Marion man sentenced to 59 months in prison

BUCYRUS—Crawford County Common Pleas Court Judge Sean Leuthold sent a strong message to a Marion man who pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs. Robert Toombs, 33, of Marion pleaded guilty to two third-degree felonies of trafficking in drugs, each punishable with up to 36 months in prison and one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree punishable with up to 18 months in prison.
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Injury crash on 47 under investigation

The Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating an injury crash involving a car and pick-up truck. The crash occurred Wednesday evening around 7:30 on State Route 47. Caleb Rockenbaugh, 44, of Richwood was backing out of a private drive in a Ford pick-up truck. Rockenbaugh...
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Bucyrus Police arrest several since Monday

7:52 a.m.-Rocky McCleese, 42, Marietta, was arrested for disorderly conduct by intoxication after officers responded to a man lying in a backyard in the 300 block of Beal Avenue. He was held until sober. 8:23 a.m.-Brandon Webster, 29, Bucyrus, was arrested for felony possession of drugs and drug abuse instruments...
Richwood, OHMarysville Journal-Tribune

Grand Jury indictments – Abduction case leads to felony charges

A Richwood man could be facing more than a decade in prison after allegedly abducting and injuring a woman then running from police. The Union County Grand Jury has indicted Trey Shelton, 26, of 606 Forrest Lane, Richwood, charging him with one count each of abduction, vehicular assault, endangering children, failure to comply with the order of a peace officer and aggravated menacing.

Galion Police investigate injury accident, make arrests this week

7:08 a.m.-A report of a runaway juvenile in the 600 block of Harding Way East was investigated. 8:09 a.m.-A Harding Way East resident reported their neighbors were attempting to stab their dog. 10:43 a.m.-A domestic dispute was investigated in the 100 block of Harding Way West. 1:35 p.m.-A report of...

A Nevada family shares their passion for White-Tailed Deer

NEVADA – A Nevada family is now sharing its passion and love for white-tailed deer with others in the community. Jody and Melissa Gregory, longtime deer farmers in Crawford County, have recently opened up their farm – Wooded Acres Whitetails – for public tours. A chance to see, pet, and feed 100 deer being raised and bred on the 12-acre site southwest of Bucyrus.
Union County, OHMarysville Journal-Tribune

Taking a load off

Cows bed down and try to stay cool in the new beef barn at the Union County Fairgrounds on Monday. With temperatures climbing into the 90s again today, keeping animals cool at the fair will be a priority. The fair runs through Saturday. (Journal-Tribune Photo by Ally Lanasa)

SOUP Menu Released for this Week

The SOUP service will be in operation this week. Volunteers will be serving at their new location, which is the Coterie in downtown Kenton. That is their permanent location. Doors will open at 11am and meals will be served until 1 in the afternoon today through Friday. A different menu...
Delaware County, OHColumbus Dispatch

Coming Up: Gardening-related events taking place the week of July 25

It's a good week for flowers, especially those you don't have to plant yourself. Check out some of the following options. • Venture out to the Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Road, near Newark at 5 p.m. Sunday for a “Pick It Yourself” program. Pick native flowers and learn how to assemble them into a perfect wildflower bouquet. Registration is $18. For more information, call 740-323-2355 or visit

Cooking camp planned at Sycamore

Steubenville native Janese Boston of Living Proof Chef Service in Columbus grew up in the South End and overcame difficult circumstances as a child to become a master chef in Columbus, explained Bobbyjon Bauman, director of the Sycamore Youth Center at 301 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, which will host a three-day international-themed cooking camp led by Boston, pictured with Bauman when she presented a cooking class at the center in February. The camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 2-4 at the center and can accommodate up to 40 students in grades five through 12. Each participant will receive an apron and a gift bag. “Generous benefactors have covered the cost of this event so it is free on a first-come, first-served basis for area youth,” Bauman said. To sign up, e-mail with the child’s name and grade in school. For information, call or text Bauman at (740) 409-2986.
Marion, OHFarm and Dairy

ONLINE Marion Industrial Electric Supply, business closed, electric motor, repair and rewind, and misc.

This Online Auction is Conducted Through www.BIDSPOTTER.COM. FEATURING: 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 Pickup, 2008 Ford F-350XL Stake Bed Truck, (2) 2006 Chevy 1500 LT Pickups, Hyster/Yale Forklifts, Pallet Shelving, (3) Free Standing Overhead Crane Systems, Motor Test Equip. Industrial Ovens, Motor Winders, Machine Shop Equipment, Lathes Electric Motors 1/3 HP – 50 HP, Electrical Supplies, Power Tools, Warehouse/Office Equipment, A-Frame Gantry, Scrap, and Much More!

Sheetz is giving away free stuff at their grand opening tomorrow

We never met a freebie we didn’t like, and tomorrow, Sheetz is offering some deals for the grand opening of its fifth store. According to a release, the new Delaware store will open at 9 a.m. tomorrow, July 20, at 1851 Columbus Pike. As part of the celebration, the store will offer free coffee, soda, and prizes, such as a $1,500 giveaway in Sheetz gift cards. You don’t have to purchase anything to be eligible to win, either.
Delaware County, OHDelaware Gazette

Search for farmhouse worth the wait

Recently, I got to see the room in the house where I was born. I had always been told that I was born in an upstairs room of a farmhouse, while my three older siblings had to take care of themselves and stay downstairs. Those three older siblings had also been born at home, each in a different one.
Marysville, OHMarysville Journal-Tribune

Plant swapping operation a first for area

Matt Roberson and Julie Spain organized the Marysville Plant Library on Milford Avenue, which provides community members a safe space to share plants. The plant library officially opens on Wednesday. (Journal-Tribune photo by Ally Lanasa) The Marysville Plant Library, a plant-sharing space, provides community members with the opportunity to try...

Farm brewery celebrates grand opening with weekend of festivities

Henmick Farm & Brewery has a whole slate of events planned for its grand opening celebration Friday, July 16 through Sunday, July 18. The 4380 N. Old State Rd. brewery, founded by Nick Sheets and his siblings, sits on a property that has been in the Sheets family for over 100 years. Over the weekend, the site will host food, music, and the first in a series of pop-up markets.