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Westside Messenger

The Westside Messenger is a local bi-weekly newspaper covering the Westside of Columbus, Hilltop, Galloway, Franklin Township and Prairie Township.

Newspapers are delivered to homes, local businesses and by subscription.

Other sister Messengers are: The Grove City Messenger, The Groveport Messenger, The South Messenger, The Canal Winchester Messenger and the Madison Messenger.

Bark Bash offers entertainment for dog lovers

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks will hold its inaugural Bark Bash from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at Prairie Oaks Metro...

Mourning the loss of Mattis

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer A trailblazing therapy dog who changed lives and shaped policy in the South-Western City School District has died. The Franklin County Sheriff’s...

Candidates sought to run for seat on the Greater Hilltop Area Commission

By Dedra Cordle Staff Writer The Greater Hilltop Area Commission is looking for individuals who have the “passion and drive” to serve the community. The commission announced...

Residential property maintenance code approved in Prairie Township

By Andrea Cordle Westside Editor In September of 2022, Prairie Township adopted an exterior property maintenance code for commercial and single-family residential properties. According to trustee Rod...

Darby Park sees bison baby boom

By Kristy Zurbrick Madison Editor Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park welcomed five baby bison this spring. They were born at the park between May 24 and June...

Hilltop Library Branch will extend hours as a cooling center

Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) offers relief for central Ohioans affected by the intense heat this week. All 23 air conditioned library locations are open to...

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