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.

New corrections center will soon open on the westside

The Franklin County Commissioners and Sheriff dedicated the new James A. Karnes Corrections Center at 2551 Fisher Road on the westside. The new facility...

Prairie Township approves funding for sidewalk program

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer A local township is moving forward with an annual program to repair sidewalks in the community. At a recent Prairie Township meeting,...

Hoops and Hope

By Christine Bryant Staff Writer After attending a basketball game between Westland and Franklin Heights, Zach Fleer was driving home when he suddenly experienced an epiphany. As...

Commissioners hear safety concerns and appoint a new member

By Katelyn Sattler Staff Writer Sergeant Fred Brophy of the Columbus Division of Police gave a safety update to the Greater Hilltop Area Commission at its...

STEM grant helps to keep the garden growing

Highland Youth Garden (HYG) will be awarded $75,000 to build science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills in Hilltop students through out-of-classroom learning. This will...

Trustees discuss pay rates, crime, and utilities in Prairie Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer After an executive session, township trustees approved several new positions, as well as provided pay raises to township employees. At a recent...

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