Ashland, OH

Vehicle catches fire on Interstate 71

Traffic on Interstate 71 near Mansfield was finally back to normal by the lunch hour on Monday. Vehicles had been moving slowly in the southbound lanes of I-71 near Mansfield all morning. "The left and middle lanes are open right now," a dispatcher with the Ohio Highway Patrol confirmed around 10 a.m. Monday. "They're still out...

Purdue lands commitment from 2023 WR out of Ohio

Purdue has added another prospect to its 2023 recruiting class. This time, it’s a second wide receiver prospect for the cycle. The player is Ryne Shackelford, a 6-feet and 175 lb. receiver out of Lagrange, Ohio. Shackelford has generated offers from Kentucky, West Virginia and Toledo, among others before committing to Jeff Brohm and Purdue on Monday.

Car show, antique festival and fireworks on tap this weekend in Loudonville

A long Fourth of July weekend is coming up, so plan on thousands of visitors coming to Mohican Country. Three major special events will greet them, the two-day Antique Festival in Loudonville’s Central Park on Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2; the Loudonville Car Show, one of the most renown in Ohio, Saturday; and the traditional Loudonville Fireworks Show, with fireworks shooting off from Riverside Park at dusk Monday, July 4.

'We do get to be a family' — Area pools share how they are keeping staff for season

As May becomes June and temperatures hit the 80s and 90s, community pools are a popular stop for many who want to cool down and a fun place to go. Despite delayed openings for some locations — like the Loudonville Swimming Pool — the summer season is now in full swing, and some pool managers say they are busier than ever. Busy days lead to a need for more lifeguards and local managers shared how they recruit and keep workers at their pools.

Plant Lovers' Almanac: A bit about bad bugs, blight and blooms

Chaotic weather continued last week, with tornadoes and heavy rain in some locations, blistering heat and pleasing springtime weather on the weekend, the latter not so surprising, since it was technically still springtime. This week we worked our way back into the 90s heat Tuesday as summer officially arrived, though a bit cooler at the official summer solstice at 5:14 a.m.
Morning Journal

Oberlin Heritage Center’s summer camp is July 18-22

Time is running out to enroll in the Oberlin Heritage Center’s Ancient Cultures summer camp which takes place from July 18-22. During the Ancient Cultures Camp, participants will learn about African, Asian, European, American and Oceanic cultures through fun activities such as myths, music, dance and games, according to a news release.

Three great steakhouses in Ohio

What do you usually order when you go out? If your answer is a steak with some fresh vegetables on the side, then you are in the right place, especially if you live in Ohio or travel to Ohio often. That's because I have put together a list of three great steakhouses in Ohio that you should definitely visit next time you are in the area.

Mirror Image Holds Grand Opening At New Location

Mirror Image Beauty Studio has made a move and is now ready to meet your hair styling needs from a brand new location on Lexington Avenue in Mansfield. The studio made the move back in March, and time was here on Wednesday to celebrate that relocation. Civic officials were on hand as was Richland Area Chamber & Economic Development.
Farm and Dairy

Firearms, sporting items, and misc.

2042 Claremont Ave. Ashland, OH 44805 (Ashland Co. Fairgrounds) It’s our pleasure to offer this high-quality firearms collection from a single owner. All firearms are well cared for and in very nice condition. Winchester Model 70 300 Win Mag Serial# 105118, Ruger 10/22 Custom Stainless, Remington Mod. 31 16...
Farm and Dairy

Pocket watches, parts, and misc.

Will have parts, cabinets, tools, 30+ watch fobs, and more!. Sprunger Building: 13071 Emerson Road Apple Creek, Ohio. Annual pocket watch, clocks & parts sale 200+ pocket watches. Watches. Hamiltons include 993 21J, 21J 940, several 992s, 4992 B 24 HR dial. marked US Army Corps original case, 19J 940...