Mansfield church offers monthly food and clothes pantry

MANSFIELD -- Mt. Sinai Baptist Church may be a small community parish, but that doesn't stop its members from making a difference. The church offers a food pantry and clothing giveaway once a month. The clothing program began eight years ago. The pantry started two years later. “When I first...
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Preble County, OHJournal-News

Could a missing mother be Preble County’s Jane Doe?

On May 25, 1968, children playing behind their house in Eaton found a skull and other human remains in a water-filled ditch. The remains were buried in a cemetery, but were never identified. Investigators believe the Jane Doe may be a mother who when missing in 1945 from Shelby, Ohio.

Rosewood native Lora Current crowned 2021 Miss Ohio

MANSFIELD ─ After two years of waiting, the Buckeye state welcomed its newest Miss Ohio on Saturday night ─ Lora Current. Current, 20, will represent Ohio at the Miss America Competition later this year. The first runner-up of 2021 Miss Ohio was Miss Miami Valley Mackenzie Rian Perry. The second runner-up was Grace Brown, Miss Franklin County.

Bucyrus City Council to hold special virtual meeting Sunday night

BUCYRUS-The Bucyrus City Council will meet at 9:00 p.m. Sunday, June 20, 2021, for a Special Council meeting called by council members. The meeting will be held virtually and is open to the public to attend by using the below GoToMeeting login information. Council will consider the following:. Veto Override...
Knox County, OHColumbus Dispatch

Search on for man who allegedly pointed a gun at Fredricktown officer during traffic stop

Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer Thursday during a traffic stop in Knox County. According to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office’s Bureau of of Criminal Investigation, a Fredericktown police officer stopped a red Pontiac Grand Am Thursday afternoon for a registration violation near the intersection of Armentrout and Fredericktown-Amity roads on the northeast side of the village, located between Mount Vernon and Mansfield, east of Interstate 71.
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Mansfield Times

Mansfield gas price survey: Cheapest station saves $0.21 per gallon

(MANSFIELD, OH) Gas prices vary across in the Mansfield area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.21 per gallon. Sam's Club at 1070 N Lexington Springmill Rd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.94 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Shell at 77 S Diamond Ave, where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.15.
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Suspect drives off after officer fires shots in Knox County

KNOX COUNTY, Ohio — An officer fired shots during a traffic stop in Knox County on Thursday, the sheriff's office has confirmed. The incident began when a Fredericktown police officer pulled a person over on Fredericktown Amity Road, according to Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer. Shaffer said the officer called...
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Daily Weather Forecast For Mansfield

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Mansfield: Sunday, June 20: Scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Monday, June 21: Showers and thunderstorms during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely then chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday,

Infamy: December 7, 1941 exhibit will be in Plymouth through July 4

PLYMOUTH -- It arrived on Sunday, May 30. That's when the Plymouth Area Museum unveiled a new special exhibit called Infamy: Dec. 7, 1941. The exhibit explores the events that followed Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to America’s entry into World War II. Following the attack, communities across the country united behind the war effort, performing diverse tasks to help the Allies, no matter how large or how small.

Mansfield Black community hopes to grow Juneteenth celebration

MANSFIELD ─ Dionne Goodwin said the Juneteenth Festival on Saturday was only the beginning of bringing the major celebration back to the area. The owner and CEO of True Ballah Records hosted the event at John Todd Park with Darrell Smith of Smitty’s & Co and Cleve Gordan of Shirley A. Foundation. People came out and interacted with the vendors to enjoy a day commemorated nationwide.

Sporting events a big part of the July 4 holiday in the area

The Ashland area will have a number of fun-filled sporting events leading up to, and during the Fourth of July holiday. This will be the 27th anniversary of the Ashland Balloonfest 5K that is staged by the Ashland Cross Country Parents Organization. It will be held at 9 a.m. on...