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.

City approves funding that aims to keep parks safe

Mayor Andrew J. Ginther sent legislation to Columbus City Council to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Fraternal Order of Police...

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...

City to ask voters for $1.5 billion bond package

The city of Columbus will ask voters to approve a $1.5 billion voted bond package this fall to finance capital improvements in neighborhoods across...

Franklin Township to layoff part-time officers and eliminate third shift

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer At a recent Franklin Township meeting, employees demanded an update from the board about what will happen with the police department...

Land use discussed in Prairie Township

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer Officials recently held a special meeting to discuss a strategic plan related to future Prairie Township Landbank properties. Prairie Township Administrator James...

Layoffs likely for Franklin Township Police Department

By Amanda Ensinger Staff Writer A local township is trying to determine how it will manage the police department after a third attempt at a levy...

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