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Springfield News Sun

Missing Springfield woman’s body removed from home where police served search warrant

Residents in the 100 block of North Douglas Avenue in Springfield were in mourning after police discovered the body of a missing woman while serving a warrant Wednesday. Police identified the body as 56-year-old Gloria Dickinson. She was reported missing after her family hadn’t heard from her since Sept. 13. Neighbors said Dickinson has lived at the home with another person the past several years, although they’ve not seen the woman for weeks.
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Suspect Wanted in Gang-Related Shooting Arrested in Bellefontaine

Bellefontaine police teamed up with a Lima police detective yesterday at an apartment on the 800 block of Heritage Court to locate 21-year-old Hezekiah M. Williams. Williams was reportedly involved in a gang-related shooting in Lima. He had a nationwide felony warrant for his arrest for participating in a criminal gang with a firearm and felonious assault as a repeat offender. He was seen earlier entering the dwelling.
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Catalytic Converter Cut Off Vehicle in Bellefontaine

Bellefontaine police responded Wednesday morning to the 1,100 block of Rush Avenue to take a theft report. A female told officers she returned the night before to her vehicle left in a parking lot. The car was not running properly and was left at the scene until daylight. She learned a catalytic converter was cut off the automobile and taken while she was away.
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Columbus Dispatch

Dublin's Riverside Crossing Park, pedestrian tunnel to Bridge Park now open

Finishing touches and landscaping will continue into the spring, but Dublin’s Riverside Crossing Park, as well as a pedestrian tunnel under Riverside Drive connecting it to Bridge Park, opened Oct. 22. Construction of the $17.9 million Riverside Crossing Park began in February 2020 after Dublin City Council approved advancement of...

Triplets take acting career from Grove City to big screen

Acting is a notoriously hard field to break into, but for Carly, Keegan and Tanner Sells, getting started was almost too easy. Tanner recalls their first audition, when the triplets were just 8 years old, where he hoped to land the role of Winthrop in The Music Man. “I’m just...

Popular Worthington restaurant broken into, employees say

WORTHINGTON, Ohio — A popular Worthington restaurant was broken into Wednesday morning, according to their employees. Employees of La Chatelaine French Bakery and Bistro said the window was smashed. Broken glass and other items scattered the floor. "So, we've been here for 28 years and it's the first time this...
Columbus Dispatch

Walking Distance Brewing Co. opens in Marysville

A blue brick standalone building on 8th Street in Marysville that once housed an auto shop now sports a wood-paneled sign on its façade announcing to the world that it’s a brewpub. The Walking Distance Brewing Co. opened earlier this month, offering eight beers crafted in house, and plans to...
Columbus Dispatch

Gahanna brewers, distillery collaborate, tap one another's expertise for ideas

Gahanna is becoming a hot spot for breweries and distilleries. Heart State Brewing, Crafted Culture Brewing Co., Edison Brewing and Nostalgia Brewing Co. all have opened within the past three years, and High Bank Distillery is coming next spring. Mark Tinus, founder of Simple Times Mixers, 750 Cross Pointe Road,...

Rose-themed bubble tea spot opens in Hilliard

A new boba option has arrived in Hilliard. On Oct. 15, Rose Bubble Tea opened at 2135 Hilliard-Rome Rd. According to owner Jihan Ali, the spot has been more popular than initially anticipated, with lines stretching out the door. The new storefront doubles down on the rose theme from its...

Holiday traveling, book early to pay less

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Book your trip now for the holidays, and don’t procrastinate. Experts explain it will cost you more money the later you book. “If you can travel Monday through Thursday and come back on a Monday through Thursday, you’re going to get the best rates,” said Jeannie Gualtieri, owner of Active Travel in Hilliard. […]

Angelina Jolie’s daughter Shiloh wears mom’s Dior dress to ‘Eternals’ UK premiere

LONDON — Another one of Angelina Jolie’s daughters has plucked a red carpet style from her famous mom’s closet. Photos: Angelina Jolie, 'Eternals' stars walk the red carpet at UK premiere Angelina Jolie, third from left, poses with her children Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, from left, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, Maddox Jolie-Pitt and Knox Jolie-Pitt upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Eternals" on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, in London. (Joel C. Ryan/Invision/AP)
Springfield News Sun

BEST OF SPRINGFIELD: Winners in food, dining and drinking in 2021

The people have spoken in the Best of Springfield for 2021, picking winners in 43 categories covering all facets of life in the area. Do you need some new ideas for places to go or things to do? Below is a look at the winners in our food, dining and drinking categories for this year.

Charcuterie Vending Machines Debut at Two Local Breweries

Many things can be found in vending machines…snacks, ice cream, really expensive headphones at the airport. Now among the ranks is charcuterie, thanks to the minds behind Seventh Son. Seventh Son expansion projects Antiques on High and Getaway Brewing Company are now sporting charcuterie vending machines to feed hungry bar...

2021 Holiday Gift Guide | Discover Grove City

Founded in 2001, this family-owned and operated, and full-service jewelry store brings more than 30 years of experience to the table for your purchase needs. Check out its line of statement pieces from bracelets to earrings to rings. The Chandler. Gifts don’t have to be material. They can be experiential!...
Springfield News Sun

BEST OF SPRINGFIELD: Station 1 tops bar food, earns three other finalist nods

Springfield’s Station 1 doesn’t have a fancy slogan or gimmick. It lets its offerings and atmosphere do the work. “We just try to provide a safe, fun place to come for food or entertainment,” said Station 1 owner Sara Montei. “A place for somebody to get a cocktail at the end of the day or to hear a band. A place everybody’s welcomed.”
Urbana Citizen


Meet Sundance! Sundance is the cutest little 3 1/2 month old gray tabby you’ll want to meet. She’s the runt out of a litter of seven kittens and she is as ornery as she is sweet. A lot of love in a little package. Come visit her today at Paws Animal Shelter, 1535 West US Highway 36, Urbana, Ohio. You can also check us out on Facebook at or on Petfinder at Our hours are noon until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Saturday noon until 4 p.m., closed Sunday and Monday. Phone 937-653-6233.

Let's Dish: A Cookbook Club

To participate in this Worthington Libraries book discussion group that's all about food, prepare a recipe from one of the selected cookbooks, and come ready to talk about your experience! Selected titles: "In Bibi's Kitchen" by Hawa Hassan and "Flavors of Africa" by Evi Aki.

Grove City bartender authors book on cocktails and music

When Jesse Hubbard first decided to write a cocktail book, he wanted to find a way to distinguish it from the thousands of other titles in the genre. So, he turned to his other love: music. The result is Punk Rock & Cocktails, a book that pulls inspiration from 20...