2021-09-22

Commander presents legion awards at banquet

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At the American Legion Awards Banquet Saturday, Aug. 14, Malconta Post No. 24 Commander John Robbins recognized and honored dedicated members, officers, veterans, honor guard, Son of the Legion, Auxillary members, past commanders, DAV, and VFW Commanders, plus all the branches of the military. A plaque was presented to the legion from the district for the generous gift to the […]

Malta Council may have found someone to fill empty seat on Kiwanis Park Board

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ByMayor Hill invited the visitors to introduce themselves. First were Scott and Kristine Moore who are fairly new to the community. Scott is the production manager at Dave’s Landscaping. Kristina is the event coordinator for Big Brother, Big Sisters in Perry and Licking Counties. Their primary reason for attending the meeting was to ask council to address the traffic speed […]

Local resident killed, two more injured in Newton Township crash

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported one fatality in a crash that occurred in Newton Township on Sunday, Sept. 19. Randy Ball, 61, of McConnelsville, succumbed to his injuries at Genesis Hospital after an accident that occurred on State Route 345 in Newton Township early Sunday morning. The vehicle, driven by Brett Ball, 27, of New Lexington, was traveling southbound […]

COVID-19 update: Biden issues vaccine mandate; mask mandates in Ohio cities

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New COVID-19 news continues to come to light in Ohio and across the country as the Delta variant of the virus continues to spread. Local COVID-19 News As of September 16, the Morgan County Health Department’s latest official update reported 212 active COVID-19 cases in Morgan County. 68 cases were added to the total case count since the last update […]

Briefs

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Masonic Lodge Selling Pecans Corinthian Masonic Lodge No. 111 is selling pecans. Please contact Francis Funk at 740-962-3340; Todd Spence at 740-962-2467; or Jim Johnson at 812-230-1832. They will deliver the one-pound bags of pecans.

B-W Locals

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Bible Study will be at Beverly United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Everyone is welcome to attend. Recycle trailer will be at Lowell Fire Department on Wednesday (today), Sept. 22, and at Waterford Township Building on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27 and 28. Congratulations to the Fort Frye Golf team on winning Class 3A OVAC championship at […]

Stockport Locals

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Greetings Stockport! The UMC has a lot going on over the next few weeks and there are a few other events, so let’s get right to it. Stockport UMC will be restarting their midweek Bible Study at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the church. The subject matter will be spiritual gifts. Oakland UMC will be covering the same subject […]

Legion awards presented at annual banquet

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Investing in Ohio Infrastructure

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America’s infrastructure used to be the envy of the world. Our grandparents built it – but we haven’t maintained it. Our roads, our airports, and our bridges are crumbling. Our transit technology is outdated. We have lead in too many pipes and too many communities are still without broadband. We are about to change that, with the bipartisan infrastructure plan […]

NCPG launches first-ever problem gambling prevention tool for the military

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The National Council on Problem Gambling has recently launched a new online prevention tool designed to promote responsible gambling for current members of the military and veterans. Operation Responsible Gambling is a first-of-its-kind online resource specifically tailored for service members. This is needed both across the country and in Ohio, as 1 out of 10 veterans in the state struggle […]