NEWS


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Plain City appoints interim administrator

Plain City appoints interim administrator

Plain City has appointed an interim village administrator.At Monday evening’s special meeting, village council appointed Nathan Cahall to the po...

July 6th, 2018 |  


What do you mean it’s time to go home?

What do you mean it’s time to go home?

We had just started our vacation, or so I thought, when the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage said, “Hurry up it’s time to go home.”...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Celebrating 150 years: Plain City’s sesquicentennial

Celebrating 150 years: Plain City’s sesquicentennial

July 19-21 will mark the celebration of Plain City’s Bicentennial, our 200th birthday.This seems like a good time to look back on our last big c...

July 6th, 2018 |  


JA students participate in Buckeye Girls State

JA students participate in Buckeye Girls State

Two seniors-to-be from Jonathan Alder High School were among the nearly 900 girls who participated in the 72nd annual session of Buckeye Girls State h...

July 6th, 2018 |  


The love of God

The love of God

Signs on the highway show us many different things. Speed limits. Animal crossings. Rest stops. Danger ahead. Construction sites. Bridge out. Detour. ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Plain City celebrates the 4th

Plain City celebrates the 4th

Fireworks light up the sky over Pastime Park in Plain City Wednesday. Despite temperatures in the 90s, residents lined the park to celebrate Independe...

July 6th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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All-Star returns home
Sharks outswim competition

Sharks outswim competition

Swimming the rainbow.As the skies opened up over the Plain City Aquatic Center recently, a colorful rainbow smiled down upon the close to 200 young sw...

June 30th, 2018 |  


HOJGA golfers hit Pine Lakes GC

MT. GILEAD — Mallory Graham of Mt. Gilead took home top honors in the 16-18 year old division, carding a 75 in the Heart of Ohio Junior Golf Ass...

June 30th, 2018 |  


A tradition of excellence

A tradition of excellence

COLUMBUS — Tradition.As Tevye and his family taught us in the classic theatrical production “Fiddler on the Roof,” tradition is very...

June 30th, 2018 |  


5K returns to West Jeff

5K returns to West Jeff

The WJYAA will be hosting the eighth annual “Running of the Ox” 5K event on Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day) at West Jefferson High/Middle Scho...

June 30th, 2018 |  


Swim the rainbow

Swim the rainbow

London’s Kaitlyn Adkins takes off from the starting blocks amid a rainbow-filled sky Wednesday evening at Plain City Aquatic Center. Adkins̵...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


All-Region lacrosse Pioneers

All-Region lacrosse Pioneers

The Jonathan Alder High School lacrosse team had a successful 2018 season. The Pioneers also had a trio of players pick up significant postseason awar...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Engagement announced

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 29:Fiction1. Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, narrated by the author (Random House Audio)2....

July 4th, 2018 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• Join the Summer Reading Program at the library today to earn prizes for reading du...

June 30th, 2018 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs:• Join the Summer Reading Program at the library today. Kids, teens, and adults can ...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

50th wedding anniversary to be celebrated

Donald and Marian Eberhard will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 at the Burnham bui...

June 9th, 2018 |  


Plain City Public Library events

Plain City Public Library events

The Plain City Public Library offers the following programs: The Summer Reading Program at the library kicks off Monday, June 4. Kids, teens, and adul...

June 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


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EDITORIAL POLICY

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LETTERS POLICY

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We’ve come a long way

We’ve come a long way

My Mother’s Kitchen is nearly 25 years old.When I started writing my column, my daughter Heather was, among other things, the food editor of The...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Gloria has the energy (bites)

Gloria has the energy (bites)

I don’t know about you all, but for me doing lots of baking in this weather and heating up the house just doesn’t seem very practical. I&#...

July 13th, 2018 |  


USDA warns: Wash your hands properly to prevent foodborne illness

USDA warns: Wash your hands properly to prevent foodborne illness

My husband gets frustrated with me because I’m always reminding him to wash his hands multiple times when cooking. He says washing before he coo...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Enough is enough and I’ve had enough

Enough is enough and I’ve had enough

I have had enough of some things. There are, however, some things I can never have enough. Apple fritters and coffee are things I can never have enoug...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Islands in the stream

Islands in the stream

Hey, how about taking a moment and joining our family as we go back to the woods to gather some stones at the creek?I really didn’t expect that ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Catching up, going forward

Catching up, going forward

There’s nothing like a few days of vacation at home to motivate me to catch up on things that have piled up.Clothes that I haven’t worn in...

July 6th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Vance has been promoted
Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

Martha’s Corner dedicated to Dr. Geib

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” — Walt DisneyOn April 12, a section in the...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Pharmacists honored for 50 years service

Two Plain City pharmacists were recently recognized for their combined 100 years of service to the practice of pharmacy.Registered Pharmacists Robert ...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply breaks ground on new Marysville facility

Dickman Supply, one of Midwest Ohio’s leading suppliers of industrial and electrical products, broke ground on Tuesday, Dec. 8 on a new facility...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

Dispelling myths about colds: Keeping your child healthy

A typical child will catch five to eight colds this year — possibly more, if family or friends are around sharing their germs. While you canR...

October 30th, 2015 |  


Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

Darren Clark joins Keller Williams real estate team in Plain City

The Barbara George team of Keller Williams Consultants Realty in Plain City has welcomed a new real estate sales professional.Darren Clark, who was bo...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Reasons to get pneumonia vaccine

Many patients have asked me if they need to get a pneumonia shot. There are many reasons why I encourage my patients to get this important vaccine. Th...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


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