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Mount Vernon Brewing Company receives award for keeping patrons safe

MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Brewing Company received a plaque Friday for keeping bystanders safe while serving drinks and having good times. The award comes from Mount Vernon's DORA representatives, a designated outdoor refreshment area that was brought to Mount Vernon City Council in September 2021. Mount Vernon Brewing...
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The Boot Life celebrates Block Party at former Mansfield Raceway Park

MANSFIELD -- The former Mansfield Raceway Park was filled with fans of all ages on Friday night to celebrate the first annual Boot Life Block Party. The event, which was put on by Crossroads Church and the Boot Life, featured various food trucks and music from the Swon Brothers and four-time Grammy winner Mac Powell.

Kurtzman joins local team filming feature in Richland County based on Stephen King story

MANSFIELD -- Two local individuals, with a bent toward entertainment, are playing key roles in the filming of a 40-minute movie titled "October Roses." The story, based on Stephen King's 1978 short story "Nona" is being written and produced by 2014 Plymouth graduate Shelby Wyant, with Crestline native Robert Kurtzman serving as executive producer and special effects makeup artist.
Galion Inquirer

Fireworks rescheduled in Galion

GALION — Galion’s community fireworks display has been RESCHEDULED for Monday, July 4, at dusk. This change is due to a medical emergency involving the licensed staff for the fireworks exhibitor. The City of Galion apologizes for this sudden change and encourages residents to go to Heise Park...

Machine Operator – 3rd Shift – Wanted

Mount Vernon, Ohio based Ver-Mac Industries seeks Machine Operators to join our team. The Machine Operator position is considered an entry level position, and is responsible for operating machines that bend, cut, form and resistance weld wire and light gauge steel products in our fast-paced environment. Starting pay is $14.00 an hour, and increases to $14.50 after the first 90 days. Additional increases are available as operators gain experience.

Coney Island Diner owners retire, but tradition lives on

MANSFIELD – The Coney Island Diner was empty Friday morning. The old friends sipping coffee, businessmen polishing off bacon and eggs and young families ordering an early lunch of coney dogs and French fries were nowhere to be found. The usual hustle-and-bustle of the downtown diner was missing, leaving...

A mid-19th-century ex-B&B adds contemporary function to its classic look

Adding modern amenities while maintaining historic character can often be a challenge, especially when a home dates back to 1861 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. When Joe and Johnni Beckel began updates to their Granville home, they gave Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers the added...
Mount Vernon News

Australian Shepherd cross puppies

Australian Shepherd cross puppies, 5 females, 3 males, born 5/12/22, will be ready to go at 6 weeks. $200 for merles, $150 for tricolored. Mother is Australian Shepherd, Father is English Shepherd/Border Collie Cross. Contact:. David Detweiler. 7855 Blair Rd. Fredericktown, OH 43019.
Mount Vernon News

Cornhole hits mark with Ohio roots, nearby participation

Those who have been to a college party, or recently, even at some outdoor bars have probably seen people playing the game of cornhole. While this trendy activity is often associated with outdoor barbecues and tailgating parties today, the origin of the game goes as far back as the 14th century in Germany.

Granville Kiwanis Decorated Home Contest makes return in 2022

While many communities decorate their homes for the December holiday season, Granville brings out its best home décor in July.  Granville Kiwanis’ Decorated Home Contest will return this Fourth of July season.  The contest, which is going into its third year, was started in 2020 as a way to continue Granville’s Fourth of July...
Mount Vernon News

Open for Blueberry

Open for Blueberry starting Wednesday, July 6th. Open every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday thru July. Mostly You Pick at $2.40/pound.
Mount Vernon News

Family Garage Sale

Clothes, lots of toys and stuffed animals, books, DVDs, VHS, vinyl album collections, board games and other unique gift items. Cash only.

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.

Paddle for Heroes finishes 160 mile kayaking trip

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Paddle for Heroes ended its160 mile kayaking trip from Mount Vernon, Ohio to Marietta, Ohio. This was the sixth year the group has made flagship trip. The nonprofit group was founded by Steve Fleming in 2017 to honor and support not only local, but all veterans.

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.