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.

CCS teachers say students need to get in shape

The Columbus School Board listened to teachers’ concerns for Columbus City School (CCS) students’ health as a result of declining physical education programs in...

Prairie Township exploring JEDD

Prairie Township hopes to improve the West Broad Street Corridor by establishing a Joint Economic Development District (JEDD), which will redirect taxes back to...

CCS gives green light to sports and extracurricular activities

The Columbus City Schools District will allow in-person interscholastic athletics and extracurricular activities to resume beginning Aug. 29. The district is restarting in-person activities due...

Column: Bringing out the Christmas crazies

It was 4 o’clock in the morning and close to freezing outside. I should have been at home, warm and cozy in bed, sleeping my...

City council stirs debate

The Columbus City Council is back in session after taking off the month of August. At their first meeting after their return, held Sept....

Photos: Binns celebrates reopening

    Messenger photos by Andrew Sharp Binns Elementary fourth grader Justin Barrett, 10, shows the computer lab at the newly-built school to (left to right) his...

2007 general election candidates and issues

FRANKLIN CO. ISSUES Franklin County Senior Options 5 year, 0.9 mill replacement tax FRANKLIN CO. MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGES Full term commencing 1-1-08 (one to be elected) Scott Van Der...

Mayor Coleman, ADA, lunch on the lawn

To raise awareness for diabetes testing, the American Diabetes Association and Mayor Michael Coleman are hosting events for "Step Out to Fight Diabetes" this...

First Night Columbus welcomes 2008

New Year’s Day is in sight and revelers can celebrate the end of 2007 on Dec. 31 at First Night Columbus held at multiple...

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