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The Ever-Changing Face of River Valley Mall in Lancaster, OH
In the heart of Lancaster, Ohio, a vision materialized in 1987: the River Valley Mall. Developed by Glimcher Realty Trust, this enclosed shopping haven promised a new retail era for the city. Its creation marked a significant milestone in Lancaster’s commercial landscape, offering a one-stop destination for shopping, dining, and...
Missing: Fairfield County man left home, has not returned
LANCASTER, Ohio (WCMH) – Fairfield County authorities are asking for help in locating a man who went missing over three months ago. According to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, a missing persons report was filed on Aug. 24 in an effort to locate 44-year-old Michael Messmore of Lancaster. Messmore, who is 5 feet 9 and 160 […]
Spend the night inside a cave at this Hocking Hills rental
LOGAN, Ohio — A one-of-a-kind lodge is just hours away from the Cincinnati area. Spend the night inside a cave at this unique rental in Hocking Hills. The rental is hosted by Dunlap Hollow Cabins, offering scenic views of the national park. The cave property spans 1,500 square feet...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in carroll, OH
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near carroll.
Troopers Arrest Ohio Man on Felony Drug Charge in Clinton County
Troopers report the arrest of a Logan, Ohio, man on a felony drug charge Sunday evening in Clinton County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 62-year-old Richard A. Meek around 5:06 Sunday evening on a preliminary charge of felony possession of a controlled substance. Authorities booked Meek...
Lancaster man indicted for kidnapping, robbery
LANCASTER - A Lancaster man has been indicted for kidnapping. Kyler Edward Pierce, 29, was indicted on one count of robbery, a first-degree felony, and two counts of kidnapping, both first-degree felonies. The robbery count comes with two specifications. The first is that Pierce is alleged to have a firearm...
Should you go to urgent care or emergency care?
Cold and flu season has arrived, and with it comes an uptick in urgent care visits as patients seek fast relief from sore throats, runny noses and hacking coughs. Fairfield Medical Center recently relocated its urgent care to a new facility at 1155 E. Main Street called Fairfield Medical Center Main Street Lancaster to better accommodate and serve patients in our community. This multi-purpose facility, located adjacent to Kroger, will also house occupational and employee health, Pre-Admission Testing (PAT) services and Diagnostic Health Services (DHS). We are excited to continue to serve the community in our new home.
Dragons & Wildcats win Monday night
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - One sport ends and another begins as high school basketball is starting to pick up steam in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Monday night in girls high school hoops, Fairland beat Gallia Academy while Logan won at Poca. Here are the highlights from both games.
Weekly Safety Report: Armed Standoff and Murder Indictment in Hocking County, Ohio
Two incidents occurred in Hocking County, Ohio this week. In the first incident, prosecutors are seeking to hold a man without bail or bond due to his involvement in an armed standoff. The prosecutors argue that he poses a significant risk to the community. In the second incident, a woman has been indicted for murder and assault following an incident in October. The charges carry potential prison sentences and fines.
Enjoy a Small Town Holiday in Lancaster, Ohio
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting happened on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023 on Downtown Lancaster’s Town Square with music, and activities throughout downtown. The spirit continues through the month of December with local retailers and restaurants lighting up the town with fun and festive window displays. Here’s a sneak peek with our photo gallery – don’t miss out – visit after dark to see all the beautiful lights and enjoy happy moments with friends and family!
Nelsonville Utilities Office Reopens Walk-In Area on December 5th for Regular Business Hours
The City of Nelsonville Utilities Office walk-in area will reopen to the public Tuesday, December 5, 2023, for regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience this recent closure may have caused and thank you for your understanding.Visit here for more details.
Suspected Shawnee Township drug dealer waives speedy trial rights
LIMA — A man initially linked to a suspected homicide earlier this year in Shawnee Township has waived his constitutional right to a speedy trial on a variety of drug-related charges. Michael Miller appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday and agreed to an April 16 trial...
North Pole Nelsonville
The Public Square in Nelsonville was packed with people ready to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season Saturday. It was loud and crazy for a while with teens and pre-teens crowded around the fountain area. Then the music director got their attention and the young carolers started singing beautiful music. Mrs. Claus made her rounds on the square, spreading joy and good cheer.
new lexington, OH Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near new lexington.
Waitress’s alertness and quick action may have saved a life
HOCKING HILLS — Over Thanksgiving at the Hocking Hills State Park Lodge, a holiday celebration for one couple turned into a frightful scene — potentially a deadly one, if not for the heroism of one quick-thinking waitress. “We left her a huge tip, but obviously whatever it is, it’s not enough,” said Colleen Lampton-Brill, of Dayton, Ohio. She works at Wright State University as a fund raiser for its renowned arts and theater program. She and her husband, now empty-nesters, have been frequent visitors of...
FCA’s Blair and FC’s O’Rielley earn first team All-Ohio football honors
COLUMBUS – The Division VII and VI football All-Ohio teams were announced Monday by the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association. Division VI and V will be released on Tuesday, followed by Division II and III on Wednesday and Division I on Thursday. More: Area players take home All-Central District football honors ...
Lancaster Festival fans sound off on what they want for the annual summer event
LANCASTER − The public has spoken. The Lancaster Festival board recently surveyed festival fans about what they like and dislike about the annual event. Of the approximate 900 responses, 69% were from the local area with 31% from outside the area. "That just shows you sort of the level...
Impacts last much longer than the final score, and other musings
Happy Tuesday! We have hit December, and finally the page is completely turned to winter sports. Fall sports for central Ohio officially ended at 5:46 p.m. Friday, when the Watterson football team came up short in the Division III state final, 27-7 to Toledo Central Catholic. More on that below. It will take a...
Local High School and Middle School Students Complete Peer Mediator Training to Enhance School Environment
Around 60 high school and 40 middle school students from various schools completed their peer mediator training in 2024. The training was held at the Sylvester Small Administration Building, organized by the CRU Institute and funded by a GAR grant. The program's goal is to improve student relationships and decrease disciplinary actions in schools.
Pizza Crossing Crowned Best Pizzeria in Ohio
In a recent culinary accolade, Pizza Crossing has been named the 'Best Pizzeria in Ohio' by the national travel publication Far & Wide. The esteemed honor, featured in the article 'Best Pizza in Every U.S. State', celebrates the pizzeria's dedication to crafting Columbus-style pizzas that have become a staple in the Ohio pizza scene. The Logan, Ohio location at 58 N. Mulberry St. has garnered particular praise for its irresistible garlic butter and provolone cheese-topped breadsticks, perfectly complemented by the house spaghetti sauce.