Bexley Council Oks site for police station, debates financing

It hasn't exactly been a high-speed chase, but after years of discussion, Bexley City Council is inching toward getting a new police station project...

3rd Walnut Ridge Gates Scholar honored

Messenger photo by Heather Taylor Walnut Ridge High School graduate El Haji Falilou...

Resident says use auxiliary officers for events

The city of Reynoldsburg should better utilize its auxiliary police officers, according to one concerned resident wwho spoke at the June 25 meeting of...

Red, White & Boom a real blast

Photo courtesy of Red, White & Boom Fireworks will light up the night sky over downtown Columbus as the finale to the...

Reynoldsburg Fourth fizzles

The city of Reynoldsburg will be uncharacteristically quiet on the Fourth of July this year, thanks to the absence of the community parade and...

Landlords lauded for fighting crime, criticized for curfew

Messenger photos by John Matuszak Pinetree Village resident Rick Burney cools off by being soaked by his grandson, Saul Burney, but he...

Bexley athletes send mixed message about drug, alcohol use

Almost all of the Bexley school district's 260 varsity athletes surveyed say their experiences have been positive and that coaches encourage them to make...

Woman who lost grandson saving lives with smoke detectors

Messenger photo by Dianne Garrett Audrey Watts (right) received the first free smoke detector installed by volunteers accompanying Carolyn Syx (left) canvassing east...

Wicked tells which witch is which

Photo by Joan Marcus Christina DiCicco is a comic gem as the bubbleheaded Galinda in "Wicked," now playing at the Ohio Theatre through July 8....

Bexley needs someone to lead parade

Cindy Phillips, left, and Crystal Salt, longtime volunteers with the Bexley Celebrations Association, are stepping away from their responsibilities for coordinating the Fourth...

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