks

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor Groveport City Council has decided not to pursue a smoking ban in the city’s parks at this time. Groveport City Administrator Marsha...

State and Groveport share views on centralized income tax collection

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor Groveport city officials, as well as some other municipalities around the state, have questioned the state’s centralized collection of business income...

Prepare to be scared!

By Rick Palsgrove Southeast Editor The Groveport Blacklick Haunted Park will again be filled with ghouls, monsters, and other assorted things that go bump in the...

southwest news

Council considers ‘green’ grant

By Andrea Cordle Southwest Editor The city of Grove City uses rain gardens throughout the area. It encourages the use of rain barrels through community workshops...

Township to purchase new engine and medic

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The Jackson Township Fire Department will be receiving new equipment at two of its stations. At the Oct. 16 board of trustees...

District approves financial forecast

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The five-year financial forecast for the South-Western City Schools District was presented Oct. 8 at the board of education meeting. In...

westside news

A bright spot on the Hilltop

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer Joy Boston had her sights set on a beautiful garden when she moved into her home on S. Roys Avenue. She envisioned...

Water conservation discussed in Prairie Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Prairie Township residents were reminded of the importance of protecting their streams. At a recent board meeting, representatives from Franklin Soil...

Trustees look to Falcons for logo ideas

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Franklin Township leaders want to give local students real-life work experience before graduating. At a recent board meeting, trustee John Fleshman gave...